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Field Instructor/Lecturer in Social Work – CWTAP Spokane and Cheney

Posted on July 25, 2022
AFT Washington
Eastern Washington University
Not disclosed
Cheney, WA
Applications accepted until position filled

Job Summary:
The Eastern Washington University, School of Social Work, Child Welfare Training & Advancement Program (CWTAP) is currently seeking a full-time faculty member at the rank of Lecturer beginning with the 2022-2023 academic school year. This position has a nine-month academic year appointment with an anticipated three-month summer appointment (CWTAP faculty work full-time, year around). This position is anticipated to be on-going and renewed annually dependent on performance, need, and grant funding. The CWTAP has a 25+ year history of successful grant renewal. Interested candidates currently working in the Department of Children, Youth & Families (DCYF) or other state service may be eligible for an intergovernmental leave of absence.

CWTAP Lecturer's work exclusively with MSW students in the CWTAP providing field instruction and supervision, teaching on child welfare topics, and academic advising. The CWTAP is designed to enhance professional practice in child welfare, recruit and retain highly trained, ethnically diverse social workers with advanced degrees, and provide educational assistance to current and/or potential social workers committed to a career in public child welfare. CWTAP students complete their practicum in a DCYF child welfare office.

The School of Social Work is part of the College of Professional Programs. The BASW and MSW programs prepare students for generalist and advanced generalist social work practice in both rural and urban communities. The EWU School of Social Work is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

About the employer: Eastern Washington University
Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Easterns Cheney campus, we also offer courses in Spokane at the Catalyst Building and at Riverpoint Campus, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.
About your union: AFT Washington

AFT Washington is a state federation affiliated with the 1.6 million American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO. We represent about 6,500 members including faculty from the community and technical colleges and pre-K through 12 classified employees. We also jointly represent professors at Eastern, Central, and Western Washington universities and The Evergreen College with the Washington Education Association. The mission of AFT Washington is to voice the ideals of our locals and members for workplace fairness and social justice while strengthening and focusing their collective power to attain those ideals.


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