Assistant/Associate Professor and Director of Social Work - Fall 2019
University of Mary-Hardin Baylor
September 4, 2018
Competitive salary commensurat
Contract - Experienced
Faculty Careers - Social Work
The University of Mary Hardin Baylor’s College of Humanities and Sciences seeks an Assistant / Associate Professor of Social Work to serve as the Director of its Social Work program beginning Fall 2019. UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society.
The Social Work, Sociology, and Criminal Justice Department offers undergraduate degree programs in Social Work, Sociology, and Criminal Justice. The Bachelor of Social Work program is a CSWE accredited program that will seek reaffirmation in June 2023. The Social Work program has over 60 majors.
UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 20,000 in the heart of central Texas within an hour’s drive of Austin. Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community.
Faculty Responsibilities: Activities required of all faculty include exemplary teaching, curriculum development, student advising; professional attainment; and service to department, college, university, and the community.
Specific Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate courses in Social Work and related courses. The teaching load for this position is 9 hours per semester of undergraduate courses. Oversight of social work faculty, including the Director of Field. Lead program evaluation and accreditation based on the CSWE EPAS and program assessment for the university. Manage budget for the Social Work program. Adherence to and modeling of the NASW Code of Ethics. Promotes the program with stakeholders and local social work organizations. Lead the Social Work Advisory Council (SWAC). Serves as Department Chair for its Social Work, Sociology, and Criminal Justice Department
Qualifications: Doctorate in Social Work is required; ABD will be considered (tenure-track status requires terminal degree in hand). Excellent teaching and communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment, and commitment to quality improvement are essential. Must be an active and committed Christian. Additional requirements include:
Master of Social Work from a CSWE accredited Social Work Program
At least two years post-MSW direct practice experience
Current Texas licensure as a LMSW or LCSW or current licensure in another state with eligibility and achievement of Texas license as a social worker within one year.
Demonstrated leadership ability.
Experience with assessment and accreditation.
Demonstrated professional social work involvement.
Additional Salary Information: Excellent benefits including medical and dental insurance, retirement plan with match and UMHB tuition benefits for employees and their dependents.
Internal Number: 1159
About University of Mary-Hardin Baylor
Founded in 1845, the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor has traditionally been known for producing excellent educators, nurses, business leaders and missionaries. That has not changed, but today UMHB is also earning recognition for its talented science and music graduates, for top-notch graduate programs in counseling, physical therapy and more.
Research done in the university's Human Performance Laboratory is being applauded for its contributions to the field of sport nutrition. The university's new competency-based education program for adult learners is the first of its kind among private colleges and universities in Texas. And enrollment at UMHB has set new records every year for the last seven years.
What's behind this success? An unapologetic dedication to Christian principles. An emphasis on inspired teaching, on making each student's learning experience the best it can be. A commitment to excellence in every aspect of university life.
If one word could be chosen to summarize what is happening at UMHB today, that word would be "MOMENTUM."
It takes a powerful force to gain momentum in an upward trajectory, and that force is present and real at UMHB today. ... Mary Hardin-Baylor is moving forward, offering Christian higher education in compelling new ways to a growing number of students. UMHB has nearly 4,000 students pursuing degrees at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degree levels and nearly 500 employees including 190 full-time faculty members.
UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of over 20,000 in the heart of central Texas. Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community.