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Assistant Clinical Professor

Posted on Apr 11, 2019 by NAU - Yuma

Phoenix, AZ 85013
10 Apr 2019
Annual Salary
Job Description The primary focus of this position is teaching upper division social work courses for the Bachelor of Arts in Social Work program. A demonstrated connectedness to the discipline of Social Work is expected. The program prepares students to provide professional service to diverse individuals, groups and communities. This faculty member will serve as a member of the Arts and Sciences Division on the Yuma Branch Campus. The faculty member is expected to serve as a student mentor in his/her local area. The position requires teaching, service, and professional development activities. Courses may include fieldwork, courses in the successful applicant's area of interest, and courses that fit the departmental needs. Research is encouraged, particularly community-engaged scholarship. A successful annual review is dependent on a demonstrated connectedness to the discipline, positive teaching reviews and department service. The successful candidate will be expected to serve as director of field education. The faculty member is expected to serve on departmental and campus committees and assist with program development. The successful candidate will also serve as a resource to academic advisors and recruiters. Summer and winter teaching is available for additional compensation. Minimum Qualifications
An earned Master of Social Work degree from an accredited institution Two years of post-MSW practice experience The equivalent of one year (2 semesters) of college or university level teaching (at least 6 credit hours per semester) Preferred Qualifications An earned Ph.D. in Social Work or closely related field from an accredited institution Three or more years of post-MSW practice experience The equivalent of two or more years (4+ semesters) of college or university level teaching (at least 6 credit hours per semester) Demonstrated ability to teach social work courses across the curriculum Demonstrated ability to organize and teach fieldwork placement courses Demonstrated commitment to working in a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment Demonstrated commitment to teaching and working with first-generation minority students Proficiency in elementary Spanish language Demonstrated experience teaching online courses to augment face-to-face delivery General Information Northern Arizona University is a 31,073-student institution with its main campus in Flagstaff, a four-season community of about 70,000 at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks. NAU-Yuma is a Branch Campus of NAU Flagstaff located in Yuma, AZ. NAU's emphasis on undergraduate education is enhanced by its graduate programs and research as well as distance learning. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes. NAU-Yuma has a primary role in providing a wide range of bachelor and graduate degrees in the Lower Colorado region of Arizona and California. The Yuma Branch Campus has approximately 500 students on campus, while offering distance programs to an additional 1500 students. The Yuma Branch Campus has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution. The administrative and curricular structure for the Social Work program is housed at NAU-Yuma. The Bachelor of Arts in Social Work program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), with a unique focus on U.S.-Mexico border issues and populations. The program is offered to a very diverse student population primarily through face-to-face delivery. Several other social science related programs support the Social Work program. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes. NAU-Yuma provides opportunities to work with faculty and students in established partnerships with Mexican universities in Sonora and Baja Norte, Mexico. The university is committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment. For information about diversity, access, and equity at NAU, see the Center for University Access and Inclusion webpage. Background Information Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check. Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States. Finally, each year the Northern Arizona University Police Department releases an annual security report. The report is a result of the federal law known as the Clery Act and contains policy statements that address the school's policies, procedures and programs concerning safety and security including policies for responding to emergency situations and sexual offenses. The report contains three years of data for Clery reportable crime statistics for the campus along with the most current year's Fire Safety Report, which includes policy statements and fire statistics for Flagstaff on-campus student housing. Salary $50,000 - $60,000 Benefits This is a Faculty (FAC) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) or the Optional Retirement Program (ORP); sick leave accruals and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified family members. More information on benefits at NAU is available at the NAU HR benefits page. Faculty are hired on a contract basis, renewable according to terms of the Conditions of Faculty Service. Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan). Employees will have 31 days from date of hire to enroll in benefits, and their benefits will then be effective the first day of the pay period following their completed enrollment. If a new employee chooses the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) retirement option, participation in the ASRS Plan (and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it) will begin on the first of the pay period following 183 days of employment. New employees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP; an alternative to the ASRS plan) will begin to participate on the first day of employment. The long-term disability plan that accompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of the pay period following 90 days of employment. More information about NAU benefits is available at the NAU HR benefits page. Category: Education , Keywords: Social Work - Faculty Position

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