Assistant/Associate Professor of Human Services (Ocala, FL) - Saint Leo University in Ocala Florida

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Saint Leo University

Ocala, Florida

United States


Detailed Job Description


School of Education and Social Services

Saint Leo University is one of the largest and most innovative Catholic universities in the United States. Saint Leo enrolls students at the traditional University Campus, at more than 40 education centers and offices, and through the Center for Online Learning. University-wide, Saint Leo enrolls students from 49 states, the District of Columbia, three U.S. territories, and 86 countries. Saint Leo University ranks as one of the nation’s leading providers of higher education for active duty military and veterans, and it is a nationally recognized leader in online education.

The Department of Human Services is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure track or non-tenure track, faculty position to teach Human Services courses at the Ocala Education Center in Ocala, Florida.

This is a twelve (12) month, year round, full-time faculty appointment at the Instructor, Assistant, or Associate level, with eight (8) weeks release time to be determined in consultation with the department chair and center director.

This position is pending final budgetary approval for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Review of candidate materials begins immediately for anticipated start date of July 1, 2015. To apply, submit letter of introduction documenting successful teaching experience; curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation (all should be professional references and at least one from a recent superior); values statement (500 words or less) and teaching philosophy (500 words or less), which highlights how your teaching and administrative philosophy and practices fit the Mission and Values of Saint Leo University; official transcripts (including WES evaluation if from an international university); and student evaluations from the last year (at least six classes, an even mix of graduate and undergraduate).

An exceptional candidate possessing a doctorate degree with experience may be considered at the Associate level.

Basic Function:

The faculty member will be required to:

  • Teach 9 classes per year;
  • Advise students;
  • Assess, assist, and guide adjunct Human Services faculty under the direction of the department chair;
  • Engage in curriculum development;
  • Support recruiting efforts;
  • Demonstrate professional development (e.g., scholarly research);
  • Undertake community service in keeping with the school’s Benedictine values;
  • Teach on-ground primarily, possibly online; and
  • Teach undergraduate classes with the possibility of graduate classes as the program grows.
  • Be able to teach traditional and non-traditional age students; and
  • Demonstrate the ability to use discipline-related computer programs.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

Doctorate in Human Services, Social Work, Psychology, or other related social science degree is required.

Experience working with individuals, groups, or families in human services agencies in a variety of roles or capacities as either a clinician or administrator is necessary. Work with children, adolescents, adults or the elderly is acceptable. Candidate will possess the ability to translate this experiential learning to students in a classroom setting demonstrating the knowledge, values, and skills of the Human Services profession.

Minimum Qualifications:

Doctorate in Human Services, Social Work, Psychology, or other related social science degree is needed.

Keyword Phrases

  • School of Education and Social Services
  • innovative Catholic university
  • higher education to the military
  • leader in online higher education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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