Part Time Faculty Positions in Human Services

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About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Department Information
The Department of Social Work and Human Services iscomprisedof diverse facultyrepresentinga broad range of robust qualitative and quantitative scholarship and a strong record of community engagement and professional service. The Department offers an undergraduate degree in Human Services as well as the graduate Master of Social Work. Both are accredited programsby (Council for Standards in Human Services and Council on Social Work Education, respectively.) Additionally, the Department offers certificates and minors in Nonprofit Management and Social Innovation and Child Advocacy Studies.

The Wellstar College of Health and Human Services is a dynamic and diverse college composed of four academic units:theDepartment of Social Work and Human Services, the Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education and theWellstarSchool of Nursing. The College also houses the Academy for Inclusive Learning and Social Growth and the Continuing Education Division. The Wellstar College occupies a $60 million Health Science Building (PrillamanHall). This LEED-certified,state-of-the-artbuildingprovidesa quality facility ofalmost200,000square feet. It is a College on the move making significant contributions to excellence in education, community service (both locally and globally), and scholarship.

Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a pool of open rank, part-time faculty positions in the Department of Social Work and Human Services to teach in the Human Services major, Child Advocacy Studies minor and embedded certificate program and/or the Nonprofit Management and Social Innovation minor and certificate program beginning January 1, 2022. Rank is determined at the time of hiring and will be commensurate with experience.

The chosen candidate(s) will be teaching Human Services, Nonprofit Management, and/or Child Advocacy Studies courses at the undergraduate level.

Required Qualifications
An earned Master's or Doctorate in Human Services, Nonprofit Management, Children and Youth Studies, or related field, or the foreign equivalent and a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion are required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • evidence of teaching and working with a culturally and an ethnically diverse community,
  • demonstrated understanding (i.e., professional experience and theoretical knowledge) of the field of Human Services
  • prior teaching at the university/college level,
  • professional work experience in human services and/or nonprofit management,
  • the ability to teach one or more of the following courses: Research Methods; Aging and the Family; Dynamics of Family Violence; Death, Dying and Bereavement; Child Maltreatment; Child Advocacy; Nonprofit Management; or Human Services Field Experience Instruction.
  • experience teaching on-line or hybrid courses

    Required Documents to Attach
    1. a letter of interest including qualifications, professional activities,
    2. current curriculum vitae;
    3. a statement of teaching philosophy;
    4. names, addresses and contact information of at least four (4) professional references;
    5. a statement noting contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and
    6. unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts (official transcripts will be required upon hiring).

    Apply Before Date
    This position is open until filled.

    Contact Information
    For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Jennifer A. Wade-Berg, Human Services Program Director, [email protected],470-578-2878.

    For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at [email protected]. For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at [email protected].

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    Equal Employment Opportunity
    Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007.Participant ID: 61415

    Background Check
    Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation.Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment.Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

    All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process.Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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    Job No:
    Posted: 6/9/2021
    Application Due: 6/9/2033
    Work Type: Part Time