Adjunct, MSW Programs, Wurzweiler School of Social Work 2024-2025

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Work type: Faculty Part-time
Department: Wurzweiler School of Social Work
Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY
Categories: Education/Teaching

Position Summary:       

Adjunct Faculty (Part-time) who may be qualified to teach any subject in the social work master curricula either online, face to face, and or hybrid.

While we are open to applicants who can teach any subject in the social work curriculum, those with the ability to teach research methods and statistics are especially encouraged to apply.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Teach courses as scheduled.
  • Provide timely individualized, and supportive feedback on student work.
  • Communicate concerns regarding student participation, comportment, and performance with the student and the program director.
  • Use Canvas (Learning Management System) to monitor discussion boards, post announcements, and grade assignments.

Experience & Educational Background:

  • A Master's Degree in Social Work from an accredited social work program or a master's degree in a related field

  • Minimum of 2 years post-MSW experience

  • A DSW or a Ph.D. in Social Work/Social Welfare or a doctoral degree in a related field (preferred for teaching in the MSW programs)

  • Evidence of teaching excellence (face-to-face and/or online)

Skills & Competencies:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work flexible hours.
  • Interest and experience working with diverse student populations and commitment to creating inclusive learning environments.
  • Asynchronous and Synchronous online teaching experience and/or interest in teaching face-to-face on campus (Wilf Campus).
  • Demonstrated scholarship, expertise, and the ability to teach in one or more of the following content areas:  practice, human behavior, policy, research, cultural diversity, and field.
  • Work experience that includes competencies, skills, and knowledge levels required for social work instruction.
  • Experience with CANVAS learning management system or similar system (e.g., Blackboard, Moodle) with a willingness to learn Canvas).
  • Ability to manage the learning environment through effective record-keeping, submitting grades on time, and enforcing WSSW’s academic, code of conduct, and attendance policies.
  • Commitment to promoting academic excellence and fostering social work values and ethics in students.

Application Instructions:

Please include a CV, cover letter, and list of references with your application.

Salary Range:

$4,000 - $7,000

About Us:        

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more. 

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve.  We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Equal Employment Opportunity:           

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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