The Department of Social Work seeks an Instructor and
Coordinator of Field Education for the Master of Social Work
Program. The candidate should enjoy teaching above all other
aspects of academia and must bring creative pedagogy to the
classroom. Scholarly activities that support the faculty member’s
teaching and mentoring of students are especially encouraged. This
is a full-time position in Social Work beginning in the fall
Integrate the Mercy core values of respect, integrity,
compassion, justice, and service in all aspects of
Teach 6 credits per fall and spring semesters.
Be able to teach across the social work curriculum.
Coordinate all aspects of the Field Education program.
Partner with community agencies to enhance learning outcomes
for practicum students.
Develop new community partnerships to allow for impactful
student learning experiences.
Regularly assess the outcomes of courses taught and make
Participate in departmental functions, including program
development, assessment, and accreditation.
Maintain an active interest and involvement in the local
Teach at Lakewood campus, off site locations or in
Teach in lecture, online, or hybrid modalities.
Advise and mentor students, including their research and
Participate in departmental functions such as Open House,
Engage in university wide service.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Master of Social Work required, D.S.W. or Ph.D. preferred. ABD
will be considered.
LSW required; LCSW preferred
Demonstrated evidence of teaching excellence at the college
Practice experience in social work required (at least two years
full time post MSW degree).
Ability to teach across the social work curriculum, previous
Ability or willingness to learn to use instructional
technologies effectively is essential.
Commitment to active, learner centered teaching.
Experience assessing learning outcomes in courses and