Job Postings

 

Academic

Tarleton State University

Texas A&M -Commerce

South Texas College

 
Professional
Arizona Criminal Justice Commission

 

 

ACADEMIC


 

South Texas College - Instructor

The Department of Criminal Justice and Social Sciences at South Texas College is seeking applications for full-time Criminal Justice instructors starting Fall 2017. These are not tenure-track positions, but contracts are usually renewed each year as long as the faculty has a positive annual evaluation and program growth continues.

Job Summary This position is for a full-time faculty for Criminal Justice. South Texas College is a comprehensive institution, which places primary emphasis on excellence in classroom instruction. Faculty members are expected to demonstrate and maintain competence in each of the following areas throughout their employment at the College.

Major/Essential Duties of Job:
    1. Mastery of Subject Matter:
        • Demonstrates a thorough and accurate knowledge of the field or discipline
        • Possesses appropriate educational/professional credentials to teach in field or discipline
        • Attempts to connect subject matter with related fields
        • Maintains currency in subject matter through professional development
    2. Teaching Performance:
        • Plans and organizes instruction in ways which maximize student learning
        • Effectively employs teaching and learning strategies that promote student engagement
        • Modifies instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse students needs
        • Effectively employs available instructional technology when appropriate
        • Encourages the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments
        • Effectively communicates subject matter content to student
        • Contributes to the selection and development of instructional materials
    3. Evaluation of Student Learning:
        •Participates in the development, implementation, and assessment of departmental student learning outcomes
        • Develops and uses evaluation methods, which fairly measures student progress toward outcomes
        • Evaluates and expeditiously returns student work to promote maximum learning
        • Maintains accurate records of student progress
        • Submits final grade rosters and supporting documents according to established deadlines
    4. Support of College Policies and Procedures:
        • Maintains familiarity with and adheres to College Policies and Procedures
        • Fulfills requirements of instructors set forth in the letter of appointment
        • Maintains regular office hours to ensure accessibility to students and colleagues
        • Prepares, distributes, and submits syllabi and approved course outlines for all assigned sections in accordance with program, division and College procedures
        • Prepares and submits First Week Financial Aid Attendance Rosters, Census Rosters, and Learning
          Outcome Data, by the respective deadlines each semester
        • Assures confidentiality
    5. Participation in College, Division, and Program Activities:
        • Serves on College, divisional, and program committees, teams, and task forces as assigned
        • Attends meetings and events as required by College administration
        • Participates in professional activities which contribute to the educational goals of the College and its constituents
        • Responds in a timely fashion to information requests from College and division administrators and program chairs
        • Fosters and maintains effective working relationships with students, colleagues, and supervisors
        • Assists the chair in developing, reviewing, and revising curriculum
    6. Contribution to the Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs:
        • Participates in student advising
        • Maintains familiarity with College goals, mission, and long-range plans
        • Contributes to planning and development processes through appropriate channels
        • Performs professional responsibilities in accordance with pertinent goals, mission, and plans of College, division, and program
        • Facilitates recruitment and retention of students
    7. Performs other duties as assigned

Required Education and Experience Applicant must meet the STC credential requirements as published in Board Policy 4151: Academic and Professional Credentials of Faculty: doctorate or master’s degree in Criminal Justice from a regionally accredited institution; or a doctorate or master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the Criminal Justice. Those who hold a J.D. only will not be considered.

Preferred Education and Experience: College or university teaching experience is preferred but not required. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience or are willing to teach classes in alternative formats (i.e., online, hybrid, etc.).

The job postings can be found here:

https://stcjobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/6586
https://stcjobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/6584


Tarleton State University - Assistant Professor

 

The Department of Criminal Justice of the School of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Strategic Studies invites applicants for the position of Assistant Professor, a 9-month, tenure track position, located in Stephenville, TX, to begin September 1, 2017.

Preference will be given to candidates who have a specialization in gender and crime and/or violence against women, as is the ability to teach research methods and statistics at the undergraduate and graduate level. 

Tarleton State University is a member of the Texas A&M University System. The Department of Criminal Justice serves approximately 100 Master’s students and 600 undergraduate students, with both face to face and online programs. Please visit the homepage at http://www.tarleton.edu/criminaljustice/ for more information about the department.

Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. As a member of The Texas A&M System, Tarleton will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity through The Texas A&M System.

Applications accepted only online at http://jobs.tarleton.edu/postings/6038.

Applications will be accepted through January 1, 2017

Questions may be directed to:

George Eichenberg, Ph.D.

Search Committee Chair

eichenberg@tarleton.edu


Texas A&M University-Commerce  - Assistant Professor - capable of teaching sociology and/or criminal justice

Job Summary

The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Texas A&M University-Commerce is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor for the Fall 2016 semester.

Major/Essential Duties of Job

Teaching responsibilities will be in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. The position is for a person who can teach courses criminology or criminal justice with area(s) of specialization open. The successful candidate will be expected to perform service for the profession, university, and community and engage in other scholarly activities appropriate for academics. Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to promotion of diversity and thus the candidate should facilitate a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. The candidate should have an understanding and knowledge of multicultural and diversity issues, and their potential applications to pedagogy, programming, and service activity.

Occasional Duties

Other duties as required.

