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Lecturer/Program Director - MSW Program Everett

Company: Confidential
Location: Everett
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Lecturer/Program Director - MSW Program Everett

About Eastern Washington University:

Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in Cheney and Spokane, Washington, with programs offered throughout the state and online with an enrollment of over 12,000 students. Eastern is one of six state-funded four-year institutions of higher education in Washington reporting to its own Board of Trustees.

Eastern's 300-acre main campus is located in Cheney, a community of 11,000 residents 16 miles southwest of the state's second largest city, Spokane. Eastern also offers programs in downtown Spokane at the Brand new Catalyst building and on the Riverpoint Campus which is shared with Washington State University. Eastern also offers program throughout the state based on the needs of the community. Eastern offers an array of bachelor's and master's degrees and one applied doctorate in physical therapy. EWU offers 135 fields of study, 9 master's degrees, 12 graduate certificates, 39 graduate programs, 1 educational specialist degree, and 1 applied doctorate to more than 10,000 enrolled students.

Tribal Land Acknowledgement

Eastern Washington University resides within the traditional homelands of the Spokane People and other tribes who are connected through their shared history of this region. This land holds their cultural DNA and it is their Ancestors who are here and bring forth the knowledge of this place—the knowledge that comes from the land.

Job Summary:

The School of Social Work located in the College of Professional Programs seeks a Lecturer to serve as Program Director for its Everett community-based Master of Social Work program. The position is a 100% time, 9-month per year special faculty appointment, plus possible summer appointment based on program need.

The position is located on the campus of the University Center at the WSU Building in Everett, WA and reports to the Chair/Director of the School of Social Work at the Cheney campus.

Eastern Washington University is a growing and dynamic public university co-located in Cheney and Spokane with an enrollment of over 10,000 students and offers over 100 degree programs including baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degrees. The School of Social Work is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and includes full-time BASW and MSW programs, and MSW programs located at sites throughout Washington State. The programs prepare students for generalist and advanced generalist social work practice in both rural and urban communities. The School also includes the Center for Aging Studies, Addiction Studies, Children's Studies, Disability Studies, and the Child Welfare Training and Advancement Program (CWTAP), a statewide training and educational partnership with the University of Washington and Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families.

Job Responsibilities:

• The Director of the Everett part-time hybrid MSW program is the on-site program administrator and teaches courses on-site and online. The position supervises the program support staff at the Everett site.
• The Director implements the policies and procedures for the part-time MSW program in compliance with the School of Social Work, the EWU College of Professional Programs, Graduate Studies, and Eastern Washington University.
• The Director works in partnership with the Director/Chair of the School of Social Work the Graduate Program Director, and the Director of Field Education to ensure MSW program compliance with the Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards (EPAS) of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

See Job Duties section for detailed description of the position's responsibilities.

Position is open until further notice; screening will begin 01/4/2022; applications will continue to be accepted after that date and until further notice on our website.

Required Qualifications:

• MSW from a Council on Social Work Education accredited program
• Two years of post-MSW experience in social work practice
• Knowledge of the CSWE Educational Policy on Accreditation Standards
• Demonstrated skills and advanced practice knowledge to teach graduate social work courses
• Demonstrated skills to engage multiple constituencies for program support and collaboration
• Strong commitment to diversity and social justice
• Basic computer skills including word processing, database, spreadsheets, email, and the Canvas online course platform or other forms of distance technologies
• Ability to work independently
• Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience in providing student support services (i.e., assisting students with writing, Canvas usage)
• Excellent communication and networking skills
• Experience in social work field education, including arrangement of practicum placements
• Experience in program administration

Other Skills and Abilities:

• Flexibility
• Collaboration
• Communication
• Teamwork
• Time Management
• Attention to Detail

Job Duties:

% of Time: 100
Responsibility / Duty: Typical Director's Duties
• Recruitment: Develop and implement a student recruitment plan. This may include information sessions, events, meetings, and classes at academic institutions and human service agencies.
• Admissions: Rate application files for MSW and BASW program applicants at all locations using a web-based admission rating system.
• Student Orientation: Provide orientation and support for students accepted into the program.
• Student Retention: Hold regular cohort meetings (minimum 6/cohort), meet with individual students as needed.
• Student Advising: Serve as the academic advisor for all students enrolled in the Program.
• Field Placement: Seek and maintain relationships with social service agencies and organizations to secure field/practicum sites and recruit students. Meet with each student to assist in the process of selecting the field/practicum placement. Place students in field/practicum sites.
• Field Supervision: Supervise students in field/practicum. Train and support agency field instructors (AFI ) and Faculty Field Instructors (FFI ).
• Curriculum: Work collaboratively with the Graduate (MSW ) Program Director to plan the course of study for the program.
• Faculty Support: Identify, recruit, train, and support quarterly (adjunct) faculty. Provide on-site orientation and support for faculty teaching in the program.
• Canvas: Use Canvas to communicate Program, School, and University information to students. Support instructors in use of Canvas.
• Teaching: Teach courses as part of faculty workload. Teaching assignment will be dependent on the needs of the department and the Everett Program.
• Site Support: Maintain working relationship with the program's host campus.
• Committee Work: Serve on School of Social Work or related committees as needed.
Essential Function Indicator: Yes

Conditions of Employment:

The position is available now. To be considered eligible for appointment into the position, applicants must be available and able to start within a reasonable amount of time from date of offer. This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment. All new employees must comply with EWU immunization Policy 602-02 and provide proof of immunity or vaccination to MMR and proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before beginning work at EWU. Waivers for the immunization requirements are available for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs.
Note: Interviews might be conducted via Zoom (camera must be enabled). While we anticipate being open for in-person instruction for academic year 2022-23, should Washington State or university pandemic restrictions disallow for in-person instruction, then courses will be taught via online platforms, including Zoom and other technologies. Candidates must be able to demonstrate competence using these technologies.

Salary Information: The expected salary upon hire is $54,461

Posting Date: 12/15/2021

Open Until Further Notice: Yes

Screening to Begin: 01/04/22

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit your application materials through our online applications portal provided below. If you are unable to submit through the applicant portal, please contact Human Resources Services at (509) 359-2381.

To apply, visit

EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.

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