The Indiana University School of Social Work (IUSSW) invites applications for the position of Clinical Assistant Professor of Field Instruction and Coordination (“Field Coordinator”) on the Indiana University South Bend campus. This is a full-time, twelve-month, non-tenure track faculty appointment. Anticipated start date is August 1, 2019.
The Field Coordinator has primary responsibility for recruiting, developing, and assessing field placement agencies in locations where students are engaged in the program. Field Coordinators act as advisors throughout the student placement process and as ongoing consultants to faculty liaisons, field instructors, and agency directors. In addition to coordination of all field education experiences, the Field Coordinator has instructional responsibilities for teaching 1-2 BSW or MSW courses or the equivalency in faculty field liaison responsibility each academic year. The exact number of courses taught or field liaison equivalency will vary depending on the number of field placements to be made by the Field Coordinator.
The Field Coordinator reports to the Program Director on the South Bend campus in collaboration with the IUSSW Director of Field Education and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs to assure compliance with all processes and procedures of the IUSSW and comparability of all curricular offerings. The primary appointment will be to the BSW program; however, the position may also provide consultation and support to the MSW Program as needed.
The Indiana University School of Social Work (IUSSW) is a university-wide system school with an MSW Program accredited by the Council on Social Work Educations since 1923 and a BSW Program accredited since 1975. The IUSSW is headquartered at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and uniquely houses a Department of Labor Studies. The School has programs on campuses across the state of Indiana including Indianapolis, Bloomington, Richmond, Gary, New Albany, Fort Wayne, and South Bend. As the primary provider of Indiana's social work workforce, the School enrolls approximately 1,600 students across programs (PhD, MSW, BSW) and campuses. The mission of the IUSSW is excellence in education, research, and service to promote health, well-being, and social and economic justice in a diverse world.
Essential qualifications: Candidates are required to have a Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) from a CSWE-accredited program plus a minimum of two years post-MSW full-time practice experience. Additional requirements include practice experience that reflects a generalist perspective (including clinical and macro competencies), experience supervising social work students as a field instructor, a sound familiarity with program evaluation, excellent interpersonal oral and written communication skills, and strong organizational, managerial, and problem-solving skills.
Previous experience with Sonia online field management program is preferred.
Department Contact for Questions:
OAA #: IN-SOCW-SOCW19003
Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track
Internal Number: 7565
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.