Adventist Education

A Journey to Excellence
Southern Adventist University
Oct. 6, 2021
Resumes Due:
Mar. 31, 2022

Description: The School of Social Work is seeking a creative and motivated faculty to serve as the MSW Program Director beginning January/June 2022. This is a 12-month faculty position with reduced teaching load to allow for the administration of the MSW Program. The MSW Program Director oversees all aspects of the Program and works closely with the School of Social Work (SOSW) Dean and faculty to ensure the Master of Social Work program offers high quality education that prepares future social workers for their professional careers. The MSW Program Director is responsible for setting the program vision in alignment with the SOSW’s mission and values, continuing to increase the diversity of our MSW student population, maintaining MSW enrollments at established enrollment targets, fostering a culture that is conducive to student retention and success, and seeking innovations for MSW programming. In addition to administrative responsibilities, the successful candidate will be responsible for teaching clinical content (e.g. Advanced Clinical Practice, Clinical Diagnosing and Psychopathology) and/or graduate-level elective courses focusing on populations, topics, or intervention strategies. Courses will be taught hybrid and/or on-line. The appointment will be at a level commensurate with a candidate's experience. Candidates should be highly motivated and passionate about teaching social work competencies by providing exceptional quality instruction.

Experience: Master of Social Work (MSW) from a CSWE-accredited institution Two (2) years of post-MSW practice experience AND a Doctoral Degree in Social Work or related disciplines required. Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) licensure OR clinical work experience under supervision. Minimum: Five years post-MSW experience. Minimum: Three to five years' experience with supervisory and/or administrative roles or functions. Experience in online teaching and student engagement. Minimum: Three to five years' experience with supervisory and/or administrative roles, working collaboratively in higher education setting. Established record of working effectively with diverse student populations in higher education.