Faculty and Staff Job Openings
Faculty Job Openings
Associate Dean for Administration
Jane Addams College of Social Work (JACSW) at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) invites applications for the position of Associate Dean for Administration (ADA), starting July 1, 2021.
Position Responsibilities and Qualifications:
The Associate Dean for Administration oversees the business and administrative operations for the College including budget planning and fiscal management, research and sponsored projects, purchasing, human resources processes, building maintenance and renovation, facility and space management, and information technology operations. The ADA serves as College liaison to University units, committees, and task groups in areas of job responsibility and serves as a member of the College’s senior administrative group. The College’s faculty, staff, and student body are culturally, racially and ethnically diverse; its academic programs, research centers, and service programs are ranked among the best in the nation.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Develops and manages the College’s fiscal operations including the annual operating budget and budgets for special projects and initiatives.
- Monitors budget performance and directs the monthly reconciliation process.
- Responsible for developing and implementing policies, procedures, and information systems to ensure compliance with UI policies and regulations.
- Analyzes and presents data, reports and information that support College planning and development.
- Responsible for facilities management including managing building operations, evaluating and developing plans for facility and space needs, and developing renovation and expansion plans, including the building of new facilities.
- Oversees and administers college HR activities including hiring and separation process, handling benefit and payroll issues, managing the salary planner process, ensuring faculty and staff compliance with training and reporting requirements, and other related human resource matters.
- Designs and implements efficient business systems to support research and sponsored projects.
- Develops contracts with external agencies and ensures compliance with requirements of funders and regulatory agencies.
- Accountable for the development and implementation of policies and work practices affecting the assigned work areas and advising administrators and unit directors on College and University policies and administrative operations.
- Oversees the College’s information technology operations, stays abreast of technology trends, assures acquisition of appropriate hardware and software and makes recommendations and plans to support the technology environment and staff needs.
- Hires, trains, and develops staff, and manages, assigns, and reviews staff work to ensure that group objectives are accomplished.
- Master’s Degree in business administration, non-profit management, or related field and a minimum of 5 years administrative experience.
- Knowledge of university business, finance, and human resources policies and procedures.
Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to think strategically, manage a team with varying areas of expertise, and maintain effective working relations with a diverse public.
- Self-directed, adaptive independent thinker with analytical and problem-solving abilities.
- Possess a high level of interpersonal skills and professionalism.
All applications must be submitted online. Please submit a letter of application, a resume, and the name and address of three references
Applications should be received by May 17, 2021. For more information, please contact Henrika McCoy, Search Committee Chairperson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Job posting closes May 17, 2021
Director of Field Education
Jane Addams College of Social Work invites applications for the position of Director of Field Education (ADR), starting July 1, 2021.
Duties: The Director of Field Education carries the mission of serving urban at-risk populations, engaging marginalize communities, carrying out research and disseminating knowledge, and promoting leadership in the practice of social work. In the context of that mission, the Director of Field Education thinks broadly about the field of social work, can conceptualize social work practice in various settings, understands the difference in classroom-based courses and field education, and can translate that knowledge into field placement opportunities for students. The Director of Field Education is responsible for immediate and long-range planning for the Field Division and integration of field practice into the total curriculum. The College’s faculty, staff, and student body are culturally, racially and ethnically diverse; its academic programs, research centers, and service programs are ranked among the best in the nation.
Qualifications: Minimum requirements for the Director of Field Education position include:
- Master of Social Work degree from a Council on Social Work Education accredited program.
- A minimum of five years post-MSW experience in direct practice, community practice, or as a field liaison.
- A minimum of two years of supervisory and/or administrative experience.
- Prior experience as a field instructor or teaching social work courses.
- Strong knowledge, skills, and experience working with diverse students and/or client systems, particularly from Black and Latinx communities.
- An awareness, sensitivity, and commitment to the educational goals of a diverse population through training, teaching, and other professional experiences.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational ability, analytic skills, and problem-solving ability.
Additional preferred requirements for the Director of Field Education position include:
- Experience with online pedagogy.
- Experience with engaging in online social work practice.
The Director of Field Education will hold a faculty position with the rank of Clinical or Teaching Assistant or Associate Professor (without tenure). All applications must be submitted online. Please submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae and the name and address of three references
For fullest consideration, applications should be received by April 30, 2021.
The Job closes May 14, 2021.
Adjunct Faculty Openings
Jane Addams College of Social Work is accepting applications for adjunct faculty positions. Please use the link below to apply.
Staff Job Openings
No job openings posted at this time.