Social Work Faculty

Virginia, United States
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Jan 05, 2021
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Full Time
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Liberty University’s hiring practices and EEO Statement are fully in compliance with both federal and state law. Federal law creates an exception to the “religion” component of the employment discrimination laws for religious organizations (including educational institutions), and permits them to give employment preference to members of their own religion. Liberty University is in that category.

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Social Work Faculty

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Job Summary/Basic Function

A social work professional with strong organizational and interpersonal skills to teach social work courses in compliance with the Council on Social Work Education’s accreditation standards. Additional responsibilities include student advising, gate-keeping, professional and university service, and scholarly activity.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates should have a MSW from a CSWE accredited program with two years post-masters practice experience; have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; have the ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues within and outside the department; be flexible, organized, collegial, and able to multi-task; understand and articulate social work from a biblical worldview.

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Teaching experience in a CSWE accredited program is preferred. The preferred candidate will have a license in social work and a minimum of three years post-master’s practice experience. A PhD or JD is preferred.

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Special Instructions for Applicants

Please note that while unofficial transcripts are required during this stage of the application process, official transcripts for all conferred degrees (excluding Associate’s degrees) will be required should the department select you for an interview.

In the references section of the application, please submit the names of two professional references and one pastoral reference. Your pastoral reference must be from your current church pastor, or someone within a leadership position within your current church. The pastoral reference cannot be an immediate or extended family member.

If you have any questions regarding this posting, please contact the Faculty Hiring Office at

Applicant Documents
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  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Unofficial Transcript 1
  3. Unofficial Transcript 2
  4. Unofficial Transcript 3
  5. Career Advancement Form (For Current LU Employees ONLY)
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