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Waldorf College Faculty - Criminal Justice in Forest City, Iowa

The Waldorf University *is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time *tenure-track faculty position *in its *Department of Criminal Justice. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in teaching a wide variety of survey and upper level courses with knowledge and experience. Possible teaching responsibilities would include Intro to Law Enforcement, Theory and Practice of Corrections, Diversity and Ethics in Criminal Justice, and Constitutional Law. Areas of specialization are open; however, candidates who have strengths in teaching in the following areas are encouraged to apply: law enforcement, criminology, or research methods

Preference will be given to someone with a demonstrated history of effective teaching and advising in higher education, a willingness to develop new courses within their specialization, as well as the ability to work within a multidisciplinary department serving the baccalaureate degree program for criminal justice.

Required Qualifications: A Ph.D. in criminal justice and/or criminology, or a closely-related area is preferred (areas include: criminology, criminal justice, sociology, and social work); ABD also considered; however a Master’s degree with at least 18 credits in criminal justice along with practical field experience will be considered. A J.D. alone does not meet the qualifications for this position.

Preferred qualifications include the following:

  • Commitment to the development and welfare of undergraduate students both inside and outside the classroom;
  • Comfort with online learning platforms/systems (Waldorf uses Blackboard) and new technologies;
  • Ability to relate well to students, faculty and staff;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (both written and oral).

*Since 1903, Waldorf University has created opportunities for learning and service to students seeking well-rounded lives through education by establishing engaging online and residential communities centered on learning and faith. *

As a liberal arts university with core values Waldorf offers a curriculum to liberate the way students think so that they may develop a basic understanding and knowledge of how those in a variety of disciplines think and approach life. As a liberal arts university, Waldorf seeks to instill values of service, community, critical inquiry, and lifelong learning in each student and in the very culture of the college community. These values and this education prepare our graduates to understand and contribute to life in our complex and ever-changing world.

Benefits: This is a full-time, exempt and benefit eligible position. Waldorf University offers a comprehensive benefit package with including: health, life, LTD, 401k match and tuition benefits for employees and their families, in addition to options in dental, vision, supplemental and voluntary life insurances and FLEX spending plan.

To Apply: Interested and qualified candidates are asked to apply through the link below, upload their application materials including a letter of interest outlining your qualifications, a resume, and contact information for at least three professional references. Final candidate will be subject to a background investigation.

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

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