Visiting Instructor Social Work

Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Nov 01, 2019
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Security Sensitive Position? Yes Hours of Work TBA
Position Details

Posting Number TSU202225 Official TSU Title Visiting Instructor Social Work Grant Title N/A Job Description Summary / TWC Summary

Teaches undergraduate social work courses (12 hours in fall/ 12 hours in spring) in the Department of Social Work.

Essential Duties Summary

Teaches classes in the Social Work Department. Connects at-risk students with appropriate supportive services at TSU to address barriers to academic achievement, such as the Student Accessibility Services Office, campus tutoring, and the Counseling Center. Submits student progress reports, midterm grades, attendance reports, and final grades on time. Collects and reports data required for the Social Work Department Assessment and Strategic Plan. Attends required/mandatory university, college, and departmental meetings and trainings. Provides academic advisement to social work majors. Performs other job-related duties as required.

% FTE

Vary

Hiring Range Commensurate with experience. Education

Requires a Master’s degree (MA/MS/AM/ MASW / MSSW / MSW ) from a CSWE -accredited social work program.

Required Licensing/Certification

None required; LBSW, LMSW, or LCSW preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The Visiting Instructor should have knowledge and skills related to generalist social work practice. The Visiting Instructor will function as an important part of the Social Work Department team, through delivery of a set curriculum, identifying at-risk students and campus resources to address barriers to student success, and exercising compliance with university, college, and departmental policies. The Visiting Instructor must have excellent communication and documentation skills, as well as possess expertise in social work practice, research, theory, and policy, in order to teach across the curriculum. It is expected that the Visiting Instructor possess cultural awareness, and ability to work with culturally diverse faculty and students. Must be comfortable using email and learning platforms, such as Blackboard, as well as operating desktop computers and LCD projectors.

Work Experience

Requires a minimum of one year of professional social work practice or teaching experience.

Working/Environmental Conditions

Visiting Instructors should follow all safety procedures. There is no heavy lifting required as a part of the position.

Desired start date Position End Date (if temporary)
UA EEO Statement

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

Close Date Open Until Filled (overrides close field) Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Open to all applicants. Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master’s degree (MA/MS/AM/MASW/MSSW/MSW) from a CSWE-accredited social work program?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum of one year of professional social work practice or teaching experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have one of the following certifications (LBSW, LMSW, or LCSW)?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Official Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Other Document
  3. Reference Letter 1
  4. Reference Letter 2
  5. Reference Letter 3


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