Applications are invited for a full-time, contract faculty appointment in the Department of Social Work available Spring Semester, 2021 to assist with our program expansion. Successful candidates will have the ability to teach across the undergraduate and graduate curriculum; demonstrate expertise in teaching social work practice, diversity, oppression, and privilege, practice and program evaluation, theory, and generalist field practicum.
Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the NASW Code of Ethics and communicate specific ways they will teach these standards to undergraduate and/or graduate students.
Candidates must have strong teaching and practice skills to develop instructional activities, facilitate class discussion, and provide clinical or macro practice supervision.
We seek candidates who have organizational leadership skills and experience building community partnerships.
Job Function:Teach across the undergraduate and graduate curriculum in social work practice, diversity, mental health and addictions, practice and program evaluation, theory, and advanced generalist field practicum.
Minimum Experience:A. Masters in Social Work from a CSWE-accredited program
B. Two (2) years post-MSW practice experience
Preferred Experience:A. Advanced license in social work and/or addictions (LCAC)
B. Three (3) or more years of post-MSW practice experience
C. Three (3) or more years working in rural communities
D. Two (2) or more years of teaching experience at the graduate level
E. Expertise in substance use disorders, rural practice, health care, or gerontology
F. Excellent team facilitation skills and/or expertise in inter-professional education (IPE)
G. History of professional service (eg., non-profit board, professional organization)
H. Experience with paneling is a plus (eg., Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance)
I. Current License: LSW, LCSW, also LCAC
At Ball State University, we recognize inclusive excellence as an integral endeavor to fulfill our University’s mission and our strategic plan. We recruit, support, and retain a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff. We encourage and reward diversity of thought. We promote a work environment that encourages and rewards innovation and creativity. We pledge to keep Inclusive Excellence at the highest level of institutional importance and as a foundation in all that we strive to do. Our over-arching goal for Inclusive Excellence is to adopt a university-wide Inclusive Excellence approach to academic, administrative support, and service functions of the university. We believe Inclusive Excellence must be infused in every step we take.