MSW Field Director

Eastern Kentucky University

United States

November 17, 2021

Description

Posting Details Position Title MSW Field Director

Position Number 996362 Position Type Faculty Position Category Search Type External Position required to go into K-12 school Never Driver Classification Non Driver City Remote Division Academic Affairs/Provost Department College of Letters, Arts & Soc Sci Unit OL-Master of Social Work Contact Person Ann Callahan Funding Source Institutional About the College/Department

Eastern Kentucky University, named among America's best colleges by Forbes and among “Great Colleges to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education, is a four-year public comprehensive university offering 149 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to over 16,000 students. Eastern Kentucky University is located in Richmond, Kentucky. Whether you prefer the relative peace and quiet of a small town or all the buzz of a large city, living in Richmond offers the best of both worlds. Richmond is a fast-growing but still quiet community of about 32,000 where the Bluegrass region and all its scenic horse farms meet the foothills of the rugged Appalachian mountains. Just 25 miles north, an easy drive on I-75, is Kentucky's second-largest city, Lexington, population 305,000. Other large cities within an easy two-hour, all-interstate drive are Louisville, Ky., Cincinnati, Ohio, and Knoxville, Tenn.

Review of applications will start November 17, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Position Summary

The Eastern Kentucky University's Department of Social Work is seeking applications for an open rank tenure-track faculty member to serve as the Director of Field Education in the Master of Social Work (MSW) program. This is a 11-month, full-time position with start date negotiable. The MSW program is an online degree program at Eastern Kentucky University that started Fall 2020. The application for Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) candidacy is in process with full accreditation anticipated June 2023.

We seek a candidate who is interested in developing an innovative, student- centered field education program that values interprofessional collaboration associated with addictions intervention, mental health, child and family services, social advocacy and justice, and leadership and management. The MSW Field Director is further expected to demonstrate expertise in the integration of social work practice, theory, and research skills to provide students a model for our concentration in integrative advanced generalist practice.

The candidate selected will teach and engage in ongoing social work scholarship and service to the profession and community consistent with University expectations for tenure-track faculty. This includes an 40% (2×2×2) teaching responsibility. We have a course facilitator model which enables smaller class sizes and team collaboration. Remote candidates are encouraged to apply but must comply with the same service standards as part of tenure requirements and limited outside-employment stipulations as on-campus faculty.

Sponsorship This position is not budgeted for Visa Sponsorship Work Location US Based Minimum Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

· MSW degree from a CSWE accredited program

· 2 years post-MSW practice experience

· Field program instruction/curriculum development experience

· Experience with online instruction and/or with assessment technologies

· Research agenda with potential for conducting and publishing research

· Excellent networking and professional communication skills

Desired Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

· Doctoral degree in social work

· 5+ years post-MSW practice experience

· Social Work licensure (CSW, LSW or LCSW)

· Evidence of successful teaching experience in a MSW program

· Expertise in online instruction and/or with assessment technologies

· Experience directing a graduate field education program · Evidence of scholarly productivity

Required Education Summary

Posting Number F00275P

Number of Vacancies one Job Open Date 10/05/2021 Application Review Date 11/17/2021 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions Summary AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an EEO/AA institution that values diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. In keeping with this commitment, the University welcomes applications from diverse candidates who support diversity.

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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  • Contact Information for at least 3 Professional References
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