• Lecturer

    Posted on July 31, 2019 by in
    August 1, 2019
    Job Type
    Certification Type
    Company Name
    The University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration
    Your Name
    Suzanne Fournier
    Address 1
    969 E. 60th Street


    The School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago seeks to hire a lecturer to teach clinical courses and coordinate the School’s Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselor Training Program of Study.

    This is a part-time, nine-month (3-quarter), benefits-eligible position. The person in this position reports to the Deputy Dean for Curriculum. The appointment is renewable. The terms and conditions of employment for this position are covered by a collective bargaining agreement between the University and the Service Employees International Union.

    The lecturer will:

    Teach three courses in the master’s program at the SSA in the areas of clinical social work practice and substance abuse treatment.

    Coordinate the School’s Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselor Training Program of Study. Students who complete the training program are eligible to be a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. The coordination involves introducing the program to students, reviewing applications for the program, consulting with students on field education placements, and leading a small set of community building or educational activities, and ensuring compliance with IAODAPCA standards.

    Other activities may include leading consultation groups for students, teaching non-credit bearing skills workshops for students, or serving on a university committee. A formal appointment letter will describe all required activities.


    The lecturer will possess:

    a master’s degree in social work from an accredited social work program

    a clinical social work license

    an established history of five or more years of social work practice

    competence in program administration, personnel supervision, program development and evaluation, and fiscal management as per the IAODAPCA standards

    experience in classroom teaching, with positive course evaluations, preparing master’s students in social work for clinical practice

    Preferred qualifications:

    prior experience in teaching social work practice classes

    Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

    The School of Social Service Administration builds upon a legacy of more than a century of scholarship, education and leadership in social work and social welfare, mixing a distinctive interdisciplinary tradition with applied problem solving to foster innovative solutions to some of society’s most pressing social problems. For more information about SSA, please visit our website at: http://www.ssa.uchicago.edu .

    Applicants should submit a cover letter that includes fit with SSA, the position and teaching interests, curriculum vita or resumé, documentation of teaching excellence (syllabi, course evaluations); and the names of at least two references. The deadline for submission of all required application materials is August 31, 2019.

    Please apply online at the Academic Recruitment web page at the University of Chicago website using the following link:  https://apply.interfolio.com/15989/positions

    The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law.

    For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at http://www.uchicago.edu/about/non_discrimination_statement/.

    Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should email help@interfolio.com with their request.


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