Social Work Faculty

  • San Carlos Apache College
  • San Carlos, AZ, USA
  • Oct 05, 2021
Full time Education

Job Description


    As a Social Work Faculty, under the direct supervision of the Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Social Work Faculty shall develop and teach a range of courses in Social Work, Substance Abuse and Addiction Studies, Social Services, Behavioral Studies, and other courses as needed.

    Provide leadership in the development of degree programs in the fields mentioned above. Willingness to develop and teach courses in a variety of formats as needed, including face-to-face, hybrid and online. The Social Work Faculty shall serve as a mentor for adjunct faculty members and will be required to demonstrate a commitment to student success and teaching excellence. Shall evaluate the performance of students and communicate with them in a timely manner; develop and revise syllabi as needed. Will be responsible for creating course plans to facilitate the achievement of course outcomes; keep accurate records and submit grades and other reports on time.

    The Social Work Faculty shall make recommendations regarding academic matters to the College’s administration; establish and maintain contact with student advisees; and participate in community outreach and student recruitment. The Social Work Faculty shall also hold regular office hours that accommodate student needs as necessary. Participate on academic and other institutional committees; participate in the ongoing assessment of courses and programs and in college-wide student success initiatives. The SocialWork Faculty will be responsible for demonstrating a positive and professional relationships with students, staff, and colleagues. Actively contribute to the development and carrying-out of orientation and other required institutional meetings.

    The Social Work Faculty shall perform the work outlined in the ANA “Fostering Community Health Through Education” objective work plan such as planning and hosting career fairs, working on a substance abuse prevention plan, and placing and supervising interns at worksites in the community. Will be responsible for grant management, new program development, etc. Shall perform other duties as assigned.


Basic Requirements:

Successful completion of a course of study in accredited college or university leading to a Master’s Degree or higher degree that included a major field of study in Social Work OR; a master’s degree in another field with 18 or more graduate hours in Social Work. NOTE: Applicant must submit a copy of all college transcripts and/or degree to meet positive education requirements.

In addition to meeting the basic requirements above, candidates must have had three (3) years of specialized experience.

Specialized experience is experience in college teaching, social work, counseling or in a job related field. Examples of the type of experiencethat will be credited are shown above under “Duties and Responsibilities”.

EVALUATION METHOD AND RANKING FACTORS: Evaluation will be made of the extent to which experience, education, training, self-development, and/or awards demonstrate that basically qualified candidates possess the Ranking Factors-Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) described below.

  1. Knowledge of subject matter for teaching a wide range of Social Work courses.

  2. Knowledge of pedagogy for effective teaching in a tribal college setting.

  3. Knowledge of program and course design.

  4. Knowledge of student success strategies in community college settings.

  5. Knowledge of Native American communities, cultural diversity.

  6. Ability to communicate compassion and empathy for students.

  7. Ability to design curriculum for future program offerings.

  8. Ability to plan, organize and prepare required reports.

  9. Ability to maintain professionalism and a strict standard of confidentiality.

  10. Ability to create a welcoming and safe environment for all students.

  11. Ability to relate to the San Carlos Apache history and culture as it relates to family and community.

  12. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

  13. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions/documents, furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.