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Job Details - Instructor/Assistant Professor in Social Work & Field Education Coordinator
Title: Instructor/Assistant Professor in Social Work & Field Education Coordinator
Category: Faculty
Location: Meredith College
Close Date: Mar 25, 2013

This is a renewable contract, non-tenure track position beginning August 1, 2013. Instructor/Assistant Professor in Social Work and Field Education Coordinator of SWK program accredited by the Council of Social Work Education (CSWE).


Instructor/Assistant Professor:
Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in Social Work on the college campus. Active involvement within the college, school and department; student advising, college-wide committee work and professional development are required.


Social Work Field Education Coordinator:
Responsibilities include: 1) successfully leading and administering the Social Work Field Education program, including curriculum development, in consultation with the Director of SWK and the Department Head of Psychology and Social Work 2) responsible for ensuring CSWE compliance including but not limited to the preparation of all re-accreditation documents and assessments required in operating the field education experiences; and 3) collaboration with professionals in the field, area preceptors, and oversight of all practical experiences in collaboration with the Director of Social Work and Department Head is expected.


Master’s degree in social work from a CSWE-accredited program and at least 2 years of post-baccalaureate or postmaster's social work practice experience required.

1) leadership and administrative ability to successfully direct the field education experiences 2) a broad based knowledge of social work, 3) evidence of effective teaching, 4) evidence of professional practice experience and 5) an ability to interact with professionals and preceptors in the area.

Review of applications and nominations will begin January 22nd, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. To apply: submit your letter of interest, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy and professional goals, copies of all transcripts, and list of references to the online application.

The Social Work Program is one of two program areas offering a major in the Department of Psychology and Social Work. The Social Work program was reaffirmed for accreditation in June 2012 by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).



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