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Adjunct Instructor - BSW Program

Johnson C. Smith University
Charlotte, NC

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Job Summary
Under the direct supervision of the School of Social Work and oversight of School Dean, this position requires a variety of extensive community interaction and program implementation. Additionally, the position requires professional customer and public service on a regular basis and A strong commitment to diversity, leadership experience in professional state-wide or national organizations, and a strong record of collaboration and commitment to faculty governance. Applicant will be considered to either the BSW or MSW Program.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Teach part-time credit hours of coursework each semester specified by faculty tier/classification.
  • Hold part-time office hours per week, with 1/2 being regularly scheduled and the remaining 1/2 held by appointment.
  • Maintain accurate records of class attendance and performance in all courses and report non-attendance to registrar as requested per the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs.
  • Support proper assessment of all associated programs, including major degree programs and Liberal Studies.
  • Assign course grades in keeping with University guidelines and provide mid-term and final grades on the date assigned.
  • Welcome to participate in University-Sponsored faculty development programs, such as workshops, conferences, and programs.
  • Follow all classroom procedures as described in the Faculty Handbook and provide proper and timely feedback to student assignments.
  • Meet regularly all classes during their assigned meeting times and for their fully scheduled class period, canceling class only according to University guidelines.
  • Maintain University guidelines of professional conduct in the classroom and on other occasions with students and other members of the University community.
  • Skill in using technology and teaching online courses.

  • Qualifications

    A Master’s Degree in social work from a CSWE-accredited program in social work or a related field. At least two years of post-graduate school practice experience. Some knowledge of CSWE accreditation and experience in curriculum development and program assessment and professional standards. Knowledge of and ability to demonstrate the professional Code of Ethics at all times.

    Supplemental Information

    Note: Finalists for this position are subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.

    Send resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references and unofficial transcripts (Official transcripts will be required of finalist) to:
    Associate Dean Helen T. Caldwell, Ph.D. MSW
    School of Social Work
    Johnson C. Smith University
    100 Beatties Ford Road
    Charlotte, NC 28216
    Email to or Office: 704.378.1014
    fax 704.330.1449


    Johnson C. Smith University, a 155-year-old historically black liberal arts college dedicated to serving a diverse student body, is located in Charlotte, NC. The University has a rich history and is heralded as one of the best of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the nation, serving 1400 students in undergraduate, graduate, non-traditional and adult programs. Johnson C. Smith University continues to gain a strong national reputation for integrating the liberal arts with business, the sciences and technology. For more information, please visit http://www.,

    Johnson C. Smith University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability or veteran’s status as it relates to student enrollment or hiring. Johnson C. Smith University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master's degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Johnson C. Smith University.

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