Assistant College Lecturer in Social Work

Cleveland State University   Cleveland , OH   Full-time     Education
Posted on October 31, 2022
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Cleveland State University’s School of Social Work is searching for a full-time appointment as a non-tenure track Assistant College Lecturer beginning August 21, 2023. Cleveland State University is an urban campus serving a racially, culturally, and economically diverse student body of over 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students. CSU is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. CSU is striving to be a nationally recognized and student-focused public research institution that provides accessible, affordable, and engaged learning opportunities for all. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach both web-based and face-to-face classes at the graduate and undergraduate level (a total of eight courses per academic year) and is expected to engage in usual University and community service. The School of Social Work educates students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds and values a diverse faculty and staff.

Minimum qualifications:
Master of Social Work degree;
Five years post-MSW practice experience;
Social work license or ability to be licensed in Ohio; and
Interest in and ability to teach both face-to-face and online courses.

Preferred qualifications:
Doctorate in Social Work or related field;
Evidence of successful teaching experience;
The ability to teach across a range of Social Work content area; and
The ability to contribute through teaching and/or service to the diversity, cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the academic community.

Application Instructions:
Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2022, and preference will be given to candidates with applications that are completed by that date. Applications are accepted online only at

Please submit the following:
A letter of application addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications;
A current curriculum vitae;
A diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) statement;
Evidence of successful teaching;
Unofficial transcripts or a list about graduate courses; and
Names and contact information for at least three references. Cleveland State University is an urban campus serving a racially, culturally, and economically diverse student body. Diversity is extremely important to CSU. Explain in your application your experience serving diverse students and how you will make a positive contribution to CSU’s inclusive community. For applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience, note how your work will contribute to CSU’s commitment to diversity and mission as an urban serving university.

Please direct inquiries to Dr. Kimberly Fuller, Chair of the Search Committee at

It is the policy of Cleveland State University to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Hire is contingent upon the maintenance of existing levels of funding from the State of Ohio. Offer of employment is contingent on satisfactory completion of the University’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check.