Assistant Professor of Social Work/Field Director

  • Mars Hill University
  • Mars Hill, NC
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Social Work

Job Description

 Job Description
Summary: The Department of Social Work at Mars Hill University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Social Work/Field Director beginning August 2022. Mars Hill University is a liberal arts institution located just north of Asheville in beautiful Western North Carolina. Our growing BSW program has a strong commitment to teaching, advising, and service in the community. Our diverse student population includes working with both traditional and non-traditional age students. Our teaching schedule is flexible as we meet the needs of both day and evening students. University service responsibilities include advising and standing faculty committee work.Specific Responsibilities: 1. Planning periodic agency visits to discuss learning responsibilities and field progress with student and agency supervisor.2. Acting as an advocate for student/agency supervisor and give prompt assistance if either has problems.3. Providing recruitment and screening of field agencies and field instructors.4. Developing a contract with students regarding expectations for seminar, agency visits, responsibilities, etc.5. Being aware of the nature of each student's placement, and offering individual consultation to each student.6. Providing three?way review and evaluation with field instructor and student at mid-semester and at the end of placement.7. Conducting weekly seminars.8. Providing orientation and continuing education to new and returning field instructors.9. Providing educational guidance and linkage in the field practicum experience (field instructors, students, curriculum).10. Demonstrating the ability to work collaboratively with community partners.11. Demonstrating strong organizational and administrative skills.12. The faculty will teach one-two other courses in the social work curriculum in the areas of practice, social welfare policy, human behavior and the social environment, or research. Qualifications: MSW from a CSWE-accredited program with 2 years post-MSW experience. A Doctoral degree in social work or related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher education preferred. Contact Information:Beth Vogler, MSW, PhD (she/her/hers)Social Work Program DirectorMars Hill University104 Founders HallP.O. Box 6708Mars Hill, NC 28754828.689.1303 (office)828.279.5295 (cell) bvogler@mhu.edu

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), MHU provides reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the organization or would change the essential functions of the job. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be directed to Human Resources (see below). MHU is committed to hiring faculty and staff who fully support MHU's mission. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. In accordance with federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, familial status, sexual orientation, and reprisal.To file a complaint with Mars Hill University, contact:Jennie MatthewsOffice of Human ResourcesBox 6664Mars Hill UniversityMars Hill, NC 28754828 689-1197828 689-1256 Faxjmatthews@mhu.eduTo file a complaint of discrimination, write to: USDA, Assistant Secretary for Civil RightsOffice of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Stop 9410Washington DC 20250-9410Or call toll-free at (866) 632-9992 (English) or (800) 877-8339 (TDD) or (866) 377-8642(English Federal- relay) or (800) 845-6136(Spanish Federal-relay). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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Mars Hill University is a private, four-year liberal arts institution located in the mountains of western North Carolina. Founded in 1856 by Baptist families of the region, it is the oldest institution of higher learning in western North Carolina on its original site. Mars Hill University, an academic community rooted in the Christian faith, challenges and equips students to pursue intellectual, spiritual, and personal growth through an education that is grounded in a rigorous study of the Liberal Arts, connected with the world of work, and committed to character development, to service, and to responsible citizenship in the community, the region, and the world.

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