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Full-Time Lecturer - Social Work

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Full-Time Lecturer in Social Work

Effective Date

August 18, 2014 (Fall Semester)

Salary Range

Commensurate with training and experience.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited school;
  • Five years of post-master’s social work practice experience;
  • Two years of experience as a community agency-based field instructor;
  • Experience in doing collaborative work at the community or university level;
  • A strong commitment to social work education.
  • Minimum of two years of teaching and advising experience at the university level
  • Minimum of two years of administrative or supervisory experience
  • Commitment to and/or expertise in educating a diverse student population.

Desired/Preferred Qualifications

  • Expertise with program development, program administration, and program evaluation
  • Experience as a university fieldwork liaison
  • Expertise in working with groups
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Experience with public speaking
  • Proficiency in student management systems


  • Coordinate and administer undergraduate field work program for BSW students.
  • Coordinate administrative aspects of the School of Social Work Credential (PPS) program.
  • Teach three fieldwork seminars or social work practice courses per semester.
  • Plan and coordinate faculty liaison meetings.
  • Participate in team teaching of field instructor training sessions.
  • Participate in coordinating graduate fieldwork program in specializations (child and family well-being, integrated health, and adulthood and aging) including development of fieldwork sites, assignment of students to appropriate placement settings, and preparation of agency evaluations.
  • Plan and coordinate preparation activities for students entering field work (BSW and MSW levels).
  • Work collaboratively with university departments related to fieldwork, including risk management and student financial aid.
  • Represent School of Social Work at the joint university field consortium and other appropriate fieldwork entities locally, state-wide, and nationally.
  • Advising, prevention, and intervention regarding fieldwork performance issues.

The School of Social Work at California State University, Long Beach welcomes and encourages diversity.  We seek applicants and nominations from those who have experience teaching, mentoring, and developing research in ways that effectively address individuals from historically underrepresented backgrounds.  The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.  California State University, Long Beach is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Required Documentation

  • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications, cv (including current e-mail address), three current letters of recommendation, and a copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree. Finalists will also be required to submit asigned SC-1 form and an official transcript.

Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:

Nancy Meyer-Adams, Ph.D., M.S.W., Chair of Search Committee

California State University, Long Beach

School of Social Work

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90840-4602

(562) 985-5655


Application Deadline

  • Review of applications to begin October 28, 2013

  • Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled)


CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, political affiliation, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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