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Faculty, Social Services

Rowan College of South Jersey
NJ 08080, NJ, NJ

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Professional Fields, Social Work
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details


This full-time, tenure track faculty member is responsible for developing courses, writing lessons plans, and teaching social work/sociology courses in the approved curricula of the division. Responsible for providing and overseeing student evaluation, curriculum development, course management activities, and program assessment are critical to this role. Assists with decisions regarding instructional materials, participates in division and college-wide discussions and meetings, assists division with administrative and committee work, and fulfills other faculty responsibilities. Responsibilities may include assignment to support courses in related areas.

Examples of Duties

  • Provides instruction in Social Services courses and other related courses.
  • Possesses the capability to deliver online lessons to students and in the classroom.
  • Develops curriculum, including revision of course syllabus, review and selection of textbooks, program revision, and program and course articulation activities, and program assessment.
  • Provides student support by evaluating student progress and providing feedback, maintaining voice and email communication, referring students to appropriate support services, providing academic advice, maintaining office hours, maintaining appropriate academic and attendance records, and submitting final grades.
  • Implements the philosophy, mission, learning outcomes and objectives, curriculum, and policies of the College and the Division.
  • Maintains necessary academic records and submits records according to published deadlines.
  • Demonstrates fairness and flexibility in interactions with a broad range of students by promoting and supporting the value of diversity and cultural sensitivity in all aspects of teaching and learning.
  • Communicates and consults professionally with divisional colleagues regarding curricula, student assessment and learning outcomes, and other professional development activities.
  • Collaborates with other faculty in the development of effective teaching/learning and retention strategies for students.
  • Assists in the recommendation and acquisition of related instructional materials and supplies.
  • Participates in a reasonable number of divisional and College activities and committees, which may include the College Assembly, the Faculty Senate, search committees, divisional committees, program assessment and review, commencement, and College accreditation reports.
  • Contributes to the community as a representative of the College.
  • Maintains currency in content area, including the necessary technology for the College environment, and recommends curricular or technology modifications accordingly.
  • Performs all other duties, as assigned.
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree with eighteen (18) graduate semester hours from an accredited university in Social Work (MSW).
  • Minimum of two (2) years teaching experience in higher education, specifically Social Work courses.
  • Demonstrated experience in the field of social work.
  • Ability to design and implement successful pedagogical strategies for students exhibiting a broad range of abilities.
  • Prior experience utilizing innovative teaching methods, incorporating the use of technology and online resource strategies.
  • Possess appropriate technological equipment to handle online learning platform.
  • Fairness and flexibility in understanding and working with a wide variety of students and assisting them with adjusting to the intellectual environment and requirements of a college academic community.
  • Possess the ability to work well and communicate effectively with prospective and current students, staff, faculty, administration, and colleagues and community partners.
  • Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff and a commitment to a student-centered environment.

  • If certain conditions exist, this position requires you to have access to personal technological equipment and capabilities to perform your duties.Supplemental Information

    COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement for all positions at Rowan College of South Jersey. New hires are expected to be fully vaccinated before beginning work at the College. For more information about RCSJ’s vaccine requirements, visit the RCSJ Coronavirus Updates website for the latest information.
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Physical activity of the position:

  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Talking
  • Hearing
  • Repetitive motion of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers such as picking, pinching, typing
  • Physical requirements of the position:
  • Light work- exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or 10 pounds of force frequently
  • Visual acuity requirements of the position:
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity
  • Workplace conditions of the position:
  • The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
  • Women and Minorities Encouraged to Apply
    Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

    As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.

    This position falls under the NJEA Faculty Association.


    Rowan College of South Jersey (RCSJ) is a publicly supported two-year institution, fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Formed July 1, 2019, Rowan College of South Jersey is a new regional college, academically designed to transform higher education in New Jersey.

    For more than five decades, Rowan College at Gloucester County and Cumberland County College have provided students with affordable and accessible options to prepare them for careers within their chosen field. On July 1, 2019, these two colleges merged to mark an important milestone in the history of community colleges — the creation of a regional college in southern New Jersey. Together these two campuses offer more than 120 unique degrees and certificates, combining 100 years of experience to provide a variety of degree selections, cost-saving initiatives, and scholarship and internship opportunities, at one of the lowest tuition rates in the state.

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