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Criminal Justice Full-Time Faculty Member, Tenure Track
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MassBay Community College | Wellesley, MA
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About MassBay Community College:

Massachusetts Bay Community College fosters educational excellence and student success, prepares students for local and global citizenship, anticipates and responds to the needs of surrounding communities, and contributes to evolving regional economic development.

Job Description:

Position Summary:

Massachusetts Bay Community College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice from qualified applicants. We are seeking an enthusiastic Criminal Justice Instructor to take an active contributing role in the Business and Professional Studies Division and teach a full-time (approximately 15 credit hours per semester) schedule of legal studies courses which may include courses in criminal justice, law, paralegal studies, and/or government at our Wellesley Hills campus. The successful candidate will be expected to take on an active role within the Department, the Division, and the College.

MassBay's Department of Legal Studies and Government offers criminal justice and paralegal studies degree and certificate programs, providing students with an in-depth education based upon relevant case law study and an emphasis toward critical thinking.

We are looking for a committed individual who will advance the College's mission by delivering high-quality legal studies programs and courses that feature engaged learning and curricula aligned to the regional industry needs. Our ideal candidate will bring a passion and commitment to teaching, advising and shared governance. The candidate will demonstrate a solid understanding of a community college's role in workforce development, and a commitment to diversity and inclusion as well as ability to positively influence, advise, mentor and work with diverse student populations.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

* Teach courses at the Wellesley Hills campus as assigned;
* Prepare course syllabi and develop curricula to meet course and program requirements and student learning outcomes for graduation competencies as appropriate;
* Develop or revise programs as needed to reflect academic and industry needs;
* Serve as academic advisor to students;
* Post and maintain a minimum of four (4) office hours per week;
* Serve on college committees as elected or appointed;
* Attend Program, Department, Division, Faculty and Committee meetings;
* Recommend to the Divisional Dean suitable instructional material, including textbooks, open educational resources and other online materials, and library acquisitions;
* Participate in assessment of course and program learning outcomes;
* Use technology effectively to communicate with students and colleagues to enhance classroom learning as appropriate;
* Engage in professional development activities to maintain excellence in the discipline and in the classroom;
* Carry out other related duties as assigned by the Dean consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.


Minimum Qualifications:

* Earned Master's Degree in Criminal Justice or a related field from an accredited college or university is required;
* Two or more years of full-time or equivalent part-time experience teaching relevant courses.

Additional Information:

Additional Qualifications:

* Strong interpersonal skills;
* Ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student body;
* Ability to use technology effectively to communicate with students and colleagues and to enhance classroom learning;
* Demonstrate effective use of materials and assignments to develop the writing and critical-thinking skills of students and to incorporate multi-cultural and global perspectives.

Preferred Qualifications:

* A Doctorate (Ph.D) or Juris Doctorate (J.D.) Degree;
* Prior experience with underprepared students and adult learners as well as with alternative pedagogies such as service learning, active learning, learning communities, and distance learning;
* Community College experience strongly preferred.

Education: Master's Degree required

Salary Range: $45,953.00- $65,000.00; Assistant Professor , in accordance with qualifications and experience and subject to the collective bargaining agreement.

The appointment salary is based on one's education and experience as dictated in the collective bargaining agreement classification compensation structure.

Semester: Fall 2018

Classification: Subject to State Appropriation Funding

Source of Funding: State Appropriation

DEADLINE: This position is considered open until filled: however, to ensure full consideration, applications should be received by March 1, 2018.

Massachusetts Bay Community College values and pursues diversity, and teaches the importance of inclusion and collaboration. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply.

Massachusetts Bay Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's for Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator (Lynn Moore:lmoore@massbay.edu or (781) 239-2752), the Massachusetts Commission against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.

Application Instructions:

To Apply: Please complete our online application by clicking the "Apply" button. Include letter of interest, resume, and list of 3 professional references with contact information. Finalist candidates must provide official transcripts and/or certifications.