Associate Professor - Department of Counseling & Human Services

John Jay College of Criminal Justice   New York, NY   Full-time     Education
Posted on November 15, 2022
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Associate Professor - Department of Counseling & Human Services

Job ID: 25470

Location: John Jay College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular



John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY) led by President Karol V. Mason and an internationally recognized leader in educating for justice. John Jay is a federally-designated Hispanic-serving institution, it is ranked third in the nation in Black student success, and it is a top ten institution for promoting student social mobility. John Jay is proud to serve a diverse and dynamic student body of 15,000 students that includes nearly fifty percent students who are first in their family to attend college as well as students who are immigrants, from low-income families, or from other historically underrepresented groups.

The College participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and offers bachelor's and master's degrees in traditional criminal justice-related fields of study as well as in a robust portfolio of liberal arts and sciences programs that highlight themes of justice across the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. John Jay College seeks staff and faculty members who thrive in multicultural academic environments and are committed to access and excellence in higher education.


The Department Counseling and Human Services at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY invites applications for ONE TENURE TRACK-Full-time Faculty position at the Associate Professor rank, to begin Fall 2023.Candidates are expected to bring enthusiasm and demonstrated commitment to teaching and to develop and maintain an active research and publication agenda. The successful candidate must be eager and qualified to work with our diverse student body, and have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. As demonstrated in John Jay College’s Seven Principles for a Culturally Responsive, Inclusive, and Anti-Racist Curriculum ( ), the College seeks a faculty member who thrives in a multicultural, collaborative academic environment, and is committed to both access and excellence in higher education, including centering critical engagement, evolving perspectives about education, complex challenges, embodied learning, diverse content, equitable assessment, and democratic education. The Counseling & Human Services Department is developing significant strength in human services and community justice-related issues and seeks applicants with complimentary interests and experience in community organizing and anti-racism pedagogy .

Faculty will perform teaching, research and advising duties in area(s) of expertise: share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment. All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to their campus.


Doctorate in Community Organizing, Community Psychology, Social Justice, Social Work, Human Services, or related fields. In addition, the successful candidate will be able to teach successfully, has a demonstrated record of scholarship or achievement, and will be able to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. Forty-seven percent of John Jay students are first-generation college students. The college seeks a faculty member who thrives in a multi-cultural, collaborative academic environment and is committed to both access and excellence in higher education. The successful candidate must be eager and qualified to work with our diverse student body and have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.


A minimum 5 of years’ experience in community organizing and/or teaching higher level (300 and 400 level) undergraduate courses from counseling, organizing, community justice, multicultural, and/or social justice perspectives. Candidates with experience at multiple levels of organizations, working in public health, educating for social change at the university and community level, and/or a background in policy and development are encouraged to apply.


Salary commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience within the range of$76,395 - $104,057.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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Once registered or logged in, candidates should upload the following as one document, preferably in PDF format: an application letter with a teaching and diversity statement, C.V., and names of three references along with contact information. In addition, three letters of recommendation (Subject Line: Associate Professor Job – [Applicants Name] Recommendations) should be sent via e-mail directly to the Chair of the search committee Professor Maat E. Lewis, Department of Counseling and Human Services, at


Review of files begin October 31,2022.

Posting closes on December 11, 2022.


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.