Field Coordinator

Location
Raleigh
Posted
Jul 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Number: 00103492

Primary Function of Organization Unit: As one of the eleven academic departments in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Department of Social Work offers a Master of Social Work (MSW) program and an Advanced Standing program. The department has partnerships with the public, nonprofit, and private sectors and emphasizes student and faculty involvement in professional, service, and academic associations and organizations. The Department enrolls 144 undergraduate majors and provides 2,222 semester credit hours of undergraduate instruction each academic year.

Essential Job Duties: The Coordinator of Field Education will assist the Field Director in the following areas: advise and place students in field settings; develop field placements sites; assist with training field instructors, assist with the development of professional workshops and provide teaching assistance for summer bridge course and field courses. The Coordinator will be responsible for database and website development. Primary responsibilities for this position include: 1. Field Education Recruitment: Identify and develop field placement sites and field instructors/task supervisors for foundation and advanced placements, Meet with agency field supervisors, and provide clarification regarding field placement policies and requirements; Develop employer-based placements according to Field Education policy and procedure; Assist with field orientation and field instructor training. Maintain and develop positive relationships with area agencies and other university field programs. 2. Field Education Administration: Develop field education database and website. Ensure all information in the database is accurate and current; Participate in field education events as appropriate; Follow the NC State Field Education Manuals. Assist with orientations, information sessions and professional events. Attend field consortium events. Assist Field Director with training for Agency Field Instructors. Assist Field Directors with editing, research and resource development as needed. Assist with field education as assigned by Field Directors. 3. Field Education Supervision: Conduct pre-placement planning conferences with field students; Provide field advising to students; Supervise Work Plan development. Ensure integration of social work course work when approving tasks for Work Plan. Trouble-shoot and mediate questions and concerns from agencies and students as directed by Field Director, Maintain communication with Field Directors, Student Services Coordinators and HR Representatives regarding field personnel and student progress; Alert Field Directors of important student/agency concerns. 4. Teaching: Social Work Courses according to course syllabus; Assist field directors in putting field courses on Moodle site. Travel to surrounding counties in North Carolina is required to work with field practicum sites.

Minimum Education/Experience: Minimum of a Master of Social Work (MSW) from a Council on Social Work (CSWE) accredited program.

Department Required Skills: Teaching experience in an institution of higher education. Familiarity with local human service agencies and the ability to network effectively. Must demonstrate strong skills in organization, communication and collaboration. Exceptional interpersonal skills, including problem-solving, negotiation, inter-professional collaboration, and conflict resolution.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Experience developing, maintaining and reporting from databases. Experience with commonly used software packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with website development and maintenance.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: Valid NC Driver's License required within 60 days of hire.

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "www.wes.org":http//wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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