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Adjunct Professor, Criminal Justice

at Point Loma Nazarene University

Posted: 9/23/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: R0001441
Keywords: teaching

Job Description

The Point Loma Nazarene University community is, and intends to be, a decidedly Christian community, as exhibited by our shared beliefs, corporate practices, and Christlike character.

JOB SUMMARY

The College of Extended Learning (CEL) is seeking candidates for an adjunct teaching position in Criminal Justice to teach one or more courses in the area of criminal justice with an emphasis in restorative justice. Many students enrolled in the adult completion degree program are drawn to the department for its commitment to building a more just and caring society. A commitment to excellent teaching at the undergraduate level in a Christian liberal arts context and possessing a potential for scholarship and service is essential for a successful candidate. There is anticipation of several criminal justice courses available for an adjunct professor. The number of adjunct instructors hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. Please realize that there may not presently be an adjunct position available. When an opening becomes available for which you would be a good match, the program director will be in contact with you for further dialogue, interviews, etc.

JOB STATUS

Time:

Part time

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RESPONSIBILITIES

Adjuncts must have knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques appropriate to teaching adult students. Adjuncts are also expected to have knowledge of ways to instruct, manage, motivate and evaluate students.

  • Design online and/or face-to-face
  • Invest in students
  • Participate in institution activities as appropriate


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ph.D., Ed.D., D.Min., J.D., (preferred), M.A., MBA, MSW
  • Instructional Design education and experience
  • Adult teaching experience
  • Evidence of Christian commitment and active church involvement
  • Thorough commitment to the concept of Christian liberal arts education. Desire to work in an evangelical institution in the Wesleyan tradition. Supportive of the religious and educational goals of the university and its sponsoring denomination.
  • Potential for outstanding course design


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The work is primarily sedentary and may require sitting for extended periods of time. Use of computer equipment: computer keyboard, mouse, and monitor. Vision to read documents, email and other correspondence, and reports on paper and computer monitor. Hearing and speaking to communicate effectively with others in person and by phone. Will also stand, stoop, push, pull, and lift up to 10 lbs throughout the day.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS
The number of adjunct instructors hired varies from semester to semester, depending upon the needs of the department. Please realize that there may not presently be an adjunct position available. When an opening becomes available for which you would be a good match, the department chair will be in contact with you for further dialogue, interviews, etc. Approved applicants will remain in the adjunct pool for the upcoming school year only. To be reconsidered for the following school year, applicant will need to reapply. If hired, official transcripts will be required from all undergraduate and graduate universities attended before a contract is issued.

Application must be completed in one sitting. At the time of completing application, you will need the following documents to upload:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • 2 Letters of References (for confidential references, have letters sent to the Department Chair or humanresources@pointloma.edu) 
  • Unofficial Transcripts for highest degree completed
  • 3 Teacher Evaluations (if available)

***The system limits 5 documents to upload. You will need to save multiple documents into one PDF***

PLNU is a vibrant Christian liberal arts university in the evangelical, Wesleyan tradition with an undergraduate and graduate student body of around 4000 including over 40% students of color.  PLNU seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in the practice of teaching and scholarship.  In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide quality educational and employment opportunities, PLNU actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.

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Point Loma Nazarene University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices or procedures. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide quality educational and employment opportunities, PLNU actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.


If you are a current employee of PLNU, please login to your Workday account and use the internal career worklet to apply.

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One of the most gorgeous locations to work in all of Southern California, PLNU offers more than ocean views. As an employee you will be supporting the education of tomorrow's leaders.

Non-discrimination Policy

Point Loma Nazarene University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices or procedures. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide quality educational and employment opportunities, PLNU actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.

As a religious institution, PLNU retains the right to exercise religious preference in employing faculty and staff who agree with and support the religious mission of the University. You may find it helpful to learn more about our sponsoring denomination: Church of the Nazarene.

Community Life Covenant

The Point Loma Nazarene University community is, and intends to be, a decidedly Christian community, as exhibited by our shared beliefs, corporate practices, and Christ like character.  To read PLNU's full Community Life Covenant and to learn more about other community benefits please visit PLNU Benefits.

Crime Statistics

In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Act, PLNU's current annual crime statistics are available at : PLNU Annual Security Report.



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