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POOL - Field Education Liaison (Pittsburg KS area)
University of Kansas

Date Posted May 25, 2021
Title POOL - Field Education Liaison (Pittsburg KS area)
University University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS, United States
Department Social Welfare Administration
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Social Work

POOL – Field Education Liaison (Pittsburg KS area)

Social Welfare Administration

Position Overview

This position contributes to the School of Social Welfare’s vision of transformational social work education in an environment dedicated to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. A field education liaison in the School of Social Welfare serves in a part-time capacity responsible for being the central contact between the School field education office, BSW and MSW students who are placed in agencies, and their supervisors. The liaison works within the field education program to help ensure that the BSW and MSW students are provided appropriate social work learning opportunities to meet practicum requirements in inclusive and supportive agency environments successfully.

Amount of work required can vary by position and will range from .20 FTE to 1.0 FTE

Applicants will be reviewed and placed in a pool to be considered for liaison positions as needed. Applicants will be accepted throughout the year. The successful applicants must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.

Position may be located on the Pittsburgh, KS area.

Job Description

100% Field Education Liaison:
Liaison for approximately 20 students placed in agencies and all related activities detailed in Field Education Handbook, including facilitating one in-person or virtual site visit per semester.
Attendance at one per/semester field liaison meetings and specialized student orientation to practicum, as assigned.
Keep Field Education Office informed of any changes in the field and problems that may arise.
Complete required paperwork for monitoring field education activities.
Provide feedback on assignments and assign grades for the fall and spring semester, along with reviewing and providing feedback on assignments.
Provide off-site field instruction as assigned.
Instruct Field Practicum Preparation and Seminar as assigned.

Required Qualifications

MSW Degree from an accredited program plus at least 4 years post-MSW experience.
At least two years’ experience serving as a social work field education instructor.

Contact Information to Applicants

Kelly Jones

Additional Candidate Instruction

A complete application includes an online application, resume, cover letter and contact information for three references.

Applications reviewed on an ongoing basis.

Position may be located on the Pittsburgh State University or Garden City Community College Campus.

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