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Lecturer - Department of Counseling & Human Services (25468)

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
New York City, New York
Commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience
Posted Date
Nov 15, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Lecturer - Department of Counseling & Human Services (25468)

Job ID: 25468

Location: John Jay College

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular



John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY) and an internationally recognized leader in educating for justice. Led by President Karol V. Mason, John Jay is a federally designated Hispanic-serving institution, it is ranked third in the nation in Black student success, and it is a top ten institution for promoting student social mobility. John Jay is proud to serve a diverse and dynamic student body of 15,000 students that includes nearly fifty percent students who are first in their family to attend college as well as students who are immigrants, from low-income families, or from other historically underrepresented groups in higher education.

The College participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate Center of CUNY and offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees both in traditional criminal justice-related fields of study as well as in a robust portfolio of liberal arts and sciences programs that highlight themes of justice across the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. The College seeks staff and faculty members who thrive in multicultural academic environments and are committed to access and excellence in higher education.


The Department Counseling and Human Services at John Jay College of Criminal Justice invites applications for one Full-Time Faculty position at the Lecturer rank, to begin Fall 2023. The position of lecturer is tenure-bearing through what is called a “certificate of continuous employment” (CCE) after the sixth annual reappointment. This position of lecturer is a teaching position with a course load of eight classes per year in addition to major expectations of departmental service. There is no expectation of research or publication. The successful candidate must be eager and qualified to work with our diverse student body, and have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. As demonstrated in John Jay College’s Seven Principles for a Culturally Responsive, Inclusive, and Anti-Racist Curriculum ( re_ sponsiveinclusiveandantiracistcurriculumadoptedbycollegecouncilapril82021.pdf ), the College seeks a faculty member who thrives in a multicultural, collaborative academic environment, and is committed to both access and excellence in higher education, including centering critical engagement, evolving perspectives about education, complex challenges, embodied learning, diverse content, equitable assessment, and democratic education. The Counseling & HumanServices Department is developing significant strength in human services and community justice-related issues and seeks applicants with complimentary interests and experience in community organizing and anti-racism pedagogy .

The successful candidate will teach courses in the Human Services and Community Justice major and the counseling minor. The Department is especially interested in applicants who contribute to the diversity mission of the college through their leadership, community service, research, collegiality, and/or lived experiences.

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment. All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to their campus.


Bachelor’s degree in area(s) of expertise and the ability to teach successfully.


Masters or Doctorate in Community Organizing, Community Psychology, Social Justice, Social Work, Human Services, Counselor Education or related fields, with a minimum 5 of years’ experience in teaching higher level (300 and 400 level) undergraduate courses in organizing, counseling, human services, and community justice from multicultural and social justice perspectives. Candidates with experience at multiple levels of organizations, working in public health, educating for social change at the university and community level, and/or a background in policy and development are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will have the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.


Salary commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience within the range of $69,983-$87,004.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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Once registered or logged in, candidates should upload the following as one document, preferably in PDF format:an application letter with a teaching and diversity statement, C.V., and names of three references along with contact information. In addition, three letters of recommendation (Subject Line: Lecturer Job [Applicants Name] Recommendations) should be sent via e-mail directly to the Chair of the search committee, Professor Joseph Maldonado, Department of Counseling and Human Services at


Review of resume to begin October 31, 2022.

Posting closes on November 26, 2022.


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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