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Adjunct Faculty - Social Work

University of Indianapolis
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 24, 2024

Job Details

Job Description

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.

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

Company Description

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.

  • Free Parking
  • Onsite Health & Wellness Center
Responsibilities- Adjunct Social Work
  • Prepares and distributes departmental syllabus which informs students in writing about course requirements as to absences, tardiness, testing, assignments, grading policies, APA guidelines, and other course expectations
  • Teaches Social Work courses (knowledge, skills, and expertise in the assigned teaching area requesting course facilitation), either face-to-face, online, or hybrid courses
  • Informs students regularly of their academic progress by promptly returning assignments, quizzes, and examinations
  • Responds promptly to all student emails and phone calls
  • Keeps attendance records for each student; notifies students of frequent absences, failures, or necessary make-up work; and delivers records to financial aid as requested
  • Utilizes the department rubrics to objectively evaluate student progress and determine the quality of performance
  • Monitors grading criteria, records the results of student efforts, and complies with all grade reporting deadlines
  • Meets all assigned class sessions and is available for office hours
  • Uses ACE/BrightSpace as the LMS and grade book
  • Encourages the use of the UINDY resources (Library, Tutoring Services, Counseling Center) and other supportive services as needed
Qualifications- Adjunct Social Work
  • Experience in the Social Work field (minimum of two years of post MSW practice experience required); LSW or LCSW preferred
  • One year of teaching experience preferred
  • Master’s or Doctoral Degree in a related field


University of Indianapolis

The University of Indianapolis (UIndy) is a private United Methodist Church-affiliated university in Indianapolis, Indiana

Since opening our doors in 1902, the University of Indianapolis has been building a culture of connectedness with a unique emphasis on giving back through service-learning and volunteer work. As an academic ecosystem interconnected with the city of Indianapolis, here, you’re surrounded with myriad opportunities, including museums, music, culture, service, and more ways to grow and emerge greater. 

At UIndy, personal attention isn't just for students. You'll find a family-like atmosphere where coworkers quickly become friends, and colleagues provide support and encouragement both on the job and off. Combine that great environment with outstanding education benefits and an array of insurance coverage, vacation time and other perks, and you've got a workplace that is hard to beat.

Personal attention and applied learning are top priorities at UIndy. Just as you encourage your students' academic growth, UIndy supports your career growth and research pursuits. Plus, we're just 10 minutes from downtown, so you'll enjoy the many cultural and entertainment opportunities Indianapolis has to offer.


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