Department Summary: The School of Social Work has both a thriving BSW and MSW program. Current total enrollment is approximately 550. Our programs are staffed by 16 full time faculty, more than 15 part time faculty, three field education specialists and two administrators. Our programs are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
Successful candidates will be staff members who can work with their colleagues to help meet the mission of the department in serving and supporting our racially and ethnically diverse campus community.
Bridgewater State University is an inclusive community dedicated to the lifelong success of all students; focused on the continuous improvement of its people; and is responsible for leading innovation that benefits Southeastern Massachusetts, the commonwealth, and the world. Bridgewaters accessible environment of teaching and learning stimulates critical thinking and the pursuit of new knowledge and deeper understanding. The teaching and learning environment at Bridgewater also cultivates meaningful and diverse interpersonal relationships and fosters an appreciation for global engagement aimed at transforming lives and improving the human condition.
Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is reflected in our institutional values, which ensure that all students are supported and succeed. Bridgewater State University is equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. Members of underrepresented groups, and those committed to working in a diverse cultural environment, are strongly encouraged to apply.
Essential Duties: The School of Social Work at Bridgewater State University seeks qualified Part Time Faculty who are enthusiastic teachers, dedicated to working with undergraduates for the 2023/2024 academic year.
demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of students from diverse backgrounds with a wide range of abilities.
Utilize an equity- minded framework to prepare lesson plans which incorporate varied instructional techniques, multi-media, integration strategies designed to meet the educational, culturally relevant, and emotional needs of our students.
Develop and maintain a classroom environment conducive to effective learning. Encourage student success to all students regardless of race.
Specific course offerings include:
Teaching up to 11 credits per semester as assigned by the School of Social Work chairperson.
1. A masters degree in social work or a related field
2. At least 2 yrs post MSW experience
3. Ability to use technology effectively in online and in-person teaching, and learning designed to meet the educational, culturally relevant, and emotional needs of our students.
Preferred Qualifications: 1. MSW degree and LICSW
2. Teaching experience in a BSW or MSW program
Special Conditions for Eligibility: Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.
This position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.
Posting Number: F00456P Open Date: 08/02/2023 Close Date: 3/1/2024 Open Until Filled: No
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please note the following information is required to complete your application for this position:
A minimum of three (3) professional reference entries in space provided on the application form.
Equity and Inclusion Statement- a personal statement on a candidates past efforts to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion. The equity and inclusion statement is an opportunity for candidates to discuss scholarship, professional skills, and demonstrable experience that would enhance the universitys efforts to promote a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Equity and inclusion statements will be considered as part of a transparent and comprehensive review of candidates application materials.
Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.
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