Lecturer/Program Director - MSW Program - Everett, WA

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Posting Details

Working TitleLecturer/Program Director - MSW Program - Everett, WAPosting Number2019023FP Position Information

Classification TitleLecturerClassification Code8209RCW Exemption Criteria10 - Academic PersonnelEWU Position NumberF99841CUPA Code44.07 - Social WorkFLSAExempt - TeachingBargaining Unit UFE% Full Time85% during academic year; 50% summerSalary / Wage RangeCUPASalary Information

The minimum and expected salary for this 85% position is $46,291 for the 9-month academic year.

Position will have a separate part-time summer appointment with its salary calculated separately based on the term for the summer appointment.

Anticipated Start Date11/01/2019 or as negotiatedTerm of Appointment9 months, mid-Sept through mid-JuneLocationEverettCountySnohomishProject Description


Project DurationN/ABackground CheckYes - Both Department Information

Level 1 User with AccessWilliam Shaw, Felicia JensenResponsible HR UserLori LivingstoneResponsible HR User Email [email protected] (inquiries only) Posting Text

Job Summary

The School of Social work located in the College of Sciences seeks a Lecturer to serve as Program Director for its Everett community-based Master of Social Work program.

The position is a 85% time, 9-month per year special faculty appointment, plus summer appointment, based on current department policies. Screening will begin September 16, 2019. Position is located on the campus of Washington State University’s campus in Everett, WA, and reports to the Chair/Director of the School of Social Work who is based on Eastern’s Cheney campus.

Eastern Washington University is a growing and dynamic public university co-located in Cheney and Spokane with an enrollment of over 12,000 students and offers over 100 degree programs including baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees. The School of Social Work is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and includes full-time BASW and MSW programs, and part-time BASW and MSW programs located at sites throughout Washington State. The School also includes the Center for Aging Studies, Addiction Studies, Children’s Studies and the Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence, a statewide training and educational partnership with the University of Washington and the Washington Department of Children and Family.

The School of Social Work offers diversity and breadth in programs, including full-time BASW and MSW programs, part-time MSW Hybrid programs offered at sites throughout Washington State, plus specialized programs through our Center for Aging Studies, Disability Studies, as well as the Addiction Studies Program. The programs prepare students for generalist and advanced generalist social work practice in both rural and urban communities. Eastern Washington University School of Social Work is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

See Job Duties section for detailed description of the position’s responsibilities.

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern’s Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Diversity Statement

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Conditions of Employment

This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment.

Physical Demands

None anticipated.

Essential Functions Analysis forms (“EFA”) describe the physical and mental demands associated with our positions. You may access the EFA for this position at the link provided below:
EFA for the Lecturer/Program Director for the Everett MSW Program

Pre-Placement Physical NoHearing Test NoMedical Monitoring Post Hire NoProtective Equipment


Required Qualifications
  • MSW from a Council on Social Work Education accredited program
  • Two-years post-MSW experience in social work practice
  • Knowledge of the CSWE Educational Policy on Accreditation Standards
  • Demonstrated skills and advanced practice knowledge to teach graduate social work courses
  • Demonstrated skills to engage multiple constituencies for program support and collaboration
  • Strong commitment to diversity and social justice
  • Basic computer skills including word processing, database, spreadsheets, email the Canvas online course platform or other forms of distance technologies
  • Ability to work independently
  • Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in providing student support services (i.e., assisting students with writing, Canvas usage)
  • Excellent communication and networking skills
  • Experience in social work field education, including arrangement of practicum placements
  • Experience in program administration
Other Skills and Abilities
  • Flexibility
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Time Management
  • Attention to Detail
Work Schedule TypeOtherWork Schedule

Schedule will vary from quarter to quarter to fulfill position’s responsibilities and as teaching schedule varies from quarter to quarter.

Position will require both night and weekend hours to fulfill position duties and for work-related travel.

This is a day position with some evenings, and potential for weekend hours to fulfill duties and for work related travel.

Posting Date08/01/2019Open Until Further NoticeNoClosing DateScreening to Begin9/16/19Special Instructions to Applicants

It is strongly recommended that you print a copy of these instructions and the position posting before you begin to complete the online application, as the instructions will not be viewable once you begin the application process.

Submit your application materials through our online applications portal located here: https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu. If you are unable to submit through the applicant portal, please contact Human Resources Services at (509) 359-2381.

Position is open until further notice; screening will begin on September 16, 2019. All materials will be held in the strictest confidence; references will not be contacted until candidates have been notified.

Required documentation includes all of the items listed below.

  • Cover letter: please describe how you meet each of the required and preferred qualifications
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Evidence: Attach evidence of effective teaching to include teaching evaluations if available for the most recent two years. Student evaluations should not include the original evaluation materials, but should be limited to 3rd party summaries.
  • Diversity Response – As an equal opportunity employer with a multicultural staff and student population, we are interested in how your qualifications prepare you to work with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations representing various cultures and backgrounds that may be different from your own. Please describe how you will apply an approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.
  • List of Professional References: please include a list of at least three references including names, title, organization name, phone numbers, email addresses, and their connection to you.
  • Additional optional links: if you have additional documents that serve as evidence of how you meet the qualifications, you may upload those items to the optional links labeled Other Document #1 and Other Document #2.
Job Duties

% of Time100Responsibility / Duty

Typical Director’s Duties

  • Develop and implement a student recruitment plan;
  • Work collaboratively with the Graduate Program Director(s) to plan the course of study for the program;
  • Provide on-site orientation and support for faculty teaching in the program;
  • Provide on-site orientation and support for students accepted into the program;
  • Use Canvas to communicate Program, School and University information to students;
  • Serve as the academic advisory for all students enrolled in the Program;
  • Track and monitor student progress;
  • Oversee scheduling classrooms and meeting rooms needed for program classes and meetings;
  • Maintain working relationship with the program’s host campus;
  • Facilitate a minimum of 6 quarterly meetings for enrolled students scheduled as needed throughout the three-year course of study;
  • Work collaboratively with School, College, and University personnel to identify and address student and program needs and concerns;
  • Seek and maintain relationships with social welfare agency to secure field/practicum sites and recruit students;
  • Meet with each student to assist in the process of selecting the field/practicum placement; and
  • Place program students in field/practicum sites.
  • Will teach courses as part of their faculty workload, this is dependent on the needs of the department.
Essential Function IndicatorYesPosting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Curriculum Vitae
    3. Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness
    4. Diversity Response
    5. List of Professional References
    Optional Documents
    1. Other Document #1
    2. Other Document #2
    3. DD214 Form




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    Posted: 8/16/2019
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