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Full-time, tenure-track faculty appointment in the Social Work Department

Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary
Full-time, tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Social Work with primary assignment to the BSW program (51% minimum). Position responsibilities include teaching, academic advising and institutional service. May also carry teaching assignments in the MSW program and/ or CAPS BSW program.

Teach up to seven courses or the equivalent, as needed by the department. (Standard full load consists of seven courses or the equivalent.) Primary responsibilities include teaching assigned courses following CSWE accreditation requirements. Courses may include introductory and advanced social work courses, field seminar courses, and social work practice courses.
The preferred candidate must demonstrate potential for effective teaching of generalist and specialized social work practice as well as adherence to CSWE accreditation standards and NASW Code of Ethics. In order to engage with the department in the process of continuous improvement, the candidate will demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively, think creatively, and work effectively under pressure. The candidate will demonstrate knowledge of and a commitment to social justice activities, research, and professional practice with individuals, families, groups, communities and organizations. Successful candidate will reflect a strong commitment to the educational mission, to the institution's faith-based mission and values, to growing diversity on campus as well as a strong emphasis on human rights and the advancement of social, economic and environmental justice. Preference will be given for demonstrated competency in delivering hybrid learning pedagogy.
Strong professional knowledge and experience in diverse social work practice settings, experience teaching in social work higher education strongly preferred. Demonstrated competence in generalist social work practice; ability to teach and work with people from culturally diverse backgrounds; demonstrated commitment to improving levels of access and success for underrepresented students in higher education; demonstrated ability to model social work professional values and ethics and to work effectively with colleagues. Two years post MSW experience in the professional field required. A strong professional network in the field or social work preferred.
Doctoral degree in social work or related field preferred. Master of Social Work with two years of post-M.S.W. professional practice experience required. Candidates must be a licensed social worker (LICSW, LISW or LCSW) or eligible for licensure through the Minnesota Board of Social Work.

Additional Information
Compensation: Determined by candidates education and experience

Position open: August 2022

Questions?Academic Affairs College of Arts & Sciences Bethel University3900 Bethel Drive St. Paul, MN 55112

Bethel seeks to recruit, retain, develop, and support a diverse workforce who contributes to our educational and Christ-centered mission. Bethel encourages candidates to apply who can assist the University to develop a faculty that reflects the diversity of people in Gods kingdom through a variety of ethnicities, cultures, and lived experiences.

Learn more about our commitment to diversity in hiring .

Bethel University is a leader in Christ-centered higher education with approximately 6,300 students from 48 states and 32 countries enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, seminary, and adult education programs. Based in St. Paul, Minnesota, Bethel offers bachelor's and advanced degrees in nearly 100 fields. Educationally excellent classroom-based and online programs equip graduates to make exceptional contributions in life-long service to God and the world.

Bethel employs qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, familial status, and status with regard to public assistance. Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

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