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Lecturer, Human Services (Fall 2019)

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Lecturer, Human Services (Fall 2019)


Position Number: 10043021

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Gainesville

General Summary: The Department of Sociology and Human Services at The University of North Georgia invites applicants for a full-time (10 -month) benefited Lecturer position in Human Services. Our Human Services program is accredited by the Council for Standards in Human Service Education (CSHSE). We focus on providing students with applied training within a rigorous academic setting. This position will be based on the Gainesville Campus, 45 minutes north of Atlanta.

The University of North Georgia is a University System of Georgia Institution, and the Human Services Delivery and Administration program is nationally accredited by the Council for Standards in Human Services Education.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The successful candidate will:

  • Teach courses according to the needs of the department.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts environment.
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity and social justice.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to academic advising, collaborative curriculum development.


Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Master's in Human Services, Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Sociology or Counseling at the time of appointment.
    • Related fields not listed above may also be considered.
  • Applied experience in the area of Human Services.
    • Areas of expertise are open, but we are particularly interested in candidates with clinical training who can provide student supervision in service learning or internship programs.
  • Ability to teach core courses in the Human Services Program.
  • MSW or LPC with licensure, or others with Certifications (CADC-III, HS-BCP) are preferred.


Anticipated Hire Date: 08/01/2019

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants: If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at http://www.naces.org/members.htm.

Please submit contact information for three professional references.

In addition to a background check, this position will also require a DMV check.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.


The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.

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Posted: 11/27/2018
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