The University of Tennessee, College of Social Work invites applications for a 12-month, full-time, non-tenure track Assistant Professor of Practice to serve as Coordinator of Field Education for the Online MSSW program. The position is a one year renewable appointment. Salary is competitive and dependent upon qualifications. The position will be located at the College of Social Work Knoxville Campus.
This position has responsibility for oversight and management of field education for assigned Online MSSW students, including placement planning, development of field placement sites and training of field instructors, coordination of field liaison services, instruction of field seminars, problem-solving, and engagement in continuous upgrading of field curriculum and procedures with the field faculty. This position will focus on work with students and field agencies in East Tennessee as well as students and field placement agencies in other states, as needed.
This position is supervised by the Director of Field Education and coordinates and works collaboratively with the Director of the Online MSSW Program and the field education faculty and staff. Some travel is required.
MSW/MSSW from a CSWE-accredited School or College of Social Work
Four years post-graduate social work social work practice experience
Strong identification with the mission and core values of social work
Commitment to anti-racism, equity, and inclusion, as articulated by the College's mission statement and Diversity Action Plan
Experience as a field instructor or field liaison
Supervisory experience with students or staff
Local or regional knowledge of community agencies
Experience with teaching or providing training in an online venue
Experience working with racially and ethnically diverse communities
The University of Tennessee, College of Social work is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.
Interested individuals should provide a letter of interest, curriculum vitae/resume, and names/addresses (postal and e-mail) and phone numbers of three references. Priority consideration will be given to applications submitted by April 3, 2021, though review will continue until the appointment is made.
All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admission without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, and parental status, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state law. In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the university. Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), the ADA (disability), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity, 1840 Melrose Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37996-3560, telephone 865-974-2498. Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.
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