Social Work Faculty (Graduate School; Full Time, Tenure Track)

Bethel University

St. Paul, MN

JOB DETAILS
HEADQUARTERS
St. Paul, MN, US
LOCATION
St. Paul, MN
POSTED
30+ days ago

Job Summary

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Two full-time, tenure-track faculty positions are available in the Department of Social Work with primary assignments to the Master's of Social Work (MSW) program (51% minimum) in the Graduate School. Positions' responsibilities include teaching, academic advising, and institutional service. May also carry teaching assignments in the BSW program.

Responsibilities

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  • Teach up to seven courses or the equivalent, as needed by the department. (Standard full load consists of seven courses or the equivalent.)
  • Primary responsibilities include teaching assigned courses following CSWE accreditation requirements.
  • Courses may include introductory and advanced social work courses, field seminar courses, and social work practice courses.
  • Primary course assignments will be MSW courses; however, faculty might teach across BSW program options.

Skills

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  • The preferred candidate must demonstrate potential for effective teaching of generalist and specialized social work practice as well as adherence to CSWE accreditation standards and NASW Code of Ethics.
  • In order to engage with the department in the process of continuous improvement, the candidate will demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively, think creatively, and work effectively under pressure.
  • The candidate will demonstrate knowledge of and a commitment to social justice activities, research, and professional practice with individuals, families, groups, communities, and organizations.
  • Successful candidate will reflect a strong commitment to the educational mission, to the institution's faith-based mission and values, to growing diversity on campus as well as a strong emphasis on human rights and the advancement of social, economic and environmental justice.
  • Preference will be given for demonstrated competency in delivering hybrid learning pedagogy.

Experience

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Strong professional knowledge and experience in diverse social work practice settings, experience teaching in social work higher education strongly preferred.  Demonstrated competence in generalist social work practice; ability to teach and work with people from culturally diverse backgrounds; demonstrated commitment to improving levels of access and success for underrepresented students in higher education; demonstrated ability to model social work professional values and ethics and to work effectively with colleagues.

Education

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Terminal degree in social work or related field preferred (Ph.D., DSW, or Ed.D.). Master's in Social Work from CSWE accredited institution with two years post-MSW experience with ability to establish professional social work licensure through the Minnesota Board of Social Work (LICSW, LISW, or LGSW) preferred.

Additional Information

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Salary and rank commensurate with experience and education. Positions open May 2022.

About the Company

Bethel University