Instructor of Social Work / Advanced Practice - Wheelock College
Colleges of the Fenway
March 17, 2017
Full-time - Experienced
About Wheelock College:Founded in 1888 and located in Boston, MA, Wheelock College is a private institution with the public mission of improving lives of children and their families. The College fulfills this mission by providing a strong education in the arts and sciences and in its professional fields - education, child and family studies, and social work - for which its undergraduate and graduate programs are nationally and internationally recognized. Throughout its academic programs and student experience, the College reflects the multicultural dimensions of the communities and countries in which it operates and fosters diverse learning experiences - all of which contributes to the success, leadership, and impact that its graduates enjoy in a wide variety of careers.Job Description:Summary: The Wheelock College Bachelors in Social Work Program has been educating entry-level, professional social workers for 30 years. The MSW program began in 2000, and has been accredited on a continuous basis since 2003. The social work programs are justice-based in all aspects of the curriculum, with an emphasis on the strengths perspective, and partnered practice that is family-centered, empowerment-based and collaboratively-orientated.Successful candidates will be clearly oriented to human rights and social and economic justice as the mission of social work and will be committed to the college's mission of educating students to improve the lives of children and families using strengths-based approaches to education and practice in an urban, multicultural environment. We embrace diversity and inclusion and seek to recruit qualified applicants from all backgrounds and actively encourage applicants from traditionally under-represented groups.Specific Responsibilities:Teach primarily in the MSW programMay be required to teach in the Worcester@Wheelock MSW ProgramTeach in two or more areas of social work education with focus on research, HBSE, Policy and practice/fieldContribute to ongoing development of cutting edge programming, interdisciplinary partnerships, and an engaged college communityBuild collaborative relationships with a strong and creative faculty with diverse interests, generating and maintaining community partnershipsAdvance human rights and social and economic justice through social work education and practiceRequirements:A MSW from a CSWE-accredited programAt least two years post-MSW practice experienceDemonstrated excellence in teaching at the MSW level or graduate level in a closely related fieldTeaching experience in urban, multicultural environmentsPreferred Qualifications for the Position:Earned doctorate in Social Work or a closely related field such as Public Policy, Education, Sociology, Urban Studies, or Public HealthA strong record of sustained research and publication activityExperience in quantitative and qualitative research methodsPost-MSW experience in community based, intergenerational, or family-centered practice or scholarshipExperience/interest in any of the following areas: policy practice; early childhood mental health; medical social work; international/refugee/immigrant populations; veterans/military; family & community corrections; or, advanced group work practiceAdditional Information:We at Wheelock College are committed to creating, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, inclusion, and equity that values the uniqueness of every individual and actively promotes social justice. We believe the collective sum of individual differences contributes to building diverse communities that impact scholarship, practice, and policy in service of children and families globally. We respect, embrace, and celebrate all races, ethnic backgrounds, cultures, age groups, gender identities or expressions, religions, languages, sexual orientations, abilities and disabilities, economic statuses, and diverse perspectives. Members of the community are expected to uphold the institution's commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity.Wheelock College is an EEO/Affirmative Action EmployerApplication Instructions:Please submit online a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications for the position, a curriculum vita, a writing sample (e.g., a course syllabus, teaching philosophy), two sets of course evaluations with a brief narrative, and the name, addresses, email address, and telephone numbers of three (3) references.Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.
The six educational institutions that make up Colleges of the Fenway view diversity as a key component in the growth of our students' educational experience as well as our ongoing journey as professionals charged with maintaining the world class status of our institutions. By drawing from a wide cultural palette, we ensure that we have access to the full range of talent available. Through our resp...ect for the vast array of backgrounds we create an environment that will help that talent grow. It is within an environment of respect that we are able to build and work toward our goals. Our goal is to create an atmosphere that values mutual respect. All Colleges of the Fenway members have policies and practices designed to safeguard our healthy environment as well as provide the support and access needed to do so.The Colleges of the Fenway are located in the heart of Boston?s academic, scientific and cultural communities and is within walking distance from landmarks such as the Museum of Fine Arts, Fenway Park, Symphony Hall and world renowned medical institutions.Jobs at Emmanuel College: http://emmanuel.edu/About_Emmanuel/Employment.htmlJobs at Massachusetts College of Art and Design: http://www.massart.edu/About_MassArt/Careers.htmlJobs at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences: http://www.mcphs.edu/about-mcphs/careers-at-mcphsJobs at Simmons College: http://simmons.edu/overview/about/jobs/Jobs at Wentworth Institute of Technology: https://jobs.wit.edu/Jobs at Wheelock College: http://wheelock.interviewexchange.com/static/clients/205WHM1/index.jsp