Criminal Justice Faculty Member

University of Saint Francis
March 17, 2023
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POSITION TITLE: Criminal Justice Faculty

DEPARTMENT: Division of Psychological and Social Sciences, College of Arts, Sciences and Business (CASB)

POSITION STATUS: Full-time (9-month)

POSITION REPORTS TO: Division Director

JOB SUMMARY: With consultation of the Psychological and Social Sciences Division Director and Program Director, the Criminal Justice Faculty is responsible for the instruction of criminal justice, sociology, and first-year seminar courses, advising and curricular initiatives of the criminal justice program and minors. This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position.

Major Responsibilities/Activities

  • Adheres to all university academic and employment policies identified in the Employee and Faculty handbooks and academic catalogs
  • Participates in recruitment, retention, and development efforts in coordination with division members and/or Enrollment Services
  • Fulfills full-time contracted teaching load as defined by the faculty handbook, including 6 instructional units of first year seminar courses
  • Engages in Scholarship as defined by the Boyer Model, including, but not limited to activities identified in the faculty handbook
  • Respects the moral and religious beliefs of the university and students; uses discretion when expressing personal beliefs and views
  • Attends program, division, college, and university meetings as requested
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Program Director, Division Director, or college Dean
  • USF WAY:

    University of Saint Francis (USF) employees demonstrate a commitment to the University's mission and support of its Catholic and Franciscan traditions. Employees provide the intellect, empathy, and ability to serve our students and community. The USF Way of serving is a source of pride for many employees. To provide a consistently high level of quality experience across our university, we provide the following service expectations for all employees. These standards have been tailored by position and responsibilities and are incorporated into performance evaluations.

    Standard #1: Provide opportunities for conversations, prayer, and reflection.

    Standard #2: Utilize best practices in communication and service.

  • Apply care to your words and deeds to ensure respect for others.

  • Commit to follow through without exception and with quality.

  • Offer additional assistance after serving as in, “How else may I assist you?”

  • Respond promptly, whether in person, via phone, or email.

  • Standard #3: Recognize and celebrate milestones and achievements.

    Standard #4: Use resources wisely and support green initiatives.



  • Master's degree in criminal justice, criminology or related area required, with a minimum of 18 credit hours of sociology courses; terminal degree preferred
  • Experience

  • Evidence of successful teaching at the post-secondary level
  • Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrates competence in educational principles, instructional methods, evaluation techniques and technology used in higher education classrooms, laboratory, and clinical settings
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the profession including theory and practice, procedures, and regulations
  • Demonstrates proficiency in interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, written and electronic) necessary to interact effectively with students, faculty, professional staff, administration, clinical affiliates, and the community
  • Demonstrates skill in goal setting and team building
  • Demonstrates analytical and organizational skills to plan, implement, and evaluate program activities
  • Demonstrates honesty and loyalty to the University and support its mission and religious affiliation
  • Demonstrates ability to coordinate services to the needs of diverse populations within the time and financial limits of the institution
  • Must be willing to work irregular, and sometimes long hours, including weekends and university breaks
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