Director of The School of Criminal Justice

Updated: about 21 hours ago
Location: Big Rapids, MICHIGAN
Job Type: FullTime
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Position Details

Position Title Director of The School of Criminal Justice
Advertised Salary Salary Commensurate with Qualifications
Posting Number A0001606
Location Ferris State University - Big Rapids
Number of Positions Available 1
FLSA Exempt
Part-time/Full-time Full-time
Position Type Administrative
Summary of Position

Provide leadership to the academic school, program coordinators, faculty, staff, and other employees of the Department. Provide academic and administrative support to the Dean of the College of Education & Human Services.

Posting Date 06/19/2017
Initial Application Review Date 08/24/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Applicants are Selected, Selected for interview, or Position Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

The university is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. Applications should consist of a substantive cover letter addressing the qualifications and desired attributes listed above, a curriculum vitae, and a list of at least five professional references with full contact information and a note indicating the nature of your working relationship with each. References will not be contacted without explicit permission from the candidate. Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be submitted in confidence to Ferris Director CJ .

The position will remain open until filled, but only applications received by Aug. 23, 2017 can be assured full consideration. Confidential discussions about this opportunity may be arranged by contacting Tessa Martinez Pollack . Ferris State University will protect the confidentiality of applicants in accordance with state law; candidates are advised that finalists will be required to participate in a public selection process.


Required Qualifications

Required Education

Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or other terminal degree in the Social Sciences.

Required Work Experience

A minimum of five years of practitioner experience in the U.S. Criminal Justice system.

Required Licenses and Certifications

Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered

Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered

Strong interpersonal, written and oral communications skills; Experience teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Criminal Justice programs; Practiced project management and program assessment skills; Experience in grant / contract procurement including writing, budgeting, and student professional development, Working knowledge with collective bargaining agreements; Excellent leadership, supervision, and management practices; Experience leading, recruiting, and working with diverse staff and student populations; Ability to innovate existing distance learning and create additional online program opportunities; Work creatively and collaboratively with off-campus partnerships; Positively communicate with internal and external constituents to support Ferris State University, and perpetuate with integrity, the renowned reputation of the School of Criminal Justice as a premier, prominent place of learning.



Duties

Duties

Coordinate the professional activities of the faculty and staff of the Department. Assist faculty and staff with their assigned responsibilities and conduct regular meetings to communicate all important aspects of their job duties.

Essential/Marginal Essential
Duties

Maintain liaison with other academic affairs units on campus and off campus.

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Duties

Direct and monitor marketing and student recruiting efforts for the Department.

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Duties

Represent Department needs and interests at institutional meetings.

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Duties

Serve on and/or chair various University and College committees to include recruitment, curriculum, and program.

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Duties

Direct and monitor Department issues pertaining to planned giving, grants and donor relations.

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Duties

Inform and update the Dean of current activities, issues, and challenges relative to the Department and its programs.

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Duties

Manage an effective budgetary process which assures efficient use of funds and demonstrates fiscal responsibility to the Department and University.

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Duties

Assist in the development of and implementation of the School strategic and operational plans.

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Duties

Utilize relevant data for efficient and effective decisions regarding the operations of the Department.

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Responsibilities

Responsibilities

Work collaboratively with faculty on innovative curricular initiatives that require facilities, grants, or equipment.

Responsibilities

Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with University policies and applicable laws.

Responsibilities

Directly responsible to the Dean of the College of Education & Human Services.

Responsibilities

Responsible for coordination and review of faculty development activities.

Responsibilities

Responsible for assisting, developing, and implementing a Department Strategic and Operations plan.

Responsibilities

Responsible for maintaining the confidentially of designated information.

Responsibilities

Responsible for oversight of accreditation and assessment activities for the academic programs of the Department.

Responsibilities

Responsible for the management of faculty loads, release time, adjunct faculty usage, and extracurricular activities of faculty and staff as it pertains to productivity and budget.

Responsibilities

Responsible for the supervision and evaluation of assigned staff.

Responsibilities

Ability to lead, recruit, and work with diverse staff and student populations.


Required Physical Abilities


Required Skills and Abilities

Required Skills and Abilities

Ability to manage Department personnel and implement best operational practices for the efficient leadership of all Department resources.

Required Skills and Abilities

Ability to positively collaborate with internal and external constituents to support Ferris State University, and to perpetuate with integrity, the renowned reputation of the School of Criminal Justice as a premier, prominent place of learning.


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