Director, School of Social Work, Regular, Tenured Position, Twelve-month academic position
Earned doctorate in social work or a related field from an accredited program and at least 10 years of experience in undergraduate and graduate social work education.
Academic accomplishments that merit appointment at the rank of Professor with tenure;
A history of extramural funding and an established record of excellence in teaching and research. The School has a vigorous and growing research program and is seeking a candidate who can establish a national reputation for excellence in scholarship, teaching and service with evidence of externally funded research; Prior administrative experience or leadership at successive levels of responsibility; Evidence of ability to manage a large operating budgets, develop new revenue streams and enhance support for faculty research that will enhance the fiscal health of the School
An understanding and commitment to the mission of an AAU Research 1 university and the School of Social Work mission;
Experience with external stakeholders at the state, federal and international levels;
Commitment to shared governance, collegiality, and continual professional development for faculty and staff;
Foster collaborative interactions between faculty members within the School of Social Work, the College of Human Environmental Sciences and the Campus community;
Commitment to leading departmental discussions regarding departmental vision and strategic plans;
Desire to lead developmental activities and cultivate alumni and donor relations;
Demonstrated effective leadership, management and communication with faculty, staff, students, and other administrators;
Commitment to innovative strategies in diversity and inclusion initiative; Commitment to the School of Social Work's mission to provide leadership for social and economic justice;
A demonstrated track record of promoting diversity at all levels;
Familiar with national trends in undergraduate, graduate education; and passionate about improving education for all students;
A strong collaboration record and willingness to collaborate with others; and Willingness to adopt a transparent, open-minded, respectful and approachable leadership style.
Know and understand Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accreditation standards and have the ability to direct maintenance and renewal of School's accreditation.
Please submit curriculum vitae, a narrative of research and educational interests and diversity accomplishments and the names and contact information of three references.
Applications received by November 18th, 2019 will receive full consideration.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.
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