Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Homeland Security and Criminal Justice. Tenure T
Requirements: Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or closely related field for tenure track; ABDs with firm completion date may be considered. Degree(s) must be from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution. A J.D. does not meet the minimum requirements for this position and will not be considered. Responsibilities: Teach/develop 9 semester hours of undergraduate or graduate criminal justice/homeland security courses each long semester. Academic advising. Experience teaching in both on-line and face-to-face courses, familiarity with Blackboard learning platform. The Chair of the Department will be responsible for coordinating the administrative functions of all academic programs in the department according to University policies and procedures. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, serving as mentor to faculty colleagues, developing, planning, and implementing department objectives that directly support the department’s mission and goals, working with the department’s faculty to develop and assign class schedules that best serve students’ and faculty members’ needs, working closely with the department’s faculty on assessment efforts at the classroom, program, and department levels, including assisting in program reviews and reviewing student evaluations of faculty, assisting the College Dean in the implementation of academic policy, assisting students with the resolution of problems and complaints involving courses, curricula, other academic issues, assisting departmental faculty with the resolution of problems and complaints in accordance with University policy, evaluating full time and part time faculty in accordance with University policies and procedures, and supervising the attendance, time commitments, and work assignments of department faculty and staff.
Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times. Position is Security Sensitive.
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