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University of Colorado Clinical Assistant Professor - Social Work/BSW Field Education Director in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Description

Description

The School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) invites applications for a non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor / Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Field Education Director position to begin in August 2021.

UCCS’s Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) and Master of Social Work (MSW) programs launched in Fall 2020. Both programs are in pre-candidacy with candidacy anticipated in February 2021 and full accreditation anticipated by 2023. More information about UCCS Social Work is available here: https://spa.uccs.edu/programs/social-work .

The typical time allocation for non-tenure-track faculty in the School of Public Affairs is 80% teaching (equivalent to 8 classes per year, 4 classes in each fall and spring semester) and 20% service. The scholar in this position will primarily teach undergraduate-level courses in Social Work, with occasional course assignments at the graduate level as needed. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach required courses within the Social Work major as well as within an existing emphasis area [trauma informed social work practice, military social work, healthcare social work, direct social work practice (micro or macro), and/or school social work]. The position requires a flexible teaching schedule to include day and evening classes as well as the ability to teach in a variety of formats (e.g., face-to-face, hybrid, and online). This position reports to the Chair of Social Work.

The BSW Field Director is an additional administrative appointment compensated by a 50% reduction in teaching responsibility (equivalent to 4 classes per year, 2 classes in each fall and spring semester) and a stipend during the summer. Duties include tasks specific to accreditation, student recruitment and retention, student services, community outreach and program administration.

Who We Are:

The School of Public Affairs (SPA) is a dynamic learning community serving those who seek to make a difference in the public sector. Degrees offered by the School of Public Affairs include the Bachelor of Social Work, Master of Social Work, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, Master of Criminal Justice, and Master of Public Administration. Our programs emphasize critical thinking and analytical skills necessary for leading and managing effectively in a diverse society. Our graduates are prepared to innovate in the complex world in which we live.

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 10,500 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students.

Colorado Springs , (pop. 500K ) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.

Compensation

Salary Range: Generally starts at $45,000 - $60,000/year

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid vacation and time off, and a tuition benefit. Information on university benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at http://www.cu.edu/employee-services . Total compensation goes beyond the value on the paycheck. Please consider reviewing the Total Compensation page at Total Compensation Calculators | University of Colorado .

This position has been determined to be exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Tentative Search Timeline:

  • Complete applications submitted by 11:59 pm January 28, 2021 will receive full consideration; however, the posting will remain open until the position has been filled.

  • First round of interviews with the search committee expected to be held during the week of February 8, 2021.

  • Second round of interviews with the search committee and other stakeholders expected to be held during the week of February 22, 2021.

  • This position will start August 2021

UCCS Social Work is also recruiting for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position (posting number 19190).

Materials Required for Complete Application:

  • Cover letter specifically describing the following: 1) how you meet this position’s minimum and, if applicable, preferred qualifications, 2) your professional social work experience with racially, ethnically and culturally diverse practice and/or student populations, and 3) which Social Work major courses and in which emphasis area(s) you are qualified to teach.

  • Curriculum Vitae.

  • Unofficial transcripts for MSW and, if applicable, DSW or Ph.D.

The University of Colorado is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, educational verification, and, when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check.

UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for with disabilities by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the established essential functions and meet the physical and environment demands described satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, physical and environmental demands.

Applicants with disabilities: If you have a mental or physical impairment, which limits one of your major life activities (e.g. walking, hearing, seeing, speaking, breathing, or learning) and require special accommodations for testing or interviewing, it is your responsibility to notify the office scheduling the interview or test at least 3 working days before the interview or test date. If you need special accommodations at the work site, you must notify the appointing authority or Human Resources.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • An earned Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

  • A minimum of 24 months full-time, or equivalent, post-MSW professional social work experience.

  • An active social work license in any U.S. state by the time of hire. Must have active social work license in Colorado within 12 months of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

  • An earned Doctor of Social Work (DSW) or Ph.D. in Social Work (or related field).

  • At least 1 year full-time, or equivalent, Social Work Field Director, Coordinator, or Liaison experience.

  • At least 9 months of teaching and/or professional training experience in Social Work, or a related discipline.

  • Experience in teaching in a variety of formats (e.g., face-to-face, hybrid, and online).

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. Employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. Tasks may involve looking at computer screen continuously for long periods of time. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Job: Faculty

Primary Location: Colorado Springs

Job Category Faculty

Department C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus

Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Nov 23, 2020

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Stephanie Gangemi

Posting Contact Email sgangemi@uccs.edu

Posting Number 00470721

Req ID: 19188

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

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