Coordinator for the Public Safety Academy

Dahlonega, GA
Jun 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Coordinator for the Public Safety Academy

Position Number: 53062510

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Dahlonega

Job Close Date: 06/25/2017

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a a staff position in Criminal Justice to support its Public Safety Academy and the department's growing Associate of Science and Bachelors of Science degree programs. The workload may require travel across campuses, teaching at off-campus teaching sites, online teaching, and evening and weekend teaching assignments.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The Coordinator will:
  • Teach three to four undergraduate courses per semester.
  • File applications for certification with P.O.S.T. and maintain all training files and paperwork with P.O.S.T.
  • The coordinator will also assist in the advising of students enrolled in the POST program, assist with facilitation and organization of P.O.S.T. training, and participate in the marketing and recruiting for the Public Safety Academy.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and effective presentation skills.
  • Ability to teach courses in Introduction to Criminal Justice, Criminology, Corrections, Drug Investigation, and other criminal justice courses.
  • A willingness to support departmental commitments to a variety of traditional and non-traditional student populations by participating in online teaching assignments, off-campus teaching activities, and weekend and evening teaching assignments
  • Can work with academic faculty and field professionals ethically and collaboratively.

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Master's Degree in Criminal Justice required
  • Three (3) years of experience in Public Safety required
  • Georgia P.O.S.T. Certification required

Anticipated Hire Date: 08/01/2017

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants: The successful candidate must be able to pass a background check which will include a credit check. Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.


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