From Bridgewater State University's inception in 1840 by Horace Mann as one of the first normal schools in America to the current day, BSU has worked to ensure that our students receive an accessible, affordable, and exceptional education. BSU aspires to be the leader in our mission class for closing equity gaps for Black/Cape Verdean, Latinx, Native American, Asian, and other students of color. BSU's institutional values, the work of the President's Special Task Force on Racial Justice, and leadership of the Leading for Change Higher Education Diversity Consortium underscore the campus' commitment to racial equity and other forms of social justice.
The School of Social Work has both a thriving BSW and MSW program. Current total enrollment is approximately 550. Our programs are staffed by 16 full time faculty, more than 15 part time faculty, three field education specialists and two administrators. Our programs are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. Successful candidates will be staff members who can work with their colleagues to help meet the mission of the department in serving and supporting our racially and ethnically diverse campus community.
Essential duties are:
1. Teaching up to 11 credits per semester as assigned by the School of Social Work chairperson.
Applicants should possess: – Ability to effectively teach in a close, collegial environment dedicated to the teaching-learning relationship. – Strong commitment to excellence in teaching and to working in a environment that fosters diversity, equity and inclusion. – Ability to use technology effectively in teaching and learning, and a willingness to teach online classes if necessary . – Provide quality teaching including related preparation and grading. – Provide course syllabi to students and to the School of Social Work as requested. – Perform other related duties as assigned and/or required.
Courses may be conducted on any of BSU's three campuses; the main campus in Bridgewater and at BSU's satellite campuses in Attleboro and on Cape Cod.
Required qualifications are:
1. A master's degree in social work or a related field
2. At least 2 yrs post MSW experience
1. MSW degree and LICSW 2. Teaching experience in a BSW or MSW program
Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.
Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.
Please note the following information is required to complete your application for this position:
*a minimum of three (3) professional reference entries.
Internal Number: 20152
About Bridgewater State University
Since its founding in 1840, Bridgewater has remained steadfast in its commitment to empower individuals and instill in its community an abiding desire to advance the public good. Our rigorous and dynamic academic environment encourages students and faculty to develop their strengths and become leaders in their fields. At the same time, we strive to lead by example. As the university continues to build momentum, we continuously reinvest in the success of our students and our region.