Professional Track Assistant Professor, Co-Director of Joint Bachelor of Social Work Field Instruction ProgramPosition Type:
Non-Tenure StreamPosition Eclass:
FG - Faculty 12 Mo Leave EarningUniversity Information:
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:
Now is an especially exciting time for the department as we near our 50th year of partnership with the Department of Social Work and Sociology at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NCA&T) a historically black university (HBCU). Specifically, the Joint Master of Social Work (JMSW) Program) is a joint program with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical University (NCA&T), and the BSW Program has a longstanding field program with NCAT. The Department hasPosition Summary:
over 300 BSW majors, over 100 MSW students, a new Joint Ph.D. with NCA & T, and 18 full-time faculty. The Department, School, and University place a high value on community-engaged scholarships.
The Department of Social Work at The University of North Carolina Greensboro is searching for one non-tenure track Professional Track Assistant Professor position, available effective July 1, 2022. This will be a 12-month term appointment as Co-Director of Field Instruction for the Joint Bachelor of Social Work Field Program, which is a collaboration between the UNCG Department of Social Work and the Department of Sociology and Social Work at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. The initial appointment will be for a term of 2 years, with reappointment possible based on performance evaluation. The person in this position will also be expected to teach in the BSW and MSW programs.Minimum Qualifications:
Responsibilities include working collaboratively with NC A & T State University Co-Director of BSW Field Instruction as well as BSW and JMSW faculty and staff on both campuses to:
1. Provide leadership to the BSW Field Instruction Program around issues of curriculum; program operation, including policies and procedures, field database management, and budget; faculty development; ongoing program assessment; and strategic direction.2. Maintain relationships with current field agencies, develop new field internship sites, and provide orientation and training to field instructors.3. Work collaboratively with BSW faculty to ensure integration of field education with all other core areas of curriculum.4. Manage the field education placement process including planning and implementing Agency Fair, student orientation to field, pre-placement interviews with students, arranging agency-based interviews at field sites, and determining final placements. Supervise 13 to 15 field liaisons each academic year.5. Co-chair field faculty meetings and Field Advisory Committee meetings.6. Serve as a member of the Department’s Administrative Team and BSW Program Administrative Team.7. Manage a comprehensive, online database.8. Teach 2-3 courses per year as assigned.9. Engage in scholarship and service appropriate for a Professional Track Faculty Member – Assistant Professor.
For more information about the Department of Social Work, please visit http://www.uncg.edu/swk/.
For more information about the Joint Master of Social Work Program, please visit http://hhs.uncg.edu/wordpress/jmsw/.
Review of applications will begin immediately and proceed until the position is filled. Application should be made through UNCG https://spartantalent.uncg.edu/
Applicants should apply online at https://jobsearch.uncg.edu/.
Questions may be directed to Dr. Daniel Rhodes, Chair of the Search Committee for this position at [email protected]
UNCG is an EEO/AA employer.
1. Master’s degree in Social Work from a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited program and a minimum of 2 years of post-master’s practice experience required.2. Work effectively/engage in collaborative scholarship with a Department committed to inclusive excellence, student success, and human rights.3. Have an interest and commitment to student advising, success, and retention4. Prior experience as a social work field director, field instructor, or field liaison OR experience providing supervision to students in internships/placements.5. Previous successful classroom teaching experience.6. Strong skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software applications.7. Strong written and verbal communication skills.8. Ability to work effectively interpersonally, inter-organizationally, and intra-organizationally.9. Ability to organize and conduct large training for students and field liaisons.10. Ability to work with a large number of students based on two university campuses, deal with diverse cultural needs and manage student problems and conflicts as they arise.
Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge of and experience with social services agencies in North Carolina, particularly the Piedmont Triad, and with social work field education in North Carolina, which includes knowledge of specialized programs in child welfare, mental health, school social work, and Congregational Social Work Education Initiative.Tenure Status:
Not on TrackSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. The application must be completed in full detail for your qualifications to be considered.
Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:
- Cover Letter
- List of References
Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that include:
Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.Recruitment Range:
- Company Name
- Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic, or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
- Email Address
- Contact Phone Number
Salary is commensurate with experienceOrg #-Department:
Social Work - 12401Job Open Date:
06/28/2022For Best Consideration Date:
06/28/2022Open Until Filled:
1.000Type of Appointment:
PermanentNumber of Months per Year:
Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions - F, Finger Dexterity - F, Reading - C, Writing - C, Hearing - C, Talking - C