Open Rank Professor of Conservation Law Enforcement &
Director of Conservation Law Enforcement Program
Vice President, Hybrid Learning
90 Quaker Hill
About Unity College:
For more than fifty years, Unity College has been preparing the
next generation of environmental professionals and leaders to
successfully face real-world challenges. With environmentally
focused degrees, Unity College offers affordable and accessible
bachelors degrees, masters degrees, certificates, and non-degree
courses through a variety of modalities including hybrid,
in-person, hyflex, and online.
Through the framework of sustainability science, Unity College
provides a liberal arts education that emphasizes the environment
and natural resources. Through experiential and collaborative
learning, our graduates emerge as responsible citizens,
environmental stewards, and visionary leaders.
This mixed administrative and faculty position is responsible for
developing, delivering, and assessing instructional content in
Hybrid Learning. This position will develop, direct, and promote a
multi-location, nationally recognized low-residency Conservation
Law Enforcement program within Unity College Hybrid Learning and
support instructional and disciplinary expertise in Conservation
Law Enforcement. This position requires broad expertise in a
conservation-law-enforcement-related area such as criminal law,
criminology, or natural resource management. Courses taught may
include but are not limited to those addressing evidence and
criminal procedure, criminal justice, and communication for law
enforcement. Hybrid Learning faculty support transdisciplinary
thought and contribute to the foundational support of our
transdisciplinary approach to education. Administrative
expectations are based on key performance indicators and revenue
outcomes. Teaching expectations are based on student credit hour
generation. Faculty are responsible for teaching, scholarship, and
service to the mission of the College. This position will support
Conservation Law Enforcement student success, career networking,
completion rates, course instruction, development and program
Full job description provided at time of interview.
Key Responsibilities Include:
- Build, oversee, and promote a robust, multi-location low
residency Conservation Law Enforcement degree program.
- Accountable for ensuring recruitment, retention and graduation
targets are met.
- Responsible for budget, personnel, curriculum, and strategic
planning for the program to grow to a 2.5-million-dollar operation
based on revenue from tuition and room and board.
- Expected to work professionally with diverse external and
internal constituencies to promote the program, College and its
- In conjunction with the Vice President of Hybrid Learning,
develop a vigorous program of external networking to establish
partnerships to connect the program to key industry
- Coordinate with Enterprise Academics on a variety of
initiatives, including professional development, course
development, program development, and other learning and student
- Accountable for oversight of the program curriculum including
scheduling, staffing, academic program review and assessment,
curriculum development, and academic planning.
- Through the Learning Management Software (LMS) system and in
collaboration with the Instructional Designers, implement
appropriate pedagogical techniques for the hybrid learning
environment, and provide course materials in a professional,
appropriate, clear, and rigorous manner.
Work schedule/Availability Requirements
- The ideal candidate will have a Masters or PhD in a related
- Leadership experience in higher education, teaching, and
recruitment, or equivalent leadership experience in a law
- Candidates must have strong oral and written communication
skills, including familiarity with technical terminology
appropriate to the position and strong interpersonal skills.
- Excellent initiative and organizational skills with the ability
to work both autonomously and in a team.
- Great time management skills.
- Ability and willingness to work with students from diverse
political/socioeconomic backgrounds and a wide range of physical
and academic abilities.
- Good skills in word processing, spreadsheets and computerized
- Ability to function effectively within a matrix organizational
structure, maintaining open lines of communication while being
discreet, courteous and well poised.
- An entrepreneurial spirit is desired a person dedicated to
building an institutional enterprise.
- Excellent project management skills and proven supervisory and
staff development skills to effectively manage teams, inspire
quality performance, and enhance morale.
- Strong analytic, problem-solving, written and oral
communication and presentation skills.
- Positive attitude, flexibility, proven ability to work
successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment
to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion.
- Work irregular hours and weekends as needed, to ensure maximum
student, faculty and staff support.
- Passion for Unity Colleges mission.
Work hours are specific to the requirements of this position and
can include days, evenings, and weekends. Working extended hours
required as needed. Must be flexible and cooperative in fulfilling
responsibilities and meeting the Colleges needs. Although Unity
College employees are generally scheduled to work at their
specifically assigned locations, there are times when travel is
necessary and employees are required from time to time to attend
events, meetings or work temporary assignment at any Unity College
While performing the duties of this job, it is regularly required
to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to
stand or walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up
to 30 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include
close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception,
and the ability to adjust focus. The use of either hand for
repetitive movements such as grasping, grasping and turning, and
fine manipulation is required as is the ability to use the
telephone for internal and external communications.
Location: Unity, Maine
Our 90 Quaker Hill Road campus in Unity, Maine is situated on 225
acres surrounded by woodlands and hills, a short walk from downtown
Unity. A complete college campus, amenities include nine residence
halls, a heritage livestock barn, a student activity building,
classrooms, laboratories, dining halls, an arts center, a public
library, a soccer field, cross-country trails, and more.
Unity College offers a comprehensive and competitive compensation
and benefits package for its faculty and staff. Benefits for
eligible employees include:
At Unity College, we dont just accept difference we
celebrate it, we support it,
- Paid holidays
- Paid time off
- Short - and Long-term disability
- Life Insurance
and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our students,
and our community.
Unity College is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is
an affirmative action employer.