Working Title: BSW Director
Department: School of Social Work in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
Close Date: 08/14/2015 or until position is filled
Salary: Commensurate to education and experience
Anticipated Start Date: August 2015 (Fall 2015 Semester)

Summary of Job Duties: The Social work BSW Program Coordinator position has a full-time appointment to the social work program and sufficient assigned time (at least 25% at the baccalaureate level) to provide educational and administrative leadership (CSWE, 2008, 3.4.4.). The BSW Coordinator is responsible for the overall functioning of the undergraduate program in social work. This position will maintain regular office hours, Co-chair of curriculum committee, Chair of the BSW Admissions committee, implement BSW program student orientation, advising, teach 2 courses per semester, and other duties as assigned. Regular, non-disruptive, and reliable attendance is required as well as student-centeredness, teamwork, and the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

Minimum Qualifications: The individual selected for this position will be expected to possess the following required qualifications:

1. CSWE accredited MSW degree
2. World view consistent with social work values and ethics
3. Teaching experience or evidence of potential for excellence in this area

Preferred Qualifications:
1. DSW or PhD in social work or a related field
2. Strong teaching orientation
3. Online teaching or distance education experience and knowledge or interest in this area
4. Experience in course development
5. Practice in various settings and at various levels (e.g. direct service, administration, policy)
6. Two years of post-MSW practice experience
7. Interest and ability to teach undergraduate courses
8. Field Instructor experience
9. Field Liaison experience
10. Agreement to obtain Arkansas licensure within two years
11. Innovative, collaborative nature
12. Student, university, or community service experience

Special Instructions: For a complete position announcement and information regarding how to apply, visit http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/7798. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To be considered for the position, applicants should submit (1) a letter of interest (demonstrating how your strengths match the duties and qualifications listed above) and (2) complete curriculum vitae. Transcripts will be required from finalists. Completed applications received by October 19, 2015 will be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.