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Assistant/Associate Professor and Director of Social Work - Fall 2019
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

Date Posted Jan. 15, 2019
Title Assistant/Associate Professor and Director of Social Work - Fall 2019
University University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Belton, TX, United States
Department College of Humanities and Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
    Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Social Work

Assistant/Associate Professor and Director of Social Work - Fall 2019

ID: 1159

Department: College of Humanities and Sciences


Post Date: 09/04/2018

Position Available Date:


The University of Mary Hardin Baylor's College of Humanities and Sciences seeks an Assistant / Associate Professor of Social Work to serve as the Director of its Social Work program beginning Fall 2019. UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society.

The Social Work, Sociology, and Criminal Justice Department offers undergraduate degree programs in Social Work, Sociology, and Criminal Justice. The Bachelor of Social Work program is a CSWE accredited program that will seek reaffirmation in June 2023. The Social Work program has over 60 majors.

UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 20,000 in the heart of central Texas within an hour's drive of Austin. Nearby cities are Temple (5 miles), Waco (45 miles), Austin (65 miles), San Antonio (130 miles) and Dallas/Ft. Worth (130 miles). Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community.

Faculty Responsibilities: Activities required of all faculty include exemplary teaching, curriculum development, student advising; professional attainment; and service to department, college, university, and the community.

Specific Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate courses in Social Work and related courses. The teaching load for this position is 9 hours per semester of undergraduate courses. Oversight of social work faculty, including the Director of Field. Lead program evaluation and accreditation based on the CSWE EPAS and program assessment for the university. Manage budget for the Social Work program. Adherence to and modeling of the NASW Code of Ethics. Promotes the program with stakeholders and local social work organizations. Lead the Social Work Advisory Council (SWAC). Serves as Department Chair for its Social Work, Sociology, and Criminal Justice Department.
Qualifications: Doctorate in Social Work is required; ABD will be considered (tenure-track status requires terminal degree in hand). Additional requirements include:
  • Master of Social Work from a CSWE accredited Social Work Program At least two years post-MSW direct practice experience Current Texas licensure as a LMSW or LCSW or current licensure in another state with eligibility and achievement of Texas license as a social worker within one year. Demonstrated leadership ability. Experience with assessment and accreditation. Demonstrated professional social work involvement.

Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment, and commitment to quality improvement are essential. Must be an active and committed Christian.
Salaries and Benefits:
Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits including medical and dental insurance, retirement plan with match and UMHB tuition benefits for employees and their dependents. Application Deadline:
Position will remain open until filled. To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter, CV, transcript copies, and evidence of quality teaching performance with your online application. Your letter of interest should also respond to UMHB's mission and values, found at In addition, include in one page or less, a description of your own Christian beliefs and commitments.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

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