Number of Vacancies:
Area of Consideration:
Open to Public
Full-Time, Tenure Track
Pay Plan, Series & Grade:
C losing Date:
Thursday, February 29, 2024
4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW. Washington DC.
Brief Description of Duties
The University of the District of Columbia, College of Arts and
Sciences, Division of Education, Health, and Social Work invites
applications for a full-time faculty appointment in Social Work
with a start date of August 16, 2024.
The University of the District of Columbia is a public,
comprehensive university with an urban land-grant distinction. It
is the District of Columbia’s only public institution of higher
education. It is a minority-serving institution and serves
approximately 3,320 students across its baccalaureate, masters, and
professional programs. The Washington metropolitan community
provides an exceptional learning laboratory for faculty, staff, and
The faculty member will teach undergraduate courses that include
knowledge and skills in the application of Introduction to Critical
Thinking in Social Work, Social Work Practice, and Approaches to
Group Work content in preparation of the social work generalist;
advises and mentors students and provides leadership for
collaborative research activities that include student
participation. The faculty member is expected to participate in
program, division, college, and university service activities and
create community-based service and experiential learning related
experiences for students. Applicants interested in developing their
academic leadership potential are encouraged to apply.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Minimum Job Requirements
- Teach professional foundation curriculum in the areas of micro
and mezzo level practice, specifically critical thinking, practice
and group work application in the context of generalist social work
- Participate in development of curriculum for an MSW curriculum
including preparation of syllabi.
- Develop and sustain an agenda of scholarship.
- Develop model syllabi for assigned courses.
- Serve as lead faculty for assigned areas in the professional
- Advise and mentor social work students on matters of academic
and career success.
- Provide leadership for selected Social Work Program committees
- Work collaboratively in research that includes student
- Serve as an advisor to 10+ social work majors.
- Participate in the continuing review of program outcomes.
- Other related duties as assigned
Information to Applicant
Collective Bargaining Unit (Union):
- Master’s degree in social work from a Council on Social Work
- A DSW or PhD in social work or a closely related field.
- Have a minimum 2-year record of post-master’s practice
- Have undergraduate and/or graduate social work teaching
- Have demonstrated experience with scholarly production
including practice-related research
- Experience in curriculum design and development including
utilization of experiential teaching methods
- Experience in the CSWE accreditation/reaffirmation process
- Applicant is expected to have a license social work license in
the District of Columbia or is expected to obtain a license in the
District of Columbia within two years of their hire date.
This position is in the
collective bargaining unit represented by National Education
Association (NEA) and you may be required to pay an agency service
fee through direct payroll deduction.
Selectee will be eligible for health
and life insurance, and sick leave and will be covered under the
University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan
Equal Opportunity Employer:
The District of Columbia
Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
candidates will receive consideration without regard to race,
color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status,
personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities,
matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.
Notice of Non-Discrimination:
In accordance with the D.C.
Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section
2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of
Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived:
race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status,
personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, familial status, family responsibilities,
matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information,
disability. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which
is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any
of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act.
Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated.
Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
Applicants claiming veteran's
preference must submit official proof at the time of
At this time, the University of the
District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g.
H-1B ). This position is also ineligible for Optional Practical
A person applying for a position who
is a bona fide District resident at the time of application for the
position, may be awarded a 10-point residency preference over
non-District applicants, unless the person declines the preference
points. If selected, the person shall be required to present no
less than 8 proofs of bona fide District residency on or before the
effective date of the appointment and maintain such residency for 7
consecutive years from the effective date of the appointment.
Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the 7-year
period will result in forfeiture of employment.
Pursuant to the requirements of the
Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill
this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to
notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than
five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute
occurring in the workplace.
Employment with the University of
the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory
background investigation. The determination of a 'satisfactory
background investigation' is made at the sole discretion of the
University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse
to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or
review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based
on the results of a background investigation.
Disposition of Resume:
Resumes received outside the area of
consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given
consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive
consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For
the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job
applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC
application will be required.
Official Job Offers are made by the University
of the District of Columbia, Office of Talent Management
All inquiries related to employment and
job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Talent
Management at (202) 274-5380.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women,
veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For
a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please
http://www.udc.edu/equal opportunity/ .