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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI, United States
30+ days ago
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
30+ days ago

Description

Accredited by the CSWE, the Social Work Department along with the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology is housed within the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare. The Social Work Department confers BSSW and MSW degrees, and with the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, jointly offers a PhD degree in Social Welfare. The doctoral program prepares students for leadership roles in the field as instructors, researchers, program designers and policy advocates. The MSW program emphasizes both direct and macro practice methods, offering state-recognized programming in substance abuse counseling and school social work along with campus-recognized interdisciplinary certificates in applied gerontology, trauma-informed care, and nonprofit management. 
 
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), Wisconsin’s major public urban research university, provides a comprehensive liberal arts and professional education at the undergraduate and graduate levels and is one of only two doctoral-granting campuses in the University of Wisconsin System. UWM was designated an R-1 Doctoral University – Highest Research Activity, by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Of the 131 universities designated as R-1, UWM is among a minority located in an urban setting and one of only 10 with a dedicated urban access mission. Additionally, UWM was designated by the Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement Classification in 2015 for its significant work in Milwaukee and Wisconsin’s southeast region. The campus is also home to the state’s largest collaboration of health sciences, social work, nursing and public health programs through its Partners for Health initiative.
The Department of Social Work seeks to fill two instructional academic staff positions.  One position will teach four courses per semester during the Fall and Spring semesters of the academic year. The other position will teach courses in the Fall and Spring semesters and serve as Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Program Coordinator for the Social Work Department. The BSW Program Coordinator has the primary responsibility to provide academic leadership, including Council of Social Work Education accreditation, for the undergraduate program in the Department of Social Work.  Workload assignment preferences may be submitted in your letter of application.  Specific courses taught for each semester will be determined by the Chair of the Department of Social Work and may be required social work courses or special topics courses.  

The persons in these positions work independently under the general supervision of the Chair of the Department of Social Work.


Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from a CSWE-accredited University program
  • Prior experience teaching and aptitude across a variety of social work courses, with evidence of college-level teaching effectiveness
  • Meets at least one of the following three criteria:
    • Minimum of three years of experience in teaching social work college-level courses;
    • Minimum of three years working in the social work profession; or
    • Holds a PhD (or is ABD) in a social work-related field. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Licensure as Clinical or Advanced Practice Social Worker 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Professional experience with a variety of client groups and social service settings
  • Ideal applicants should have the ability to work well both on a team and independently.
  • Knowledge of the social service community in southeastern Wisconsin is a plus.  
  • Applicants who have had a current or prior role in helping to build a culture of diversity (race, gender and gender expression, age, socio-economic status, etc..) and in the promotion of social justice issues is preferred.
Applications must be submitted online at: https://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/31339  A completed application will include a cover letter addressing all required and preferred qualifications, CV or resume, and three professional reference letters.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59519264
  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
  • Company Name: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Position Title: Lecturer - 2 positions
  • Job Function: Instructor/Lecturer
  • Job Duration: 1/7/2022
  • Min Education: Masters
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years
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