Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Temporary/Time Limited Posted On: Wed Jul 14 2021 Job Description:
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
The following duties are customary for this position, but are not to be constructed as all-inclusive. Duties may be added, deleted and assigned based on management discretion and institutional needs.
Coordinate the admissions of the Master of Social Work Program
Coordinate the recruitment, advertising, marketing, and promotion of the MSW Program
Manage Departmental social media presence
Considerable travel with overnight lodging required
Support the retention and maintenance of Master of Social Work students, including those employed by Kentucky's Department for Community Based Services
Deliver academic and professional advising to MSW students, including those working in child welfare
Deliver academic advising to non-degree seeking students considering future MSW Program admission
Participate in Program, Departmental, and University activities and committees
Teach one social work course each semester (2 courses per year)
Supervise student workers as needed
Provide field instruction supervision
Support University field liaisons
Assist with work placement contracts
CEU program coordination
Event planning and coordination
Child Welfare grant activities (seeking, writing, submitting, and monitoring)
Newsletter and press release coordination
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Considered Essential for Success
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to function autonomously
Self-motivated and self-starter
Public speaking skills
Attention to detail
Familiarity with community agencies
Minimum Training and Experience Required
Master of Social Work degree from a CSWE accredited graduate program
Minimum of two years post-MSW practice experience
Experience with families, children, and child welfare
Salary Grade: 108 Salary Range: $36,000 - $49,356
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