Professor-Associate Dean for Educational Programs and Student Services, JD, Social Work

The University of Alabama

United States

November 1, 2021

Description

Posting Details Requisition Number: 0813234

Number of Open Positions: 1 Position Title: Professor-Associate Dean for Educational Programs and Student Services Other Title Information: Professor-Associate Dean for Educational Programs and Student Services, JD, Social Work Organization: 224102 - SOCIAL WORK Position Summary:

The University of Alabama (UA) seeks an innovative leader who can connect a larger programmatic vision while maintaining a detail-level focus, and who possesses strong communication and organizational skills, to serve as the next Full Professor-Associate Dean for Educational Programs and Student Services of the School of Social Work. The position is a twelve-month, tenure/tenure- track, full time, 1.0 FTE academic appointment scheduled to begin August 16, 2022.

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Position Title

Associate Dean for Educational Programs and Student Services (start date: 8/16/2022)

Position Summary

The University of Alabama (UA) seeks an innovative leader who can connect a larger programmatic vision while maintaining a detail-level focus, and who possesses strong communication and organizational skills, to serve as the next Associate Dean for Educational Programs and Student Services of the School of Social Work. The position will begin on August 16, 2022.

The School seeks an individual with a commitment to shared governance principles, including accountable leadership, collaborative decision-making, and effective, open, and transparent communication. The School encourages members of historically under-represented groups to apply.

SPECIAL NOTE TO APPLICANTS: As a School, we prioritize promoting practices and structures that support diversity, equity, and inclusion in our work and in the community. The inclusion of underrepresented groups across the School is essential to facilitate the contributions of diverse leaders with distinctive ideas within the discipline. Members of our School are committed to cultivating culturally sustaining practices and community-engaged research in health, behavioral health, and social and economic justice solutions for Alabama and the nation.

Based on this shared School vision, the new Associate Dean will oversee and coordinate academic program implementation and student services to support student academic and professional development success, along with engaging with quality improvement activities in support of educational and accreditation processes.

Qualifications

Ph.D. in Social Work from an accredited university and an MSW.

The candidate must also possess a record of excellence in research, teaching and scholarship that merits appointment as a tenured full professor.

Application Instructions

To apply, candidates should go to https: // facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/49376 to complete an online application and upload the following:

· A letter of application (in this letter, please address how your application meets the qualifications and expectations and what you would bring to this position)

· An up-to-date curriculum vitae

· The names and full contact information for three professional references (included in letter of application or curriculum vitae)

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Information sessions will be held at the Council on Social Work Education 2021 Annual Program Meeting. To schedule an information session please contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Debra Nelson-Gardell at dnelsong@sw.ua.edu.

About the University

The University of Alabama, founded in 1831, is the state's flagship institution. The University holds an R1, very high research, Carnegie classification and has an enrollment of over 38,000 students. We are located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, a vibrant community of over 100,000 residents that was named an All-America City by the National Civic League. For information about working at the University of Alabama, see https: // provost.ua.edu/faculty- careers.

About the College

The University of Alabama's School of Social Work, established in 1965, is ranked among the top 50 Best Grad Schools for Social Work in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. We have a vibrant student body with a combined enrollment of over 700 students across our BSW, MSW, DSW, and PhD programs, which include coordinated master's degrees with The University of Alabama at Birmingham and the UA School of Law. Of the over 600 social work programs in the nation, the UA School of Social Work is the only one outside of the Washington, D.C. metro area that offers BSW and MSW students the unique opportunity to complete their semester-long field experience in Washington, D.C. Our School's 36 full-time faculty and 30+ professional and support staff members are dedicated to the success of our programs and students. For additional information about our department, please visit our website at https: // socialwork.ua.edu/.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. See https: // provost.ua.edu/faculty-careers for details.

Additional Position Information: UA EEO Statement

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. “EEO is the Law” https: // www. eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migratedfiles/employers/posterscreenreaderoptimized.pdf “EEO is the Law” Poster Supplement https:// www. dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCPEEOSupplementFinalJRFQA508c.pdf

Search Initiation Date: 09/29/2021 Expected Starting Date: 08/16/2022 Special Instructions to Applicants: College/School/Division: Social Work Post To Ihe Yes

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