Department Head of Social Work

Northern Michigan University in Michigan

Deadline March 07, 2014
Date Posted January 10, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

The Department of Social Work at Northern Michigan University invites applications for a highly-effective leader to manage the three full-time faculty and several adjuncts that serve more than 160 undergraduate majors. The position begins in July 2014, and applicants must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in Social Work or a related field. Applicants must have at least 2 years of post-MSW professional practice.


Applicants must meet the NMU criteria for hiring at the rank of Associate or Full Professor with tenure prior to appointment. This is a 12-month position with both administrative and teaching responsibilities. Administrative responsibilities may include student recruitment, retention, college and university service, curriculum management, outcome assessment, departmental budget authority, and scholarship/professional development activities.


Northern Michigan University has about 9,000 students and 180 degree programs and is located along the shore of Lake Superior in the vibrant, historic city of Marquette. The community is consistently named a top spot in the nation to raise a family, to enjoy an excellent quality of life, and to vacation. For more information visit www.nmu.edu/marquette.


To apply for this position please visit https://employMe.nmu.edu. Attach a letter of application, curriculum vita, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least three professional references. The position will be posted until March 7, 2014.


Information regarding the department may be found online at: http://www.nmu.edu/socialwork.


For additional information, contact Dr. Charles Mesloh (search chair), Department of Criminal Justice, cmesloh@nmu.edu.


NMU is an EOE including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at https://employMe.nmu.edu