This title is in the unclassified service and in the SUNY Professional Services Negotiating Unit.
Directs the Hindelang Criminal Justice Research Center, a SUNY Albany University-based research center affiliated with the School of Criminal Justice which is the component of the Nelson A. Rockfeller College of Public Affairs and Policy. The Center Director is expected to oversee the Center's funding, scholarly productivity, administration, coordination with the Center's Board of Directors and support of the research and education activities of the School of Criminal Justice.
Incumbent plans, develops and maintains a comprehensive research program for the School of Criminal Justice; submits grant proposals to funding agencies to sufficiently support all research in the Center especially those proposals directed to high visibility, large-scale research projects; facilitates grant submissions from other researchers at the Center; monitors the external funding environment to identify new sources of support for Center projects. As Director of a University-based research center, oversees the publication of research conducted by professional research staff in mainstream outlets such as leading scholarly journals and books; also works to maintain the quality of the interim and final reports that are submitted for all Center research projects. As chief administrative officer of the Center, is responsible for maintaining an efficient administrative structure for the general activities of the Center including supervision of the administrative and clerical staff and general maintenance of the Center's library and resources; ensures that an adequate administrative structure exists to manage and monitor individual Center grants. The Director coordinates the Center's efforts with the interests and decisions of the Center's Board of Directors which is the policy-making body for the Hindelang Center; this includes keeping the Board fully apprised of all Center activities including the appointment of non-faculty researchers who have authority to submit grant proposals. As part of the School of Criminal Justice, the Center Director ensures that the Center's activities support the overall educational and research objectives of the School while ensuring that the Center's activities remain paramount.
An earned doctorate, preferably in one of the social sciences, and a significant number of years of experience in teaching and research activities related to Criminal Justice.
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