The Student Support Coordinator for the Department of Social Work's Title IV-E Child Welfare (CWP) Program is a 12 month position. This person will provide support to students, graduates, faculty and staff, and community child and family service professional in order to meet the contractual requirements of this federally funded contract with Minnesota Department of Human Services. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 1. Manages marketing, recruitment, and application processes and related data gathering. 2. Schedules and monitors student attendance at required workshops, conferences and program group meetings and completes exit interviews for CWP students, faculty, and staff. 3. Manages post-graduate tracking activities and provides ongoing support to graduates in their efforts to meet post-graduation employment search and payback requirements. 4. Makes decisions about students/graduate efforts to meet contractual obligations. 5. Communicates regularly with CWP BSSW & MSW Coordinators on issues related to student completion of academic and post-graduation requirements. 6. Manages an online database management system requiring data entry from multiple forms to track stipend recipient's progress, documents, and activities related to completion of academic program and post-graduation employment repayment obligations. 7. Provides support to MSW and BSSW Field Directors for CWP stipend students completing field practicum. 8. Uses data management system to complete annual reports. 9. Maintains communication with multiple departments at Minnesota State University, Mankato including Social Work, financial aid, student services, and business offices. 10. Assures that contract deliverables and timelines are met and documented for annual contract renewal, annual reports, and program related evaluation activities. 11. Monitors program expenses, timelines, and assure the completion and delivery of budget related documents required by Minnesota State Mankato departments and MN Department of Human Services (MN DHS) and authorizes expenses as required in the Child Welfare Program's annual budget for student recruitment, support, training and related activities, etc. 12. Provides support to CWP Coordinators with organizing, scheduling CWP collaboration an/or partnership activities within the institution and the child welfare professional community. 13. Other duties as assigned.
Social Work degree from an accredited social work program.
Licensed or license-eligible as LSW or higher.
Two years relevant work experience with children and families.
Ability to travel, including some overnight travel.
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
Knowledge of undergraduate and/or graduate social work education.
Ability to interpret and implement departmental, institutional, state, and federal laws and policies related to education and human service data privacy laws, social work education, and child welfare professional practice.
Specific interest in and/or experience with children and families, preferably in rural communities.
Able to develop and maintain professional relationships with students, staff, faculty and professionals of diverse backgrounds with strong interpersonal and cross cultural oral and communication skills.
Experience with grants, contracts, and/or budgets.
Skill in word processing, spreadsheets and database software, and reports/graphs.
Experience in working in collaborative programs, initiatives or teams.
Able to handle multiple projects with strong multitasking skills.
A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.
Contact Information for three (3) references
Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degree
A brief (no more than one-page) diversity statement presenting a commitment to or experience working in an equity-minded environment
Documentation of licensure status or eligibility for licensure - If you have questions about license reciprocity or license requirement, please contact the Minnesota Board of Social Work: https://mn.gov/boards/social-work/
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