Assistant Professor of Social Work Instruction
Faculty Full Time (.75-1.0 FTE)
Department: Sociology & Social Work
The Hope College Department of Sociology and Social Work invites applications for a non-tenure-track Assistant Professor of Social Work position beginning in July 2024. The CSWE-accredited social work program seeks candidates who will serve as Field Director, responsible for the educational and administrative leadership of field education in the Hope College Social Work program.
Responsibilities include developing and maintaining relationships with area field placement sites (social service organizations, schools, etc.); assigning, coordinating, and supervising senior social work field placements; training field instructors; conducting site visits; updating the program Field Education Manual; ensuring that the field education program remains in compliance with the CSWE Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards; teaching two courses (Field Seminar and one additional social work course) per semester; participating in program and department activities; and other duties as assigned.
Is this a visiting faculty position?
General qualifications include a current LMSW license in the State of Michigan, with clinical and/or macro designation, as well as a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, strong communication and organization skills, and experience in administrative and/or supervisory roles. Previous teaching experience is desired but not required.
To be considered for this position, candidates must have a Master of Social Work degree from a CSWE-accredited program, current LMSW licensure in the State of Michigan, and at least 5 years of full time, post-MSW practice experience.
Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to all aspects of Hope's miss ion as a liberal arts college. We are grounded in robust ecumenical Christian as pirations and daily strive for inclusive excellence. As part of the application, we ask all candidates to describe how they will engage and support the holistic mission of the College, particularly how their commitment to the Christian faith, the liberal arts, and inclusive excellence shapes their approaches and identities as teachers, scholars, and mentors.
This position requires remaining in a sitting or standing position for frequent periods of time; uses office machinery such as a computers, printers, copy machines; Occasionally involves moving items over 10 pounds; frequently will move between different offices/workspaces/buildings; and requires effective communication abilities. In the case of temporary or permanent condition(s) that require(s) accommodation(s), reasonable accommodation(s) may be requested.
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Posting Number: 2023-078FR
Job Posting Close Date: 03/11/2024
Open Until Filled: No
Is this position available for sponsorship: No
Special Instructions to Applicants
Candidates should upload the following documents as part of their application:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae/Resume
- A statement describing how they will engage and support the holistic mission of the College, particularly how their commitment to the Christian faith, the liberal arts, and inclusive excellence shapes their approaches and identities as teachers, scholars, and mentors
- Teaching Statement
- Unofficial Transcripts
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