Academic Program Specialist - Social Work

Salisbury University   Salisbury, MD   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on September 13, 2022
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Academic Program Specialist – Social Work

Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 62 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Academic Program Specialist in the Social Work Department.

Primary Job Duties: Under general supervision, independently coordinates the operational tasks involved in the day-to-day administration for the recruitment, selection, admission, registration, orientation, and progression of MSW students.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience in administrative work. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to demonstrate initiative and analytical and problem-solving skills. General knowledge of and skill in the use of word processing, database, and spreadsheet software to produce documents and maintain information. Ability to present statistical material in table, chart, or graph form. Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize multiple tasks and assignments. Ability to handle confidential and sensitive matters with tact and discretion. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to train, supervise, and evaluate graduate assistants. 

The position is a full-time, non-exempt State position with full benefits. Starting salary will be $18.81 per hour which is approximately $39,232.00 annually. After the successful completion of a 6-month probationary period, there is a 2.5% pay increase for new hires or internal promotions. 

Visit our website to apply online and complete a work history by October 2, 2022 to be given full consideration.  The position will remain open until filled. Only applications submitted through Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System will be considered. Any other documents, including a cover letter, must be uploaded with your online application. No documents will be accepted via e-mail. Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our institution, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit  

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