Fisk university seeks a talented faculty member to serve as the
Coordinator of Criminal Justice and Homeland Security with a
passionate about teaching and learning. The selected faculty will
be expected to provide academic advising, mentoring to students,
student support, enrollment initiatives and other activities
related to the college experience. The Coordinator of Criminal
Justice and Homeland Security is responsible for daily operations
of the two academic programs.
- Teach a full load (12 hours per semester) in Criminal
- Engage in Community Service projects
- Engage in Scholarly Research
- Attend and present at Professional Conferences in field of
- Recruit students into the Criminal Justice program
- Recruit students into the Homeland Security program
(Clarksville, Tennessee campus)
- Serving as the chief academic advisor for Criminal Justice and
Homeland Security academic majors.
- Conducting Junior and Senior audits for the Criminal Justice
and Homeland Security majors.
- Preparing class schedules for the two programs and submitting
to the Chair.
- Proposing curricular changes for the Chair’s review.
- Routinely monitoring the progress and outcomes of
faculty/student advising interventions.
- Routinely supervising tasks related to student admissions,
transfer, and graduation into program.
- Assisting Chair in leading program reviews and accreditation
and ensuring that all required reports, assessment data and
meetings are monitored for accuracy and timely submittal to the
- Overseeing and monitoring the accuracy and currency of program
content placed on the departmental section of the University’s
website and Smart Catalog.
- Assisting the Chair in developing and implementing initiatives
that support the University’s student engagement and retention
plans to recruit, retain, and increase the graduation rate of
students at Fisk.
- Providing internship opportunities for the criminal justice and
homeland security students.
- Some online teaching experiences recommended.
- Overseeing all program collaborative initiatives; and
- Ensuring that the program faculty course rosters, syllabi, and
course assessment data are timely submitted to the
Chairs.Additional Responsibilities include.
- Gathering data and preparing detailed documents/reports.
- Representing the departments and the University.
- Serving on or chairing committees as appropriate; and
- Performing other duties as assigned by the Dean of the School
of Humanities and Behavioral Social Sciences.
SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND
Applicants must demonstrate leadership skills by carrying out
curricular development, excellence in teaching and scholarly
activity and growth in funded research.
. Other qualifications required include.
- ABD accepted but terminal degree must be completed at the end
of the second semester of employment. An earned doctorate (Ph. D)
from an accredited university or college in Sociology, Criminology,
or Criminal Justice preferred.
- A minimum of two years of teaching experience in a higher
- Ability with working with diverse population groups.
- Good Communication Skills and the ability to work with
Applicant must submit to HR the following:
- Current CV
- Letter of Interest
- Two letters of Recommendations
Additional Requirement: A
background and credit check will be required of the successful
applicant. An official transcript and names, addresses, email
addresses and phone numbers of three (3) references will be
required of the successful applicant.