Sr Academic Program Manager
UNT System Overview:
Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.Posting Title:
Sr Academic Program ManagerDepartment:
DAL-Caruth Police Institute-599998Job Location:
DallasFull Time/Part Time:
The Caruth Police Institute, a Center of Excellence at the University of North Texas at Dallas, was founded in 2008 to advance the field of policing through research and training. Through innovative partnerships with the City of Dallas, UNT Dallas, and the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute, CPI provides leadership training to law enforcement personnel throughout the North Texas region, as well as policy analysis, research, and consulting.Position Overview:
The University of North Texas at Dallas and the Caruth Police Institute (CPI) invite applications for the position of Senior Academic Program Manager. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the University and CPI seek a self-starting individual who will primarily contribute to facilitating and delivering innovative advanced professional development opportunities to law enforcement and criminal justice personnel.
CPI is a fast-growing, independent grant-funded institute embedded in the Dallas Police Department. CPI provides management and leadership professional development opportunities to promote transformational change in law enforcement and criminal justice. In addition, CPI provides non-partisan research to support evidence-based practices in policing. For more information on CPI, go to: http://www.untdallas.edu/cpi.
- Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in related field at the time of hire
- At least one year of related professional experience
- Applicants should have between 1-2 years of demonstrated experience teaching in a post-secondary education environment or professional development milieu.
- Strong presentation skills.
- Strong problem solving skills.
- Strong critical thinking skills.
- Knowledge of use of technology and how it can be integrated into adult learning.
- Knowledge of adult teaching methods.
- Ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations verbally and in writing.
- Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
- Ability to work independently.
- Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and conduct multiple tasks.
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:
●A completed Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in Criminal Justice or a closely related field at the time of hire.
●At least four years of professional experience in a law enforcement environment as well as demonstrated experience teaching in a post-secondary education environment or professional development milieu.
●Applicants should also demonstrate knowledge of research methods and study design.
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5pm with occasional weekends/evenings based on class scheduling.Driving University Vehicle:
This is a security sensitive positionEEO Statement:
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.Classification Title:
Sr Academic Program ManagerPhysical Requirements:
Driving, Kneeling, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Walking, Writing, Ability to communicateo:
●Facilitate and deliver curriculum to law enforcement and criminal justice practitioners as neededo:
●Assist in the development of new programming/modify of existing programming as directedo:
●Assist in outreach efforts/marketing to develop new client opportunities to expand the growth of the institute (Ex: Fire department, DFW Airport security, college campuses, DFW school officers.)o:
●Assist with research projects as neededo:
●Other duties as assignedPosting Number:
S1488PQuicklink for Posting: