Lecturer/Director of Field Education
Lecturer/Director of Field EducationPosition Number::
005263Full-time or Part-time::
School of Social WorkPosting Number::
EHRA (Faculty)Job Category::
Exec, Admin, ManagerialHiring Range::
Commensurate with Education and ExperienceMinimum salary::
Commensurate with Education and ExperienceMaximum salary::
Commensurate with Education and ExperienceOverall Position Competency::
EHRADescription of primary duties and responsibilities::
Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:
Field education is an integral component of social work education at FSU. The field education program is governed by the mission, goals, objectives, foundation curriculum, advanced curriculum, and the policies and standards of the CSWE. The field education experience affords students the opportunity to promote the development of professional competence and to integrate and apply knowledge, skills and values of generalist and advanced social work practice.
It is designed so that students demonstrate competency of the MSW Program objectives. The Director of Field Education provides leadership in all aspects of the MSW Field Education Program.
Primary Purpose of the Position:
The Director of Field Education, which is an 11 month position, provides leadership in all aspects of the Master of Social Work Field Education Program and teaches two (2) social work courses. Field Education is an integral component of social work education. The Field Education program is governed by the mission, goals, objectives, foundation curriculum, advanced curriculum, and the policies and standards of the CSWE. The Field Education experience affords students the opportunity to promote the development of professional competencies and to integrate and apply knowledge, skills and values of generalist and advanced social work practice. It is designed so that students demonstrate competency of the MSW Program objectives.Description of Work Continued::
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Recruit, assess, and approve Field Education agencies and Field Instructors.
2. Finalize and file Memorandums of Agreement between field agencies, community organizations, programs and the University.
3. Assigns students to Field Education agencies.
4. Monitors and evaluate student’s progress in Field Education.
5. Maintains Field Education records.
6. Resolves problems and concerns related to Field Education.
7. Identifies training needs of Field Instructors.
8. Plans and implements Field Instructor orientations and training sessions.
9. Plans and implements student orientations.
10. Administers and updates the Master of Social Work Program Field Education Manual as needed and makes students, faculty, Faculty Liaisons, and Field Instructors aware of any changes.
11. Serves as a conduit between the MSW Program and the Field Education agencies by transmitting significant information pertaining to the operation of Field Education and the overall operation of the MSW Program.
12. Ensures the overall administration of the Field Education is in compliance with the Council on Social Work Education Accreditation Standards.
The candidate must have a Masters of Social Work degree from an accredited university. Five years post master’s social work practice experience; minimum of two years of experience as a community agency-based field instructor; experience in doing collaborative work at the community or university level; and demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse population are a must. Experience with program development, administration, and evaluation; exceptional communication and problem-solving skills; ability to manage multiple demands and responsibilities; expertise in working with groups are the desired qualifications.Preferred Qualifications::
Experience with program development, administration, and evaluation; exceptional communication and problem-solving skills; ability to manage multiple demands and responsibilities; and expertise in working with groups are the desired qualifications.Special Instructions to Applicants::
Initial review of applications will begin 4/15/2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants are encouraged to submit full application by 04/30/2021.The start date for this position is July 1, 2021. Applicants are requested to submit a letter of interest, a CV, official transcripts, and names and contact information for three professional references through the university job portal. Questions about this position may be directed to Dr. Dennis Corbin, Search Committee Chair, at 910-672-1737.Open Until Filled::
YesAdditional Information for Applicants:
All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified prior to employment. Transcripts should be provided for all earned degrees and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements. Transcript requests are the responsibility of the candidate.EEO Statement::
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).
Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, political affiliation or sexual orientation. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.Veteran's Statement:
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