Indigenous Social Work - 1 Year Term Position
First Nations University of Canada
Prince Albert, SK
Description:
First Nations University of Ca

1 Year Term Position

Indigenous Social Work

The School of Indigenous Social Work at the First Nations University of Canada invites applications for a term position to be located at either the Regina, Saskatoon or Prince Albert Campus. The School of Indigenous Social Work is seeking candidates who have a strong First Nations knowledge base and experience in the areas of philosophy, spirituality, treaties, self-government, residential schools and healing. Areas of particular interest include field education practice and supervision, child welfare, health and mental health, social work practice with individuals, families and communities. The successful candidate will teach at the undergraduate level.

The Organization:
First Nations University of Canada mission is to enhance the quality life, and to preserve, protect, and interpret the history, language, culture, and artistic heritage of First Nations. The University will acquire and expand its base of knowledge and understanding in the best interests of First Nations and for the benefit of society by providing opportunities of quality bi-lingual and bi-cultural education under the mandate and control of the First Nations of Saskatchewan. The First Nations University of Canada is a First nations-controlled university-college that provides educational opportunities to both First-Nations and non-First Nations students selected from a provincial, national, and international base. First Nations University is a federated college of the University of Regina, and its academic programs are accredited through that institution.

Duties and Qualifications:
The School of Indigenous Social Work provides a Certificate of Indigenous Social Work (CISW), Bachelor of Indigenous Social Work (BISW) and a Master of Indigenous Social Work (MISW) through the cooperation of the Faculty of Social Work, University of Regina and the First Nations University of Canada. The School of Indigenous Social Work program is accredited through the Canadian Association of Social Work Education (CASWE). The SISW provides the academic and cultural training for social work students to work in First Nations and non-First Nations communities.

The successful candidate will ideally have a PhD in Social Work or related fields, but consideration will be given to those with a Master’s degree in Social Work or Indigenous Social Work, and equivalent experience. Excellence in research, publication and grant writing is required along with an established teaching record and experience. The salary is competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Experience working, teaching, or living in a First Nations environment and ability to speak a First Nations language is an asset. We are seeking applicants to apply for a position that could be located on one of FNUniv’s three campuses, in Prince Albert, Regina or Saskatoon.

Application Procedure:
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The First Nations University of Canada relies on section 48 of The Saskatchewan Human Rights Code to give preference in employment for this position; therefore please indicate your status on the cover letter.

Interviews for this position will commence June 2019 until a successful candidate is found.

To apply for this position please apply online at www.fnuniv.ca. FNUniv only accepts online applications.

First Nations University of Canada would like to thank you for your interest and to all those that applied; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.