Temporary Faculty Pool - Social Work Education
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Work type: Instructional Faculty - Temporary/Lecturer
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Temporary, Part
Temporary Faculty for the Department of Social Work Education
Lecturer in Social Work
Department Overview Department Webpage Link
The Department of Social Work Education at Fresno State is committed to the
education of social workers at the bachelor's and master's levels who will
provide social welfare services and leadership in the central San Joaquin
Valley and beyond. The Department is committed to enhancing both the quality
of life in the region and the capacity of citizens to identify and address
their own social welfare needs and social justice concerns. Graduates of both
programs intervene with individuals, families, groups, and other small systems
as well as with human service agencies, voluntary organizations,
neighborhoods, and communities.
Residents and communities in the Central California region continue to face
serious issues within the health and human service environment that will
require continuing generations of well-prepared health and human service
professionals. Students in our college are engaged in academic departments and
programs including: Communicative Sciences and Deaf Studies Kinesiology
Physical Therapy Public Health Recreation Administration Social Work Education
and Gerontology School of Nursing Program also include several off-campus
research and training centers. The primary goal of our college and university
is ensuring that students succeed in their chosen discipline.
Instructor Responsibility : Temporary faculty members are responsible for
adherence to and implementation of university and system-wide policies as
directed per Academic Policy Manual 306, paragraph 2. Instructors are
responsible for the preparation, delivery, conducting, proctoring, and grading
(as appropriate) lectures, office hours, homework assignments, quizzes,
class projects, and midterm and final exams. All classes must be offered and
meet as scheduled throughout the entire semester, in the mode assigned and
listed in the in the schedule of classes (i.e. asynchronous, synchronous, in-
person, or hybrid).
Please be advised that an appointment is contingent upon budget and enrollment
considerations and subject to order of assignment provisions in the collective
bargaining agreement between California State University and California
Faculty Association. These provisions state the “Order of Work,” or the order
in which available courses must be assigned to faculty, starting with tenure
line faculty and ending with new lecturer appointees.
Appointees will be required to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United
States (Fresno State is not a sponsoring agency for Temporary Faculty
Salary Range - Commensurate with experience within ranks established by
the CSU Salary Schedule (Lecturer AY-2358)
The temporary faculty pool is continuously open, and positions are filled as
needed, based on student enrollment and funding. This is a pool of part-time
lecturers for the department to draw on as necessary. The number of positions
varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the Department.
Appointments from the pool are temporary and often made just prior to the
start of the academic term. Applicants may need to be available to begin
teaching on short notice. The pool will remain in place for two academic
terms; those interested in remaining in the pool beyond that time must
Fall 2022: August 17, 2022- December 22, 2022;
Spring 2023: January 16, 2023- May 20, 2023
Education (from an accredited institution or foreign equivalent.): A
Master's degree in Social Work.
Demonstrated commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level.
Successful teaching experience at the graduate level.
Experience in a closely-related social science discipline.
Application Procedures :
A review of applications continues on a rolling basis as teaching positions
open. Review may begin as early March 30, 2022 for a Fall 2022 assignment.
Deadline is June 30, 2022 to be fully considered for Fall 2022 hiring.
Projected deadline is October 30, 2022 to be fully considered for Spring
Job Announcement for 2022-2023 Academic Year closing date is March 1,
Complete an online application at https: // careers.fresnostate.edu, search for
the appropriate Job Announcement, Create an Applicant Profile, or Login if you
have already have an Applicant Profile, and attach the following materials:
Cover letter addressing qualifications and experience, and list of courses you are interested and qualified in teaching,
Names and contact information of at least three professional references - the committee will request current letters of recommendation, do not attach,
Statement on diversity: This statement provides the applicant's unique perspective on their past and present contributions to and future aspirations for promoting diversity, inclusion, and social justice in their professional careers. The purpose of the diversity statement is to help the department identify candidates who have professional experience, intellectual commitments, and/or willingness to engage in activities that could help Fresno State contribute to its mission in these areas,
Copies of unofficial transcripts from all relevant educational programs.
For inquiries contact Dr. Iran Barrera, Chair, E-mail:
About the Campus
California State University, Fresno, is a forward-looking and diverse
institution located in California's Central Valley, known for its agriculture,
reasonable housing costs, cultural diversity, and proximity to Yosemite
National Park and the Sierra Nevada.
The Fresno State campus sits in the midst of the San Joaquin Valley, a valley
rich in the traditions and representation of Native American peoples and
cultures. We are grateful to be in the traditional homelands of the Yokuts and
Mono peoples, whose diverse tribal communities share stewardship over this
California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on
broadening students' intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning
skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement,
and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural
competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and
welcoming the participation of all. Members of the University community are
expected to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse
ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. For information on the
University's commitment and dedication to creating a university known for its
integrity, civility, equity, respect, and ethical behavior, please visit:
https:// www. fresnostate.edu/academics/diversity The campus is ranked 24th in
the nation by Washington Monthly; ranked 3rd by U.S. News & World Report in
graduation rate performance for public institutions; and, ranked 41st in the
nation in MONEY Magazines 50 Best Public Colleges.
Fresno State's Principles of Community
These Principles were developed collaboratively by faculty, staff, and
administrators. They exemplify what we aspire to be. Find out more about our
Principles of Community at: https: // fresnostate.edu/president/strategic-
We all play a role in fostering an inclusive work and learning environment of
respect, kindness, collaboration, and accountability where every member of the
student body, faculty, staff, and administration can thrive. Our Principles of
Community reflect our core values of Discovery, Diversity, and Distinction as
well as our deep commitment to our mission "to boldly educate and empower
students for success."
California State University, Fresno is committed to serving our students with
a focus on inclusion. Fresno State has been recognized as a Hispanic-Serving
Institution (HSI); an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-
Serving Institution (AANAPISI); and has been designated to the Community
Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of
Other Campus Information
In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus
Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University,
Fresno has made crime-reporting statistics available to applicants, students,
and employees online at www. fresnostate.edu/police/clery/index.shtml. Print
copies are available by request from the Campus Police Department.
A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed
satisfactorily for this position. An offer of employment may be withdrawn or
employment may be terminated based upon the results of the background
The person holding this position is considered a "limited reporter" under the
California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply
with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21,
2017 as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive
order by accessing the following website:
https:// www. calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html.
California State University, Fresno is a smoke-free campus. For more
information, please click
California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to
race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender
identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical
condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
The California State University requires faculty, staff, and students who are
accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a
medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a
currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this
requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at
https: // calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/. Accordingly, you may
be required to show proof of vaccination by your start date. You can find more
Out of State Employment
Per CSU-wide policy (HR2021-04), all faculty who will begin initial
employment (or return from a 12-month break in service) on or after January
1, 2022 are required to perform their work from within the State of
California. Faculty hired prior to January 1, 2022 must be available to
perform work in the State of California if their assignment is in-person.
Advertised: 05 May 2022 Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled