The Center for Education, Advocacy and Social Justice at Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA invites applications for an Assistant/Associate faculty position to begin August 2019. Chestnut Hill College, founded by the Sisters of Saint Joseph, is an independent, Catholic institution that fosters excellence by providing a holistic education within a strong liberal arts tradition.
The Center for Education, Advocacy and Social Justice offers majors in Education- PreK to 4 and Special Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services in the School of Undergraduate Studies (SUS) and the School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS), as well as offering master’s degrees in Education and the Administration of Human Services in the School of Graduate Studies (SGS). The goal of the Department is to provide students a distinctive academic program that prepares them for immediate employment in related fields, and/or admission into graduate or professional programs.
The successful candidate for this position should be able to teach a variety of Human Services courses, including (but not limited to) Professional Seminar, Administration of Human Services, Public Policy, Organizational Management and Research Methods. Commitment to and support of restorative practices is preferred. Applicants must possess a terminal degree (Ph.D./DSW/EdD) in social work, or closely related field, and should be able to provide evidence of effective college-level teaching. Preference will be shown to applicants with a clinical or practitioner background, and experience working with a non-traditional adult student population. Administration and teaching will be primarily in the evening (2pm-10pm) and weekend.
Professional responsibilities include: teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, service to the College, to the profession, and to the community, participation in committees and academic events, teach courses across SGS/SCPS/SUS programs, as needed. Administrative responsibilities include: serving as the Graduate Program Coordinator for the MS in Administration of Human Services degree program. The candidate will oversee the graduate curriculum and course schedule, facilitate adjunct hiring and supervision, advise students, mentor graduate student research, and address student issues. This candidate will also work closely with the Graduate Admissions to recruit and admit qualified graduate students.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability and practitioner / clinical references to email@example.com. Applications should be received by March 15, 2019 for full consideration.