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Chair Criminal Justice and Security Studies

  • Title

    Chair, Criminal Justice & Security Studies
  • Type

  • Full-/Part-Time

  • Hours

    Full-Time, 10-Months
  • Start Date

  • Date Posted



Responsible for all aspects of administration, supervision, and leadership for the Department of Criminal Justice and Security Studies. The Chair, in addition to teaching up to 2 courses each semester, is responsible for curricular and instructional management and development, personnel selection, supervision of students, faculty development, assessment planning and outcomes management, academic support at  community  and college-wide events, and other duties as requested by  the Assistant Dean of Social Sciences, the Dean of Arts & Sciences, and the College.
Responsibilities  in order  of importance  to position:
I . Works with the Assistant Dean of Social Sciences in overseeing the Criminal Justice major, minor programs, and special projects related to Criminal Justice and Security Studies.
2. Works inter-departmentally and with the Arts & Sciences Academic Coordinator, Assistant Dean of Social Sciences, and  Dean  to schedule Criminal  Justice and  Security Studies courses.
3. Conducts monthly meetings for all Criminal Justice and Security Studies including generation of agendas and meeting minutes.
4 .Teaches up to 2 courses (or 6 credits) per semester.
5. Performs classroom observations of full time faculty in the Criminal Justice and Security Studies as part of the comprehensive evaluation process.
6. Schedules and facilitates meetings required to maintain excellence within the major, minor, and curricula, including activities devoted  to NEASC and  program assessment.
7. Hires, assesses and supervises adjunct faculty in Criminal Justice and Security Studies.
8. Advises students with i n Criminal Justice and Security Studies, and undergraduates pursing the 5th year Master of Science in  Homeland  Security  Program.
9. Serves as a liaison to the graduate program  in Homeland    Security.
10. Provides updates for College web pages  and publications.
11. Represents Endicott in Criminal Justice and Security Studies within  the community.
12. Attends meetings of the Social Sciences and School of Arts & Sciences.
13. Supports all admission and recruiting events.
14. Performs other duties as required to meet the needs of the School and the College.


Ph.D. in criminal justice, security studies, or other related field.
Prior higher education teaching experience required.
Excellent  communication, planning and conflict resolution skills needed.
Experience in instructional design and methodology, particularly as relates to progressive pedagogy and 21st century teaching and learning practices.
Knowledge of technology practices that are transforming many areas of Criminal Justice and Security Studies.
Current in contemporary practice in Criminal Justice and Security Studies and active in professional
activities at the local, state, national, and/or international level. Scholarship/research program should allow for mentoring of undergraduate students.
Experience in curricular assessment and evaluation.
Experience in development of policies and  procedures, organization and leadership.
Prior supervisory experience desirable.
Experience in student evaluation and outcome assessment.
Current knowledge and skill in the use of information technology.
Ability to initiate and maintain/administer programs independently.

To apply for a position, please send a letter of application, resume and names and phone numbers of three references to:

Endicott College
Human Resources
376 Hale Street, Beverly, MA 01915
FAX: (978) 927-0084

Endicott College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

Endicott College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is committed to the principles of equal employment and complies with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations advancing equal employment. The College's objective is to employ individuals qualified and/or trainable for open positions by virtue of job-related education, training, experience, and qualifications without regard to sex, race, religion, color, age, physical disability, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin or citizenship, veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other status protected by law.