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Faculty - Bachelor of Social Work: Assistant or Associate Professor
Utah Valley University


Date Posted Nov. 2, 2022
Title Faculty - Bachelor of Social Work: Assistant or Associate Professor
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department Humanities and Social Sciences
Application Deadline 12/31/2022
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Faculty - Bachelor of Social Work: Assistant or Associate Professor



Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)

Summary:
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Utah Valley University invites qualified individuals to apply for two (2) tenure-track positions as assistant/associate professors in the Bachelor of Social Work Program starting in August 2023.

The BSW faculty are committed to the growth and advancement of the program and look forward to collaborating with the appointees to continue developing curriculum, learning activities, resources, and policies that support student development of social work knowledge, skills, and values. The appointees' workload expectations will be teaching (80%), research (10%), and institutional service (10%). These positions carry a teaching load of 24 credit hours or equivalent per academic year, typically 12 credits per semester (4/4).

The appointees are expected to utilize pedagogical methods that emphasize student engagement, identify measurable course objectives, and evaluate learning by means of written assignments, oral presentations, and/or examinations. The appointees will hold regular office hours. The appointees will participate collaboratively and professionally with other faculty and staff to promote the general well-being of the BSW Program, and Utah Valley University. Commitment to collegiality and student success is important to the BSW faculty.

UVU's BSW program provides accessible, equitable, and culturally diverse learning experiences and resources for students of all backgrounds, including those historically underrepresented in higher education. We value diverse perspectives and seek to provide an atmosphere of respect, safety, and inclusion within the program.

About UVU

We are Utah Valley University - the largest student enrollment among public universities in the state, with approximately 41,000 students. We are one of a growing number of institutions in the nation offering an integrated dual-mission model that combines the rigor and richness of a first-rate teaching university with the openness and vocational programs of a community college. UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Required Qualifications:
Doctoral degree in social work (PhD, DSW) or related discipline, Master of Social Work (MSW) from a CSWE accredited program, and two years of post-masters social work degree practice experience in social work. OR Master of Social Work from a CSWE accredited program (MSW) and clinical licensure (LCSW).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge:

    • Subject matter across the BSW curriculum
    • Canvas or other Learning Management System
    • Anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in social work education



Skills:

  • Engage, assess, intervene with, and evaluate practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations, or communities at a generalist social work level.
  • Maintain an engaging, motivating, and positive classroom environment.
  • Explain difficult curricular concepts
  • Communicate effectively orally and in written communication with faculty, staff, students, and community partners of diverse backgrounds.


Abilities:

  • Excellent time management and organization.
  • Reflect on and improve teaching.
  • Ability to design and organize both in-person and online course content.
  • Ability to develop assessment measures to evaluate students realization of course outcomes and competencies




Preferred Qualifications:
Experience teaching at the university level, preferably in a social work program, a BSW degree, and the ability to teach research will be considered preferred qualifications for this position.



Physical Requirements:
Ability to use computers. Physical ability to teach in a classroom setting. Ability to see, hear, talk, stand, sit, walk and fine hand manipulation. Other standard physical abilities for full-time faculty positions.

Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC41022
Open Date: 10/31/2022
Review Start Date: 11/21/2022
Close Date: 12/31/2022
Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant:

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/31223

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.




 
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