Adjunct Faculty – Social Work (Human Behavior & the Social Env)

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The Saint Joseph’s College Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Program seeks a part-time per-course non-ordinary faculty member to teach SW208: Human Behavior and the Social Environment on campus for the Fall 2022 semester. The course schedule is: Tuesday and Thursday 12:25-1:30. The semester begins August 29 and ends December 16.

Minimum Qualifications:

Masters degree (MSW) from a CSWE-accredited program. Must have had MSW degree for at least two years.
Demonstrated mastery of relevant subject areas
Good organizational skills
Good written communication skills
Understanding of learning management systems (preferably Brightspace or Blackboard, eCollege, etc).
Preferred Qualifications:

Experience teaching both traditional and adult learners
Competence in providing constructive feedback
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
Experience with learning management systems (specifically, Brightspace)
Key expectations of the position:

Effectively interrelate the subject area with other relevant disciplines and to real-life experience
Develop and execute instructional plan for maximum learning
Maintain accurate records of instructional effectiveness
Actively engage with learners in a consistent manner
Develop productive relationship with learners, colleagues and Program Director/Chair
Constructively evaluate learners’ assignments and expeditiously provide feedback
Maintain accurate records of learner progress
Timely response to requests for information and/or action
Collaborate in developing, maintaining, improving and innovating courses, and their content
Employ appropriate instructional strategies in support of learning outcomes
Remain current in subject area
About Saint Joseph’s College

Applicants must be willing to support the mission and core values of Saint Joseph’s College.

Founded in 1912 by the Sisters of Mercy, Saint Joseph’s College is Maine’s only Catholic liberal arts college. Offering our 2000 learners a unique mix of undergraduate, graduate, and non-degree programs on our 474-acre Sebago Lake campus in Standish, Maine and online, the College also hosts a competitive Division III athletic program.

In 2015 the College was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to receive its Community Engagement Classification, highlighting the College’s focus on community service throughout its mission and daily interactions on campus and within local, regional, and global communities.

In addition, Saint Joseph’s College provides certificates and undergraduate and advanced degrees for thousands more working adults who reside throughout the United States and in more than 20 other countries through an online learning program. Learn more at

Saint Joseph’s College of Maine embraces justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion as important cornerstones for academic excellence, student success, institutional and community resilience, and as vital expressions of our Catholic identity, Mercy Charism, and Core Values. We commit ourselves to nurturing highly competent and deeply compassionate leaders ready to serve in a vulnerable world.

Recognizing the dignity of all persons, we seek to address instances of injustice both within and outside our College community from a stance of informed advocacy. In this way we fulfill our core value of community, which calls on us to demonstrate a spirit of connectedness with one another through expressions of hospitality, courtesy, inclusivity, and collaboration.  Saint Joseph’s College is the community that grows community, preparing whole people to a whole world.


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Please include your resume and cover letter, and read and sign the Pre-Employment Statement. Offers are contingent upon successfully passing a background check and providing proof of final COVID-19 vaccination and subsequent booster.

Saint Joseph’s College is an EEO employer.

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