Postdate  2/21/2018

Director of the School of Criminal Justice

Facility Ferris State University School of Criminal Justice.


JOB SUMMARY                                                                                

Ferris State University seeks nominations and applications for the position of Director of the School of Criminal Justice. The new Director will be expected to assume office by July 2018.

Ferris State University has nearly 14,000 students enrolled in classes on its main campus in Big Rapids, 21 off-campus sites throughout Michigan and at Ferris’ Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids. By offering people what they want, when and where they need it, Ferris is Michigan's "statewide university," with a transfer rate higher than any other university in Michigan, facilitated by the ease of “laddering” from a two-year to a four-year degree.

The individual will provide leadership to the academic school, program coordinators, faculty, staff, and other employees of the Department. The Director of the School of Criminal Justice will provide academic and administrative support to the Dean of the College of Education & Human Services.

For more information on the qualifications and duties of this position as well as application instructions, please visit

The University is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. Applications should consist of a substantive cover letter addressing the qualifications and desired attributes listed above, a curriculum vitae, and a list of at least five professional references with full contact information and a note indicating the nature of your working relationship with each. References will not be contacted without explicit permission from the candidate.

Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be submitted in confidence to Only applications received by March 2, 2018 can be assured full consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Confidential discussions about this opportunity may be arranged by contacting Dr. Tessa Martinez Pollack at Ferris State University will protect the confidentiality of applicants in accordance with state law; candidates are advised that finalists will be required to participate in a public selection process.