This is a 12-month administrative/professional staff position, with primary responsibility in support of the CSWE-accredited MSW program. Responsibilities include assisting in all aspects of administration of field education (including recruiting and developing field placement sites, orienting field instructors and students, community and faculty liaison, etc.) and other duties as assigned. Opportunities for teaching (with additional compensation) are possible but not required. Continuing familiarity with trends in the profession is essential but no additional and formal research or publication is required for successful performance for this role.
ETSU is a Doctoral Research Intensive university of approximately 15,000 students. Located in scenic Appalachia near the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains, East Tennessee State University is surrounded by thriving cities and historical rural communities. The region’s four distinct seasons provide diverse recreational opportunities, bluegrass, storytelling, craft, and folk festivals. ETSU provides regional educational and health care leadership through its associations with the local VA, regional hospitals, and community organizations. The Social Work Department is host to the national headquarters of the Phi Alpha Honor Society.
Position is contingent upon sufficient funding.
ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Job Category: Administrative
Minimum qualifications for the successful applicant include:
MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited program with license equivalent to the LCSW in Tennessee
A minimum of four years post-MSW professional practice experience (expert knowledge of human service networks, experience as a field instructor or designated liaison for a BSW or MSW program)
Internal Number: 16129
About East Tennessee State University
Founded in 1911 (as East Tennessee State Normal School), East Tennessee State University serves over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. ETSU has eleven colleges and schools, including health sciences, liberal arts, education and business & technology. ETSU is centered on a warm and friendly residential campus nestled in the secure and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of northeast Tennessee. As part of the ETSU community, you will enjoy all the region has to offer, including snow-skiing, various festivals, numerous golf courses and lakes, popular national and state parks, whitewater rafting, the Appalachian Trail, and much more.