Job Information

University of Utah Associate Instructor in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 04/05/2018

Requisition Number PRN07922N

Job Title Associate Instructor

Working Title Associate Instructor

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 10

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00172 - College of Social Work-Dean

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range Varies- dependent on credit hours

Close Date

Job Summary

The College of Social Work is seeking an instructor to teach one or more courses in the MSW program. These courses focus on clinical modalities ( DBT , CBT , ACT , etc), social problems (mental illness, addiction, trauma, etc), and specific populations (refugees and immigrants, children, older adults, etc). They range from required courses in Practice, HBSE , Macro, or DSM to more specialized electives. We are also interested in having social work professionals with specialized expertise develop electives in collaboration with our faculty.

Classes meet at the main University campus in Salt Lake City and may be beamed to distant sites.

This is a one-semester assignment with possible work in future semesters as needed.


The Associate Instructor will be expected to:

•Attend an orientation meeting with cognizant curriculum leader;

•Develop or update the class syllabus in collaboration with other instructors;

•Teach each class session;

•Use Canvas according to College guidelines and expectations;

•Assess the extent to which each student has met learning objectives;

•Assign grades to each student;

•Implement College and program policies;

•Keep Program staff informed of student progress and issues that arise;

•Meet with other instructors who teach the same class on a regular basis;

•Maintain regular office hours either in person or by phone or video-conference.

Minimum Qualifications

An MSW is required, with two years of practice experience relevant to the course topic.


PhD in social work or a related field is preferred. College or graduate level teaching experience is preferred, though the College is able to provide some training and guidance to those without it.

Special Instructions Summary

Please include a cover letter that outlines your teaching and practice experience.

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.