Careers at CSWE

The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) is a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to advancing excellence and innovation in social work education and research by providing leadership, ensuring quality in teaching and learning, and strengthening the capacity of our member institutions and their faculty, students, administrators, and staff. CSWE is located across from the King Street Metro Station in Alexandria, VA. We offer an excellent work environment and an attractive benefits package. CSWE is an EOE/AA employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

President and CEO Search

CSWE has engaged Sterling Martin Associates in its search for a new President to serve as Chief Executive Officer. CSWE is the preeminent organization convening and representing social work education in the United States and two of its territories, Puerto Rico and Guam. As the recognized accrediting body for social work programs nationally, CSWE is in a singular position to catalyze discussions both within the academy and at the federal level regarding the future of social work education. CSWE seeks a President & CEO to lead the organization into the future and to play a primary, visible role in increasing its impact. Reporting to the Board of Directors and managing an operating budget of more than $7 million and a staff of 35, the President & CEO will lead CSWE during a period of significant opportunity. Learn more about this opportunity and apply through Sterling Martin Associates portal. Interested candidates can also download the position description.

Open Positions 


To apply for a career opportunity at CSWE, except for the President & CEO position, please apply through SmartRecruiters or submit a cover letter of interest, résumé, and salary requirement to Human Resources, Council on Social Work Education, 333 John Carlyle Street, Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314, FAX: +1.703.683.8099.