King University is accepting applications for a full-time faculty member to fill the position of Director of Field Education and open-rank professor in the proposed Master of Social Work (MSW) program in the School of Health and Professional Sciences. King University faculty members work collaboratively to provide high quality academic experiences for students in a supportive, Christ-centered environment, with an alliance in student advising with the academic team to ensure that students have the assistance, tools, and resources needed to be successful as they move toward their educational and professional goals. This is a full-time, twelve-month position reporting directly to the MSW Program Coordinator.
Provide leadership, supervision, and teaching of the Field Education component and other necessary courses of the Social Work program
In compliance with CSWE standards for field education oversee the placement of MSW students each year
Design courses, as necessary
Integrate Christian faith with the Social Work subject matter
Serve on academic and program committees
Evaluate student learning and field requirements congruent with Social Work competencies and teaching
Demonstrate active scholarly interests in issues of diversity and social justice.
Update/maintain the MSW Field Manual
Successfully maintain and develop relationships with new and existing agency partners.
Work closely with the MSW Program Coordinator, the BSW Field Education Director, and other Social Work faculty on matters pertaining to field education, accreditation, and general program maintenance
Teach online and occasionally face to face
Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must hold an MSW degree from a CSWE accredited College/University and a minimum of 2-years post-master’s social work degree practice experience. Experience with student supervision and a working knowledge of the 2015 EPAS are a must. Administrative experience is a plus. Preference will be granted to individuals holding an earned doctoral degree in Social Work. Applicants should be prepared to focus efforts on the development of field placements regionally, nationally, and internationally. Applicants must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, effective oral and written communication skills, competence in the usage of technology and proficiency in utility of the APA style (latest edition).
Preferred Qualifications: Post-secondary teaching and field education experience is preferred. Preference will be granted to individuals holding an earned doctoral degree in Social Work.
Internal Number: 1220
About King University
Founded in 1867, King University is a Presbyterian-affiliated Christian academic community dedicated to the integration of rigorous academic programming and the exploration of faith. Faculty work collaboratively to provide high quality academic experiences for students in a supportive, Christ-centered environment, with an alliance in student advising with the academic team to ensure that students have the assistance, tools, and resources needed to be successful as they move toward their educational and professional goals. King University is the twin cities of Bristol TN/VA in the Appalachian Highlands of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.
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