Social Work Instructor

$47,701 yearly
  • Tohono O'odham Community Collge
  • Sells, AZ, USA
  • Jun 21, 2019
Full time Education

Job Description

 Job Title:       Social Services/Social Work Instructor

Reports To:   Academic Dean

Status:           Full-time/ Regular/ Exempt

Salary:           $47,701 annual

 SUMMARY: The Social Services (SSE) Program Instructor will be expected to teach Social Services/Social Work (SSE) courses in a tribal community college setting. The instructor will be responsible of updating the social services curriculum. A variety of delivery systems such as cooperative learning, self-paced, independent or individualized instruction, in addition to traditional classroom teaching methods may be used. Teaching assignments may include evening classes, hybrid and online format as well as responsibility for site supervision of student projects and/or internships. The Adjunct Instructor will support the T-Ṣo:ṣon (Our Core Values) including T-Wohocudadag – Our Beliefs, T-Apedag – Our Well-Being, T-Pi:k Elida – Our Deepest Respect and I-We:mta – Working Together.


  • Instructs students in a classroom setting in an assigned area of responsibility, ensuring applicable core competencies are addressed; develops course syllabus; plans, teaches, observes; grade assignments completed by students; and evaluates overall student performance;

  • Evaluates student progress, provides frequent feedback to students, and refers students to appropriate college support services when needed;

  • Maintains office hours in accordance with stated policy to provide assistance to students and for other related duties; assists in the recruitment and retention of students;

  • Participates in curriculum development including developing and reviewing program requirements, course teaching materials, and text selections;

  • Evaluate students and place them in appropriate levels; Assess student needs and goals for each student; Provide up-to-date record keeping and referrals to students;

  • Maintains current knowledge in the subject area and in the use of alternative teaching techniques and appropriate instructional technology;

  • Participates in faculty development activities.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Public Health, Psychology, Social Work, or a related field; or master’s degree in a related field with 18 graduate semester hours or 24 upper division semester credit hours and/ or graduate semester hours;

  • Three to five years of instructional experience in an academic environment;

  • Three or more years of experience in the provision or supervision of human services in a community agency setting.

Additional Consideration May Be Given To Individuals with the Following Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in the teaching field.

  • Ability to speak and understand O’odham and/or Spanish.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the historical and contemporary issues facing Native peoples.


  • Valid Arizona Driver’s license with no DUI's or major traffic offences within the past two years.

  • Must successfully pass a background check and finger print clearance.

  • Licenses may be required depending on area of assignment.


  • Instructional methodologies;

  • Adult learning theory;

  • Research methods;

  • Student evaluation methods;

  • Principles in assigned academic area;

  • Advising processes and practices.


  • Using a computer and related software applications;

  • Conducting research;

  • Evaluating student performance;

  • Instructing students;

  • Creating collateral materials for class sessions;

  • Advising students;

  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, and the general public.


TOCC is a tribal college located on the Tohono O’odham Nation, 60 miles west of Tucson. The incumbent will work closely with members of the Tohono O’odham Nation within a multi-culture setting.



The College offers a comprehensive benefit package and 401(k). 



Apply online at Interested applicants must submit a completed TOCC application for employment, resume, related degrees, transcripts, certificates, a list of three references (name, position, organization and work phone numbers), and three (3) letters of recommendation dated within the past twelve months.  If claiming Indian Preference under Tohono O’odham Ordinance 01-85, submit a copy of certification or enrollment card and/ or if claiming Veteran Preference, submit a copy of the DD214 form to:

P.O. BOX 3129
SELLS, AZ  85634

VOICE (520) 383-0049
FAX (520) 383-0029


"This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer."