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Adjunct, Graduate Program in Administration of Justice and Homeland Security

Salve Regina University
Newport, RI

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Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Criminal Justice
Position Type
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Category:: Academic / Faculty
Department:: Criminal Justice and Criminology (Graduate)
Locations:: Newport, RI
Posted:: Jun 20, 2023
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Part-time
Position ID:: 163655

About Salve Regina University:

Salve Regina University, ranked as one of the most transformative colleges in the United States by Money Magazine, is a comprehensive Catholic University located in the scenic coastal community of Newport, Rhode Island. The University's commitment to academic success and personal discovery extends beyond its historic campus into a dynamic world where the application of higher thinking and skill are most valued. Salve Regina offers bachelor's and master's degree programs, graduate certificates, and doctoral programs in humanities, international relations and nursing. Enrollment includes more than 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world.

Job Description:

The Graduate Program in Administration of Justice and Homeland security is creating a pool of eligible adjunct faculty for graduate teaching assignments online and on our campus in Newport, Rhode Island. Courses include Theories of Justice, Constitutional Law, and others in the broad disciplines of Criminal Justice, Cybersecurity, Leadership and Intelligence.


Adjunct faculty are expected to:

  • Prepare and instruct classes assigned by the Graduate program director
  • Use Canvas as the online classroom for interacting with students
  • Read, comment on, grade and return student assignments, examinations, reports, etc. in a timely manner
  • Provide a course syllabus at the start of the semester to students and the Graduate program director
  • Use the Salve learning management system (Canvas) to disseminate syllabus, course material and grades to students
  • Be available on a regular basis to meet with students (office hours)
  • Use Salve email to send and receive official email correspondence
  • Work collaboratively with other instructors and the Graduate Program Director
  • Hold class meetings online (Zoom) or in person on our campus in Newport, RI, depending on the format of the class assigned


  • Minimum requirement is a Master's degree in criminal justice, public administration, management, business, or a related discipline, along with professional and/or teaching experience.
  • Candidates should have an ability to communicate effectively, to use technology and learning management systems (e.g., Canvas) effectively in teaching and learning, and to work collaboratively with other members of the department.

Additional Information:

Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant with all applicable non-discrimination laws.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover-letter and resume. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.


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