Assistant/Associate Professor Department Chair – Social Work

Clarksville, Tennessee, United States

Job description

The Department of Social Work at Austin Peay State University invites applications for the position of Department Chairperson (Chair). The Department Chair provides administrative leadership to a department that offers a CSWE-accredited BSW and participates in a unique CSWE-accredited three school collaborative MSW. The department has been a leader in growing programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

More information about the department can be found at

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education.

Required Qualifications:

– MSW and a doctoral degree in Social Work or related field;
– Previous administrative experience (e.g., chair, assistant chair, director, field coordinator, graduate coordinator, etc.);
– Experience launching, leading, or participating in graduate programs preferred.
– Evidence of teaching effectiveness, scholarly activity, and professional service to warrant appointment at the rank of associate or full professor;
– Tenure negotiable.
– A background search will be required of the successful applicant.

How to apply

Applicant review will continue until the position is filled.

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Applications taken ONLINE ONLY at


Austin Peay State University is a comprehensive university committed to raising the educational attainment of the citizenry, developing programs and services that address regional needs, and providing collaborative opportunities that connect university expertise with private and public resources.