Manager, Behavioral & Mental Heath #605158

Northern Arizona University
Arizona, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Dec 29, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Social Work Department is seeking a Social Worker Supervisor to support the Child Welfare Training Unit co-located with the Flagstaff DCS Office. The Social Worker Supervisor provides supervision to the NAU Child Welfare Training Project field education unit consisting of two Social Workers, a Client Advocate, and general oversight of approximately 15 social work students per year. The Supervisor will be responsible for supervising up to 20 Department of Child Safety client cases served by the training unit each year.

Additional duties may include, but are not limited to:

Provide educational experiences, supervision, and evaluation of social work students.
Develop and implement educational curriculum for students.
Provide direct case management services for caseload of employees on leave.
Provide supervision of unit staff and students.
Participate in planning, evaluation, and research activities.
Act as liaison between NAU Child Welfare Training Project and local DCS office.
Travel and transportation of clients.
Initiates and schedules home visits to children, parents, and foster parents; communicating with attorneys, law enforcement agencies, community partners, and other team members.
Complies with all state statutes, DCS policies, and regional operating procedures concerning DCS cases, including timely documentation.
Models best-practices approaches to students in client engagement, interviewing, assessment, and case planning.
Applies social work theory, practice approaches, and knowledge of research to cases and communicates their application to students.
Attends Child Welfare staff meetings and interagency meetings with DCS.
Represents the NAU Child Welfare Training Project/Program in the community and at community events.


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Social Work.
1-2 years of management or supervisory experience.
2-4 years of relevant experience.
Licensed or license eligibility in the State of Arizona as a Licensed Physchologist, Licensed Professional Counselor, or Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in Social Work.
3-5 years experience as a Department of Child Safety supervisor in Arizona.
Experience in providing educational supervision of students.
Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills.


How to Apply

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply" button on this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button by midnight of the application deadline. If you need assistance completing your application there are instructions available on the Human Resources website or in person in the Human Resources Department located in Building 91 on the NAU Campus - on the corner of Beaver and DuPont Streets.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process please contact the Office of Equity and Access at: 928-523-3312/TDD - 928-523-1006 or PO Box 4083, Flagstaff AZ 86011.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

EEO is the Law Poster and Supplements

NAU is an Employer of National Service. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.