The MSU School of Social Work is dedicated to educating students for ethical, competent, responsive, and innovative social work practice, and to conducting and disseminating high quality research that improves the well-being of the most vulnerable in society. Our teaching, research, and outreach synergistically promote social justice, positive change, and solutions to the problems facing diverse individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. More than 650 students are enrolled in our CSWE-accredited BASW and MSW programs, and PhD program.
The School supports MSU’s outreach mission through off-campus, distance, and blended instructional programs that utilize technology and innovative teaching strategies. We also provide multiple opportunities for creative interdisciplinary teaching and research, community-based studies, and partnerships with government agencies and neighborhoods.
This position will coordinate the Flint Community Development Initiative, operated by the School of Social Work within the College of Social Science. This program provides an intensive immersive summer service learning experience for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in the city of Flint, and includes residential, academic, internship, and enrichment components. The Coordinator is responsible for program implementation, development and evaluation, including community partner relations, student learning, student/community interaction, and teaching service learning course(s), and contributing to the mission of the School through additional teaching and service.
Additional duties include; attend all required School meetings and activities and actively participate on the Organizational and Community Leadership sequence committee and other committees or teams as assigned by the associate director for teaching and instruction.
Masters -Social Work
MSW, plus eighteen months of practice experience.
The successful candidate must have the ability to teach social work community practice and other courses, and administer a service learning program.
Required Application Materials
Applicants should submit a cover letter that includes a description of their teaching and training experience and macro social work practice.
Review of applications will begin February 11, 2019 and will continue until position is filled.
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