Faculty, Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Dean and the chair of the department of Criminal Justice the Assistant Professor will, teach undergraduate courses in Criminal Justice and other courses as deemed appropriate; supervise student teachers, interns, and field work students. Provide service to the college and community, produce scholarly work, and uphold professional and ethical standards.
Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
-Teaches and designs courses in Criminal Justice, and other courses that meet program needs.
-Plans, prepares, and follows an approved course of study with measurable objectives and student outcomes for each course taught.
-Prepares all instructional materials to include course syllabi, exams, readings, instructions, visual aids, and other materials in electronic and paper formats.
-Maintains and submits accurate and current records concerning student accountability, attendance, and performance.
-Effectively and accurately participate in the College of Aviation and Public Service accreditation process.
-Assists advisors, department chairs, faculty, and department staff in maintaining effective programs.
-Engages in scholarly activities and produce scholarly work.
-Serves as chair or member of academic committees.
-Maintains currency and improve professionally in the content and pedagogy of courses taught.
-Provides service to the University and community.
-Attends assigned meetings, maintain office hours, and uphold a student centered approach to education.
-Develops positive relationships with colleagues and public school teachers and administrators.
-Upholds professional and ethical standards.
-Improves professionally and maintain currency in courses taught by reading and using materials techniques though participation in workshops, conferences, and seminars.  

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have graduated from an accredited institution with an earned PhD or advanced ABD status with a Criminal Justice emphasis. Candidates with successful college/university level teaching experience would be preferred.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

- Knowledge of and experience in teaching courses in the area of Criminal Justice.
-Knowledge and skill in current instructional theory, methods, strategies and techniques.
-Knowledge in student management, motivation and evaluation techniques.
-Skill in interpersonal relations, problem-solving and decision making
-Evidence of potential for scholarly work
-Ability to community effectively both orally and in writing to a diverse group
-Ability to apply multimedia hardware/software in classroom teaching.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must submit: a letter of interest, a curriculum vita, copies of transcripts/degrees, a response document describing the applicant's suitability for the position and how the applicant meets the advertised duties, knowledge, skills and abilities of the position, a statement of the applicant's teaching philosophy, and a list of 3-5 references to be included with the curriculum vita.
- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at uvu.jobs@uvu.edu.  

Keyword Phrases

  • Faculty
  • Assistant Professor
  • Criminal Justice
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  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Law Studies
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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