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|MSW Field Coordinator|
|Hiring Status||Accepting Applications|
|Location||Twin Cities Campus|
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is seeking a Masters of Social Work (MSW) Field Coordinator to work as part of the field education team to coordinate field placements.
The MSW Field Coordinator works within a community of professionals dedicated to providing relevant, rigorous, and relational experiences for adult learners. This position collaborates with social work faculty and administration to support master’s social work students in field education. Field education is the signature pedagogy of the social work profession. Saint Mary's master’s of social work students complete a minimum of 400 hours of generalist field practicum and 600 hours of clinical practicum; master's level Advanced Standing students complete a minimum of 600 hours of clinical practicum as part of the University's social work program.
The MSW Field Coordinator works with students in identifying appropriate field placements nationwide. This position is responsible for managing students' field placement site and site supervisor selection with approval from the Field Education Director. The Coordinator also advises students about the field process, supports students during the interviewing, selection, and matching process. This role also helps screen potential field sites and provides guidance to field agency staff and MSW field supervisors.
The MSW Field Coordinator position collaborates with the Field Education Director to provide oversight to the field education component of the online Masters of Social Work program based out of our Minneapolis campus. This position will work collaboratively with the Field Education Director in identifying new field placements throughout the United States, training field supervisors and field liaisons, and providing support to field seminar instructors. This position works directly with social work students to ensure they are completing prefield tasks (prefield
Other responsibilities include:
|Essential Skills and Abilities||
Candidates should have expertise in, or a willingness to learn, the teaching of adult students. This includes a demonstrated basic proficiency and interest in educational technology such as Canvas, Panopto, and field software. The selected candidate will have the following skills and abilities:
|The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.|
|Education and Experience||
The ideal candidate will have the following credentials and experience:
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.
|Additional Required Materials||Letter of interest, CV/resume, and contact information for three professional references. Letter of interest should address commitment to social work field education.|
|Application Review Date||07/15/2021|
|Contract Length||12 Month|
|Other Details / Information|
|Work Sponsorship||This position is not eligible for work sponsorship|
|We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Lasallian Catholic identity to apply.