John Jay College of Criminal Justice — Lecturer, Department of Counseling and Human Services

ABOUT JOHN JAY COLLEGE
John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY) and an internationally recognized leader in educating for justice. Led by President Karol V. Mason, John Jay is a federally designated Hispanic-serving institution, it is ranked third in the nation in Black student success, and it is a top ten institution for promoting student social mobility. John Jay is proud to serve a diverse and dynamic student body of 15,000 students that includes nearly fifty percent students who are first in their family to attend college as well as students who are immigrants, from low-income families, or from other historically underrepresented groups in higher education. 

The College participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate Center of CUNY and offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees both in traditional criminal justice-related fields of study as well as in a robust portfolio of liberal arts and sciences programs that highlight themes of justice across the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. The College seeks staff and faculty members who thrive in multicultural academic environments and are committed to access and excellence in higher education. 

POSITION OVERVIEW
The Department of Counseling and Human Services at John Jay College of Criminal Justice invites applications for one Full-Time Faculty position at the Lecturer rank, to begin Fall 2023. The position of lecturer is tenure-bearing through what is called a “certificate of continuous employment” (CCE) after the sixth annual reappointment. This position of lecturer is a teaching position with a course load of eight classes per year in addition to major expectations of departmental service. There is no expectation of research or publication. The successful candidate must be eager and qualified to work with our diverse student body, and have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. As demonstrated in John Jay College’s Seven Principles for a Culturally Responsive, Inclusive, and Anti-Racist Curriculum, the College seeks a faculty member who thrives in a multicultural, collaborative academic environment, and is committed to both access and excellence in higher education, including centering critical engagement, evolving perspectives about education, complex challenges, embodied learning, diverse content, equitable assessment, and democratic education. The Counseling & Human Services Department is developing significant strength in health and wellness-related issues and seeks applicants with complimentary interests and experience working in community justice and public health. 

The successful candidate will teach courses in Health, Wellness, and Physical Education at the discretion of the department chair. The Department is especially interested in applicants who contribute to the diversity mission of the college through their leadership, community service, research, collegiality, and/or lived experiences. 

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment. All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to their campus. 

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree in area(s) of expertise and the ability to teach successfully. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Masters or Doctorate in Health Education, Community Health, Public Health, Physical Education and Wellness, or related fields, with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in teaching undergraduate courses in health, health education, wellness, and physical education from multicultural perspectives. The successful applicant will have the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. 

COMPENSATION
Salary commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience within the range of $69,983-$87,004. 

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development. 

HOW TO APPLY
If you are viewing the job posting on John Jay College website or in CUNYfirst, please select the “Apply Now” button. If you are viewing the job posting on any other website, please follow the instructions below: 

  • Go to www.cuny.edu/employment
  • Browse to job Opening ID number 25141
  • Click on the “Apply Now” button and follow the instructions. 

Once registered or logged in, candidates should upload the following as one document, preferably in PDF format: an application letter with a teaching and diversity statement, C.V., and names of three references along with contact information. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be sent via e-mail directly to the Chair of the search committee Professor Cary Sanchez-Leguelinel, Department of Counseling and Human Services, at CHSsearch@jjay.cuny.edu. 

CLOSING DATE
Review of resume to begin October 31, 2022. Posting closes on November 26, 2022. 

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY
CUNY Job Posting: Faculty 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer. 

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