School of Social Work
POSITION: Director, School of Social Work
STARTING DATE: Fall 2014
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate in Social Work/Social Welfare or closely related field from an accredited institution of higher education and MSW from an accredited program. Minimum of three (3) years of continuous experience in professional social work. At least five (5) recent years of satisfactory progressive teaching experience, with an emphasis on curriculum development, including a minimum of three (3) years in accredited (CSWE) baccalaureate and/or higher degree programs. Experience in an administrative position with demonstrated organization and resource management skills in baccalaureate and/or higher degree programs. Demonstrated scholarly activities including research, professional publications and presentations. Demonstrated ability to and/or interest in working in a multicultural, multiethnic environment. Active participation in professional organizations.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Leadership in professional organization, university/college committees and community service. Development and maintenance of relationships with constituencies (individuals, groups, communities and agencies). Demonstrated experience in managing and securing external funding. Demonstrated experience with CSWE accreditation standards as they apply to undergraduate and graduate
programs. Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
DUTIES: Serve as the Full-Time Director of the School of Social Work. Administration of both undergraduate and graduate social work programs, including administration and evaluation of academic programs, budget administration, advisement of students, and evaluation of faculty and staff. Participation in academic governance at school, college and university levels, and professional achievement in the discipline. Creation and maintenance of an academic and collegial environment that fosters excellence in teaching, research, and community service. Provide guidance in both curriculum and faculty development. Secure external funding. Supervise non-academic personnel. Other duties as assigned.
SALARY: Initial salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, Los Angeles, a comprehensive urban university and one of 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system, offers programs in more than 50 academic and professional fields. The campus is located at the eastern edge of Los Angeles, adjacent to the western San Gabriel Valley, with more than 22,000 full and part-time students reflecting the rich, ethnic diversity of the area. The University is committed to student-centered learning, free scholarly inquiry and academic excellence, hires on the basis of merit, and encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with disabilities to apply.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, official transcript from institution awarding highest degree, three current letters of recommendation and the University’s Application for Academic Employment form. www.calstatela.edu/univ/hrm/docs/forms/Empl_applic_academic.pdf Employment contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will continue until position is filled. Address application, required documentation and/or requests for information to:
School of Social Work Director Search Committee
School of Social Work
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8164
Fax: (323) 343-4682
For email correspondence:Patty.Lam12@calstatela.edu
Note: The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran, or Vietnam era veteran status.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/TITLE IX EMPLOYER
Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.
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