Family/Consumer Sciences (505067)

  • Stanislaus State
  • Turlock, California
  • Sep 21, 2021
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Job Description


Faculty Employment Opportunity


Assistant Professor in Social Work: The Department of Social Work invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in our MSW Program beginning Fall 2022. The successful candidates will have the ability to teach across the curriculum, with an expertise in direct micro practice, specifically clinical (health and behavioral health) practice. Expectations for the position include teaching, advising students, developing and maintaining an active research agenda, serving on University and Department committees, and developing a record of professional service in the greater community. The position is contingent upon the availability of authorized funding.


• Doctoral degree in social work or related field and Master of Social Work Degree from accredited institution.

• 5 years post-MSW clinical practice experience in diverse behavioral health settings (such as mental health, sub-acute residential treatment, schools) with diverse populations.

• Commitment to the pursuit of social justice.

• Expressed interest in micro social work practice in the Central Valley of California.

• Expressed interest in and commitment to teaching adult learners.

• Knowledge, interest and skills necessary for curriculum development.

• Demonstrated ability, interest, and active involvement in scholarly activity.

• Commitment to empowerment and strengths-based social work practice.

• Ability to work across multiple systems and with diverse populations.

• Desire to work with first-generation/graduate students who have been systematically marginalized.


• Experience teaching foundation and advanced micro practice courses.

• Experience and/or interest in curriculum development.

• Possesses a clinical license or is license Eligible.

• Experience with or interest in digital learning in higher education.

• Interest in teaching both face-to-face and hybrid courses across the curriculum.

• Experience working with diverse populations/communities

• Bilingual


A complete application must include four items: 1) a letter of application addressing qualifications and experiences for the position, department, university, and service region; 2) current curriculum vita; 3) names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references. 4) Unofficial copies of graduate transcripts. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.

To apply for this position, please click the "Apply Now" button on this page.

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:

Dr. John Garcia, Search Committee Chair
Department of Social Work
College of Education, Kinesiology, and Social Work
California State University, Stanislaus
One University Circle Turlock, CA
(209) 667-3769

The Faculty Search Committee will begin reviewing completed applications in October 18, 2021 and will continue until position is filled. This appointment begins August 17, 2022.

An application must include a statement of your demonstrated commitment to working with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds in addition to any other required documents as indicated above.


CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at


Commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package.


The Master of Social Work Program at California State University, Stanislaus is administered and governed as a graduate Department within the College of Education, Kinesiology, and Social Work. The Program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. The focal concern of the Program is to prepare professional social workers capable of utilizing an integrative practice framework to engage with diverse populations to advance social justice. To learn more about us, visit our Web site at:


California State University, Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six-county region of approximately 1.5 million people. The University is fully committed to creating a culture of diversity and inclusion - one in which every person in the University community feels safe to express their views without fear of reprisal. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and 662 faculty members. 94 percent of full-time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 43 undergraduate majors, 16 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, a doctorate in education and serves more than 10,000 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences and performing arts.

Stanislaus State continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 384 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks Stanislaus State in its top 10 among public universities in the West, while Washington Monthly honored Stanislaus State as the West's No. 1 university for the money. Stanislaus State also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.

CSU Stanislaus values shared governance: Handbook statement on shared governance


The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. You can learn more about federal equal employment opportunity protections by accessing the Department of Labor's notices:

Individuals with disabling conditions who require accommodation during the recruitment process may contact the ADA Coordinator at (209) 667-3159.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.


The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse And Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.


In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, Stanislaus State annually posts the Campus Security Report. The annual report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Stanislaus State; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, and sexual assault. You can obtain a copy of this report at: .

Or you may request a printed copy by calling: (209) 667-3572; fax: (209) 664-7011; or email:

Information regarding campus security reports at other locations can be found at:


The university requires a criminal and/or child abuse background check to be completed for many of its new employees, current employees seeking promotional or transfer opportunities, and current employees assigned new duties. Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position. Failure to consent to any background check will disqualify an applicant from further consideration. Additionally, an applicant who fails to provide the necessary information or who provides false or misleading information may also be disqualified from further consideration. Later discovery of false or misleading information related to the background check may result in the offer of employment being withdrawn or subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

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