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Job Details: Director / Instructor of Criminal Justice

Job Title: Director / Instructor of Criminal Justice

Submitted on: 04-04-18

Salary: 9 month

Start Date:

Application Deadline:


JOB SUMMARY: Will serve as the director of the criminal justice program. Instructional will teach 12 hours per semester of criminal justice courses, classroom and/or on-line teaching, with summer teaching possible. Director/Instructor will advise, recruit and mentor for the university’s criminal justice program.


  • Directs and supervises the criminal justice program
  • Hire qualified adjunct instructors to teach courses
  • Advise, recruit and mentor university students
  • Must have a strong work ethic and lead by example.
  • Must be a professional, credible and respected representative of the
    institution internally and in the community
  • Ability to communicate in a courteous manner
  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to act ethically and socially
  • Must be able to lift more than 50-lb. objects; frequent sitting, bending, and
  • Other duties as assigned by Dean of Liberal Arts or his/her designee.

The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the
position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.


Previous collegiate teaching experience required

Physical Requirements:

Hours: Full-time, tenure-track


EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Required: MA in Criminal Justice is required. Doctorate is preferred. Previous collegiate teaching experience is preferred.

Applicant Must Submit:

  • Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Three References, current addresses and phone numbers
  • All College Transcripts (unofficial)
  • Completed Consent & Disclosure form for pre-employment background check (available here)

For Additional Information:

If you are applying for more than one position, please submit a separate application packet for each position, being sure that your cover letter addresses the specific requirements for the position for which you are applying. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

All OPSU applicants must also submit a completed Consent and Disclosure form for a pre-employment background check. Forms are available below.

OPSU is an AA/EE/E-Verify employer committed to diversity.

Oklahoma Panhandle State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, and veterans status in its programs and services.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

  • Michael Harris, Title IX (sex), Office: SUB 10, Telephone: 580.349.1362;
  • Rene Ramon, Section 504/ADA (disabilities), Office ML 107B, Telephone: 580.349.1556;
  • Dana Collins (race, color, national origin, age and veterans status), Office: SL 125, Telephone: 580.349.1574.

For additional information and/or to respond, contact:

Oklahoma Panhandle State Univ.
Office of Human Resources
P. O. Box 430
Goodwell, OK 73939
Telephone: 580-349-2611
Fax: 580-349-2302
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OPSU Human Resources