Posting Number PG191588EP
Internal Recruitment No
Working Title Department Head of Social Work
Anticipated Hiring Range Salary commensurate with experience and education
Work Schedule TBD
Job Location Raleigh, NC
Department School of Social Work
About the Department
NC State's mission as a research-extensive land-grant university is dedicated
to excellent teaching, the creation and application of knowledge, and
engagement with public and private partners. NC State is the largest of the
sixteen public universities in the University of North Carolina System. Housed
in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the School of Social Work is
one of two schools in the College.
The School of Social Work, accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
(CSWE), is a diverse group of scholars and educators covering many areas of
specialization. The mission of the School of Social Work at NC State
University is to prepare students for practice that addresses social,
economic, cultural, demographic, and political changes affecting individuals,
families, groups, communities and organizations. Through teaching, advising,
research, and scholarship, the school emphasizes professional ethics, social
justice, diversity, and community engagement. The program has a long history
of program excellence, leadership in social work education, and continuous
national accreditation. Faculty have a strong track record of external
funding, interdisciplinary collaboration, and community engagement.
Comprised of fourteen tenured or tenure-track professors, eight professional
track faculty, and twenty-one part-time faculty members, the School of Social
Work offers a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) and is among the earliest
accredited BSW programs in the United States. Also offered is an undergraduate
minor in Social Work. Additionally, the School of Social Work offers a Master
of Social Work program and an Advanced Standing program. The School has
partnerships with the public, nonprofit, and private sectors and emphasizes
student and faculty involvement in professional, service, and academic
associations and organizations.
Essential Job Duties
The School of Social Work is seeking an outstanding individual with a strong
commitment to academic and research excellence commensurate with the
expectations of a major research university, a proven record of effective
leadership, a commitment to transparent communication, and a visionary
approach to administration. The Head will assist in promoting research,
outreach, graduate training, and undergraduate education while also advocating
the mission and the values of the School of Social Work.
The Head of the School of Social Work reports to the Dean of the college and
is responsible for the administration of the school. The Head provides
leadership in support of faculty research, teaching, mentorship, and service
efforts; recruits, hires, and supervises faculty and staff; manages budgets
and enrollment; provides guidance in the strengthening and development of the
undergraduate and graduate programs in Social Work, and promotes the school
through leadership in college, university, and external strategic initiatives.
The successful candidate will possess an outstanding record of research,
teaching, and leadership accomplishments. Candidates with demonstrable
commitment and experience in fostering diverse, equitable, and inclusive
communities for research, teaching, and learning are of particular interest.
Minimum Education and Experience
Requires doctoral degree in social work or a related field, or an equivalent
Other Required Qualifications
Record of academic and research excellence commensurate with the
expectations of a major research university
Evidence of successful, collaborative leadership in educational setting
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism
History of administrative experience, including budgetary matters
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both within the school
(e.g., promoting an inclusive and collaborative environment) and
partners, external stakeholders on and off campus
Demonstrated ability to support a positive, student-centered environment
The ability to provide values-driven, inclusive and transformational
Demonstrated commitment to social work values and ethics
Rank of full professor
A master's degree in Social Work from a CSWE-accredited program and 2
years of post MSW experience.
Required License(s) or Certification(s)
Valid NC Driver's License required No
Commercial Driver's License required No
Recruitment Dates and Special Instructions
Job Open Date 03/14/2022
Anticipated Close Date Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
In addition to your application, please submit the following:
2-page cover letter
2-page statement of leadership philosophy including accomplishments in
diversity, equity, and inclusion (Other Document 1)
The nomination committee will review applications starting in April and the
position will remain open until the position is filled.
Position Number 00001020
Position Type Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week) 1.0
Appointment 12 Month Recurring
Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather
Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events Non Mandatory - Emergency Event
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Department ID 162701 - School of Social Work
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regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age,
sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a
disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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