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Coordinator of Field Education for Title IV-E Program

Employer
The University of Georgia
Location
Athens Area

Job Details

Posting Number:

F1596P

Working Title:

Coordinator of Field Education for Title IV-E Program

Department:

Social Work-Dean's Office

About the University of Georgia:

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Posting Type:

External

Employment Type:

Employee

Benefits Eligibility:

Benefits Eligible

Underutilization:

Minorities & Females

Anticipated Start Date:

05/01/2023

Job Posting Date:

03/15/2023

Open until filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Preferred start date is 05/01/2023, but may be as late as 07/01/2023 for the right candidate.

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EEO Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).

USG Core Values Statement:

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning, as well the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy 8.2.18.1.2 and can be found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct.

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653.

Classification Title:

Academic Professional AC

Faculty Rank:

Academic Professional

Contract Type:

Fiscal (12 mo.)

Tenure Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications:

MSW degree.

Position Summary:

The position of Academic Professional will serve in a Title IV-E field coordinator capacity in our Field Education office. This faculty position will include recruitment and evaluation of appropriate field learning sites, specifically within Georgia DFCS; placement of students in DFCS practicum sites; field liaising; administrative management of field education protocols; and teaching multiple field and practice courses. This position will work closely with the in person and online MSW programs. Limited travel to field sites in Athens, metropolitan Atlanta, Northeast Georgia, middle Georgia, and South Georgia may be required.The MSW programs at the University of Georgia attract students who are committed to the mission of the profession, with a strong interest in contributing to positive change. The Title IV-E program is a growing child welfare stipend granting program that prepares students for leadership within DFCS. This position is funded by the Title IV-E child welfare stipend program. This stipend program is subject to annual renewal by Georgia DFCS but has been renewed every year since 2015 and is expected to continue to be renewed. It is an exciting time at the University of Georgia and in the School of Social Work, specifically. Both the University and the School are on a sharp upward trajectory, building upon a rich history of accomplishments while advancing our capacity to do more.

Additional Requirements:

A minimum of 5 years of post-graduate social work practice experience required.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification:

A minimum of 5 years prior experiences in administration, social work practice, student supervision is desirable. A minimum of 5 years prior experience with DFCS preferred. Social work license preferred.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

A working knowledge of the Council on Social Work Education 2015 Educational Policies and Accreditation Standards is desirable. Must show evidence of a knowledge of field education.

Is this a Position of Trust?:

No

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?:

No

Does this position require a P-Card? :

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :

No

Is driving a responsibility of this position?:

Yes

Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:

No

Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):

No

Credit and P-Card policy:

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

Background Investigation Policy:

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including, a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of Georgia; confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials (including reference checks) as they relate to the job-based requirements of the position applied for; and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. You may also be subject to a pre-employment drug test for positions with high-risk responsibilities, if applicable. Please visit the UGA Background Check website.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Teaching multiple field and practice courses at the BSW and MSW levels

Percentage Of Time:

45

Duties/Responsibilities:

Working as field liaison

Percentage Of Time:

15

Duties/Responsibilities:

Placement of students in DFCS practicum sites

Percentage Of Time:

15

Duties/Responsibilities:

Recruitment and evaluation of appropriate field learning sites with Georgia DFCS

Percentage Of Time:

10

Duties/Responsibilities:

Participating in School, university, and professional service

Percentage Of Time:

10

Duties/Responsibilities:

Administrative management of field education protocols

Percentage Of Time:

5

Organization

The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest and most comprehensive institution of higher education. Founded in 1785, it is the birthplace of public higher education in America.

Today, UGA enrolls more than 40,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The main campus has 460 buildings on 767 acres of land. The total acreage of UGA in 30 Georgia counties is 41,539. UGA has 18 colleges and schools, which include Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environment and Design, Family and Consumer Sciences, Forestry and Natural Resources, Graduate School, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Pharmacy, Public Health, Public and International Affairs, Social Work, Veterinary Medicine, and the Honors College. It offers 24 baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields; 33 master’s degrees in 144 fields; 8 educational specialist degrees; four doctoral degrees in 99 areas; professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine; and more than 170 study-abroad and exchange programs. UGA Libraries rank among the nation’s best research libraries and contain a total of 5.3 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The university has had 25 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, making it one of the nation’s top Rhodes producers among public universities. UGA is home of the Peabody Awards, presented annually for distinguished achievement and meritorious public service for television, podcast/radio, and digital media. It also is home of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden, state Museum of Art and State Museum of Natural History. Additionally, UGA has one of the largest and most comprehensive public service and outreach programs conducted by an American educational institution.

Company info
Telephone
706-542-3000
Location
215 S. Jackson St.
Athens
Georgia
30602
US

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