Chair, Social Work Department - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217


United States
(0600831)

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Detailed Job Description

Lead the Department of Social Work, supervise the Directors of the BSW and MSW programs, the Directors/Coordinators of Field Education, the Department Coordinator, all faculty, and have full or partial release time from teaching for administrative duties as approved. The successful candidate must have the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse, urban student population.
 
The successful candidate will:
1. Lead the Department of Social Work, supervise the Directors of the BSW and MSW programs, the Directors/Coordinators of Field Education, the Department Coordinator, and all faculty.
2. Ensure the highest quality of teaching and learning within the Social Work Department.
3. Assess programs in accordance with CSWE educational policy and accreditation standards.
4. Teach courses in day, evening, weekend and/or online format as needed.
5. Advise undergraduate and graduate Social Work students.
6. Develop partnerships and community collaborations that advance our mission of creating competent professionals in Social Work, working within the Department, in the School of Letters Arts and Sciences, and across the College.
 

Required Qualifications

Applicants for this position must:
1. Possess an MSW in Social Work from a CSWE (Council on Social Work Education) accredited program PLUS a Doctorate in Social Work, or Doctorate in a related field.
2. Meet the requirements for tenure at the rank of Associate or Full Professor in the Department of Social Work.
3. Have a minimum of two years administrative experience in a BSW and/or MSW program and/or evidence of leadership ability in Social Work.
4. Possess a minimum of two years of post-Master's experience in direct practice and/or macro social work.
5. Demonstrate experience in program and course development.
6. Have teaching experience in BSW and/or MSW programs.
7. Provide evidence of commitment to community activities.
8. Articulate the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse urban population.
 

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Experience in grant writing and budget management.
2. Experience teaching Social Work research.
3. Expertise with CSWE accreditation standards at either the Baccalaureate or Master's Level.
4. Experience with online teaching and/or curriculum development.
5. Exceptional written and verbal skills
 

Special Instructions to Applicants

Only those candidates who submit their application through www.mscdjobs.com will be considered. IMPORTANT: In addition, in order for your file to be considered complete and forwarded to the committee for review you MUST submit the following required items:
1. Student ratings from a single, complete semester only.
2. Course syllabi examples.
3. Copies of transcripts.
4. Three letters of professional reference.

If you cannot attach these documents electronically to your application please send them to:

Marina Pereira-Badwan, Chair Search #F 430
P.O. Box 173362, CB 70
Denver, CO 80217-3362
badwan@mscd.edu
Phone: 303-352-4439
Fax: 303-556-5362

Official Transcripts will be required of all finalist candidates.
 

Keyword Phrases

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  • Comprehensive college offering bachelor's and master's degrees
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Department Chair
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
References
Best if Apply By 3/30/2012