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Adjunct Faculty (Social Work)

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Gallaudet University
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Job Title: Adjunct Faculty (Social Work)
Location: Gallaudet University
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time:
Job ID: 268
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Gallaudet University
Department of Social Work

Adjunct or Full Time Temporary Faculty Positions

Gallaudet University serves deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing students from many different backgrounds and seeks to develop a workforce that reflects the diversity of its student body. Gallaudet is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and actively encourages deaf, hard of hearing, members of traditionally underrepresented groups, people with disabilities, women, and veterans to apply for open positions.

General Information: The Department of Social Work has graduate (MSW) and undergraduate (BSW) programs, both accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). The BSW program has approximately 60 majors enrolled annually who represent diverse backgrounds, cultures, learning styles, and educational experiences. The overwhelming majority of the undergraduates are deaf or hard of hearing. Position contingent on funding.

Responsibilities: This position could be for a temporary adjunct to teach a specific course or for a temporary full-time (one semester) position responsible for teaching 4 courses.

The incumbent for either position would be responsible for teaching courses in one or more of the major curriculum areas of the BA Social Work or MSW program (social work practice, social work research, human behavior and the social environment, diversity, family studies, internship supervision, and/or social welfare policy).

Minimum Qualifications:

1. MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited program.

2. A minimum of two years post-MSW social work practice experience to teach practice courses.

3. Knowledge of Deaf culture and deaf/hard of hearing communities, as well as ability to interact with a culturally diverse campus community.

Preferred Qualifications:

3. Experience as a social worker practicing on the micro, mezzo, macro, and/or policy level.

Application: The deadline for submitting an application is open until filled.

Please submit an email with your attached Curriculum Vitae or Resume sent to:
[email protected]

Review of applications for temporary teaching positions begins immediately and is ongoing. Fall 2021 positions begin August 16, 2021. Spring 2022 positions begin January 16, 2022.

Gallaudet is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and actively encourages deaf, hard of hearing, members of traditionally underrepresented groups, people with disabilities, women, and veterans to apply for open positions.

Organization

Founded

Gallaudet University, the world’s premier university for living and learning in ASL and English, founded in 1864 by an Act of Congress, which was signed into law by President Abraham Lincoln.

 

Work

Although Gallaudet is a private institution, by an Act of Congress the University is able to participate in certain Federal benefits programs, specifically the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS), the Federal Employees Health Benefits program (FEHB), the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance program (FEGLI), Federal Long Term Care Program (FLTCIP), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAFEDS), and Federal Employers Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP).

 

Other benefits, privileges, and conditions of employment described in this website pertain solely to Gallaudet University and have been approved by the Gallaudet University Board of Trustees and/or President. Outstanding customer service is a high priority for our department and for the Division of Chief Operating Officer. Your opinion of our service is important to us, and we encourage you to offer feedback on our  Customer Satisfaction Survey. If you have any questions, please feel free to Contact Us.

 

Mission Statement:

As a strategic collaborator at Gallaudet University, it is the mission of Human Resources to maximize the potential of our greatest asset - our employees.  We embrace change and the opportunities it brings. We are committed to recruiting, developing and retaining a high-performing diverse and bilingual workforce.

 

Vision Statement:

To be recognized as a valued and trusted strategic partner that supports the mission of Gallaudet University and become an Employer of Choice for top talent.

 

Goals:

  • We value, encourage and support a diverse, inclusive and bilingual workforce;
  • We cultivate a culture where people are motivated, valued and engaged;
  • We create and enhance strategic partnerships through collaboration;
  • We continually improve individual and organizational effectiveness; and
  • We enhance services through technology.

     

Core Values:

Belonging: We cultivate a sense of belonging by valuing, encouraging, engaging and supporting a diverse and bilingual workforce.

Inclusiveness: We solicit the input of others and strive for transparency and inclusiveness and encourage the diversity of thoughts, experiences, and backgrounds.

Service: We have a passion for customer service and are committed to knowing our employees, anticipating their needs, and exceeding expectations.

Openness: We are open to possibilities and foster creativity and innovation to support continuous improvement.

Nobility: We honor our commitments and conduct our work in a manner that promotes fairness, confidentiality, respect, honesty, and trust. We lead by example and advocate equitable treatment in our behaviors, policies, and practices.

 

Generous Benefit

Gallaudet employees have access to a wide variety of benefits, including:

* Competitive federal insurance plans
* Generous paid time off
* Federal retirement plan matching contributions up to 5% of your pay
* Workplace flexibility
* Career growth opportunities
* Educational benefits & assistance 
* Bison perks and discounts

 

Learning Opportunities

Gallaudet University is a community where the personal and professional development of our employees always continues. Employees can choose to:

  • Pursue an advanced degree with support from the university’s educational benefits program
  • Participate in on-site professional development as well as LinkedIn courses at no cost
  • Make the most of opportunities such as professional conferences, workshops, and seminars.

     

Diversity Profile (coming soon)

Statistics

  • Students: 1523
  • Alumni: 23,000
  • Employees: 900

For more information, please visit at https://www.gallaudet.edu/about/belonging-and-equity/

 

Gallaudet at a glance

  • Bilingual, diverse, multicultural institution
  • Includes the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center, a beacon of Deaf education
  • Has a range of programs, resources, and services that includes the following
    • National Deaf Education Center
    • Kendall Demonstration Elementary School (KDES)
    • Model Secondary School for the Deaf (MSSD)

    Based in the heart of Washington, D.C.

To apply, visit at https://www.gallaudet.edu/careers

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(202) 250-2284
Location
Austin Main Office College Hall, Room 106
800 Florida Ave, NE
Northeast Washington
District of Columbia
20002
United States
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