Michigan State University actively promotes a dynamic, research and learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.
The School of Social Work seeks an outstanding colleague to join the fixed term faculty as the Child Welfare Programming Coordinator. This is a full-time, 12-month appointment with responsibilities in the following areas: 55% Service/Outreach, 24% Teaching, 15% Curriculum Development, and 6% Advising. The Child Welfare Programming Coordinator will have primary responsibility for the School’s child welfare certificates. They will also be responsible for the administration of the Title IVE program, including budget development and management, recruitment, student support, training, and tracking of graduates. The Child Welfare Programming Coordinator will teach courses in child welfare and advise students specializing in child welfare. It is expected that this person will build strong working relationships with community partners, constituents, and colleagues. The School of Social Work has a network of strong relationships with the child welfare research and practice community nationally.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
An MSW degree
Ten years post MSW child welfare practice experience, by start date
Five years of administrative or leadership experience in public child welfare, by start date
Demonstrated excellence in supervision and teaching
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Michigan LMSW license
A record of practice in child welfare, child protection, or foster care services in the state of Michigan
Experience in developing, monitoring, and maintaining complex budgets
Experience with program or training development in child welfare, child protection, or out of home placement for children
Passion for growing the child welfare workforce
Required Application Materials
Complete applications must include:
a cover letter detailing the reasons for applying for the position and how your experience and/or background fits with the stated position description.
a curriculum vitae/resume.
a 1-page diversity and inclusion statement (a statement addressing how past/and or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance MSU’s commitment to inclusive excellence).
the names and contact information for three professional references.
Applications must be submitted to the MSU Applicant Page at https://careers.msu.edu. We will begin reviewing applications on March 24, 2023. Inquiries about the position can be directed to the search committee chair, Monaca Eaton, email@example.com
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The School of Social Work is committed to a mission of social justice and positive change. Our BASW, MSW, and PhD programs educate students to provide ethical, competent, responsive, and innovative social work practice, and our scholarship generates and disseminates 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. Our research is community-engaged and strength-based.
Appointment: This is a 12-month fixed term annual year appointment beginning May 16, 2023. Salary for this position is negotiable and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Michigan State University offers an excellent selection of benefits; please see www.hr.msu.edu for more information.
Michigan State University is located in East Lansing, MI, with easy access to the state capital, Lake Michigan, and award-winning school districts. MSU is also pro-active in exploring opportunities for employment for dual career couples, both inside and outside the University. Information about MSU's dual career support can be found at http://miwin.msu.edu/.
Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodation. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential.
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