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Instructor, Social Work

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Work type: Faculty 9-month
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Faculty


Social Work

Requested Start Date:


Pay Range:

Commensurate with Experience

Normal Work Schedule:

Varies depending on department need and class schedule

Job Summary:


The Instructor of the Social Work Program, provides educational services to traditional and non-traditional students during the day or evening; teaching graduate and undergraduate level courses in Social Work; and may be required to teach courses within his/her concentration area on campus, off-campus, online and hybrid courses and possible live video conferencing depending on need of location.  Must be available for summer teaching.

Essential Functions:

  • Develops and implements a program of instruction that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students and is consistent with the university, SACS accreditation, and state study and curriculum guides.
  • Assesses student’s abilities as related to desired educational goals and objectives, in order to maximize student achievement.
  • Serves as advisor and mentor for students.
  • Manages the behaviors of learners in the classroom and participates in the management of student behavior in other parts of the campus, in order to provide a general environment conducive to the learning process.  
  • Communicates continually to students (either in writing or verbally) in regards to instructional expectations, student progress or lack of progress.
  • Responsible for recording students’ attendance and keeps attendance registers, according to JSU policy. 
  • Actively participates in and works with university personnel in planning effective instructional goals, objectives, methods and curriculum.
  • Exhibits a commitment and ability to conduct scholarly activities and engage in professional, university, and community service.
  • Participates in professional growth and development activities including staff meetings, and in-service and staff development activities as required or assigned.
  • Assists in the documentation of student progress by efficiently maintaining and submitting appropriate records and reports.  
  • Ensures that the classroom or instructional environment is healthful and safe and generally conducive to learning.  
  • Agrees to participate in extra-curricular activities as requested by the head of the department or Dean of the school.  
  • Participates and belongs to educational/professional associations (within concentration) and participates in their activities. 
  • Fulfill faculty responsibilities as stated by institutional and departmental policy and by administration. 
  • Responsible for teaching graduate and undergraduate level courses in Social Work.
  • Serves on departmental and university committees.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the department head.


Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work from a CSWE accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 5-years post MSW direct practice experience in the field of social work.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous Social Work teaching experience in a four year institution

Required Documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  1. CV
  2. Transcript

Additional Information: None

Supplemental Questions: None

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