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Douglas College

Regular Probationary Faculty - Social Work

Coquitlam, BC
Full Time
3 days ago

Position Details

Position Title Regular Probationary Faculty - Social Work Posting Number 00316F Location Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Salary Range In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Position Type Faculty - Probationary Regular Posting Type External Regular/Temporary Regular Employment Type Full-Time Posting Category Faculty Start Date 08/16/2021 End Date Diversity Statement
Douglas College is committed to being a workplace that is free of discrimination, that values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the communities we serve.
Work Arrangements
The Department of Social Work is seeking a full-time regular probationary faculty member to begin in the 2021-2022 academic year. We are looking for an outstanding candidate who has a wide range of knowledge and expertise in social work.

Located just outside of Vancouver in beautiful Coquitlam, British Columbia, the Social Work Department is at the Coquitlam Campus which is nestled between Heritage Mountain and Burke Mountain with Lafarge Lake just across the street including several walking trails nearby.
What Douglas Offers
DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.
The Role
You will instruct undergraduate students in the Social Work Department, in the Faculty of Applied Community Studies. The Department offers a Bachelors Degree in Social Work designed to prepare students to work in a wide range of social work fields.
Instructors typically teach both academic and practicum courses.


1. Prepare assigned course materials (e.g. select textbooks, course outline/syllabus, set up course shell in online learning platform).
2. Develop and maintain high quality professional teaching relationships with students to support their progress.
3. Facilitate student learning in face to face, online and hybrid courses.
4. Utilize transparent measures of evaluation to monitor student progress.
5. Provide formative feedback to students (written & verbal).
6. Provide learner-centered supervision for student practicum experiences (requires travel to practicum sites).

Departmental Engagement:
1. Work collaboratively within the department and with faculty to ensure high quality curriculum in response to evolving needs of the field.
2. Work collaboratively within Faculty and College-wide committees (e.g. College information sessions for prospective students, department team meetings).
3. Develop and foster community partnerships and initiatives for community engagement.
4. Demonstrate commitment and currency in the Social Work field through community engagement, research and practice.
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
The successful candidate will have:
1. Completed a PhD in Social Work.
2. Three to five years experience providing direct service as a social worker.
3. Experience teaching applied knowledge and skills to post-secondary students, an asset.
4. Experience in curriculum development an asset.
5. Interest and/or proficiency in technology using an online-based teaching & learning platform.
6. Expertise in one or more of the following areas: Introduction to Social Work Practice & Policy, Counselling theory and practice, Indigenous Families and Communities, Child Welfare & Protection, Research methods.
7. Demonstrated effective interpersonal & cooperative team skills.
8. Demonstrated excellent written & oral communication skills.
9. Demonstrated self-direction, initiative & creativity.
Link to Full Position Profile Needs a Criminal Records Check No

Open Date 05/04/2021 Close Date 05/17/2021 Open Until Filled Special Instructions to Applicant
Please have application and required resume and cover letter in by 4:30pm on Friday, May 28, 2021. Position will remain open until filled with a first review date on May 31, 2021.
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