Social Work Faculty

The Department of Social Work MSW Program invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Associate/Full Professor position, MSW Program Director starting in the 2018 Fall Semester.  

Department of Social Work:

The vision of the Department of Social Work is to lead the advancement of integrating Christian faith with social work practice, scholarship, and service locally, nationally, and internationally. Our department serves over 200 students and has 12 faculty members with 4 serving in the BSW Program and 8 serving in the MSW Program.

Responsibilities: 

The MSW Program Director is the appointed chief academic administrator for the MSW Program and is responsible for:  assuring the quality of the MSW faculty and the instructional program; providing effective leadership, representation, and communication; maximizing program resources through effective planning, managing, assessment and coordination; and otherwise supporting the Department of Social Work vision and mission. This comes with an 11-month contract.

Qualifications:

Applicants must have an MSW and have a completed a Ph.D. in social work or a related field.  Candidates must: demonstrate strong, innovative, leadership skills in a Graduate MSW Program; have a record of teaching and scholarship; and demonstrate a Christian faith commitment consistent with the mission of the institution. Candidates must have at least two years post-MSW social work practice experience. Interest/experience in policy, macro social work, and distance education technology is a plus. 

Application Process:

Employees of Roberts Wesleyan College must fully support the institution’s mission and values. Please review the RWC Mission Statement, Statement of Christian Vision, and Community Ethos Statement available on the college’s web site (below) prior to submitting an application and curriculum vita.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Applicants should e-mail or mail

(1) a letter of application, specifying areas of teaching and research interest and practice experiences;

(2) curriculum vita;

(3) a recent, writing sample (published or in press) for which the candidate is the primary author; and

(4) an Application for Faculty Position, available at www.roberts.edu/employment (be sure to include full contact information for three references). 

For more information about the position, contact Dr. David Skiff, Department Chair, by phone at 585-594-6578 or email at skiffd@roberts.eduAll materials should be submitted to Dr. Skiff. 

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