REVISED #14-15 Social Work Academic Staff Lecturer (Department of Human Behavior, Justice and Diveri

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Inclusive excellence and diversity are valued assets at UW-Superior, and we strive to offer quality programs in an environment of trust and cooperation that centers on the worth of all indvidiuals. The University is seeking candidates who will contribute to the achievement of this goal.
POSITION: Academic Staff Lecturer Social Work, Department of Human Behavior, Justice and Diversity
Instruction of 12 credits or their equivalent per semester in social work field as well as in any of the additional four curriculum areas: H.B.S.E., policy, research, and methods-practice
Student advisement to meet accreditation requirements and serve increasing numbers of social work advisees to meet the CSWE requirement (1 faculty; 25 advisees)
Program development and maintenance, including travel to community and tribal colleges for the purposes of teaching, advisement and recruitment
Service ot the University, including departmental meetings and social work program work
An earned M.S.W. or M.S.S.W. from an accredited social work program and a minimum of two years post masters social work practice experience
Experience teaching in a post-secondary education institution
Must be licensed/certified, as a social worker, by July 1st 2014.
Willingness to engage in community partnership and program development
Demonstrated familiarity with social work practice with American Indians and knowledge of the contributions of women and other minorities to the disciplines
Experience teaching at least 2 courses in a post-secondary education institution
Familiarity with the generalist, ecological and ethnic-sensitive models of social work practice
Demonstrated flexibility and experience with teaching as many as possible of the four areas of the social work curriculum (H.B.S.E., policy, research and methods-practice)
Ability to serve as field liaison
Practice experience with individuals, families and groups
Experience with field instruction and/or agency supervision
The successful candidate will be dynamic, energetic, creative, and engaging. the successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to the public liberal arts mission and must be committed to the highest ethical standards and must demonstrate effective leadership and teamwork skills. Candidates that incorporate values of inclusive excellence and diversity in their work are especially encouraged to apply.
UW-Superior offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including health insurance coverage for domestic partners and their eligible dependents.
STARTING DATE: Fall Semester, 2014
For additional information visit or contact Dr. Lynn Amerman Goerdt, Assistant Professionr, Chair, Search and Screen Committee at .
Review of completed applications will commence on March 10, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.
Please apply on-line at UW-Careers ( ) and submit your application packet to include:
1. letter of application
2. detailed statement of education and teaching philosphy
3. curriculum vita
4. unofficial college transcripts, and
5. contact information of three (3) referenceswith telephone numbers and email addresses
Please contact Dr. Lynn Amerman Goerdt with any questions regarding the posting. Dr. Goerdt can be reached by e-mail at or by phone at .
Internal applicants: select the internal applicant link. Registration for account not required.
External applicants: select the external applicant link and register for an account:
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UW-Superior: A Special Place:
The University of Wisconsin-Superior is Wisconsin s leading public liberal arts college. Established in 1893 with a mission to train teachers, it later became a part of the University of Wisconsin-System, and in 1998 was designated as Wisconsin s Leading Public Liberal Arts College by the University of Wisconsin System Board of regents. The University serves 2,900 traditional and non-traditional students and is dedicated to the integration of liberal and professional studies and serving a diverse student population. UW-Superior maintains the values of its founding as a teacher education college through emphasis on excellence in teaching as well as service to the community and region. The core mission is student-centered and values oriented, as the institution fosters intellectual growth and career preparation within a liberal arts tradition that emphasizes individual attention and embodies respect for diverse cultures and multiple voices. The richness of programs lend to a very personalized educational environment that integrates theory and practice, liberal and professional education, teaching, scholarship, and creativity. The University has launched a significant campus-wide Liberal Arts Initiative that includes a First Year Experience, Academic Service Learning, Global Awareness, Writing Across the Curriculum, and a Senior Year Experience. At UW-Superior, we promote the values of academic excellence, integrity, and community within a collegial environment. At the core of our values is the appreciation for, and examination of, diversity, inclusivity, and equity. UW-Superior offers day, evening, weekend, and distance learning classes.
The names of nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be kept confidential, and of all finalists, will be released upon request.
The University reserves the right to check additional references with notice given to the candidates at the appropriate time in the process.
Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
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UW-Superior is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator
Job Title: REVISED #14-15 Social Work Academic Staff Lecturer (Department of Human Behavior, Justice and Diverity)
Job ID: 9454
Location: UW Superior
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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