Assistant Director of Social Work Field Education

Miami University
Ohio, United States
Salary Not specified
Dec 16, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

The Assistant Director of Social Work Field Education will provide organization and support for all efforts related to field placements for the Bachelors of Social Work and Masters of Arts in Social Work programs. This individual will represent the Department of Family Science and Social Work with integrity and uphold the values of the College of Education, Health, and Society.

Duties include and are not limited to: Assign field placements for BSW and MASW students; Serve as the  instructor of record for all BSW field education courses; Mediate placement conflicts and reassign students at field sites as needed; Teach field seminar and/or other FSW courses (1-2 credit hours each) in fall semester; Conduct site visits for those students enrolled in these seminars and fill in when faculty are not available for visits; Update field database and paperwork as needed; Update agency affiliation agreements; Attend department meetings as appropriate; Consult with the Field Director to problem solve student and/or agency issues. 

Requirements: Master’s degree in social work from a CSWE-accredited program, five years of post MSW practice experience; One year (or equivalent) of experience in supervising social work students who are completing social work field education.

Position is not eligible for H1B sponsorship.

Consideration may be given to candidates with experience with college-level teaching experience and proficiency and two years of experience in supervising social work students who are completing social work field education.

Submit cover letter and curriculum vitae to Inquiries may be directed to Sharon Custer at Screening of applications will begin January 4, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.


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