Coordinator for Criminology and Restorative Justice Studies – Bakersfield / Visalia
Full-time with faculty rank; non-continuing status track (non-tenure); 9 month faculty appointment in the Center for Peacemaking and Conflict Studies and the School of Humanities, Religion and Social Sciences.
The criminology and restorative justice studies degree completion program offers a well-rounded curriculum for students interested in working with the criminal justice system, corrections or related fields. The program is designed to engage students at practical and theoretical levels of instruction.
The Center for Peacemaking and Conflict Studies and the School of Humanities, Religion and Social Sciences are looking for applicants with skills and interests consistent with undergraduate instruction at a liberal arts university. Depending upon area of specialization, the coordinator may teach undergraduate courses such as Criminal Justice, Theories of Criminology, Restorative Justice, and Victimology. Some instructional opportunities may arise at the graduate level. The coordinator will manage the degree completion program in criminology and restorative justice studies through Bakersfield and Visalia centers, and will teach in the evenings. The position requires mentoring and advising students in the program. The coordinator will recruit and supervise adjunct faculty in the program. Finally, the coordinator will contribute to center activities while demonstrating commitment to departmental, university and community service.
- Doctorate, or nearly completed, in criminology, victimology, restorative justice or related fields from an accredited institution; those with a master's degree in a doctoral program may be considered.
- Excellent knowledge of restorative justice principles.
- Integrative understanding of how criminology, victimology and restorative justice relate to Christian faith.
- Desire to prepare students for positions where they can exercise leadership reflecting program goals.
- Commitment to undergraduate instruction.
- Ability to work with students, staff and faculty in a collegial environment.
- Record or promise of scholarly achievement.
- Commitment to the Christian faith and the university’s mission of Christ-centered teaching and learning and involvement in a local church.
- Experience in victim-offender mediation.
- Demonstrated college-level teaching ability.
- Evidence of scholarship in criminology, victimology, restorative justice, peacemaking, conflict studies or related fields.
Download and complete an application form.
Send a letter of application, a completed faculty application form (including personal statements), curriculum vitae, three letters of reference (including one pastoral), and transcripts or placement file to:
- Kevin Reimer, Ph.D.
- School of Humanities, Religion & Social Sciences, Box 2301
- Fresno Pacific University
- 1717 S. Chestnut Avenue, Box 2301
- Fresno, CA 93702
- Or email: FPUProv@fresno.edu
Fresno Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnic or social background, sex, age, or physical handicap in its hiring practices. Committed to excellence and actively supportive of cultural diversity, FPU invites individuals who contribute to such diversity to apply.