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Director of Professional Outreach and Engagement

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

This is a ten-month position with the potential to teach summer courses.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Requisition Number A301P
Job Position Title Director of Professional Outreach and Engagement
Department Criminal Justice
Immediate Supervisor Title Chair
FLSA Exempt
Grade None
Union None
Status Full-time
Total Number of Authorized Work Hours per Week 36.25
Total Number of Authorized Work Weeks per Year 44
Advertised Rate of Pay Discussed during interview
Position Summary

Monmouth University is seeking applications for a Director of Professional Outreach and Engagement in the Criminal Justice Department. This is a renewable appointment for up to three-years.

The Director of Professional Outreach and Engagement will work with the Department of Criminal Justice (CJ), graduate faculty, the Graduate Program Director and Department Chair to provide expertise in helping to promote the CJ Graduate Program for the purposes of student recruitment; establish practices that improve external awareness of the MU CJ graduate program which result in increased enrollment in the program.

Review of applications will begin on November 6, 2017.

For additional information about the Department go to https://www.monmouth.edu/school-of-humanities-social-sciences/criminal-justice.aspx

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a ten-month position with the potential to teach summer courses.

Required Skills or Software Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, Must be able to treat confidential and sensitive information appropriately
Required Years of Experience
Required Degree, Licenses or Certifications Master's degree
Other Requirements

Master’s degree or higher in Criminal Justice, Homeland Security or a related field.

Ten years of experience as a criminal justice practitioner with substantial contacts in the field and the ability to network with other criminal justice professionals.

Preferred Qualifications

Five years experience teaching graduate courses in Criminal Justice, Homeland Security or a related field.

Posting Date 10/12/2017
Closing Date

Job Duties

Job Duties

Duty

The Director of Professional Outreach and Engagement will work with the Department of Criminal Justice (CJ), graduate faculty, the Graduate Program Director and Department Chair to provide expertise in helping to promote the CJ Graduate Program for the purposes of student recruitment; establish practices that improve external awareness of the MU CJ graduate program which result in increased enrollment in the program.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Aggressively pursue opportunities for partnerships to increase enrollment in the CJ graduate program; make appropriate recommendations for structuring program partnerships; work with the Vice Provost for Graduate Studies, and Enrollment Management to initiate partnership agreements as appropriate.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Work with the Program Director, Director of Graduate Marketing, the Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and others as necessary to review print and digital marketing materials for the CJ graduate program, to develop an improved marketing plan to be implemented by the University.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Pursue the development of an International Study Program experience for CJ graduate students in conjunction with the NJ State Association of Chiefs of Police.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Formalize a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Monmouth County’s Sheriff’s Office to establish an off-campus learning center for the delivery of CJ graduate coursework.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Establish an active partnership/membership with the NJ State Association of Chiefs of Police as an Education Advisory; to represent MU in this role and/or to involve appropriate MU faculty in meetings of this group.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Formalize partnerships to establish CJ Graduate Student Internship Programs with the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, the NJ Attorney General’s Office, and potentially other partners as appropriate.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Assistance with identifying appropriate venues, introductions and networks for MU CJ graduate faculty to speak to criminal justice agencies about educational opportunities, research, etc. Particular emphasis is to be placed on outreach to law enforcement agencies, prosecutor’s and public defender’s offices, victim advocacy units, courts, parole and probation offices, and institutional correctional agencies.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Assist in identifying potential new adjunct faculty who can provide additional expertise to enhance the graduate CJ curriculum.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Work closely with the CJ Graduate Program Director and CJ Department Chair to establish an external advisory committee comprised of practitioners from the aforementioned criminal justice agencies to assist with placement opportunities, networking, provide recommendations on curriculum, etc.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Work closely with the Department and the Associate Vice Provost for Graduate Student Services to establish a CJ graduate (student) alumni network.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Work closely with the CJ Program Director, CJ Department Chair, faculty, and the Advisory Committee to evaluate the existing graduate curriculum and provide recommendations for curricular revisions.

Regular or Occasional Regular
Duty

Be available to teach one CJ graduate course during both the fall and spring semesters.

Regular or Occasional Regular

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's degree or higher in Criminal Justice, Homeland Security or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have ten years of experience as a criminal justice practitioner with substantial contacts in the field and the ability to network with other criminal justice professionals?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Where did you hear about this job opening?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Employee Referral Form (HR Use Only)
  2. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  3. Cover Letter
  4. Other Document
  5. Professional References