Instructor/Recruiter/Coordinator of Online Studies 494636
Position Type: Faculty
Position Number: 494636
Department: Sociology Soc Work Crim Just
Job Summary/Basic Function: The Division of Criminal Justice at Lamar University is seeking an instructor/recruiter/coordinator of on-line studies. Applicants should have academic experience with instruction of criminal justice, criminology and/or recruiting/retaining students. The desirable applicant should have (a) Ph.D. or other recognized doctoral degree in criminal justice, criminology or closely related field, or be considered ABD with the understanding that a doctoral degree must be conferred prior to employment starting date; Individuals with J.D.s or Masters of criminal justice, criminology or closely related field will be considered.
Lamar University (LU), a member of the Texas State University System, has experienced tremendous growth over the past decade, with enrollment steadily increasing to more than 15,000. LU has been recognized nationally for its general education core curriculum, leadership in online education, selection as a member of the Honor Roll of the Chronicle of Higher Education's Great Colleges to Work For. Competitive salary and benefit plan. An additional tenure track position is dependent upon available funding.
The successful applicant will work closely with the director of Criminal Justice and staff in Distance Education to coordinate activities with the online criminal justice program. Applicant will serve as a liaison between distance education students in the Criminal Justice Program and the Criminal Justice Faculty. Travel will be required to assist in Criminal Justice agency recruitment. The applicant will be eligible to teach one class online and one class on campus each semester.
Essential Functions Coordinate course offerings for the online Criminal Justice programs
Recruit potential students through agency visitation
Coordinate delivery of distance education materials
Assist distance education advisor with student advisement
Instructor of record for online and o campus classes (1 per semester)
Manage student issues and refer to director as appropriate
Assist in the coordination of student orientation for the division of Criminal Justice
Process paperwork and documentation relating to the operation of the Criminal Justice undergraduate and graduate program
Minimum Qualifications: The desirable applicant should have (a) Ph.D. or other recognized doctoral degree in criminal justice, criminology or closely related field, or be considered ABD with the understanding that a doctoral degree must be conferred prior to employment starting date; Individuals with J.D.s or Masters of criminal justice, criminology or closely related field will be considered.
At least one (1) year of related experience.
Security Sensitive Statement: This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: Applicants should submit letter of application, CV, names and contact information for professional references and three (3) confidential letters of recommendation and any supporting materials to https://jobs.lamar.edu If unable to attach recommendation letters electronically or prefer to send confidentially, send to firstname.lastname@example.org in Human Resources Department. Please include the Position number in the e-mail or recommendation letter.
Lamar University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lamar University not to discriminate on the basis of non-relevant criteria including, but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, admissions or employment practices.
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Home to more than 14,000 students, Lamar University is one of the fastest growing universities in Texas and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The 270-acre campus in Beaumont is about 90 miles east of Houston and about 25 miles west of Louisiana