The Department of Criminal Justice
are being accepted for the position of Chair of the Criminal Justice
Department. The position is a twelve month appointment and reports directly to
the Dean, School of The Arts and Professions. Full-time undergraduate and
graduate enrollment is above 500 students. It is the largest department in
terms of student enrollment. Degree programs are offered the baccalaureate and
master's levels. They include Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and a
Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice.
Responsibilities: The candidate
must possess the ability to foster creative activities; mentor faculty;
establish a rapport with students by creating an environment that fosters
academic and professional growth; provide the conditions under which faculty
may flourish in their teaching, service, and research; promote professional
collegiality; manage financial resources; develop external sources of funding;
supervise the academic matriculation of diverse students; provide leadership in
programmatic assessment and improvement; and evaluate faculty, staff, and
departmental services. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in Criminal
Justice or related academic discipline required.The candidate must present evidence of excellence in teaching and
advising undergraduate and graduate students. Additionally, the candidate must
possess a record in scholarship, research, and grantsmanship. Eligibility for
tenure at the rank of Associate or Full Professor is required. Strong
communication skills, interpersonal and team building skills required. Ability
to get along with others is required. Other qualifications include experience
in curriculum planning, online delivery of instruction, and program
certification. Performs other related duties as assigned. Note: Individuals
with degrees outside of the US may be subject to verification. Verification of
degree is the responsibility of the candidate.
of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and have three
letters of professional recommendation sent directly by reference to the
Department of Human Resources, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess
Anne, MD 21853-1299. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
an EEO/AA employer, maintains a drug-free workplace, and enforces a no-smoking
policy applicable to all campus buildings. The successful candidate must be
able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept
employment in the United States of America. Minorities, women and persons with
disabilities are encouraged to apply.