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Human Services Program - Non-Tenure Track Faculty Vacancy Pool

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Location: Bellingham, WA
Categories: Woodring College of Education

Position Title

Human Services Program - Non-Tenure Track Faculty Vacancy Pool

About the University

Western Washington University, with over 15,000 students in seven colleges and the graduate school, is nationally recognized for its educational programs, students and faculty. The campus is located in Bellingham, Washington, a coastal community of 83,000 overlooking Bellingham Bay, the San Juan Islands and the North Cascades Mountain range. The city lies 90 miles north of Seattle and 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia. Western is the highest-ranking public, master’s-granting university in the Pacific Northwest, according to the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

About the Department

The Woodring College and the Department of Health and Community studies support Western’s mission, which states that together with our students, staff, and faculty, we are committed to making a positive impact in the state and the world with a shared focus on academic excellence and inclusive achievement.   We encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and other candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences interested in this opportunity. 

The Human Services Program offers a baccalaureate degree in Human Services in Bellingham, Distance-Learning, and Everett. For more information about the Department of Health and Community Studies please see our webpage:

About the Position

Woodring College of Education, Department Health and Community Studies is seeking exceptionally qualified faculty at the rank of Instructor in the Human Services undergraduate program.  Teaching positions are assigned for the quarter (fall, winter, spring and summer) and are temporary and typically part-time, based upon the needs of the Program.  Courses may include face to face, online and hybrid instruction; face-to-face classes are primarily offered during the afternoon and/or evening hours.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Relevant experience in the human services profession
  • Previous successful teaching experience
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Basic competency in word processing and communication tools
Preferred Qualifications
  • Doctorate from an accredited institution
  • Successful teaching experience in higher education
  • Experience with instructional technology
  • Experience teaching via distance education (web based instruction)
Closing Date Open continuously
Salary Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Application Instructions As part of a complete application, you will be required to submit: 1) a cover letter and current curriculum vitae addressing the required and preferred qualifications, the specific courses you are qualified to teach, and the specific program location(s) you are available to work from; 2) scanned unofficial academic transcript showing highest degree; and 3) the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references (no reference letters).

Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. See WWU’s Policy on Ensuring Equal Opportunity and Prohibiting Discrimination and Retaliation. Inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity and Employment Diversity, Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Equal Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay);

WWU is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources Disability Services, 360.650.3774 or 711 (Washington Relay).

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All new employees must comply with the immunization policy and show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service before beginning work at WWU. A thorough background check will be conducted on all new hires.

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