Director of Graduate Field Education

Lynchburg, VA
Apr 09, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Liberty University’s hiring practices and EEO Statement are fully in compliance with both federal and state law. Federal law creates an exception to the “religion” component of the employment discrimination laws for religious organizations (including educational institutions), and permits them to give employment preference to members of their own religion. Liberty University is in that category.

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Director of Graduate Field Education

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Job Summary/Basic Function:

The Director of Graduate Field Education is responsible for the development, guidance, and administration of the MSW field experience in accordance with Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Educational Policies and Accreditation Standards in collaboration with the team. In this role, the Director of Graduate Field Education is responsible for teaching social work curriculum, facilitating field seminar, and supervising field faculty and staff as well as creating strong community partnerships. The Director of Graduate Field Education engages in community and professional activity. The Director of Graduate Field Education exhibits a commitment to both biblical and social work values.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Master’s degree in social work from a CSWE-accredited program
- Minimum 2 years of post-master’s social work degree practice experience
- Basic competency with Office 365 (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

- Doctoral degree in social work or related field, or J.D.
- Social Work Clinical License
- Experience teaching within the framework of CSWE standards.
- Experience teaching social work from a biblical worldview.
- Experience with learning management systems (i.e., Canvas)

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Special Instructions for Applicants:

Please note that while unofficial transcripts are required during this stage of the application process, official transcripts for all conferred degrees (excluding Associate’s degrees) will be required should the department select you for an interview.

In the references section of the application, please submit the names of two professional references and one pastoral reference. Your pastoral reference must be from your current church pastor, or someone within a leadership position within your current church. The pastoral reference cannot be an immediate or extended family member.


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