Continuing Education Instructor, Graduate School of Social Work

University of Denver
Denver, Colorado, USA
Closing date
Sep 13, 2021

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Information on the Office of Community Engagement

The Office of Community Engagement creates and supports workshops and programs that are external to the Graduate School of Social Work and offers hands-on training, professional development, and deep discussions. We provide a wide range of continuing education (CE) offerings for alumni and the wider community, most offered in a virtual format.

With diversity, equity and inclusion as our guiding principles, we cover topics that will help attendees enhance their professional skills, examine identities and how they interact with an attendees work, and advocate for social justice.

*All workshops include CE credits approved for clinical social work licensure in the State of Colorado. CE credits are equivalent to contact hours and they do not include accredited CEUs.

Position Summary

We have three tiers of continuing education instruction.

Practitioner Series

We offer regular workshops on a variety of topics ranging from clinical practice to organizational leadership. These virtual trainings are typically 1-4 hours in length and meet the requirements for clinical social work licensure in the State of Colorado.

Civic Series

These workshops are a series of continuing education workshops designed to prepare you with the knowledge and skills to create social change. These lower cost workshops allow individuals to grow in their understanding of relevant issues, regardless of their discipline or level of experience.

Post-Master's Certificates

Our post-master's certificates offer the opportunity for professionals to develop new expertise or expand their skill set in an area of specialty. Although workshops are designed with a foundation of social work values, they are open to professionals in all disciplines. Attendees will earn a certificate of completion from the Graduate School of Social Work.


  • Submit a proposal of your workshop via Qualtrics Survey link
  • Once selected, we will be in touch with you to discuss timing and scheduling of your workshop
  • Workshops can be anywhere from 1-4 hours in length
  • Facilitate and deliver your workshop via zoom. Workshops will be recorded for absent participants.
  • Coordinate with OCE staff to share advance and follow-up materials
  • Maintain ownership of all course content.
  • *This position is Online via Zoom; instructors must have reliable internet.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience facilitating small and large groups
  • Background in social work and/or diversity, equity and inclusion content
  • Experience facilitating online programs /workshops
  • Required Qualifications

  • Graduate degree or higher.
  • 2 year or more of professional experience outside of internships.
  • Course Rate

  • Compensation = $150 per workshop hour (up to four hours in total; does not include workshop development time outside of teaching)
  • Compensation rates for certificate program will be determined based on scope of work
  • The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidates sex or any other protected status.
  • Benefits

    The University of Denver offers some benefits for non-benefited employees. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

    Application Deadline

    This position will be filled on an ongoing basis. Multiple positions are available.

    Special Instructions

    Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

    Please include the following documents with your application:

  • CV
  • Submit a proposal of your workshop via Qualtrics Survey link
  • The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

    All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.


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