Assistant/Associate Professor of Social Work

Job description

Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Social Work
Location: Savannah State Recruiting Loc
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 224834
About Us

Savannah State University established in 1890, is the oldest public historically black college or university in Georgia and the oldest institution of higher learning in the city of Savannah. The university’s students select majors from four colleges — Business Administration, Education, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and Sciences and Technology. The campus is by far the most picturesque in the state of Georgia. The moss-laden sweeping oak trees, expansive marsh and historic architecture create a resplendent yet tranquil atmosphere. Beneath the beauty and splendor is a vibrant residential campus bursting at the seams with the vim and vigor of quality collegiate life: relevant academic majors, engaging lectures, cutting-edge research, quality student-faculty engagement and a nurturing environment.

Job Summary

Savannah State University seeks qualified applicants for Assistant/Associate Professor of Social Work. This is a full time, 10-month tenure track position in the BSW program. Primary emphasis is in direct practice and Social Work Administration. Highly desired are candidates with specialty emphasis in mental health, behavioral health, addictions, community partnerships, military social work, or some combination; may be directed to perform job related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description.


The Assistant/Associate Professor will teach courses related to mental/behavioral health, additctions, community partnerships, military social work or some combination. The incumbent may be directed to perform job related tasks other than those specfically delineated in this description.

Required Qualifications
  • MSW degree from an accredited CSWE program with a minimum of two years post MSW practice experience (will also consider ABD near completion of degree)
  • Minimum 2 years of teaching experience at the college/university level.
  • Ability to teach in the administrative track.
  • Evidence of research, scholarship, and/or grantsmanship.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Doctor of Philiosphy (PhD) in social work or Doctorate of Social Work (DSW)
  • Experience in developing on-line courses
Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Savannah State University, as determined by Savannah State University, its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test. Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Savannah Stare University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Savannah State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Savannah State University, Office of Human Resources at [email protected] Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Office of Human Resources at [email protected]

Special Applicant Instructions

Applicants should include transcripts, a list of references (3), research interest and teaching philosphy.




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Posted: 4/14/2021
Application Due: 6/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time