SOCIAL WORK FACULTY AND PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Employer
North Central University
Location
Minnesota, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 11, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Info

Position Title: 

Social Work Faculty and Program Director

Job Type

Full Time Faculty

Department

College of Arts and Sciences

North Central University  Mission Statement

North Central University is a dynamic Christian learning community educating students for lives of service throughout society, the marketplace, and the church. In keeping with its Pentecostal heritage and mission, NCU models and expects excellence in both academic practice and Christian faith.

Position Purpose

We welcome applicants for a full-time Social Work Faculty and Program Director. The person who fills this role will play an active and engaged part in teaching, curriculum development, assessment, and student advising within the BSW program at NCU. (Application process: The deadline for first consideration is October 30. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising period. Position is open until filled.)

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: FULL-TIME SOCIAL WORK FACULTY RESPONSIBILITIES (75%)
  • Teaching 9 credits of core social work courses and electives each semester.
  • Providing academic advising for social work majors.
  • Work collaboratively on departmental and university committees.
  • Regularly in professional development and scholarly activity.
  • Curriculum development and oversight, course planning, and providing recommendations to the Department Chair regarding faculty teaching assignments.
PROGRAM DIRECTOR RESPONSIBILITIES (25%)
  • Leading the ongoing accreditation process with CSWE, including continuous review and assessment of the program to ensure compliance with CSWE.
  • Working with the Field Coordinator to develop partnerships with local and regional agencies to identify appropriate placements for students.
  • Overseeing student recruitment efforts and managing the admissions process, including meeting with prospective students, making admission decisions, and orientation of incoming students.
  • Overseeing student progress and managing academic actions (i.e. student review and student dismissal from program).
  • Representing and advocating for the BSW program in the University.
Job qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • MSW from a CSWE-approved program
  • Minimum of 5 years’ post-MSW experience in social work practice
  • Minnesota Social Work license (LGSW, LISW or LICSW) or ability to obtain at least LGSW status by September 1, 2022.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A DSW or a PhD in Social Work
  • Two years of teaching experience in higher education
  • Demonstrated understanding of the 2015 CSWE EPAS standards and experience with the CSWE accreditation process
  • Established record of teaching effectiveness with diverse student populations
Working conditions and frequency EQUIPMENT AND TOOLS

Use of a PC and telephone, photocopier and facsimile machine approximately 95% of the workday

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Exposure to repetitive motion of the fingers, hands and wrists on a daily basis
Work is performed in a Christ-centered urban environment

The aforementioned statements are not intended to encompass all functions and qualifications of the position; rather, they are intended to provide a general framework of the requirements of the position. Job incumbents may be required to perform other functions not specifically addressed in this job description.

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