Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor
  • 25-Apr-2018 to 25-May-2018 (CST)
  • Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Concordia University invites applicants for the full-time, exempt position of Justice and Public Policy (JPP) full-time faculty member in the Haab School of Business. Concordia University full-time faculty fulfill the university's mission to help students develop in mind, body, and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and the world via teaching, scholarship and service.

This position will teach justice and public policy classes in the undergraduate program and will work collaboratively with the Justice and Public Policy department to support the launch and growth of the newly approved paralegal certificate program at Concordia University Ann Arbor. Additionally, this role will be responsible for growing the professional development seminar series focused on relevant and timely issues in law enforcement, criminal psychology, societal issues of mental health, justice and public policy, and the like. This position requires a strong background in law enforcement and police services to bring real-world police and law enforcement experience to the classroom and the students. This position reports to the CUAA Campus Lead for the Department of Justice and Public Policy and also to the campus dean of the Haab School of Business.  It is located in Ann Arbor, Michigan.


  • Teach undergraduate JPP courses especially those relating to law enforcement, police services, stress management, and criminal psychology
  • Collaborate with the Campus Lead and Campus Dean to design and deploy department initiatives directly related to growing and expanding the JPP student population
  • Develop and lead the delivery of 3-4 JPP professional development seminars each year on relevant topics in law enforcement and related societal issues
  • Support the launch and growth of the Paralegal Certificate program at CUAA
  • Work with marketing and admissions to promote the JPP program and the paralegal certificate
  • Maintain relationships with University and external program stakeholders
  • Support the growth and continued marketing efforts for JPP in 3 and the JPP Scholar Program
  • Oversee special projects and initiatives as assigned by the department

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent written and interpersonal professional communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, and prioritize responsibilities
  • Ability to work as a member of a collaborative team
  • Ability to deal with interruptions and work in a fast pace environment
  • Effective use of project management software, and Microsoft Office, including Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Access, etc.
  • Commitment to the Christian faith and Concordia University mission

Education and Experience

Ten or more years of direct experience in law enforcement and police services is required.

A master's degree in criminal justice, criminal psychology, or clinical psychology, specifically as it pertains to post traumatic stress and stress management issues in and from law enforcement, public policy or related field that compliments the law enforcement experience, is required. Doctorate preferred at the time of hire or commitment to identify and enroll in a doctoral program after the first year of fulltime employment.

Highly qualified applicants will also have prior experience in undergraduate college teaching preferably in a Christian college or university.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a full-time, exempt position.  Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications, education, and experience.  Concordia health, disability, and retirement plan enrollment is available to full-time employees and eligible dependents.  Tuition benefits are also available for employees and their qualified dependents.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of CU to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

However, CU is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CU reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religion. In addition, preference in holding certain employment positions is given to ordained or rostered ministers of the LCMS. Based on a religious tenet, CU recognizes only male, LCMS ordained Ministers of the Gospel, but recognizes both male and female LCMS Rostered Ministers of the Gospel.

The Human Resources Department has been appointed to manage the equal employment opportunity program, including all equal employment opportunity activities, as required by federal, state and local agencies. If any employee or applicant for employment believes this policy has been violated, he/she must contact the Director of Human Resources.

Concordia University is a HLC accredited, co-educational, liberal arts school offering more than 70 undergraduate majors, over 40 master's degree programs, and 4 doctoral programs. There are also a variety of accelerated evening and e-learning programs.

Physical Demands/Equipment

Concordia is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mind, body and spirit for service to Christ in the Church and in the world.

Concordia University Wisconsin/Ann Arbor
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