Lecturer - Social Work
Position Title Lecturer - Social Work Department School of Social Work - 31520 Vacancy Number 16F-102 Position Number 6088 Location of Workplace Main UNCW Campus Summary of Position
The School of Social Work within the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW), seeks candidates for a 9-month position for appointment at the rank of Lecturer to begin August 7, 2017. Upon appointment responsibilities include: teaching in the BSW and MSW programs in Wilmington and on our Onslow extension campus. Candidate will be responsible for advising BSW students, and providing service to the profession, school, college, university and the community. Currently, the typical teaching load for lecturers is four courses per semester.
We are a school that values diversity and interprofessional research and teaching. Candidates from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. We seek colleagues who value finding joy in work, strive to have a healthy work/life balance and embrace an engaging collaborative culture.
Qualified candidates will have an accredited Master’s Degree in Social Work and at least five years of professional social work practice experience, with knowledge of strengths-based approaches to social work practice.
Preferred qualifications include clinical licensure in social work (LCSW), previous field placement coordination experience, strong skills in mediation and collaboration, knowledge of area social service agencies, strong computer skills, and experience in program development and management. Candidates that have experience with diverse populations, including military populations, are especially encouraged to apply.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit College/School Information
The College of Health and Human Services was created in July 2010 to provide UNCW with a new mechanism to link and focus its health-related research, professional continuing education, and health knowledge dissemination and application. In the formative stage of development, the CHHS is currently home to three professional schools: School of Health and Applied Human Science, School of Nursing, and School of Social Work. This is an outstanding opportunity to join an energetic College that seeks to be nationally recognized for its interprofessional collaboration, community engagement and impact, and implementation science. The faculty, staff, and students of the CHHS are committed to the pursuit of excellence and enhancing health and quality of life across the lifespan for individuals, families, and communities in the southeastern North Carolina and beyond.
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. A public institution with over 15,000 students, the university is known for its superb faculty and staff and powerful academic experience. With an array of high-quality programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is consistently recognized at a national level for academic excellence and affordability by publications like U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and The Business Journals. UNCW also recently earned the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, bestowed to higher education institutions dedicated to community involvement.
UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicant Instructions Position Type Permanent Anticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited Positions Job Posting Date 03/14/2017 Priority Consideration Date 04/15/2017 Priority Consideration Information
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Address application documents to Dr. Stacey Kolomer