Faculty Job in Academic & University Assistant Instructor of Social Work


Department: 240520-Social Work

Pay Rate: Per faculty salary model.


FLSA: Exempt

Position Number: 998510

Classification: Faculty

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Note: A background check is required for the selected candidate of this
position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

Candidates must complete an on-line faculty profile found at
https://jobs.ucmo.edu and apply to position 998510.

should submit (1) a cover letter (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) transcripts; (4) include on faculty profile the names, phone numbers, and
e-mail addresses of a minimum of three professional references.

If selected for an interview the applicant will need to provide three
letters of reference and submit official transcripts of all degrees earned.

Position is opened until filled. Priority will be given
to applicants submitting materials by February 14, 2019. The desired starting date for this appointment is August 2019. This is a 9-month
non-tenure track faculty appointment.

Direct inquiries regarding this position to: Dr Marlys Peck, e-mail: mpeck@ucmo.edu.

For information about the on-line application process contact Human
Resources at jobs@ucmo.edu or (660)543-4255.

UCM requires that all
faculty applicants complete the on-line faculty profile. All documents requested must be attached to the profile at the time of application.
Only completed faculty profiles with attached documents will be accepted for this position.

The University of Central Missouri is an
AA/EEO/ADA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Working hours:

Professional Faculty Hours

Bargaining Unit: No

Warrensburg Campus

Posting Date: 12/19/2018

Open Until Filled: Yes

Position Purpose

The position is for a 9-month, non-tenure-track, Assistant Instructor position beginning the
Fall Semester (August) 2019. The Assistant Instructor teaches a variety of classes in the fall and spring semester across the undergraduate
curriculum in the BSW program at the Warrensburg and Lees Summit campuses. Specific courses include Human Behavior Across the Lifespan,
Human Behavior Social Systems, and Social Work Practice and Agency Experience. Social Work elective courses will be assigned as needed.
Classes are offered during the day and evenings and the candidates are expected to teach fall and spring semesters.

The Assistant
Instructor prepares and updates master course syllabi, collaborating with other faculty teaching the same course to identify best practices
and evaluate results.

Faculty are expected to use UCM’s online course management system. A minimum of five office hours per week to
meet with students about academic and professional issues, and grading assignments in a timely manner is expected.

The candidate will
be expected to share with other faculty members responsibilities for student advising and program/school/college service including committee

UCM CORE ATTRIBUTES – Our core behaviors all employees are expected to model. During the annual review process, all
employees will be rated on how well they model these behaviors.

Engaging: Immersive learning experience through purposeful
involvement of employees and students.

Cumulative: Aggregating multiple points of learning to broaden and deepen education.

Passionate: Encouraging employees and students to find his or her sense of purpose.

Confident: Embracing change and the new
opportunities and challenges of tomorrow.

Enterprising: Creating new ways for all students and employees to engage in their education
and jobs.

Caring: Acting on the needs and welfare of our people and the community.

Education & Formal

Master’s degree (Specify field(s) of study below), Doctorate degree (Specify field(s) of study below)

Other Education & Formal Training


  • MSW from a CSWE accredited

Computer Skills
Word-Processing, Presentation



  • Two (2) years of post MSW practice experience.
  • Able to teach across the undergraduate
    generalist curriculum and special topic courses in his/her area of specialization.


  • Candidate who is able to teach in one or more of the following practice areas: Human Behavior Across the Lifespan, Human Behavior
    Systems, and Social Work Practice and Agency Experience.

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred,
Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality

Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

  • Excellent collaborative skills.
  • Competence in
    instructional technology.

Special Working Conditions:
Irregular work hours, Professional appearance,
Work in stressful conditions

Ability to Keyboard
No keyboarding test required.

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