Senior Lecturer - Field Education Coordinator

Job description

Posting Number:


Internal Recruitment :


Working Title:

Senior Lecturer - Field Education Coordinator

Anticipated Hiring Range:

$60,000 - $65,000

Work Schedule:


Job Location:

Raleigh, NC

Department :

School of Social Work

About the Department:

As one of the eleven academic departments in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the School of Social Work offers a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) and Master of Social Work (MSW) program with Advanced Standing and Traditional (2 years) tracks. The School has partnerships with the public, nonprofit, and private sectors and emphasizes student and faculty involvement in professional, service, and academic associations and organizations.

The School has approximately 200 undergraduate majors and minors; in addition to approximately 200 graduate social work students. The School is staffed by 2 FTE SHRA and 3 FTE EHRA employees; 11 FTE Tenure/Tenure Track faculty, 10 Professional Track faculty members, and hires approximately 30 part-time Professional Track faculty members in an academic year.

Essential Job Duties:

The Coordinator of Field Education will assist the Field Directors in the following areas:

  • Advising and coordinating arrangements between students and appropriate field practicum settings;
  • Developing field placements sites;
  • Coordinating training with field instructors, assisting with development of professional workshops and providing teaching social work courses, including but not limited to field courses.
  • Coordinator will be responsible for database and listserv.
  • Trouble-shoot and mediate questions and concerns from agencies and students as directed by the Field Director, Maintain communication with Field Directors, Student Services Coordinators and department HR.

Other Responsibilities:

Travel to surrounding counties in North Carolina is required during when feasible.

Additional projects will be assigned as needed.

Minimum Education and Experience:

MSW degree from a Council on Social Work (CSWE) accredited program or an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience and a minimum of 3 years social work practice experience, with at least 5 years of teaching experience in social work higher education.

Other Required Qualifications:

Skill teaching culturally diverse students.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior teaching experience in social work field education courses and field liaison experience.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Required License(s) or Certification(s):


Valid NC Driver's License required:


Commercial Driver's License required:


Job Open Date:


Anticipated Close Date:

Open until filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In addition to your application please submit:

  • A cover letter of interest addressing skills teaching diverse students, experience in social work field education courses and prior coordination or liaison experience.
  • CV
  • Contact information for at least three (3) professional references.

Position Number:


Position Type:

Non-Tenure-Track Faculty

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):



9 Month Recurring

Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather:

Non Mandatory - Adverse Weather

Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events:

Non Mandatory - Emergency Event

Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?:


Department ID:

162701 - School of Social Work


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.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] 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 equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

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Job No:
Posted: 6/4/2021
Application Due: 6/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time