Social Work Field Practicum Coordinator/Lecturer

Kansas, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 26, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Washburn University’s Department of Social Work in Topeka, KS, invites applications for the Lecturer position, beginning August 1, 2021. This position is a 10-month full-time, non-tenure track faculty appointment.

Required Qualifications:

  • LMSW
  • Minimum of 5 years of social work practice experience.
  • Demonstrated effective organizational and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker (LSCSW) or equivalent.
  • Teaching experience (higher education, CEU, or other teaching).


  • Assist in identifying, developing, evaluating, and securing field BSW/MSW placements.
  • Interview and assist in the placement of BSW/MSW students in community agencies.
  • Monitor and maintain a tracking system for all practicum students.
  • Provide liaison services between practicum office and community agencies.
  • Teach up to two courses per semester.
  • Perform additional job-related duties as assigned or as appropriate.

Application Procedures:

Review of applications will begin June 9, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. Send application letter, vita, transcripts, and names and contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Beth Kuhn, School of Applied Studies, Washburn University, 1700 SW College Ave, Topeka, KS 66621; . Electronic or hardcopy application materials will be accepted. The successful candidate will be required to submit to a background check prior to hire. Official transcripts are required once hired.

Washburn is dedicated to providing a student-centered and teaching focused academic environment and a curriculum that engages the diversity of human experience across the globe. We seek candidates who are committed to Washburn’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education. Application materials should clearly articulate how the candidate will contribute to the University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through their teaching, research, and/or service.

Washburn University is an EOE. Washburn University provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital or parental status.