Employment

Adler, Graduation

The Adler School:
Leading Social Change.

Why join the Adler School?

  • Subsidized group health insurance
  • Employer-paid group life, long-term disability and accidental death & dismemberment insurance
  • Employee-paid dental, vision, and transportation benefits
  • 403(b) savings/retirement plan benefit, with a fully-vested employer matching contribution of up to 5% in the first year. After two years of participation, matching grows by 1% per year, to a limit of 10% employer match. 
  • $1,500 professional development allowance per fiscal year
  • Tuition reimbursement of 50% for coursework related to Adler School employment
  • Paid time off for holidays, vacation and sick days

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Job Description

Job Title Program Director-Criminology
Job ID 706715
Location Chicago,  IL
Other Location
Description DEPARTMENT: Criminology (On-Line)
JOB TITLE: Program Director (On-Line)
LOCATION: Chicago
 
JOB DESCRIPTION 

The Institution:
The Adler School of Professional Psychology, founded in 1952, is the oldest independent school of psychology in North America. The School provides graduate education in psychology and health service delivery with campuses in the heart of downtown Chicago and downtown Vancouver.  The Adler School is committed to continuing the pioneering work of its namesake, Alfred Adler. As part of that commitment, the School graduates socially responsible practitioners, engages in communities, and advances social justice.  

Position Summary:
The Adler School is a value-centered and growing institution that is seeking a full-time Program Director of the Online MA in Criminology Program. The position involves curriculum development, teaching courses online and mentoring students.
The Master of Arts in Criminology (On-Line Program): The program is specifically designed to train practitioners to address current challenges facing the criminal justice system, through a blend of coursework that focuses on the intersection of criminology, psychology and social justice. This unique approach prepares students to truly make a difference through examining the causes and consequences of criminal behavior, understanding the intricacies of modern day criminal justice systems, and applying theoretical skills and empirical data to address those challenges.

Work schedule: The courses in the Criminology Program will be taught online; however, the position also involves possible teaching in other programs in the department.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicants must have a terminal degree (ABD considered) in Criminology, or a Criminal Justice related field, from a regionally accredited institution. Prior teaching experience, as well as the following competencies, will be taken into consideration:
  • Enthusiasm for teaching online
  • Experience developing academic programs and online courses
  • Training in Quality Matters (QM) preferred
  • Demonstrated commitment to educating adult learners.
A particular commitment of the School, rooted in Adler's emphasis on social interest, is training professionals to address the needs of marginalized and underserved populations and who are committed to social justice. Candidates with particular interest in this mission and with demonstrated experience in these areas are preferred.
Must pass a pre-employment background check  

RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
  • Leadership of the program:
    • Curriculum development and oversight
    • Supervision and mentorship of online faculty
    • Provide guidance and vision to Admissions Department regarding student recruitment
  • Service on institutional committees
  • Teach 12 credit hours per year
Required Skills Applicants must have a terminal degree (ABD considered) in Criminology, or a Criminal Justice related field, from a regionally accredited institution. Prior teaching experience, as well as the following competencies, will be taken into consideration:
• Enthusiasm for teaching online
• Experience developing academic programs and online courses
• Training in Quality Matters (QM) preferred
• Demonstrated commitment to educating adult learners.

A particular commitment of the School, rooted in Adler's emphasis on social interest, is training professionals to address the needs of marginalized and underserved populations and who are committed to social justice.

Optional Skills Candidates with particular interest in this mission and with demonstrated experience in these areas are preferred.
 
 
 
 

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