The Indiana University School of Social Work (IUSSW) invites applications for the position of Clinical Assistant Professor of Field and Recruitment on the IUSB campus. This is a full-time, twelve-month, non-tenure track faculty appointment. Anticipated start date is September 3, 2019.
The Clinical Assistant Professor of Field and Recruitment is responsible for field coordination at IUSB, in partnership with other field coordinators on that campus, and recruitment activities in the region. They provide teaching and administrative support for all aspects of field education within their specific geographic locale or academic program (for example, BSW or MSW). They have primary responsibility for recruiting and assessing field placement agencies and field instructors, engaging students in the field planning process, and assigning students to specific field placements. In addition, this position performs recruitment activities to achieve the School of Social Work's recruitment and enrollment goals for the IUSB campus. The position will be responsible for planning, developing, and carrying out a variety of recruitment activities in the local area. The position will work closely with the IUSSW Director of Recruitment, the IUSSW Director of Field Education, and the Program Directors at the IUSB campus in carrying out the required job functions.
This position also has instructional responsibilities for teaching 1 BSW or MSW course or the equivalency in faculty field liaison responsibility each academic year.
The Indiana University School of Social Work (IUSSW) is a university-wide system school with an MSW Program accredited by the Council on Social Work Educations since 1923 and a BSW Program accredited since 1975. The IUSSW is headquartered at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and uniquely houses a Department of Labor Studies. The School has programs on campuses across the state of Indiana including Indianapolis, Bloomington, Richmond, Gary, New Albany, Fort Wayne, and South Bend. As the primary provider of Indiana's social work workforce, the School enrolls approximately 1,600 students across programs (PhD, MSW, BSW) and campuses. The mission of the IUSSW is excellence in education, research, and service to promote health, well-being, and social and economic justice in a diverse world.
Candidates are required to have a Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) from a CSWE-accredited program plus a minimum of two years post-MSW full-time practice experience.
Additional requirements include skills in planning, organizing, and implementing a variety of tasks related to providing recruitment services in the local area. The position requires strong presentation and problem-solving skills, effective communication skills with diverse populations verbally and in writing, the ability to work independently, and strong skills in developing and maintaining effective working relationships. In addition, relatively strong skills are required in using computer software and data management programs and basic skills in survey methods.
Department Contact for Questions:
OAA #: IN-SOCW-SOCW19007
Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track
Internal Number: 8089
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.