University of South Carolina Upstate — Instructor and Director of the Center for Child Advocacy Studies

Instructor and Director of the Center for Child Advocacy Studies


The University of South Carolina Upstate is a positive, diverse, and empowering institution for motivated, success-minded students who want to be challenged academically, supported personally, and pushed to the boundaries of their potential in an opportunity-rich environment. Because the University of South Carolina Upstate is proud of its student body, we seek to attract a diverse applicant pool.

The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences atUSCUpstate seeks a non-tenure track faculty member to serve as Director of the Center for Child Advocacy Studies. This 9-month position includes, but is not limited to, responsibility for major activities related to the Child Advocacy Studies minor and graduate certificate program in Child Advocacy Studies, including overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Center for Child Advocacy Studies (e.g., budgeting, staffing, course scheduling), teaching three courses per major semester, and coordinating student internship opportunities. The Director will work with diverse populations of both undergraduate and graduate students, collaborate to develop positive relationships with community partners, and teach a variety of child advocacy courses in a collegial and cooperative environment. This position will require strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and an interest in creating and fostering relationships within the community.

Minimum qualifications: A Master's degree in Social Work or a related field is required by the time of appointment. Candidates who plan to complete their graduate degree by August 15, 2022, are encouraged to apply. A successful background check is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience, one-year minimum supervisory/managerial experience, a record of active community engagement, and a demonstrated commitment to working with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

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Dr. Scott Meek, Associate Professor of Psychology
University of South Carolina Upstate
800 University Way, Spartanburg, SC, 29303
Phone: 864-503-5862

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