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Lecturer of Law Enforcement Leadership

Apply now Job no: 495808
Full time/Part time: Full-time
Location: South Orange
Categories: Faculty

The Department of Education Leadership, Management and Policy, within the College of Human Development, Culture and Media at Seton Hall University, invites applications for a full-time lecturer position in law enforcement.

The successful candidate ought to have a terminal degree in law enforcement or a related field with expertise in disciplines such as law, sociology, psychology, criminology, criminal justice, or organizational leadership. Professional experience in law enforcement is preferred. Special consideration will be given to candidates with experience teaching online and hybrid courses. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The lecturer position includes a teaching load of 24 credits per year, with opportunities for special assignments with credit reductions based on departmental needs. The lecturer appointment is for an initial one-year term, renewable on the recommendation of the Department and with the approval of the Dean. The anticipated start date is August 2023, at the start of the Fall 2023 academic semester.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The position requires the faculty member to advise students, teach courses, chair dissertations, ensure programmatic quality, and complete service for the Department and College. In collaboration with the law enforcement program director, the faculty member will have a key role in recruiting students, marketing programs, pursuing grants, and developing courses and programs:

*Student Advisement: The faculty member will advise students to ensure students’ success, retention, and completion in programs.
*Instruction: The faculty member will teach courses in the department, including a 24-credit teaching load per year.
*Dissertation Mentorship: The faculty member will serve as a dissertation chair and committee member for doctoral students in the department.
*Program Quality: The faculty member, in coordination with the department chairperson and law enforcement program director, will ensure the quality of courses and programs. This includes assessing, developing, and improving courses and programs as well as preparing courses for online modalities.
*Department and College Service: The faculty member will complete service activities for the Department and College including, but not limited to, committee work and recruitment and outreach initiatives.
*Recruitment and Marketing: In collaboration with the law enforcement program director, the faculty member will recruit students and market programs.
*Grant Writing: The faculty member, in collaboration with the law enforcement program director, will pursue grants in order to develop and expand programs and extracurricular opportunities.
*Program Development: In collaboration with the law enforcement program director, the faculty member will improve existing programs and develop, connected to the overall programmatic portfolio and strategic plan of the department, curricular programs, and extracurricular opportunities.

The department chairperson may assign additional duties when necessary.

Required Qualifications:

*An earned doctorate in law enforcement or a related field
*A demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
*A demonstrated record of quality teaching

Desired Qualifications:

*Experience as a law enforcement professional
*Experience in leadership roles
*Evidence of successfully designing, conducting, and publishing research
*Experience gathering and responding to student and faculty feedback
*Experience mentoring doctoral students
*Experience teaching in online and hybrid learning environments
*Experience with grant writing and funding

Salary Grade:

FA01 - Faculty



Physical Demands:

General Office Environment

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications should include a cover letter detailing qualifications for the position and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; curriculum vitae; two-page teaching philosophy; names and emails of three references; and, unofficial transcript(s) from all degrees.

The search committee will conduct virtual interviews with semi-finalists. Finalists will be invited to a full-day virtual visit, with the option for an in-person campus visit upon receipt of a job offer. 

Review of applications will begin immediately. Inquiries about the position should be sent to the search committee chair, Associate Professor Randall F. Clemens at

Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.

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