The College of St. Scholastica invites applications for a faculty member to join the Social Work Program on its Austin Campus. This is an 11-month, tenure track position to begin July 2020.
The Social Work Field Program Coordinator is a full-time, tenure-track position to coordinate student field placement opportunities and provide instruction in the Undergraduate Social Work Program, Austin, Minnesota. We seek a candidate who is interested in innovative, student-centered field education in a rural environment. The candidate will demonstrate leadership with a team-centered approach that values administrative collaboration. The Social Work Field Program Coordinator will teach and engage in ongoing social work scholarship and service to the profession and community consistent with College expectations for tenure-track faculty. This position includes 75% teaching responsibility and 25% Field Program Coordination responsibilities. You would join a college that has earned a spot on three national ranking lists for academic teaching excellence and values.
Shaped by the Catholic Benedictine heritage, The College of St. Scholastica provides intellectual and moral preparation for responsible living and meaningful work. The College of St. Scholastica aspires to be a diverse and inclusive academic community of excellence, sending forth thoughtful leaders sharpened and sensitized by the liberal arts, who are prepared and committed to serve and transform the world.
Responsibilities: The Social Work Field Program Coordinator will teach and engage in ongoing social work scholarship and service to the profession and community consistent with College expectations for tenure-track faculty. This position includes 75% teaching responsibility and 25% Field Program Coordination responsibilities.
The position requires an MSW with at least two years of post-Masters practice experience at the time the position begins and a Minnesota Social Work License, or eligibility for one. We seek candidates who value inclusion and the richness of our student population and who promote social justice with a global perspective. The successful candidate will exhibit an understanding of oppression and discrimination and demonstrate a commitment to vulnerable populations as seen by their practice experience, teaching, scholarship, and/or service.
For more information and to apply, visit www.csshrjobs.com. The College of St. Scholastica is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is rich in diversity, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty and staff. Individuals from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. While there is no religious requirement, we are interested in individuals who value and support the rich Catholic Benedictine heritage of the College of St. Scholastica.
About The College of St. Scholastica
The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) is a thriving independent private college with its main campus overlooking Lake Superior in Duluth, extended campuses throughout Minnesota and vibrant online programs that attract learners from around the world. Since 1912, The College of St. Scholastica has been preparing students for responsible living and meaningful work by emphasizing the Catholic Benedictine values upon which it was founded: Community, Hospitality, Respect, Stewardship and Love of Learning. At CSS, equity and inclusion are viewed as key ingredients to academic excellence and student success.
Duluth is a beautiful and vibrant city of 86,000 set on the shore of Lake Superior, the largest freshwater lake by surface area in the world. For outdoor enthusiasts, Duluth offers four seasons of first-rate opportunities: beaches, bike paths, jogging trails, ski resorts, cross-country skiing trails, boating and fishing sites, and rinks for skating, curling, and hockey. The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is an easy drive. Outside magazine has recently named Duluth as the number one “Outside City” in the US. The magazine also named Duluth as a runner-up fo...r the “best adventure hub” in a worldwide survey of destinations for outdoor activities. The College was also pleased to learn that the nonprofit American Institute for Economics ranked Duluth as one of America’s best small metropolitan areas for college students. Similarly, the travel site DreamPlanGo named Duluth in the Top Ten of America’s Most Scenic College Towns. Duluth’s public schools are Minnesota’s most highly ranked, the cost of living is considered reasonable, and the city has more acres of municipal public parks than any other city in the country. The arts scene is booming with galleries, music venues, and a lively theater and dance community.