Assistant Clinical Professor, Director of Field Education, Master of Social Work (MSW) Program

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Twelve-month, assistant clinical professor faculty position to serve as the Director of Field Education for the developing Master of Social Work program. The Director of Field Education will take the lead in designing all field placement courses, placement activities, and overall field education platform. The Director will also work with the MSW Program Director, as a member of the MSW leadership team, on the CSWE accreditation of the MSW program and potential development of a BSW program and related field activities.

This position will be the second faculty position in the developing MSW program in the newly formed School of Behavioral & Community Health. This School currently houses a Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling program and plans to develop related service delivery programs.

Preferred start date is January 2023. Start date is negotiable, but no later than May 2023. Ideally, candidates who cannot begin the position until May 2023 will be available for development of the MSW program's field education program as a consultant prior to their official start date.

The Master of Social Work program is housed within the Moravian University College of Health. This interdisciplinary College emphasizes collaboration and interprofessional education across three units, the School of Behavioral & Community Health, the Helen Breidegam School of Nursing & Public Health, and the School of Rehabilitation Sciences (which includes graduate programs in Athletic Training, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech-Language Pathology). By combining an entrepreneurial spirit and a unique curricular structure, students and faculty are able to engage with one another across disciplines in a truly interprofessional educational environment modeled toward best practices in the clinical setting. This collaborative environment is designed to foster student learning and engagement while avoiding the traditional discipline-specific silos that impede learning

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The individual filling this position will serve as Director of Field Education for the MSW program and in the School of Behavioral and Community Health
  • The individual, in consultation with the MSW Program Director, and School of Behavioral and Community Health leadership, will develop and oversee all aspects of field education including: field courses and training, field partnership agreements/contracts, field orientations, maintenance of field curricular documents and field handbook, usage of field placement software, student field placements and training, and relationships with field liaisons and supervisors for the MSW program and School of Behavioral and Community Health
  • The individual should have knowledge of CSWE Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards and will work with the administrative leadership team to attain and maintain accreditation standards and assessment
  • The individual will be proficient in on-line learning platforms, hybrid learning, and on-line andragogy, as well as experienced in educating adult learners in an accelerated educational format
  • The individual will teach and develop courses within the MSW program and, as applicable, across the School of Behavioral & Community Health
  • Faculty in the School of Behavioral & Community Health and the College of Health are also expected to collaborate in team-teaching within the program(s), participate in interprofessional education across the School and College, and assist in all aspects of program design, development, implementation, assessment, and administration.
  • The individual will work with the MSW Program director to determine the possibility of launching a BSW Program
  • Preference will be given to individuals with both face-to-face and on-line teaching experience, clinical supervision experience.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Earned research doctorate (e.g. PhD, EdD, DSc) or clinical doctorate degree in Social Work (DSW) or related field preferred
  • Earned MSW from CSWE accredited program required
  • Meets or exceeds standards for licensure as an LCSW in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Minimum of two years, full-time practice experience in social work
  • Evidence of successful teaching experience at the college level is preferred
  • Evidence of on-line teaching experience preferred

 

TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should attach their cover letter, curriculum vita, three (3) references with email and phone contact, and statement of teaching philosophy to their online application by clicking "Apply Now". Please attach documents as a PDF file.

 

Review of the applications will begin November 7, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. 

 

DEI STATEMENT: Moravian University aspires to be a welcoming community that embraces and values the diversity of all members of the campus community. Learn more about the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and the DEI Action Plan here: https://www.moravian.edu/dei-action-plan.

 

Deep respect for others is fundamental to the Moravian University community. Moravian University does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student, or applicant for admission on the basis of actual or perceived race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, caste, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, familial status, marital status, citizenship status, veteran/military status, disability status, or any other protected category under applicable local, state, or federal laws.

 

Concerns regarding all forms of discrimination, including sexual harassment and/or sex discrimination in employment:

Leah M. Naso

Executive Director for Equity & Compliance (Title IX Coordinator)

210 Colonial Hall

Moravian University

1200 Main St.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018

(610) 861-1529

equityandcompliance@moravian.edu

 

Concerns regarding gender and equity in athletics:

Rebecca May

Assistant Athletic Director (Deputy Title IX Coordinator)

148 Johnston Hall

Moravian University

1200 Main St.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018

(610) 625-7791

mayr@moravian.edu

 

Concerns regarding the application of Title IX:

U.S. Department of Education

Office of Civil Rights

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Philadelphia, PA 19107-3323

(215) 656-8541

ocr.philadelphia@ed.gov

 

Report sexual harassment/sex discrimination online anytime (can be anonymous) at www.moravian.edu/titleix. Grievance procedures can be found in the institutional Equal Opportunity, Harassment, and Non-Discrimination Policy at www.moravian.edu/policy.

 

Please visit moravian.edu/benefits to review benefits offered at Moravian University.*

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job.

 

The individual is routinely exposed to indoor conditions, minimum outdoor weather and temperature extremes, and moderate noise level.

 

Pursuant to the ADA, Moravian University will provide reasonable services and accommodation(s) to employees with qualified disabilities in order to perform the essential functions of their employment, except when doing so would be unduly disruptive and/or result in undue hardship to the University. Accommodations are determined on a case-by-case basis through documentation review and an interactive interview process that includes the employee's supervisor. Requests for accommodation or questions about this process should be directed to Human Resources at hr@moravian.edu or 610.861.1527. View the standard physical demands for positions at Moravian University. If this position requires additional or different demands, a Human Resources team member will notify you.

 

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.

 

*Please visit this link to review the benefit eligibility status associated with this position.

Moravian University offers students a private education they will not find anywhere else: personal attention and preparation for life with a record of success longer than our nation's history. Located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and offering undergraduate and graduate degrees that blend liberal arts with professional programs, Moravian University has been preparing students for reflective lives, fulfilling careers, and transformative leadership in a world of change since 1742. Moravian University is a member of The New American Colleges and Universities (NAC&U), a national consortium of selective, small to mid-size independent colleges and universities dedicated to the purposeful integration of liberal education, professional studies, and civic engagement. Visit moravian.edu to learn more about how the Moravian University focus on education for all prepares its students for life-long success.  

Moravian University is an equal opportunity employer valuing diversity and encouraging individuals from under-represented populations to apply. EOE