University of Phoenix Introduction to Corrections Part-Time Faculty in Las Vegas, Nevada


The candidate that is hired for this part-time position will be required to teach at our local campus in Las Vegas, NV. This is not a virtual or online course. Only candidates that are able to teach at this specific campus location should apply.

Did you know you could teach for our university without leaving your current job? At University of Phoenix, our flexible class schedules mean you can teach for us part-time without interrupting your full-time career. That’s because we want faculty members who are active in their fields and bring real-world experience to the classroom.

University of Phoenix College of Security and Criminal Justice offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs that provide the skills needed to develop the next generation of leaders in security and criminal justice. Students are supported by faculty members who are experts and leaders in their fields. The College’s Faculty Advisory Council reviews trends and helps keep curriculum on pace with national and international market demands.


  1. As a faculty member you’ll be challenged with adding your professional expertise to instruct a curriculum which is centrally developed with specific learning objectives.

  2. Provide timely and detailed feedback on a weekly basis and offer student support via classroom, phone, and email.

  3. Utilize classroom learning system technology (provided by university), the Internet, and Microsoft Office software.

  4. Perform other duties as assigned or apparent.

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MUST meet one of the numbered pathways below, as well as any applicable clarifications stated, (including education, area of study and previous work experience, including minimum number of years and types of experience):

  1. Master's degree or higher in Criminal Justice or related degree and 2 years of supervisory/administrative experience in an institutional or community corrections facility/organization.

  2. Master's degree or higher in any field and 18 hours of graduate criminal justice or related credits and 2 years of supervisory/administrative experience in an institutional or community corrections facility/organization.

  3. Master's degree or higher in any field with 10 years of executive/senior management-level experience (process or personnel) in an institutional or community corrections facility/organization.


  • Degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution.

  • Required experience may include, but is not limited to:

  • Supervisory or managerial experience at a jail in a defendant/inmate-facing role (Note: Pre-booking, temporary holding cells at police stations are not considered jails).

  • Supervisory or managerial experience at a state or federally operated/contracted correctional institution in an inmate-facing role.

  • Supervisory or managerial experience in a county, state, or federally operated/contracted pretrial supervision or community corrections organization in an offender/defendant-facing role (pretrial services officer, probation officer, parole officer, community supervision officer, federally contracted RRC [Residential Reentry Center, halfway house] staff member, etc.)

  • Relevant experience within the last 5 years is required in all cases.

  • Private practice (attorney, consultant, private investigator, etc.) experience may only be used towards the currency requirement. To be applicable, detailed information must be provided.


As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, we particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Company University of Phoenix

Job Family Academic Affairs

Virtual Eligible No

Requisition ID 2017-9437

Position Type Part-Time