Instructor of Criminal Justice


Full-Time:Review of applications begins Monday, May 17, 2021 and continues until the position is filled.


Southern University at Shreveport, Louisiana (SUSLA) is accepting applications for the Instructor of Criminal Justice position. SUSLA is a comprehensive community college serving Shreveport, Bossier City, and surrounding areas in Northwest Louisiana.  It is one of five campuses constituting the Historically Black Southern University System.  The University serves approximately 3,000 undergraduate students and offers 32 undergraduate degrees and certificate programs in a variety of fields including Allied Health, Nursing, Aerospace Technology, Business Studies, Behavioral Science/Education and Science & Technology.


The Instructor of Criminal Justice serves as a faculty member, responsible for instructing students in SUSLA’s Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice and the Associate of Arts Louisiana Transfer Criminal Justice, online and on-campus programs.  The instructor will develop and design curriculum plans which foster student learning and provide academic counseling to students.



  • Teach courses in the Criminal Justice programs.
  • Assess the instructional needs of students in the program and coordinate the development of a plan to address these needs.
  • Assist the department chair in scheduling classes for the programs.
  • Serve as a student advisor.
  • Coordinate with other appropriate faculty to develop the annual core curriculum evaluations of the program, assessment of institutional effectiveness and prepare reports.
  • Coordinate course textbook orders and course materials.
  • Maintain communication and work cooperatively with instructors of off-campus instructional sites, including Dual Enrollment.
  • Assist with the coordination of Dual Credit and Distance Education classes.
  • Serve on institutional committees
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • Master’s degree in Criminal Justice or a Master’s degree with a minimum of eighteen (18) graduate hours in Criminal Justice.
  • Two to three years of successful teaching and instructional design experience
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Computer skills are necessary
  • Strong attention to detail is essential


Faculty are required to work as needed, which includes teaching on- and off-campus sites for both day and evening classes.



  • Online teaching experience, preferably in a community college setting
  • Two to three years of experience working in the Criminal Justice field



$38,000 - $40,000 





APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send cover letter, resume, transcript(s), and three references to:


Wayne H. Bryant, Director of Human Resources

ATTN: “Instructor of Criminal Justice” 
Southern University at Shreveport
3050 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Shreveport, LA 71107  (NOTE: Please type “Instructor of Criminal Justice” in the Subject line)


APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Review of applications begins Monday, May 17, 2021 and continues until the position is filled.


Southern University at Shreveport does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age or disability. Title IX Coordinator: Dr. Tuesday W. Mahoney, Johnny L. Vance, Jr. Student Activity Center, Room 208, (318) 670-9201. Section 504 Coordinator: Ms. Jerushka Ellis, Health & Physical Education Complex, Room 314, (318) 670-9367.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform duties.

Criminal background check and reference verification is required.

Southern University at Shreveport, an institution within the Southern University and A & M System, seeks to provide quality education for its students, while being committed to the total community. This institution prepares students for careers in technical and occupational fields; awards certificates, diplomas and associate degrees; and offers courses and programs that are transferable to other colleges and universities. Dedicated to excellence in instruction and community service, this open enrollment institution promotes cultural diversity, provides developmental and continuing education, and seeks partnerships with business and industry.


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