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SSW Community Faculty, 2022-23

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID347160
LocationTwin Cities
Job FamilyEducation-General
Full/Part TimePart-Time
Job Code9754
Employee ClassAcad Prof and Admin
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Position Overview:This role provides instruction and advising related to course participation and student learning objectives to students enrolled in the School of Social Work Master of Social Work (MSW) Program. The individual in this role also engages in efforts to fulfill the mission of the School of Social Work by developing teaching materials, exams, and assignments. Individuals in this role must have the capacity to demonstrate ethical social work practice to students. Individuals in this role are required to use electronic educational technology to communicate with students and other faculty, grade assignments and exams, and submit student grades. While the majority of instruction is delivered in person, individuals in this role are expected to utilize the learning management system, Canvas, to communicate with students and to deliver supplementary instruction. Individuals not familiar with Canvas and other education technology must be willing to learn how to use this technology in order to meet the needs of students. Individuals in this role are expected to collaborate with other faculty and to follow School of Social Work and University policies. Job Responsibilities:Teaching (90%)

Attend class meetings and deliver course content Evaluate student performance and submit grading Respond to student inquiries and meet with studentsCourse Preparation (10%)
Meet with appropriate faculty and gather information as needed Develop course content and syllabus Prepare course materials Other duties as assignedSemester Appointment Dates:
  • Fall 2022: August 29, 2022 - January 11, 2023
  • Spring 2023: January 12, 2023 - May 28, 2023Current Class Openings:MSW Classes - Spring Semester, 2023
  • SW 5905 - Permanency in Child Welfare, Saturdays, 8:00AM-12:00PM (MEETING DATES: 1/21; 2/4; 2/11; 2/25; 3/18; 3/25; 4/1; 4/15)
  • SW 8152 - Social Work Practice Methods: Families and Groups, Saturdays, 12:30-2:30PM
  • SW 8363 - Social Work in Child Welfare, Fridays, 5:10 - 8:00PM
  • SW 8452 - Core Concepts in Clinical Social Work Practice, Fridays, 8:30-11:30AM
  • SW 8804 - Child Welfare Policy, Wednesdays, 5:10-8:00PM
  • SW 8806 - (1) Health and Mental Health Policy, Wednesdays, 5:10-8:00PM
  • SW 8806 - (2) Health and Mental Health Policy, Wednesdays, 5:10-8:00PM
  • SW 8901 - Assessment and Treatment of Trauma, Mondays, 5:30-7:30PM

    Required Qualifications:
    MSW or related Master's degree for a Teaching Specialist. A doctorate or terminal degree in a closely related field is required for an appointment as Lecturer Knowledge of the course content area Training/Teaching experience Ability to communicate clearly, orally and in written work Must be able to meet at the assigned class time, schedule office hours, and meet with School of Social Work personnel as necessary for the preparation and delivery of the coursePreferred Qualifications:
    • Positive student evaluations from previously taught courses Successful completion of graduate coursework beyond the master's level
      About the Department

      Department Overview: Founded in 1917 on Dakota homeland, the at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities is part of a public, research-intensive university and one of seven administrative units in the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD). The School offers several graduate and undergraduate educational programs including: a PhD in Social Work; a Master of Social Work; a Master of Education in Youth Development Leadership; a Bachelor of Science in Youth Studies, and undergraduate minors in Family Violence Prevention, Social Justice, and Youth Studies. Underlying all these multidisciplinary programs is a social justice value base and a commitment to the most vulnerable and marginalized populations in our society. The curricula of our educational programs, and faculty research and engagement, intentionally seek to emphasize and expand anti-racist perspectives, social, economic and racial justice, and decolonization. The School is the home to a variety of labs and centers that actively involve our students, staff, faculty, and community partners, e.g., the , the, the , and the , an innovative partnership with the Minnesota Department of Human Services that is funded by the state legislature to further develop equitable child welfare practices.College Overview: The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD), the third largest college and the University, contributes to a just and sustainable future through engagement with the local and global communities to enhance human learning and development at all stages of the life span. We know diversity is necessary to do our best work and foster our humanity. That's why the CEHD community is collectively dedicated to cultivating an inclusive and equitable environment, embracing and celebrating all identities of our students, staff, and faculty. These values are also a moral imperative requiring continuous proactive measures and a firm stance against prejudice, discrimination, and systemic injustice.
      How To Apply

      Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.Preference will be given to applicants with 2-years post-MSW social work practice and who hold social work licensure in Minnesota. Each of the following documents MUST be SEPARATELY attached:
    • Cover letter citing your area(s) of expertise and the course(s) you are interested in teaching
    • A current curriculum vitae or resume clearly displaying current licensure
    • The names/phone number of two referencesOPTIONAL ATTACHMENTS: Other materials that will be accepted include student or peer evaluations of teaching or training and examples of syllabi from previously taught courses. Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

      The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:
      Employment Requirements

      Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

      Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit:
      About the U of M

      The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

Keywords: University of Minnesota, St. Paul , SSW Community Faculty, 2022-23, Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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