Adjunct Professors for Social Service Worker and Social Service Worker Immigrant and Refugee Programs Seneca College, Faculty of Applied Arts and Health Sciences

Title Adjunct Professors for Social Service Worker and Social Service Worker Immigrant and Refugee Programs

Job ID 17P-1023

Division/Department Faculty of Applied Arts and Health Sciences

Campus/Site Seneca@York Campus

Job Type Part Time

Position Overview Reporting to the Chair, School of Community Services, Part-time Professors will be responsible for creating an effective learning environment for students while delivering curricula in a variety of subjects including:


1. Fund Raising and Grant Writing for Non-profit Sector (particular focus on settlement sector funding)
2. Field Preparation – Ethics and Practice within the Social Service Work settlement field
3. Mental Health
4. Violence against Immigrant and Refugee Women and Children
5. Settlement Sector – Policy and Practice

Qualifications A Master’s degree in Social Work or equivalent along with 3 years of experience in the non-profit and settlement sector and/or placement supervision is preferred. Applicants with related education and experience will also be considered. A valid membership in, or qualifications to apply for membership in the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers would be an asset. Teaching experience in a Community College would be favorably received.


Excellent presentation, communication and human relation skills to interact effectively with the College’s multi-cultural/racial/able student and staff population, as is an understanding of and commitment to equity in education. The ability to convey the conceptual and practical aspects of curriculum to students, while respecting their diverse backgrounds, experience and individual learning styles are necessary. Must be able to work independently and with other faculty to deliver curriculum and contribute positively to the team environment.
Weekly Hours of Work Up to 6 hours per week.

Required Date September, 2017

Posting Date May 17, 2017

Closing Date Open until filled

To Apply

Please email your resume to Biljana Bruce, Chair of Community Services at

Note: A skills assessment may be administered and proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents will be required at the time of interview.

Seneca College is committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, especially aboriginal persons, members of sexual minority groups, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and women. Upon request by the applicant, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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