Social Work, Adjunct Faculty



Job Summary

Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive university dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All Faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs; committed to innovative delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning; committed to effective use of technology including distance learning; and provide service to the College, University and Community.

Assignments will include teaching, at both undergraduate and/or graduate levels, as applicable. Teaching assignments may be on the main campus or at off-campus sites within our region. Additional duties may be assigned by supervisor.

Job Description

Typical duties include but are not limited to:

Teaches core or elective social work courses in the undergraduate and/or graduate social work programs, as applicable.

Contributes to course and/or curriculum development

Other Duties:

Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications:

MSW degree from a CSWE -accredited social work program.

Two years of social work practice experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience teaching social work courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.

Scholarly expertise in aging, child welfare, international social work, mental health, and/or substance abuse.

Experience with development and delivery of online coursework.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Promote a common purpose consistent with stated University goals and demonstrate a commitment to students and the learning environment.
  • Possess the knowledge of general written standards and procedures utilized, and have the ability to read, interpret, and follow procedural and policy manual related to the job tasks.
  • Demonstrate the ability to respond to supervision, guidance and direction in a positive, receptive manner and in accordance with stated policies.
  • Provide quality customer service by creating a welcoming and supportive environment.
  • Present a professional image in word, action and attire.
  • Demonstrate professionalism in dealing with a diverse population while understanding and respecting each other’s view of the world, personalities and working styles.
  • Apply effective techniques to create working relationships with others to achieve common goals; successfully communicates and collaborates with others to achieve goals.
  • Demonstrate skills necessary to look at situations and processes critically to make recommendations for improvement.

FGCU is an EOE AA /F/Vet/Disability Employer.

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