Lecturer & Program Director - MSW Program - Everett, WA

Job description

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 on our website 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.

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.

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





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Posted: 8/23/2019
Application Due: 10/22/2019
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