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Job Details - Assistant/Associate Professor in Social Work & Director of Social Work Program
Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Social Work & Director of Social Work Program
Category: Faculty
Location: Meredith College
Close Date: Mar 15, 2013

Full-time tenure-track faculty position beginning August 1, 2013. Assistant/ Associate Professor. Director of Social Work Program accredited by the Council of Social Work Education (CSWE).

Duties: Assistant/Associate Professor. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in Social Work on the college campus. Active involvement within the college, school and department; student advising, college-wide committee work and engagement in scholarly research and professional development are required. 
Director. Responsibilities include: 1) successfully leading and administering the Social Work program, including curriculum development, budget management, personnel oversight (hiring adjunct faculty) in consultation with Department Head of Psychology and Social Work 2) full responsibility for ensuring CSWE compliance and re-accreditation including but not limited to the preparation of all re-accreditation documents and assessments; and 3) collaboration with professionals in the field, area preceptors, and other academic departments of the college. Oversight of all aspects of the social work program in consultation with the Department Head is expected.

Earned baccalaureate or master’s degree in social work from a CSWE-accredited program and an earned doctoral degree in social work or closely related field. The successful candidate will possess:

1) leadership ability to successfully direct an academic program 2) administrative experience, 3) a broad based knowledge of social work, 4) evidence of effective teaching, 5) evidence of professional/scholarly activity 6) an ability to interact with professionals in the field and ensure compliance with CSWE requirements and 7) and a minimum of two years of practice experience preferred.

Review of applications and nominations will begin November 19th, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. To apply: submit your letter of interest, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy and professional goals, copies of all transcripts, and list of references. Submit application materials to the online application. 

The Social Work Program is one of two program areas offering a major in the Department of Psychology and Social Work. The Social Work program was reaffirmed for accreditation in June 2012 by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).




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