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Coordinator of Field Education for Title IV-E Program

Company: University of Georgia
Location: Athens
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:


Retirement Plan:

Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Underutilization Minorities & Females Advertised Salary Anticipated Start Date 05/01/2023 Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings) Job

Posting Date:

03/15/2023 Job

Closing Date:

Open until filled:

Yes Special Instructions to Applicants
Preferred start date is 05/01/2023, but may be as late as 07/01/2023 for the right candidate.

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area EEO Statement
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ().

Position Details

Position Information

Classification Title Academic Professional AC FLSA Faculty Rank Academic Professional Contract Type Fiscal (12 mo.) Tenure Status Non-Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications:

MSW degree.
Position Summary
The position of Academic Professional will serve in a Title IV-E field coordinator capacity in our Field Education office. This faculty position will include recruitment and evaluation of appropriate field learning sites, specifically within Georgia DFCS ; placement of students in DFCS practicum sites; field liaising; administrative management of field education protocols; and teaching multiple field and practice courses. This position will work closely with the in person and online MSW programs. Limited travel to field sites in Athens, metropolitan Atlanta, Northeast Georgia, middle Georgia, and South Georgia may be required.

The MSW programs at the University of Georgia attract students who are committed to the mission of the profession, with a strong interest in contributing to positive change. The Title IV-E program is a growing child welfare stipend granting program that prepares students for leadership within DFCS . This position is funded by the Title IV-E child welfare stipend program. This stipend program is subject to annual renewal by Georgia DFCS but has been renewed every year since 2015 and is expected to continue to be renewed. It is an exciting time at the University of Georgia and in the School of Social Work, specifically. Both the University and the School are on a sharp upward trajectory, building upon a rich history of accomplishments while advancing our capacity to do more.
Additional Requirements
A minimum of 5 years of post-graduate social work practice experience required.
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification
A minimum of 5 years prior experiences in administration, social work practice, student supervision is desirable. A minimum of 5 years prior experience with DFCS preferred. Social work license preferred.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
A working knowledge of the Council on Social Work Education 2015 Educational Policies and Accreditation Standards is desirable. Must show evidence of a knowledge of field education.
Physical Demands Is this a Position of Trust? No Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Is driving a responsibility of this position? Yes Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) No Credit and P-Card policy
Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


Teaching multiple field and practice courses at the BSW and MSW levels
Percentage Of Time 45 Duties/Responsibilities
Working as field liaison
Percentage Of Time 15 Duties/Responsibilities
Placement of students in DFCS practicum sites
Percentage Of Time 15 Duties/Responsibilities
Recruitment and evaluation of appropriate field learning sites with Georgia DFCS
Percentage Of Time 10 Duties/Responsibilities
Participating in School, university, and professional service
Percentage Of Time 10 Duties/Responsibilities
Administrative management of field education protocols
Percentage Of Time 5

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Keywords: University of Georgia, Athens , Coordinator of Field Education for Title IV-E Program, Education / Teaching , Athens, Georgia

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