Social Work Program Director

  • North Central University
  • Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Mar 06, 2020
Full time   Social & Behavioral Sciences Social Work

Job Description

North Central University Mission Statement

North Central University is a Christ-centered, Pentecostal school with a commitment to academic excellence that prepares students to fulfill biblical models of leadership and ministry throughout the world (Ephesians 4: 11-12).

Position Purpose

Come join the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences team at North Central University.  We invite applications for a Social Work Program Director, beginning in August 2020.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Leading the ongoing accreditation process with CSWE, including continuous review and assessment of the program to ensure compliance with CSWE.
  • Curriculum development and oversight, course planning, and providing recommendations to the Department Chair regarding faculty teaching assignments.
  • Teaching core social work courses and electives.
  • Overseeing student recruitment efforts and managing the admissions process, including meeting with prospective students, making admission decisions, and orientation of incoming students.
  • Working with the Field Coordinator to develop partnerships with local and regional agencies to identify appropriate placements for students.
  • Overseeing student progress and managing academic actions (i.e. advising, student review, student dismissal from program).
  • Representing and advocating for the BSW program at the University.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience

  • 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, 2020.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • A DSW or a Ph.D. 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

Application Details


North Central University
Attn: Human Resources
910 Elliot Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404-1391
Fax # (612) 343-8063


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Application Deadline

The deadline for first consideration is April 1. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising period. Position is open until filled.