Social Work Affiliate/Part-time Instructor- Content Area: Practice -Individuals, Families & Groups

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number F00314
Position Title Social Work Affiliate/Part-time Instructor- Content Area: Practice -Individuals, Families & Groups
Position Number SWKPT1
Salary for Announcement

Affiliate faculty – dependent on degree(s) held and number of credit hours taught.

Salary is based on current MSU Denver Affiliate pay per credit hour.

Employee Category Affiliate Faculty
Department SWK - Social Work
EClass Code Part-Time Affiliate Faculty
Position Summary

The successful applicant will teach courses in the area of Generalist and Clinical practice focusing on Individuals, Families and Groups at the graduate and/or undergraduate level. The successful candidate may also teach specialized courses in specific area of practice including but not limited to: Child Welfare, Adolescents, Adults, Older Adults, Health & Health Care, Women and others.

Qualified applicants will be placed in the departmental pool and will be considered for affiliate/part-time instructors beginning Spring 2016 through Spring 2019.

EO STATEMENT: Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.


Affiliate/Part-time faculty are part-time, at-will employees hired to teach on a per credit hour basis for specific classes, as needed, usually on a semester by semester basis. Affiliate Faculty are not eligible for benefit coverage under the University’s benefit program. All such teaching assignments are dependent on budget and enrollment. An Affiliate faculty member’s duties include: meeting assigned classes (day, evening or weekend as needed) or delivering on-line content and complying with all University, College, School, and Department policies; providing instruction in assigned classes consistent with the content and learning objectives of the regular course syllabus and, if appropriate, with Department course coordination policies; being available, either face to face or electronically, to students in assigned classes to provide additional academic support as needed and appropriate for the teaching assignment; and complying with University-wide student evaluation of instruction policies and peer observation policies.

Occasional meetings with faculty teaching in the same content area may be required before, during, and after semesters. The instructor is required to provide feedback on student’s writing and critical thinking abilities on a timely basis.

Required Qualifications

Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited institution.

Two years of relevant post MSW Social Work Practice Experience.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Five years relevant post-MSW practice experience
2. Previous relevant teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level.
3. Previous experience teaching online.
4. Two years clinical or advanced practice supervision
5. Experience with diverse, historically underrepresented and/or first generation college students.
The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

Posting date 09/02/2015
Closing date
Closing Instructions Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,
If you have been previously employed by the department you will only need to submit a revised CV.
If you have not been previously employed by the department you will need to attach all of the requested documentation.
If you are unable to attach copies of your transcripts at the time of application please email documents to:
Attn: Elyse Menard
Subject: Social Work Content Area Practice, Individuals, Families and Groups attached documents

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. References
  2. Unofficial Transcripts

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an MSW from a CSWE accredited program?
    • Yes
    • No