Lecturer/Program Director - MSW Program Everett
Posted on: January 13, 2022
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
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.
• 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
• 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
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.
• MSW from a Council on Social Work Education accredited
• Two years of post-MSW experience in social work practice
• Knowledge of the CSWE Educational Policy on Accreditation
• 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
• 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:
• Time Management
• Attention to Detail
% 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
• 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
• Site Support: Maintain working relationship with the program's
• 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
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)
To apply, visit
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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
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