Career Opportunities


Lecturer - Social Work

Posting Date

2/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title:  Lecturer - Social Work
UW System Title:  Lecturer
Start Date:  August 20, 2018

Essential Job Functions

The Department of Social Work at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay invites applications for a program Lecturer position in Social Work, with primary responsibility to the MSW Program. Applicants with commitment to strengths-based generalist social work practice and the profession's knowledge, values, and skills are highly encouraged to apply.

The Social Work program has a strong team emphasis, which includes team teaching, offers a competency-based education with a strengths perspective, and takes a proactive stance valuing diverse and inclusive perspectives.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Teach MSW courses in the areas of program evaluation and advanced field, along with other BSW and MSW courses, utilizing a variety of teaching and learning methods with diverse adult learners.
  • Advance equity and social justice in the classroom and community.
  • Commit to generalist and advanced generalist social work practice.
  • Develop and implement sound teaching lessons from an andragological perspective.
  • Teach face-to-face and online.
  • Use APA citation style and Microsoft and course platform software.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge, value, and skill base for social work in an understandable and applied manner.
  • Advise students.
  • Contribute to the ongoing accreditation efforts of the BSW and MSW Programs.
  • Attend all Social Work program faculty and Admissions Committee meetings.
  • Perform service to the unit, and contribute to its ongoing development.



  • Masters of Social Work (MSW) degree from a CSWE-accredited institution at time of application.
  • Two years of post-MSW social work practice experience
  • Documentation of Wisconsin certification/licensing or indication of eligibility and intention of obtaining certification/licensing


  • Prior BSW- or MSW-level social work teaching experience, including the utilization of distance learning technologies
  • Five years of post-MSW social work practice experience
  • Experience working in culturally specific programs and/or AODA
  • Wisconsin AODA certification or licensure
  • Experience conducting program evaluations
  • Knowledge of the health and human/social services delivery network in northeast Wisconsin

The successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, the ability to communicate with a diverse student population, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to be part of a collaborative team. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.

Conditions of Appointment

Travel to field and course sites required.  May include teaching courses on evenings and/or weekends to meet program needs.

Position is a full-time, 9-month, instructional Academic Staff appointment.  Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.


Salary range of $50,000-$53,000
This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System.

To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Job Search" screen,

  • Click in "Keywords" box.
  • Enter Job Opening ID "13989"
  • Click "Search."
  • Select "Lecturer - Social Work"
  • Click "Apply."
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • Unofficial transcripts of all graduate work
  • Proof of Wisconsin Social Work Certification/License or proof of eligibility
  • Applicants with International Social Work Degrees only:  Copy of Formal Determination Letter from International Social Work Degree Recognition and Evaluation Services documenting degree equivalency to CSWE-accredited MSW Degree

You must select "Submit Application." Selecting "Save as Draft " or "Exit" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Theresa Mullen
Phone: (920) 465-2049

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Tuesday, March 13, 2018.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our Office of Public Safety website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.