Faculty - Justice Studies - College of Humanities and Social Sciences
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Make a Difference at Grand Canyon University
Shape the bright futures of Grand Canyon University students as a full time Faculty member for the traditional ground campus in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, which provides a job focused education. The college features a variety of programs from counseling and psychology to justice studies, history and English literature.
As a full-time Faculty member, you’ll provide program instruction incorporating innovative teaching methodologies, cutting-edge technologies and other industry trends reflecting advancements in your discipline. If you are highly motivated and passionate about teaching exceptional quality instruction in modern facilities with smaller class sizes, we’d like to hear from you. Please note, this is a 9 month full time faculty position with a start date of August 13, 2018.
- Teach courses within the Justice Studies major from a criminology perspective.
- Assist and mentor students outside classroom hours.
- Stay current on topics and practices related to the discipline.
- Build partnerships with local law enforcement agencies leading to student pathways for police academy sponsorships.
- Participate in curriculum design & development.
- Active support of college/university mission and initiatives.
- Actively participate on college and/or university committees.
- Assist the Dean in developing internal and external communities that promote the major field of study, college, and University.
- Provide leadership to adjunct faculty.
- Active engagement in professional development activities.
- Compliance with all college and University policies.
- May work outside normal business hours in support of Mock Trial Club, Justice Studies Club and student field trips.
- Willingness to assume other duties as assigned.
- Master's degree in Criminology, Justice Studies, or Legal Studies.
- Experience working in law enforcement.
- At least one year of instructional experience at the post-secondary level.
- Computer literacy.
- Familiarity with web enhanced instructional tools such as Angel/Blackboard/WebCT/LoudCloud.
- Ability to articulate a clear understanding of values-based education from a Christian perspective.
- Strong communication, time management and organizational skills.
- Demonstrated teamwork, self-motivation, integrity, and commitment to maintaining high professional standards.
- Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.
- Ph.D. in Criminology, Legal Studies, Justice Studies or Doctor of Jurisprudence.
- Experience with federal and/or state courts.
- Experience working with the reserves, police training, or academies.
- One year of law enforcement instructional experience at the post-secondary level, that includes teaching courses, conducting and managing learning experiences, evaluating student achievement, providing input into curriculum development, policy and procedure formulation, and evaluation of program effectiveness.
- Statistical analysis and research expertise.
- Willingness to mentor students interested in a variety of justice related careers or advanced legal education.
- Ability to build partnerships with local governmental agencies and courts for internship placement.
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GCU’s Christian worldview has shaped the university’s mission and growth for more than 65 years. As a Christ-centered higher education institution, GCU integrates faith, learning and work to connect the GCU community with distinct Christian principles and strong central values. At GCU, working professionals may find their purpose in ways marked by compassion, service, integrity and concern for the common good.
Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory outcome (as determined by the university) of pre-employment screening activities, including a background check.
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