Associate or Professor, Master of Social Work (Department Chair)
Job No: 504719
Work Type: Instructional Faculty Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Health Sciences
Associate or Professor, Tenured
Chair/Director of the Department of Social Work that administers the MSW program (full/part-time)
College of Health, Human Services, & Nursing
The Department of Social Work at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) invites applications for a Tenured Associate or Professor position (12-month) to serve as the Chair of the Master of Social Work Program with the appointment starting in Fall 2022. The position includes overseeing one state and one local grant as a PI.
At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms, including race, religion, gender, ethnicity, civilian status, people with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and contribute to the University's mission, vision, and core values.
For more information: Mission, Vision, and Core Values.
Department of Social Work, College of Health, Human Services and Nursing
The Master of Social Work (MSW) program at California State University, Dominguez Hills is intentionally designed to address the diverse social service needs, issues and problems particular to a large metropolitan area such as Los Angeles County. Building on the diversity of the various ethnic groups and cultures residing in the area, the program prepares social work students for community-centered, contextually competent social work practice, inclusive of culture, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, religion, class, sexual orientation, gender and other aspects of identity. The effects of bias, prejudice and institutionalized racism are examined so that students understand how these issues can affect social work practice, policy development and program implementation. Students learn a variety of perspectives and ways of identifying strategies and interventions for addressing these concerns and other problems in social work practice with individuals, families and communities.
The Department of Social Work promotes a psychosocial, ecological and cross-cultural approach to social work practice with Critical Race Theory and Intersectionality serving as the theoretical framework for contextually competent practice. The curriculum is developed and organized in a coherent and integrated manner, consistent with program goals and objectives. CSUDH, The Department of Social work offers one concentration: Social Work Practice in Communities (SWPC) and three specializations: Children, Youth and Families, Community Mental Health and Community Capacity Building.
For more information: http://csudh.smartcatalogiq.com/2020-2021/Catalog
The College of Health, Human Services and Nursing at California State Dominguez Hills seeks an individual to serve as the Chair/Director of the Master of Social Work Program. The successful candidate will be an accomplished scholar in social work or related field (e.g. track record of publications and/or grant funding) with demonstrated academic leadership skills (e.g. Director of BSW, MSW Program, department chair or related leadership positions) and vision to lead a department that emphasizes research excellence, quality graduate instruction, and community engagement. The department is seeking someone that will participate in transparent academic governance at the department, college and university levels, and foster faculty development through mentorship, collaboration and training opportunities.
Manage and supervise faculty and staff, and administer and evaluate academic programs, budget, and student advisement. Engage in social work professional achievement. Create and maintain an academic and collegial environment that fosters excellence in teaching, research, and community service. Provide guidance in both curriculum and faculty development. Secure and manage external funding. Other duties as assigned.