REPORTS TO: Director of Social Work Accreditation
OFFICE: Department of Social Work Accreditation
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
CSWE is a national association of social work education programs and individuals that ensures and enhances the quality of social work education for a professional practice that promotes individual, family, and community well-being, and social and economic justice. CSWE pursues this mission in higher education by setting and maintaining national accreditation standards for baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in social work, by promoting faculty development, by engaging in international collaborations, and by advocating for social work education and research.
WHO/WHAT WE NEED
CSWE is searching for an Accreditation Specialist to be entrusted with developing standards of success for social work programs. CSWE's Commission on Accreditation (COA) is responsible for developing accreditation standards that define competent preparation for social work practice and for ensuring social work programs meet the standards. Armed with this knowledge, join CSWE’s Department of Social Work Accreditation to administer a multistep accreditation process, involving social work program self-studies and benchmarks, site visits and COA reviews of social work programs.
This work is done in accordance with the requirements of CSWE’s recognition body, the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS:
This position is primarily sedentary and is performed in an office setting. The physical demands of this position are limited to the ability to lift up to 30 lbs. and bend, stoop, and carry articles used in program activities. Occasional travel within the United States and work on weekends may be necessary.
HOW TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter, résumé, writing sample, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line, “CSWE Accreditation Specialist.” Attachments must be named with your last name and first initial (e.g. Doe, J resume). No phone calls, please.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.