Criminology and Justice Studies

Employment Opportunities

Faculty Openings:

The department of Criminology and Justice Studies has successfully recruited a number of part time Lecturers for the upcoming AY 2022 - 2023 academic year (Fall 2022 and Spring 2023). The part time faculty lecturer position description has specific information.  Thank you.

There are no current tenure line tract faculty openings.

Occasionally, CJS faculty members have research projects that include monies for students to serve as research assistants. The positions are currently filled. Thank you.

 The below listed employment opportunities are for jobs external to CSUN and serve as a reference for CJS graduates.

The Brotherhood Crusade

Continuing our commitment to community:

This is a difficult time in our city and Country. Brotherhood Crusade is committed to serving the needs of the more than 3,000 youth, young adults and families every year.

During this COVID-19 pandemic, the Brotherhood Crusade is an essential business and all three of our facilities have been open and operating to serve our community. Yes, we are open and safety of our employees is our number one priority. The Brotherhood Crusade provides Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for all employees and visitors who enter our offices as well as ensure social distancing is maintained in our work space.

The Brotherhood Crusade is seeking qualified candidates with expertise in the areas of Job Developer, Youth Advocate, Youth Organizing Coordinator, and Vice President of Boys and Men of Color.

Jobs Section:

 Youth Organizing Coordinator

 Job Developer

 Youth Advocate


 About Brotherhood Crusade Celebrating more than 52 years of service to the Los Angeles community, Brotherhood Crusade was founded in 1968. The organization’s principal mission is to champion equality and equity by removing and/or helping individuals overcome the barriers that deter their pursuit of success in life and facilitate opportunities for a better quality of life by effectuating improved health & Wellness, facilitating academic success, promoting personal, social & economic growth, providing access to artistic excellence & cultural awareness, increasing financial literacy and building community agencies & institutions.

Dept. of Homeland Security

DHS is Hiring

The Department of Homeland Security’s compelling mission draws candidates seeking to join a team that makes a difference in the lives of their fellow citizens. The threats and challenges facing the Department and the Nation are complex and constantly evolving. Now more than ever, DHS must recruit, develop, and retain a talented and diverse workforce.

DHS is seeking hundreds of qualified individuals to fill critical positions in cybersecurity, information technology, intelligence analysis, law enforcement, travel security, and emergency prevention, response, and management. We will also be filling other critical positions to include business operations, mission support, and more.

As part of our hiring efforts, we will host a series of webinars to provide information on the Department’s mission, DHS career opportunities, special hiring authorities, effective resume writing, and how to create a profile on USAJOBS. These webinars are open to the public:


Time (Eastern Time)


July 9

2 – 4 p.m.

DHS is Hiring – A Day in the Life of the U.S. Secret Service: Uniformed Division Officers

July 13

6 – 8 p.m.

DHS is Hiring – Mission and Component Overview

July 21

2 – 4 p.m.

DHS is Hiring – Individuals with Disabilities

August 3

1 – 3 p.m.

DHS is Hiring – A Day in the Life of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Information Technology

August 12

1 – 3 p.m.

DHS is Hiring – Military Spouses

August 20

1 – 3 p.m.

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Student Programs

September 9

6 – 8 p.m.

DHS is Hiring – Veterans

September 23

6 – 8 p.m.

DHS is Hiring – Students and Recent Graduates


Please share this information with friends, family, and anyone interested in a rewarding career with the Department. To register for our webinars, visit For more information on career opportunities at DHS, please visit or contact

Careers Requiring Entrance Exams / Physical Agility Testing

Please Note: 

With so many fluid changes related to the prevention of the spread of Covid-19, CJS can not keep up with all of the departments, agencies and their ongoing recruitment efforts and entrance processes. Please check the websites of the agencies you are interested in.

The following Departments have reached out to CJS recently actively seeking CJS graduates ready to start their careers:

     Los Angeles Police Dept. LAPD has a Cadet Advancement Program (CAP) as well. There is a Benefits Sheet with important information.

     Fremont Police Dept.:  They have provided FAQ's and an informational flyer.

     San Francisco Police Dept. sent a message to the CSUN CJS graduates. It is pasted below 

Congratulations to all the 2020 Graduates on your outstanding achievement!  We in the San Francisco Police Department are so proud of you. All that hard work has finally paid off, and it was all worth it. Keep up the good work! You have a bright future ahead of you, and we will be with you every step of the way.

If you have ever considered starting a career in law enforcement, NOW’S THE TIME! Let us know how we can help make your dreams come true.

Text JOINSFPD to (415) 704-3688 to APPLY TODAY! 

San Francisco Police Department
Recruitment Unit

(415) 837-7270
For more information visit:  http://www.sfpd​
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Los Angeles County

There are numerous departments and agencies within the County of Los Angeles. Please check often for updates and openings.

Below are a few openings shared with CJS. Thank you and good luck.

Quality Child Care & Home Visiting. Call (310) 397-4200. Part of Allies for Every Child. (Feb 2021)