Program Coordinator & Faculty of Criminal Justice
Brevard College seeks an enthusiastic teacher to fill a tenure-track faculty position as an Assistant or Associate Professor and Program Coordinator of Criminal Justice, beginning in the fall semester of 2022.
Successful candidates will hold a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Sociology, or a related discipline. Candidates holding a J.D. but not a PhD will not be considered. We seek a dedicated teacher who will serve as Program Coordinator for a thriving Criminal Justice Program that emphasizes experiential learning and application. Administrative experience, including experience completing program assessment and developing and maintaining community partnerships, is strongly desired. Though it is not required, we welcome candidates with experience in the criminal justice system at the local, state, or federal level. Program Coordinator responsibilities include program assessment, curriculum development, developing and maintaining community relationships with law enforcement agencies, and coordinating all aspects of the program.
Successful candidates must be interested in teaching courses at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum, including introductory courses, service courses, and upper-level courses. Teaching responsibilities include Introduction to Criminal Justice, required lower and upper-level courses including deviance, criminology, victimology, corrections, juvenile justice, and criminal justice ethics.
Brevard College, founded in 1853, is a residential liberal arts college. Situated in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Brevard College is located 33 miles southwest of Asheville, North Carolina. Brevard College is committed to an experiential liberal arts education that encourages personal growth and inspires artistic, intellectual, and social action. Our faculty purposefully engage with learners in direct experience and focused reflections in order to increase knowledge, develop skills, and clarify values.
The starting date for this position is Fall 2022. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living environment, Brevard College conducts background investigations on all final candidates being considered for employment.
Applicants should submit a cover letter of application addressing interest in Brevard College and experiences relevant to program administration; curriculum vitae noting relevant administrative experience, as well as courses the applicant is experienced or interested in teaching; statement of teaching philosophy addressing experiential education; a sample syllabus from a course recently taught; and contact information for three professional references, including the current or most recent supervisor, to:
Chair of the Criminal Justice Search Committee
One Brevard College Drive
Brevard, NC 28712
Additional information is available at the College website, www.brevard.edu. Brevard College seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, and strongly encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply. Brevard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.