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Faculty/Instructional

Lecturer - Social Work

Posting Date

11/10/2021 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title:  Lecturer - Social Work 
UW System Title:  Lecturer 

Essential Job Functions

The College of Health, Education, and Social Welfare at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay invites applicants for a Lecturer position in Social Work. 

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Teach MSW courses in the areas of clinical as well as generalist practice and field, along with other MSW and BSW courses as assigned by the Program Chair, utilizing a variety of teaching and learning methods (in-person [required] and on-line) with diverse adult learners.
  • Advance equity and social justice in the classroom and community.
  • Commit to generalist and advanced generalist social work practice.
  • Independently develop and implement sound teaching lessons from an andragogical perspective.
  • Teach across multiple modalities, face-to-face, blended, and fully online.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge, value, and skill base for social work in an understandable and applied manner.
  • Provide academic and career advising to social work students and potential students.
  • Contribute to the ongoing accreditation efforts of the BSW and MSW Programs.
  • Perform service and contribute to the ongoing accreditation efforts of the BSW and MSW Programs.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master's degree in social work from CSWE-accredited program.  Applicants with international social work degrees: Copy of Formal Determination Letter from International Social Work Degree Recognition and Evaluation Service documenting degree equivalency to CSWE-accredited MSW degree
  • 2 years of post-MSW experience in clinical practice
  • Commitment to social work values and ethics as outlined in the NASW Code of Ethics (2017)
  • Demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to, anti-racism and anti-oppression practices
  • Commitment to student-centered education
  • Commitment to strengths-based generalist social work practice
  • Ability to become proficient in APA style, Microsoft, and course platform software

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Ability to be primarily located in Wausau
  • Work experience across multiple practice areas, including clinical practice
  • Higher education teaching experience with a strong orientation to generalist practice, and/or experience in the utilization of distance learning technologies
  • Five or more years of post-MSW social work practice experience, particularly in culturally specific programs, clinical and/or macro practice
  • Licensure at the LCSW level of practice 


The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace.  The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.

In addition, the successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. The University invites 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

The home campus of this position is Green Bay or Wausau, and the successful candidate may be required to teach an occasional course at Marinette, Sheboygan, or Manitowoc Campus. Travel to field and course sites is a requirement of this position. This position will include teaching courses on evenings 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.

All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.

Salary

Salary range of $53,000-$56,000.

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

BENEFIT DETAILS
The UW System provides an excellent benefits package to meet the diverse needs of its employees.  This includes several health insurance options, with annual deductibles as low as $250/individual and $500/family. Our benefits package also includes dental, vision, several life insurance options, AD&D and Accident insurance and Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts.  We participate in the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), where employer contributions begin immediately and employees are fully vested after 5 years of service.  The UW System also provides supplemental retirement savings programs including a 403(b) and Deferred Compensation.

In addition, employees receive several types of paid leave benefits, which are prorated for employees working less than 100%.  This includes 9 legal holidays, 36 hours of personal holiday and between 96-130 hours of sick leave annually.  Employees earn 13-27 days of vacation each year, depending on years of service and employment type.

For more details, please review the benefit quick guide linked below:

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 "Search Jobs" screen,
  • Click "View All Jobs"
  • Select "Lecturer - Social Work"
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Sign In."
    • 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
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references
 

You must select "Submit" to 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:

Joan Groessl
Phone: (920) 465-5011
Email:  groesslj@uwgb.edu

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Monday, January 31, 2022.

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 University Police 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.