Johnson C. Smith University

United States

October 12, 2021



Position: Master of Social Work (MSW) Field Director/Instructor

Division: School of Social Work

Department: MSW Program

Start Date: January 3, 2022


This is a 12-month non-tenured, position.

Responsibilities : Under the general supervision of the Program Director of the MSW Program, assist in the development of the MSW program from an internship role; direct the MSW interns in a required agency experience. Participate in the reaccreditation of the MSW program by CSWE. Assist with student agency selection and provide on-going supervision in the process. Provide internship training/workshops to prospective and on-going Agency Field Supervisors. Serve on appropriate university-wide committees. Participate in the development of graduate level internship relationships with other universities, community organizations, professional associations, and alumni. Teaching one course per semester may be requested.

Qualifications: Minimum qualification is a Master's Degree in Social Work from a CSWE accredited program. Basic computer and research skills. At least two years, post the MSW degree, of effective social work practice and leadership experience. Demonstrated ability to conduct seminar courses and workshops; ability to work professionally with social work faculty, staff, students and agency personnel; must be able to communicate and work effectively with a culturally-diverse campus and community groups; strong commitment to diversity. Demonstrated excellent work ethics and an organized time manager. Desire a candidate with an established record of community engagement and practice experience is essential, and teaching commensurate with appointment; knowledge of CSWE accreditation and experience in internship development, program assessment. knowledge of professional state-wide or national organizations, and a strong record of collaboration and commitment to practice. Teaching experience related to culturally competent social work practice desired. Skilled in using technology and teaching on-line courses.

Finalists for this position are subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.

To apply, please email or Fax to (704) 330-1494: Use Subject Line “ Master of

Social Work (MSW) Field Director/Instructor.” Include letter of application addressing qualifications, a résumé, three recent letters of recommendation, other supporting documentation (community engagement practice experience, teaching), fully completed and signed JCSU application, and an official transcript from the institution awarding highest degree (at time of appointment). (Official transcripts will be required of finalist).

The above information may also be mailed to:

MSW Field Director Search Committee

Johnson C. Smith University

100 Beatties Ford Road

Charlotte, N.C. 28216

About Johnson C. Smith University

Johnson C. Smith University, a 153-year old historically black liberal arts college dedicated to serving a diverse student body, located in Charlotte, NC. The University has a rich history and is heralded as one of the best of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the nation, serving 1400 students in undergraduate, graduate, non-traditional and adult programs. Johnson C. Smith University continues to gain a strong national reputation for integrating the liberal arts with business, the sciences and technology. For more information, please visit https:// www.

Johnson C. Smith University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability or veteran's status as it relates to student enrollment or hiring. Johnson C. Smith University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master's degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Johnson C. Smith University.

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