Faculty in Social Work
Full-time, with faculty rank; non-continuing status, 9 month faculty appointment, in the School of Humanities, Religion and Social Science.
The FPU social work program seeks to prepare undergraduate students for careers in the helping professions. The program offers a traditional, as well as a degree completion program in social work. Working closely with the traditional social work program director, the successful candidate will oversee and teach in the degree completion program. This person will also be responsible for coordination of field placements.
- Oversee operation of degree completion program in social work at two locations with later expansion to other centers based on enrollment and community interest;
- Lead the degree completion social work program in collaboration with the traditional undergraduate program director;
- Teach social work classes as assigned;
- Enhance student learning by guiding a robust field instruction;
- Assist the social work program director in the identification and supervision of adjunct instructors to teach in the program;
- Represent the social work program and university at community and professional meetings;
- Work with local social work agencies to develop appropriate professional field internships for program majors;
- Comply with CSWE program guidelines for baccalaureate level programs in social work;
- Advise social work students in the degree completion program.
- Doctorate in social work or related field;
- MSW from a CSWE accredited university may be considered;
- Ability to mentor and advise adult students in a degree completion social work program;
- Minimum five years of experience in a specific area of social work practice;
- Teaching experience with adult learners;
- Knowledge of technology/learning management systems;
- Ability to utilize professional connections in the community to develop appropriate field internships;
- Provide positive leadership and restorative discipline for students;
- Excellent written and oral communication skills;
- Ability to cross cultures and to understand and advance diversity;
- Commitment to the Christian faith and the university’s mission of Christ-centered teaching and learning;
- Involvement in a local church.
- Skills in program development and management;
- Familiarity with the Latino community, as well as the ethnic and socio-economic diversity of the Central Valley.
Download and complete an application form.
Send a letter of application, a completed faculty application form (including personal statements), curriculum vita, three letters of reference (including one pastoral), and transcripts or placement file to:
- Rod Janzen, Ph.D.
- Fresno Pacific University
- School of HRSS
- 1717 S. Chestnut Avenue, Box 2301
- Fresno, CA 93702
- Or email: FPUProv@fresno.edu
Fresno Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnic or social background, sex, age, or physical handicap in its hiring practices. Committed to excellence and actively supportive of cultural diversity, FPU invites individuals who contribute to such diversity to apply.