Location: West Hartford, CT Category: Faculty Posted On: Thu Sep 26 2019 Job Description:
The University of Saint Joseph invites candidates to apply for a non-tenure track, full-time faculty position in our Criminal Justice/Restorative Justice (CJRJ) Program effective August 2020.
The position in the Criminal Justice/Restorative Justice program is a full-time, 9 month, faculty position. The faculty position will be a non-tenure track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor depending upon the academic and professional qualifications and experiences of the candidate. Among the duties of this faculty member are the following:
Teach a variety of courses related to the criminal justice field, including but not limited to: Introduction to Criminal Justice, Restorative Justice Theory, Law and Ethics, and Writing for Human Service Professionals
Ongoing recruitment of students for the program, working with the CJRJ Program Director and the offices of Enrollment Management and Admissions
Collaborate with University offices to promote the program to external constituencies
Networking with organizations and agencies to develop experiential learning opportunities for students and develop assessment tools for experiential learning
Advise students, serve on committees, and participate in department, school, and university events
There is an opportunity to provide leadership of the program as the program director if the applicant has sufficient experience
A Master's degree or higher in Criminal Justice, Restorative Justice, or a related field,
Doctoral degree in Criminal Justice, or a related field preferred
College-level teaching experience and familiarity with academic procedures preferred
Field experience and leadership in the criminal justice field, or a related field is preferred
Knowledge of restorative justice practices preferred
Experience in recruiting students preferred
Ability to forge and maintain ties with local and state-wide agencies
Cultural competency to work with diverse student and/or employee population
Commitment to the mission of the University of Saint Joseph
Physical ability to perform essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Saint Joseph is building a culturally diverse faculty & staff and strongly encourages applications from women and people of color.
The University of Saint Joseph, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in the Catholic tradition, provides a rigorous liberal arts and professional education for a diverse student population in an inclusive environment that encourages strong ethical values, personal integrity, and a sense of responsibility to the needs of society.At University of Saint Joseph, our mission statement profoundly resonates with our faculty and staff and serves as the foundation upon which our employment policy is built.We seek to attract, develop and retain individuals who are committed to our mission. We are committed to providing an environment where diverse talents, perspectives, experiences and contributions are recognized, and one that promotes the "growth of the whole person" with resources that enable employees to meet professional and personal life needs.