Adjunct Faculty - Social Work

Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 19, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Thank you for your interest in the University of Indianapolis! The University is a private, liberal arts university located on 65 acres, just minutes from downtown Indianapolis. With more than 700 faculty and staff, it is a place where you can become part of a close-knit campus community that emphasizes the importance of community partnerships in the future growth of the University.

UIndy’s mission is to prepare its graduates for effective, responsible, and articulate membership in the complex societies in which they live and serve, and for excellence and leadership in their personal and professional lives. The motto of "Education for Service" provides the foundation for our work to better our communities, both near and far.

As University employees, we know the work we do is important to our students and our communities. To accomplish our mission, we welcome talented, civic-minded and diverse individuals from all career levels to help maintain our high standards of excellence and quality. If you want to join our dynamic environment and experience hard work, creativity, and teamwork, we welcome your application!

The University of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, citizenship status, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission as required by Title IX.


The Phylis Lan Lin Department of Social Work at the University of Indianapolis is currently looking for a qualified adjunct who can teach at either the Bachelor’s or Master’s level.

Prior experience in the Social Work field (minimum two years post MSW practice experience) and a Master’s or Doctoral degree are required.


  • Prepare and distribute departmental syllabus which informs students in writing about course requirements as to absences, tardiness, testing, assignments, and grading policies, APA guidelines, and other course expectations.
  • Teach Social Work courses (knowledge, skills, and expertise in the assigned teaching area requesting course facilitation). Instructors would teach face-to-face, online, or hybrid courses.
  • Inform students regularly of their academic progress by promptly returning assignments, quizzes, and examinations.
  • Respond promptly to all student emails and phone calls.
  • Keep attendance records for each student, notify students of frequent absences, failures, or necessary make-up work, and deliver records to financial aid as requested.
  • Utilize the department rubrics to objectively evaluate student progress and determine the quality of performance.
  • Monitor grading criteria, record the results of student efforts, and comply with all grade reporting deadlines.
  • Meet all assigned class sessions, and be available for office hours.
  • Use ACE/BrightSpace as the LMS and grade book.
  • Encourage the use of the UINDY resources (Library, Tutoring Services, Counseling Center and other supportive services as needed.


  • Experience in the Social Work field (minimum two years post MSW practice experience required), LSW or LCSW preferred
  • One year teaching experience preferred
  • Master’s or Doctoral Degree in a related field


  • Free Parking

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