The University of Washington Tacoma (UW Tacoma) invites application for a full-time position of BASW Practicum Coordinator/Lecturer in Social Work beginning September 16, 2019. This is a full-time position with a nine-month renewable service period with appointment terms of 1-5 years.Â This position is non-tenure track.Â This positionâ€™s teaching responsibilities are primarily in the Social Work degree program.
The Social Work and Criminal Justice Program at UW Tacoma offers three degrees. The Master of Social Work (MSW) program includes a part-time evening program with approximately 130 students and an Advanced Standing evening program with 30 students. The Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare (BASW) program enrolls approximately 110 students. The Social Work and Criminal Justice Program also offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice with both on-campus and online delivery formats and offers a multidisciplinary understanding of crime and justice.
One of three campuses of the University of Washington, UW Tacoma is an urban-serving university that offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees for the diverse population of the South Puget Sound region. UW Tacomaâ€™s commitment to equity and inclusion is central to maintaining an atmosphere wherein students, staff, faculty and residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, person, and professional growth. For additional information about UW Tacoma, please see our website at http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/.
The Social Work and Criminal Justice Program affirms the tradition of promoting social and economic justice. We aim to enhance the quality of life for all, with special attention to human diversities, populations at risk, public social services, and the prevention of social problems. As a community of diverse scholars, we advance the social work and criminal justice professions through our preparation of graduates for ethical, culturally responsive, evidence-based practice and through scholarship that advances the knowledge base of both professions. The faculty at UW Tacoma value relationships with students and each other. We are committed to fostering the success of our students, serving the greater Tacoma community through publicly engaged scholarship, and upholding excellence in teaching in the classroom and online.
TheÂ main functions of the BASW Practicum Coordinator/Lecturer are to serve as field liaison between the school and field agencies, supervise and/or coordinate studentsâ€™ education focus in placements, develop new placement sites when needed, write reports, maintain program data, and teach assigned courses across the curriculum at the BASW and MSW levels.
Salary and Contract:
Salary for this nine-month position is competitive and commensurate with experience and background. The BASW Practicum Coordinator/Lecturer hired through this announcement will be eligible for promotion and multi-year (1-5 year) contracts, renewable upon performance.
MSW from a CSWE accredited institution or foreign equivalent;
Minimum of five years full-time post MSW practice experience in any area of social work.
Experience and commitment to social justice work within diverse communities;
Experience and ability in articulating a diverse/multicultural perspective;
Experience in supervising practicum students and/or coordinating practicums for students;
Experience in group facilitation;
Experience in teaching at the university level i.e. undergraduate and graduate;
Experience working and collaborating with community agencies/organizations.
The search will begin February 11, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. For questions regarding the BASW Practicum Coordinator/Lecturer positon contact Chair, Social Work Faculty Search Committee, Dr. Marian S. Harris email@example.com.
Applicants should submit the following materials electronically:
Letter of application outlining practice areas, diverse/multicultural perspective, university teaching experience, experience supervising practicum students and/or coordinating practicums for students, group facilitation experience, experience and commitment to social justice work within diverse communities, experience and ability in articulating a diverse/multicultural perspective, and experience working and collaborating with community agencies/organizations;
Contact information of three references;
Copies of teaching evaluations, samples of course syllabi, and other teaching materials;
Examples of practice based scholarship or other contributions to the field.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.