Salem State University

  • Faculty, Social Work (BSW), Full-Time, Temporary, Fall 2018

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(2/9/2018 4:06 PM)
    Job Category
    Posting End Date
    Department : Name
    School of Social Work
    Pay Basis
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    Competitive and commensurate with education and experience.
  • General Statement of Duties

    The School of Social Work at Salem State University is seeking a full-time, temporary, BSW faculty member who will teach social work at the undergraduate level fall 2018-May 2019 with an option to renew for an additional year. Teaching assignments will include courses in diversity, policy, macro practice, research methods, and other areas depending depend upon the expertise of the candidate and programmatic needs.


    Salem State University, located just 15 miles north of Boston, is one of the largest state universities in Massachusetts and it is an important partner in the economic, cultural and intellectual vitality of the north-of-Boston region.  Situated in the historic and beautiful seacoast town of Salem, Massachusetts, The School of Social Work offers both an MSW and BSW education to approximately 700 students and, this year, was named one of the Top 100 Schools of Social Work (#91) by US News & World Report.


    Salem State is a teaching university, committed to our students' learning and growth, many of whom are the first in their family to go to college. Collegiality, student success, collaboration, initiative, continuous improvement and accountability are highly valued in our organizational culture and we seek a colleague who shares those values and wants to be part of our community.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Candidates are required to perform duties in accordance with the MSCA contract. Duties include teaching, advising, and contributions to continuously improve the department and university. The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. The position is subject to available funding.


    Required Qualifications:

    • MSW from a CSWE-accredited program
    • Minimum of two years of post-MSW practice experience
    • Experience in and commitment to teaching and mentoring in a multi-racial, multi-ethnic environment with students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • An earned doctorate in social work or closely related field
    • LICSW licensure
    • Professional impact in the field of social work in one or more of the following areas: trauma, integrated health/behavioral health, diversity and oppression, children and families and/or older adults
    • University/college teaching experience in social work at an accredited institution at the undergraduate level; experience at both levels is highly desirable
    • Expertise in the one or several of the following areas: policy, macro practice, diversity and oppression, behavioral health
    • Ability to teach theory and social work practice, policy, research methods, and diversity
    • A demonstrated record of effective teaching at the undergraduate level in a variety of instructional formats (e.g., face-to-face, hybrid, online)

    Working Conditions:

    Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employee with disabilities.


    Willingness and ability to teach on Saturdays.


    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    Please apply online and attach curriculum vitae, cover letter and transcripts. Review of applications will begin in mid to late March 2018.


    Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to background check.  


    EEO Statement:
    Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.


    Please Note: If there is no application deadline associated with a position, it may come down at any time. Once a posting is removed, additional applications will not be accepted.


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