Lecturer-Creating a Pool-Criminal Justice Sciences

Employer
Illinois State University
Location
Normal, Illinois

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Social Sciences, Criminal Justice
Employment Type
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Job No: 510382
Work Type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois

Title: Lecturer-Creating a Pool-Criminal Justice Sciences

Division Name: Academic Affairs

College/Unit: College of Applied Science and Technology

Department: Criminal Justice Sciences

Campus Location: Normal, IL

General Summary

Position: In anticipation of possible openings throughout the academic year, the Department of Criminal Justice Sciences maintains a pool of qualified persons interested in part-time, non-tenure-track teaching positions. Applications are accepted continuously and reviewed as vacancies become available. There may not be an actual vacancy at the time you apply. Salary is based upon qualifications and experience.

Duties: Teach undergraduate courses in criminal justice, such as Criminal Law. Other duties may be assigned by the Department Chair.

Additional Information

The Department of Criminal Justice Sciences (CJS) has built a strong reputation for scholarly work in the field of criminology, criminal justice, law, and social justice while maintaining a commitment to teaching, collegiality, and service. Over the past decade, we have undergone consistent growth and diversification. Today we have approximately 525 undergraduate students, 16 full-time faculty members, and a growing Master's degree program with approximately 25 students. Our staff includes an academic advisor, office manager, and coordinator of undergraduate studies and student support services. For more information about our program visit: (http://www.criminaljustice.ilstu.edu/).

The purpose of the Criminal Justice Sciences program is to provide the student with a system orientation to the field of criminal justice. Study in criminal justice involves the application of the principles and the related behavioral and social issues in the field. The program focuses on the building of knowledge in the areas of policing, courts, and corrections from a social science perspective. Students develop a knowledge base for an in-depth understanding of human behavior and the kinds of problems and circumstances that often result in criminality.

Illinois State University, founded in 1857, is the oldest public university in Illinois. Illinois State is a co-educational, residential university that emphasizes undergraduate study with almost 21,000 students. Our 34 academic departments in six colleges offer 77 undergraduate programs in more than 160 fields of study.

Illinois State works as a diverse community of scholars, educators, and staff to support our commitment to fostering a small-college atmosphere with large-university opportunities. We promote the highest academic standards in our teaching, scholarship, public service, and the connections we build among them. We devote all of our resources and energies to creating the most supportive and productive community possible to serve the citizens of Illinois and beyond.

Required Qualifications

1. Master's degree or J.D. in Criminal Justice or a closely related field.
2. Candidates must demonstrate the potential to teach courses in criminal law
3. Candidates must be able to demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position, as mandated by state law.

Functional Expectations

Must be able to complete the following with or without reasonable accommodation:
1. Ability to effectively communicate on a daily basis.

Proposed Starting Date

08/16/22

Salary Rate / Pay Rate

Salary is based upon qualifications and experience.

Required Applicant Documents

C.V., Cover Letter, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Optional Applicant Documents

Certification of Retirement Annuity (required for SURS annuitants only)

PLEASE NOTE: These documents may be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Special Instructions for Applicants

To ensure full consideration, complete a faculty employment application. Along with your application, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and teaching philosophy. Additional materials may be requested from applicants at a later date. Applications will be reviewed on an as-needed basis as vacancies become available.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action university encouraging diversity.

ISU recognizes that a diverse faculty, staff, and student body enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are especially welcomed. Women, veterans, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ+, and persons of color are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at 309-438-3383 or visit http://equalopportunity.illinoisstate.edu/ada/.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.

Contact Information for Applicants

Department of Criminal Justice Sciences:
Jenny Doutt
[email protected]

Human Resources:
Clay Gruenwald
[email protected]

Important Information for Applicants

If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.

Application Opened: 04/21/2022 03:45 PM CST
Application Closes: Open until filled


Organization

About

Illinois State University, founded in 1857, is the oldest public university in Illinois. Illinois State is a co-educational, residential university committed to fostering a small-college atmosphere with large-university opportunities and promoting the highest academic standards in teaching, scholarship, and community service. Serving more than 20,000 students, our six colleges offer 178 undergraduate majors, 77 minors, 102 master’s programs, 18 doctoral degrees, and 42 certificate options. We have repeatedly been named a “Great Place to Work” by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Illinois State University is committed to and accountable for advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our mission.

Vision

Illinois State University, a first-choice public university, will be increasingly recognized as a national leader for educating high-achieving, motivated students who seek an individualized and transformative experience at an institution that:

  • Offers premier undergraduate and graduate programs that integrate traditional knowledge and methods with emerging ideas and innovations
  • Generates knowledge through high-quality research, scholarship, and creative activities
  • Supports student learning and development inside and outside of the classroom
  • Serves the region, state, nation, and world through its commitments to responsible stewardship, meaningful civic engagement, cultural enrichment, and the development of global citizens

Mission

We at Illinois State University work as a diverse community of scholars with a commitment to fostering a small-college atmosphere with large-university opportunities. We promote the highest academic standards in our teaching, scholarship, public service and the connections we build among them. We devote all of our resources and energies to creating the most supportive and productive community possible to serve the citizens of Illinois and beyond.

Values

Pursuit of Learning and Scholarship

Illinois State University works with students as partners in their educational development inside and outside of the classroom so that students come to appreciate learning as an active and lifelong process. The University contributes new knowledge through research, scholarship, and creative activities in which all students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to participate. Faculty members embrace a balanced teacher–scholar model that values their contributions as teachers (facilitators of learning) and scholars (creators and discoverers of knowledge and information). 

Individualized Attention

Illinois State University provides a supportive environment that places all learners at the center of teaching and scholarship. Innovative curricular and cocurricular programs, strong student-faculty-staff connections, and superior student services focus on each student as an individual. The University fosters academic and personal growth, recognizes unique educational aspirations, and acknowledges that each faculty and staff member is integral to student success.

Diversity

Illinois State University affirms and encourages community and a respect for differences by fostering an inclusive environment characterized by cultural understanding, ethical behavior, and social justice. The University supports a diverse faculty and staff who mentor a diverse student population. The University endeavors to provide opportunities for all students, staff, and faculty to participate in a global society.

Integrity

Illinois State University promotes an environment defined by the highest ethical standards. Leadership of the University is characterized by stability, adherence to shared values, collaborative decision making, and accountable stewardship of all university resources. Members of the University community work collaboratively through shared governance to ensure the success of the University and are dedicated to making ongoing improvements, always enhancing their contribution to Illinois State University and building on prior accomplishments. Teaching and learning, including research and creative activities, are conducted at the highest level of academic quality and integrity.

Civic Engagement

Illinois State University prepares students to be informed and engaged global citizens who will promote and further the goals of society. The University promotes active learning experiences through which students will gain an awareness and understanding of civic engagement as a lifelong responsibility. The University partners with business, industry, government, and educational entities providing leadership in local, statewide, national, and international initiatives; expanding service and outreach; and enhancing financial support for instructional, scholarly, and service activities.

Illinois State University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding affirmative action, nondiscrimination, and anti-harassment. Illinois State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, order of protection, gender identity and expression, ancestry, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, unfavorable military discharge, or status as a veteran in employment, educational programs and activities, or admissions. Inquiries or complaints may be addressed by contacting the director of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access by email at [email protected], by calling (309) 438-3383, or by mail at Illinois State University, Campus Box 1280, Normal, IL 61790.

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309-438-8311
Location
Campus Box 1300
Illinois State University
Normal
Illinois
61790
United States

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