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

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Design and teach assigned courses. Plans, prepares, and follows an approved course of study that includes measurable objectives for each course taught Prepares instructional materials (mock-ups, visual aids, and instruction sheets) as necessary. Instructs, manages, and supervises individual and groups in classrooms and laboratories by the following methods:
Visual aids
Field trips
Evaluates instruction and learning by means of written, oral, practical, and performance tests. Maintains a student-oriented approach to education. Assists in recruitment, advisement, placement, and follow-up of students Recommends students for advancement and graduation. Maintains and submits accurate and current reports and records involving student accountability, attendance, performance, and follow-up. Coordinates cooperative work experience programs and students as assigned. Establishes and maintains office hours and advises students during this time and at other times as needed. Assists counselors, department chairperson, faculty, and department staff in maintaining an effective program. Requisitions, receives, and checks books, supplies, and equipment necessary for coursework. Serves on committees and attends faculty and other meetings as assigned.
Improves professionally and maintains currency in the courses taught. Reads and utilizes materials found in technical and professional publications; surveys and researches industrial and business establishments; obtains and maintains certification as required; attends professional and specialty courses; keeps abreast of new development trends, and techniques through participation in workshop seminars, actual work experience, and exchange programs with business and industry to maintain skills, state of the art, and knowledge; maintains desirable classroom conditions.  

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have graduated from an accredited institution with an earned PhD in Criminal Justice.  

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.  

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  • student centered teaching organization
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  • beautiful mountain location
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
Cover Letter