Instructor of Criminal Justice and Director of the Upstate Crime Analysis Center
The University of South Carolina Upstate is a positive, diverse, and empowering institution for motivated, success-minded students who want to be challenged academically, supported personally, and pushed to the boundaries of their potential in an opportunity-rich environment. Because the University of South Carolina Upstate is proud of its student body, we seek to attract a diverse applicant pool.
The University of South Carolina Upstate invites qualified candidates to submit applications for Instructor of Criminal Justice and Director of the Upstate Crime Analysis Center. This is a 9-month non-tenure-track position with a start date of August 16, 2024. The position includes the opportunity to work and teach during the summer months for additional compensation.
The Director of the Crime Analysis Center will be responsible for staffing the Center and coordinating with law enforcement agencies and other local organizations to provide and enhance crime analysis capabilities across the Upstate, SC, region. The Director will also teachUSCUpstate’s crime analysis course set each year, collaborate with other criminal justice faculty members, provide academic advisement, and participate in faculty service as appropriate.
Minimum Qualifications: A Masters degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Crime Analysis, or related field with 18 hours of graduate hours in criminal justice-related coursework is required by the time of appointment. At least one year of field experience in crime analysis is required. At least one year of teaching at the university level and/or training is required (adjunct appointments or graduate assistantships are acceptable).
Preferred Qualifications: Candidates who meet the following criteria will be preferred: more than three years of field experience in crime analysis, more than three years of teaching or training at the university level, a demonstrated record of collaboration between law enforcement and education, demonstrated ability to work independently in strategic and innovative ways.
For a complete job description and to apply, go to https://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/156469
Dr. Michele Covington, Assoc. Professor of Criminal Justice
USCUpstate Greenville Campus
225 South Pleasantburg Drive
Greenville, SC 29607
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