Come work with us!

The Criminal Justice Institute (CJI) is a campus of the University of Arkansas System that serves a unique population of non-traditional students—certified law enforcement professionals who are actively employed within our State’s police departments and sheriff’s offices. The Institute is committed to making communities safer by supporting law enforcement professionals through training, education, resources, and collaborative partnerships. We strive to make communities safer, one officer at a time!

Contact Human Resources at 501-570-8021 or [email protected] with any questions.

As a Criminal Justice Institute employee, you may be eligible to participate in:

  • Medical Insurance (UMR) – three plan options
  • Dental Insurance (Arkansas BlueCross BlueShield)
  • Vision Insurance (Superior Vision)
  • Retirement Plans
  • Optional Life Insurance
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Optional Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Benefit Plan
  • Group Home and Auto Insurance
  • Tuition Discount
  • LegalShield

CJI is part of the University of Arkansas System, which also offers the following benefits at no cost to the employee:

  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Basic Long Term Disability
  • Basic Retirement
  • Employee Assistance Program

The Criminal Justice Institute requires a criminal background history check for employment applicants.

The Criminal Justice Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


Current Jobs at Criminal Justice Institute:


Cybersecurity Instructor

School Safety Instructor

Safe Schools Project Coordinator

External Applicants (not currently employed by a campus in the University of Arkansas System)

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Internal Applicants (currently employed by a campus in the University of Arkansas System)