There are numerous resources on the Internet for employment opportunities in the field of criminal justice. A few links to these resources are provided below. Please be aware that these links will open new pages outside of the JSU domain. Neither the Department of Criminal Justice nor JSU controls or specifically endorses any information found on these sites.
In addition, from time to time the Department of Criminal Justice receives announcements of job openings related to the criminal justice field. These are listed under the Internet related sites. Due to time and space constraints, only basic information about these jobs will be presented. Please contact the hiring agency for further information. Once again, neither the Criminal Justice Department nor JSU specifically endorses any of the agencies listed.
This webpage is provided for informational purposes only.
Chronicle of Higher Education
(job search engine)
(a general information site with employment links)
Calhoun County, Alabama
The Calhoun County Sheriff's Office has openings for part-time correctional officers. This is a great opportunity for students seeking experience in their chosen field while working part time. Applications are available at the County Jail as well as online. Other full-time and part-time employment information can also be viewed on the website.
The City of LaGrange, Georgia is seeking candidates for the position of Patrol Officer. This is a full-time position with a starting annual salary of $39,270. Basic qualifications for this position include being at least 21 years of age; a U.S. citizen; possess a high school diploma or equivalent; must pass the physical, emotional, and mental exams; possess a valid GA driver's license; and complete required training. Additional information as well as applications for this position can be found at www.lagrange-ga.org. A copy of this job posting can also be found on the Employment Board, located on the main floor in Brewer Hall by Room 141.
Deadline: September 30, 2014.
Jefferson County Police Department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Police Officer/Deputy Sheriff. This is a full-time position. Job description entails candidates be able to perform general law enforcement work in protecting life and property; enforce criminal laws, traffic laws, and local ordinances; and ensure care and security of jail inmates. A list of qualifications can be found on the Employment Board on the main floor in Brewer Hall by Room 141. Applications can be found at www.pbjcal.org.
Deadline: October 18, 2014.