Position: Assistant Professor, Social Work
Department: Academic Programs
Hours: Varies
Start Date: August 2018
Salary Grade: 14
Pay Rate: $50,000

Job Duties:
Responsible for the coordination, planning, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of classroom instruction and related activities. Conduct classes in the day, evening, or on weekends totaling not less 30 credits per year in accordance with Cecil College approved syllabi and the stipulations of the department. Meet every scheduled class, including the final examination, for the full number of scheduled minutes in the room assigned. Any changes in meeting place or time must be reported to the Office of Academic Programs prior to the class meeting. Responsible for the coordination of the social work and addictions degrees and certificate programs.

Primary Responsibilities:
Prior to the first day of class provide the Office of Academic programs with a copy of the Course Information Sheet based upon the official syllabus including (but not limited to) objectives of the course, anticipated methods of presentation, outline of contents of the course, and the nature of the evaluations to be used (grading criteria). Each instructor is required to provide students with course information on the first day of class.

Comply with the twenty-one requirements stated in the policy entitled “Duties of Full-Time Teaching Faculty”

Become thoroughly familiar with all college policies and procedures and comply with all college policies and procedures.

Provide appropriate and effective instruction.

  •  Provide learning activities that stimulate student involvement, encourage reflection and critical thinking, and take into consideration different learning styles.
  •  Evaluate students’ work according to departmental standards.
  •  Ensure that each program/class contains essential curricular components, has appropriate content and pedagogy, and maintains currency;
  •  Keep students informed about their progress through the prompt grading of papers and other work;
  •  Participate in program and curriculum review and development and student learning outcomes initiatives;
  •  Complete course assessments as required.
  •  Utilize the college learning management system
  •  Demonstrate a genuine concern for each student through personal conferences.

Stay current in the scholarship of their discipline and teaching methodology.

  •  Maintain active membership in at least one professional organization in the teaching discipline or otherwise read journals in the teaching field.
  •  Attend at least one conference or workshop when appropriate and funds permit.
  •  Attend on-campus workshops related to the teaching field or to learning in general when scheduling permits.

Support the department and the college.

  •  Serve as the point person for the college social work program.
  •  Coordinate the social work and addictions degree and certificate programs, including but not limited to advising students, coordinating field experiences, and meeting with stakeholders.
  •  Facilitate the development of articulation agreements.

Other Responsibilities
Assume other work related responsibilities as assigned by the Division Chair, the Dean of Academic Programs, the Chief Academic Officer, or the President or her designee. Additional responsibilities include teaching various social work courses both in-class and online. Potential courses include: Introduction to Social Work, Social Welfare Policy and Research, Substance Abuse and other Addictions and Chemical Dependency courses.

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and MSW or equivalent Master’s Degree or a related area preferred. Experience with Addiction also preferred. Teaching experience and familiarity with e-technology, including Blackboard ideal.

Only completed application packages including a resume, cover letter, transcripts and three (3) letters of recommendations, will receive consideration. Letters of recommendation can be sent to hr@cecil.edu Only applicants who are authorized to work in the United States will be eligible for hire. Cecil College, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and educational institution, is committed to diversity.