Assistant/Associate Professor of Criminal Justice

Saint Leo, FL
Jun 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Saint Leo University is one of the largest and most innovative Catholic universities in the United States. Saint Leo enrolls students at the traditional University Campus, at more than 40 education centers and offices, and through the Center for Online Learning. University-wide, Saint Leo enrolls students from 49 states, the District of Columbia, three U.S. territories, and 86 countries. Saint Leo University ranks as one of the nation's leading providers of higher education for active duty military and veterans, and it is a nationally recognized leader in online education.

The Department of Criminal Justice is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time faculty position to teach Criminal Justice courses/Internship Field Placement Coordinator at our University Campus and online.

An exceptional candidate possessing a doctorate degree with experience may be considered at the Associate level.

This is a nine (9) month, full-time faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level.

An exceptional candidate possessing a doctorate degree with experience may be considered at the Associate level.

This position is pending final budgetary approval for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Review of candidate materials begins immediately for anticipated start date of August 09, 2017.

In addition to curriculum vitae, the following documents are required for consideration. Please upload documents in one file (.PDF or Word) to the APPLICANT PACKET section of the application:
  1. Values Statement
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Cover Letter
  4. Transcripts - see special instructions
  5. Letter of Recommendation 1
  6. Letter of Recommendation 2
  7. Letter of Recommendation 3
  8. Student Evaluations (six classes minimum)
  • Three letters of recommendation (all should be professional references and at least one from a recent superior) If you do not have those documents at the time of application, please upload a text or word document stating, "Recommendations will be sent independently." Recommendation letters can be mailed to Academic Affairs at the address stated below.
  • Values statement (500 words or less). Potential candidates are expected to review Saint Leo University's Mission, Vision, and Values Statements and summarize how they see their individual values in relation to the Universities values, goals, objectives and priorities.
  • Teaching philosophy (500 words or less), which highlights how your teaching and administrative philosophy and practices fit the Mission and Values of Saint Leo University
  • Official transcripts (including WES evaluation/translation if from an international university)
  • Student evaluations from the last year (at least six classes, an even mix of graduate and undergraduate).

Special Instructions:

*Official transcripts for Master, Graduate, and Doctorate degrees are required to complete your application packet and are to be issued directly to Saint Leo University from the respective education institution.*

Transcripts that are "Issued to Student" or issued to another institution are not accepted.

Digital and/or electronic transcripts cannot be accepted at this time.

A certified evaluation and translation is required for foreign transcripts from World Education Services (WES). Expenses for official transcripts are the responsibility of the applicant.

Please have transcripts and certified evaluations mailed to:

Attn: Veronica Mantegna

Saint Leo University A

cademic Affairs - MC 2006

PO Box 6665

Saint Leo, Florida 33574


The faculty member will be required to:
* Teach 8 classes per year; four (4) per semester (spring and fall).
* Support recruiting efforts;
* Demonstrate professional development (e.g., scholarly research);
* Undertake community service in keeping with the school's Benedictine values;
* Teach on-ground, online;
* Teach evenings and weekends; and
* Teach undergraduate and graduate classes.
* Be able to teach traditional and non-traditional age students.


1. Assist students in completing and gaining approval for Internship application materials and locating field placement sites as needed.

2. Track and maintain student files and field placement site information.
3. Work closely with university contracts administrators and serve as a primary affiliation agreement liaison between university and outside agencies.
4. Act as student point of contact concerning field placement matters.


  • Must possess a Doctorate degree in Criminal Justice, or a closely related field, from a regionally accredited institution with credentials to teach Criminal Justice courses at the undergraduate and graduate level per accreditation guidelines (minimum of 18 graduate semester credits in Criminal Justice). Also, work under the direction of the Department Chair on the development, implementation, evaluation and oversight of the Field Placement program.
  • Previous teaching experience
  • Practitioner/Field Placement experience
  • Previous experience in a higher education setting.
  • Teaching onground, online, and non-traditional students

Job ID 2017-1440
Category ..
Job Locations US-FL-Saint Leo