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  • POOL - Field Education Liaison (Pittsburg KS area)
    Social Welfare Administration
    University of Kansas

    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 with responsibility 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 successfully meet practicum requirements in inclusive and supportive agency environments.

    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 10-20 students placed in agencies and all related activities detailed in Field Education Handbook.
    Attendance at scheduled liaison orientation meeting for new field instructors, student orientation to practicum and field forums.
    Keep Field Education Office informed of any changes in the field and problems that may arise.
    Completion of Required paperwork for monitoring field education activities.
    Assigning mid-year grades fall semester and final grades spring semester, along with forwarding final evaluations.
    Provide off-site field instruction as assigned.

    Required Qualifications

    MSW Degree from an accredited program plus at least 4 years post-MSW experience.
    At least two years of experience supervising students in an agency setting.

    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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