Assistant Professor and Program Assistant of Criminal Justice

Job Posted 6/4/2021

Employee Type: Ranked Faculty

Status: Full time

Emergency Designation: Essential/Non-Essential

Department: Arts and Sciences Department

Reports to: Chair of the Arts and Sciences Department                   

Physical Requirements: 

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Job Summary:

This position exists for the purpose of teaching and serving as an academic advisor in the A&S department, and assisting with the Criminal Justice major for both traditional undergraduate and accelerated undergraduate students.

Personal Qualities:

  • The desire to grow, develop, and mature, both spiritually and professionally.
  • The ability to create and maintain a Christian professional atmosphere in all internal and external relationships.
  • A spirit of cooperation and willingness to serve as a team member.
  • A professional appearance.
  • An excellent reputation among the relevant professional community of peers.

Education and Experience:  

  • A minimum of an MA in law enforcement related degree from an accredited institution, and/or extensive professional experience in law enforcement.
  • A minimum of 2 years of higher educational teaching experience or comparable instructional duties.
  • An ability to teach a range of courses from a biblical worldview, in ways that would align with a Criminal Justice major.
  • A positive reputation as an educator.
  • A well-articulated philosophy of education.
  • A proven ability to relate to people from a variety of racial, denominational, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.

Required Skills/Abilities: 

  • An ability to relate to both traditional undergraduate and adult undergraduate students and to help them develop an understanding of their career roles through the lens of a biblical worldview
  • A demonstrated ability to work with colleagues on corporate projects.
  • Proficiency as a communicator in written and oral formats.
  • Proficiency with general computer skills.
  • An ability to design instruction.
  • An ability to develop new courses.
  • A demonstrated ability to mentor students outside the classroom.
  • Proficiency with word processing, general computer skills, and LBC | Capital’s instructional technologies (i.e., Learning Management System, Video Conferencing, etc.)

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Teach courses as assigned at the undergraduate, adult education, and/or graduate level in face-to-face, blended, and online format which may require teaching during the day, evening, and/or weekend. All courses to be taught with an aim of incorporating and developing a biblical worldview.
  • Required teaching load is 12 credits per semester (9 credits CRJ/3 credits A&S).
  • Responsibilities in student guidance, student advising, student mentoring, and community relationships at 28 hours per week.
  • Assist in recruitment of students for the Criminal Justice major, and connect with Admissions Department as needed to meet with prospective students.
  • Advise students in the Criminal Justice major directly or via oversight of other staff advisors in the accelerated Adult Learner Services office.
  • Participate in Arts and Sciences department meetings and activities as may be needed.
  • Maintain at least 10 office hours weekly for student, staff and faculty consultation and support. This time may include career advising, internship supervision, and mentoring.
  • Assist in student retention, with commitment to students’ academic, spiritual and emotional well-being.
  • Assist as may be needed in organizing professional development events: visits to local police academies, bringing in guest speakers from law enforcement, and hosting student forums.
  • Assist in the development of integrating a biblical worldview within the current CRJ curriculum, as may be needed.
  • This position reports to the director of the Criminal Justice program as well as the Chair of the Arts and Sciences Department.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following: cover letter; resume; and spiritual testimony to Human Resources. Please put the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

Email Your Resume

This link submits to humanresources@lbc.edu.

Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School is committed to treating others equally without regard to race, color, national origin, gender (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), age, disability, or veteran status.