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FT Faculty: Social Work-Behavioral Sciences Department-Fall 2024

Bunker Hill Community College
Boston, MA

Job Details

Category:: Faculty
Department:: Behavioral, Social Sciences & Global Learning
Locations:: Boston, MA
Posted:: Feb 22, 2024
Closes:: Apr 29, 2024 - 11:59 PM EDT
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: FAC
Position ID:: 172923

About Bunker Hill Community College:

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at several satellites and instructional sites throughout the Greater Boston area. The largest of the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts, BHCC serves some 18,000 students annually, focusing on holistic student services to ensure student retention and persistence. The College offers certificates and associate degrees, early college and dual enrollment, non-credit community and corporate training, and industry-specific training programs. BHCC is the 8th most diverse higher education institution in the United States, and is an Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. Bunker Hill is also a Hispanic Service Institution, defined as an institution that has an enrollment of undergrad full-time equivalent students that is at least 25 percent Hispanic students. Approximately 1000 international students attend from 100 countries, speaking more than 75 languages.

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Job Description:

Full-time Tenure Track Faculty Requirements: BHCC seeks full-time faculty who demonstrate a passion for teaching and a desire to join faculty and staff to expand and create new strategies for student success. Faculty must be experienced in teaching in learning communities, or willing to become proficient in learning community pedagogy and practice once hired, as well as be adept in the assessment of learning outcomes and in the use of technology in the classroom. Candidates should be passionate educators who can facilitate the needs of diverse 21st century learners. Additionally, BHCC seeks faculty who value advising students and wish to contribute fully to the life of the College. Faculty may be assigned courses at one or more of the College's locations.

Position Description: Full time instructor in the Behavioral Sciences Department. Responsible for the teaching and curriculum development of social work courses. The faculty member hired for this position also will serve as the Program Coordinator for our new Social Work program and will receive one course release per semester for this work.

Specific Duties:

  • Teach Introduction to Social Work and other Social Work courses. The successful candidate may be assigned to teach at any of the College's campuses or instructional sites
  • Engage students through a variety of high-impact teaching strategies and student development approaches that are culturally responsive to a diverse student population
  • Actively participate in department, division and college-wide initiatives such as, but not limited to: Learning Communities, LifeMap, the Center for Equity and Cultural Wealth, Open Education Resources (OER), and Community Engagement
  • Collaborate with faculty colleagues in the design, pilot, and evaluation of course and program learning outcomes
  • Continue to improve teaching practice and remain current in one's area of expertise by engaging in relevant professional development
  • Actively participate as a faculty member in the general College community and fulfill all duties as stipulated in the MCCC Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • Serve as the Program Coordinator in the administration of program curricula and development, budgeting, programming and events, and student advising under the direction of the Dean of Behavioral, Social Sciences & Global Learning
  • Work in conjunction with the Program Coordinator of the Human Services Program and the Career Development and Internships Office in the administration and management of internship sites and the coordination of internships for students


  • Master's degree in social work and LICSW
  • College-level teaching experience required.
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience working with a diverse faculty, staff, and student population.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach in different modalities, including in-person, online, hybrid, and remote.
  • Experience in curriculum design and program development.
  • Experience in program administration and programming/events management.
  • Experience in student advising.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Community college teaching experience
  • Knowledge and experience teaching in Learning Communities, implementing Service-Learning, Community Engagement and/or Place-Based Learning, integrating technology into the classroom, and other culturally inclusive pedagogies.
  • Experience in conducting outreach to internship sites and managing internship experiences for students.
  • Experience with multi-lingual environments

Additional Information:

Salary Range: $58,000.00-$68,000.00. Actual Salary Will Be Commensurate With Education and Experience in Accordance with MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Review Date: March 11, 2024

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position please upload the following documents to your account:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Please be sure to address the Required Qualifications in your documents.

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Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is a multi-campus urban institution, its main campus situated in the historic Charlestown neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. A second campus is located in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts; five satellites are located in the local communities of Cambridge, Chinatown, Revere, Somerville and Boston’s South End.

Founded in 1973 by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, BHCC enrolls more than 8,100 students in day, evening, weekend, web-based and distance learning courses and programs. The College offers more than 68 associate degree and certificate programs that prepare students for successful employment and transfer to four-year universities. Internationally recognized for development of individualized and alternative methods of instruction, BHCC is a leader in distance-learning technologies that enhance and strengthen the learning environment. The College also has expansive course offerings in English as a Second Language and Adult Basic Education.

One of the largest colleges in the state’s community college system, BHCC incorporates multi cultural and international perspectives in its courses, programs and institutional climate. With students from 90 countries, and students of color comprising more than half of the student’s population, BHCC is one of the more diverse and cosmopolitan colleges in New England. The average age of students is 28, nearly two-thirds are women and the majority of students work while attending college. An expansive array of student services supports the varied needs of the BHCC students.

A leader in workforce education, the College’s academic and technical programs offered at two campuses, five satellites and through distance learning models, reflect the workforce of the local and regional economy. The additional resources of the Workforce Development Center and ACT Center further support the Greater Boston communities’ employment training needs. 

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