Required Education and Experience

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in criminal justice, criminology, or sociology. ABDs will be considered; however, a Ph.D. must be in hand at the start of the appointment. Those who hold a J.D. only will not be considered.

Preferred Education and Experience

College or university teaching experience is preferred but not required. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience or are willing to teach classes in alternative formats (i.e., online, hybrid, etc.).

 

Texas A&M University-Commerce - Assistant Professor - capable of teaching sociology and/or anthropology:

Job Summary

The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Texas A&M University-Commerce is seeking applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor for the Fall 2016 semester.

Major/Essential Duties of Job

Teaching responsibilities will be in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. The position is for a person who can teach courses in sociology and anthropology with specialties open.
The successful candidate will be expected to perform service for the profession, university, and community and engage in other scholarly activities appropriate for academics.
Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to promotion of diversity and thus the candidate should facilitate a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and ability to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds. The candidate should have an understanding and knowledge of multicultural and diversity issues, and their potential applications to pedagogy, programming, and service activity.

Occasional Duties

Other duties as required.

Required Education and Experience

To be considered, applicants must have a Ph.D. in sociology, anthropology, or a related field. ABDs will be considered; however, a Ph.D. must be in hand at the start of the appointment. Applicants must have earned at least 18 graduate hours in both sociology and anthropology.

Preferred Education and Experience

College or university teaching experience is preferred but not required. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience or are willing to teach classes in alternative formats (i.e., online, hybrid, etc.).

  

 


PROFESSIONAL


ARIZONA CRIMINAL JUSTICE COMMISSION - RESEARCH ANALYST 2

 

(Program & Project Specialist 2 – Statistical Analysis Center) Open until Filled - First resume review:  January 6, 2017 - 1110 West Washington Street, Suite 230 – Phoenix, Arizona 85007

 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Statistical Analysis Center supports the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission (ACJC) in facilitating information and data sharing among statewide agencies and acts as the “research arm” for Arizona and the Commission.  The Statistical Analysis Center (SAC) works with criminal and non-criminal justice agencies in building a data infrastructure that provides policy makers with information relevant to the criminal justice system.

 

Under direction, the Research Analyst 2 position will serve as the lead researcher in the collection, processing, and coordination of data for a particular research study or group of studies.  This position will work within established research protocol and under instruction as to the method and process necessary to perform a given assignment.  The Research Analyst 2 also has responsibility for monitoring and evaluating program progress, along with performing related work as required.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

        Develops and implements research projects of relevance to the agency and Arizona’s criminal justice system.

        Performs routine data verification and quality control assessments, ensuring data integrity and consistency with the prescribed study protocol.  

        Develops and executes standard and advanced research protocols, including both quantitative and qualitative data.  

        Assists with routine and advanced data analysis and interpretation.  Assists in the review, analysis, and reporting of statistical information from various agencies and

        stakeholders at all levels of the criminal justice system.

        Performs presentations on research conducted by SAC to criminal justice partners and citizenry, as required.

        Keeps abreast of current trends and practices in the field of expertise.

WHAT YOU WILL BRING TO THE JOB:

        Knowledge of research methodologies and applications utilizing statistics, data, and other relevant information used to collect both quantitative and qualitative data.

        Working knowledge of the analysis of compiled data, statistics, and related information.

        Familiarity with official, victimization, and self-report crime and criminal justice data sources is preferred.

        Familiarity with the utility of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Uniform Crime Reports, and general information sharing of criminal justice data for the purpose of

        research and analysis is desired.

        Proven analytical skills, including the ability to absorb significant amounts of data and information.  Proficient skills in the analysis of qualitative & quantitative data

       to inform research and evaluation studies.

        Proven interpersonal project management and organizational skills, along with excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Strong presentation skills is highly

       desired.

        Skilled in the use of the Internet and Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint) is preferred; knowledge of charting and graphics packages is

       desirable.

        Proficient in statistical packages such as SPSS/STATA.  

        Demonstrates strong initiative and teamwork.  

        Ability to assist in the preparation of high-quality translational research reports, including routine and advanced data analysis and interpretation, as specifically

       assigned.

        Ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholders within and external to the agency.

        Ability to assist in the review and analysis of statistical information from various criminal justice agencies at all levels of the criminal justice system.

 

BENEFITS:

The State of Arizona will provide the following to you: 

        A robust and affordable insurance plan to include medical, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability options

        A top-ranked retirement program with 100% employer matched contribution

        10 paid holidays per year 

        Accrued vacation and sick days

        An incentivized commuter club and public transportation subsidy program  

        Work-life balance and additional options for life betterment such as: deferred compensation, credit union membership, and a wellness program

        Rewarding work that impacts the people of Arizona

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:

        A graduate degree from an accredited college or university with a specialty in statistical analysis, program evaluation, criminal justice research, or closely related area; or

      six years of experience in statistical analysis, program evaluation, criminal justice research or equivalent knowledge and skills; however acquired.    

        Three years of progressively responsible experience in criminal justice, in a governmental or an academic setting.  

        Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment.  Employees who drive on state business are subject

        to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code

       R210-  207.12.)

 

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.  

Please submit your resume and cover letter to www.azstatejobs.gov.  Req. # 27486

The deadline for 1st review of resumes is Friday, January 13, 2017.

For technical assistance, email HRIShelpdesk@azdoa.gov or call 602-542-4700.