The Director of Field Education for Social Work uses strong community relationships to develop and provide oversight to the fieldwork education program. This tenure-track position requires significant contact with students, faculty, social work & human service organizations, and administrative offices to ensure that each Mount Mary University student receives quality fieldwork education. The position provides 75% teaching in social work courses related to fieldwork or other courses consistent with practice experience and 25% fieldwork responsibilities in the BSW program, with the possibility of responsibilities in a future MSW program.
- Teach courses related to fieldwork preparation and experiences
- Curriculum development and revision
- Serve as a resource for faculty members and other program areas
- Serve on faculty assembly and All-University committees
- Provide service to the institution and the community
- Engage in ongoing scholarship and professional activity (research, publications, presentations)
- Advise students
- Secure and maintain junior and senior-level fieldwork sites for social work students
- Prepare students for fieldwork placements
- Establish and maintain currency of fieldwork contracts and other documents
- Follow up with agency field instructors to monitor student progress
- Visit fieldwork sites as needed to monitor student progress and/or develop new field sites
- Maintain compliance with CSWE accreditation standards for fieldwork
- Complete annual data collection and dissemination of CSWE competency benchmarks
- Possibility of responsibilities in a future MSW program
- Perform other duties, responsibilities, or special projects as assigned
Skills and Experience:
- Master's degree in social work from a CSWE-accredited program (Ph.D./DSW preferred)
- Previous teaching experience in undergraduate social work; will also consider other relevant experience
- Strong working knowledge and understanding of established professional code of ethics and best practices
- Outstanding verbal, written, and presentation skills including the ability to work with diverse groups
- Ability to work collaboratively as a member of professional and community groups
- To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform primary functions.
Mount Mary University encourages applications from all qualified candidates and is vitally committed to all aspects of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We welcome and encourage applications from qualified candidates and all will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, ethnicity, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, or any other groups protected by law. Mount Mary seeks to hire and retain personnel who will make a positive contribution to its mission, vision, and values.
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