Thank you for your interest in applying for a position at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Due to the high volume of applications/resumes received by the University, you will only be contacted if you are a candidate being considered for an interview.
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.
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.
in Criminal Justice or closely 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 the
name, e-mail address, and telephone number of three current professional
recommendation directly to Department of Human Resources, University of
Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD 21853. E-mail: HR@umes.edu
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, veterans, and
persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.