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Department of Graduate Social Work
Field Education Director
Under the supervision of the Department Director, the Field Education Director (Managing Assistant Director 3) exercises general management and supervision over the Field Education program at Kean University; manages field education placement coordination for social work students; participates in the development of goals, policies, and procedures for the Field Education Office; and performs related work as required. The Field Education Director may be required to teach two in-load courses per academic semester (fall and spring) based on department needs and the Dean’s discretion. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.
Qualifications: Master of Social Work degree from a CSWE accredited institution and two or more years of professional social work experience is required. License or eligibility for licensure as a Clinical Social Worker in the State of NJ and teaching experience in Social Work Education is preferred. Previous experience with student learning outcomes assessment is highly desired. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Candidate must have proficiency with MS Word, MS Excel, Google Docs and database management.
Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Please submit your cover letter, resume/CV and contact information for three professional references. Official transcripts for all degrees are required prior to the starting date of employment.
As a condition of employment, external candidates are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. If you are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for medical or religious reasons, you may submit a request for an exemption. If you are approved for an exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement, you will be required to be tested for COVID-19 by the University on a regular schedule. All employees are expected to follow the University's current health and safety protocols for COVID-19 and any procedures/protocols created through additional correspondence.
Kean University complies with the New Jersey First Act
(Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.
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Kean University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity. Kean’s commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to not only thrive, but climb higher in a diverse world. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we work to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the diversity and equity of all students, faculty, staff, administrators, and beyond.EEO/AA Statement
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