Social Work Faculty and Program Director

  • North Central University
  • 910 Elliot Avenue, Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Oct 11, 2021
Full time Social Work

Job Description


Job Info

Position Title: 

Social Work Faculty and Program Director

Job Type

Full Time Faculty


College of Arts and Sciences

North Central University  Mission Statement

North Central University is a dynamic Christian learning community educating students for lives of service throughout society, the marketplace, and the church. In keeping with its Pentecostal heritage and mission, NCU models and expects excellence in both academic practice and Christian faith.

Position Purpose

We welcome applicants for a full-time Social Work Faculty and Program Director. The person who fills this role will play an active and engaged part in teaching, curriculum development, assessment, and student advising within the BSW program at NCU. (Application process: The deadline for first consideration is October 30. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising period. Position is open until filled.)

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Teaching 9 credits of core social work courses and electives each semester.
  • Providing academic advising for social work majors.
  • Work collaboratively on departmental and university committees.
  • Regularly in professional development and scholarly activity.
  • Curriculum development and oversight, course planning, and providing recommendations to the Department Chair regarding faculty teaching assignments.


  • Leading the ongoing accreditation process with CSWE, including continuous review and assessment of the program to ensure compliance with CSWE.
  • Working with the Field Coordinator to develop partnerships with local and regional agencies to identify appropriate placements for students.
  • Overseeing student recruitment efforts and managing the admissions process, including meeting with prospective students, making admission decisions, and orientation of incoming students.
  • Overseeing student progress and managing academic actions (i.e. student review and student dismissal from program).
  • Representing and advocating for the BSW program in the University.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Job qualifications


  • MSW from a CSWE-approved program
  • Minimum of 5 years’ post-MSW experience in social work practice
  • Minnesota Social Work license (LGSW, LISW or LICSW) or ability to obtain at least LGSW status by September 1, 2022.


  • A DSW or a PhD in Social Work
  • Two years of teaching experience in higher education
  • Demonstrated understanding of the 2015 CSWE EPAS standards and experience with the CSWE accreditation process
  • Established record of teaching effectiveness with diverse student populations

Working conditions and frequency


Use of a PC and telephone, photocopier and facsimile machine approximately 95% of the workday


Exposure to repetitive motion of the fingers, hands and wrists on a daily basis
Work is performed in a Christ-centered urban environment

The aforementioned statements are not intended to encompass all functions and qualifications of the position; rather, they are intended to provide a general framework of the requirements of the position. Job incumbents may be required to perform other functions not specifically addressed in this job description.

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North Central University 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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