The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) School of Social Work (SSW) invites applications for a Program Coordinator, Field Education non-tenure track position beginning October 1, 2017. The School of Social Work (SSW) offers CSWE accredited BSW and MSW programs. The Field Coordinator provides leadership for field education activities including coordinating the placement process, recruiting practicum agencies, planning and implementing field instructor training, developing and maintaining appropriate records and communication with field agencies, and supervising field liaison’s. The field coordinator will also be expected to lead a small team that includes an Assistant Field Coordinator, an Administrative Assistant, and faculty liaisons. Additionally, the Field Coordinator will teach one 3-credit course per year and provide service to the profession, university and community. We are seeking a colleague whose innovative ideas support our mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education and who shares our commitment to social justice.
The School of Social Work is part of the University’s Division of Health Sciences. UNR is the State of Nevada’s land grant and historic land grant institution of higher education and is one of eight institutions of higher education governed by the Nevada System of Higher Education. UNR has a growing and increasingly diverse student enrollment of over 20,000, with degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level. The University is currently classified by Carnegie as “Research University/High,” which places us among approximately the top 200 colleges and universities in the United States. Located in the picturesque Truckee 25Meadows at the base of the Sierra Nevada, the University of Nevada, Reno is located 45 minutes from Lake Tahoe and within four hours from San Francisco and the Napa-Sonoma wine country.
Required Qualifications: A Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited program and two years of related professional experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Certification and Licensure: State of Nevada -License in Clinical Social Work (LCSW) OR Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) OR Licensed Social Worker (LSW). -Working with social work education programs, an understanding of the Council on Social Work Accreditation field education standards, and a basic understanding of BSW and MSW curricula. -A documented ability to work as an effective team member and present a broad perspective on social work education that transcends geographical borders.
-Related Experience: Post-BSW or Post –MSW professional social work practice to include two years in college teaching and/or field program administration.
The University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant and historic flagship institution of higher education and is one of eight institutions of higher education governed by the Nevada System of Higher Education. With a growing and increasingly diverse student enrollment of over 19,000 including over 2,800 graduate students, the University provides a comprehensive selection of degree p...rograms at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. The University is currently classified (Carnegie) as "Research University/High" which places us among approximately the top 200 colleges and universities in the United States. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows at the base of the Sierra Nevada, the University of Nevada, is located 45 minutes from Lake Tahoe and four hours from San Francisco and the Napa-Sonoma wine country.The University of Nevada is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, in any program or activity it operates. The University of Nevada employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.