Education Support Specialist III

Fairfax, VA, VA
Mar 05, 2019
Mar 21, 2019
Analyst, Research
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

Working hours :

Salary : Commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
Field Education Coordinator Department of Social Work - Field Education Office

The Department of Social Work seeks to hire a Field Education Coordinator in the Department of Social Work, which is housed in the College of Health and Human Services. This is a full-time position (40 hours/week) with benefits. The Field Education Coordinator will provide a variety of educational services for BSW and MSW students and will have operational and management responsibility of placing and managing social work field placements in community agencies for their field practicum. The Field Education Coordinator will recruit, assess, and work with community agencies that provide appropriate practicum opportunities as set forth by our accrediting body, the Council on Social Work Education. In addition, the Field Education Coordinator will assist in training and support of Field Liaisons, Field Instructors, and students. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Data base management of student and agency information.
  • Conduct of student interviews to make appropriate match to field practicum agency.
  • Recruitment and development of new agencies to host social work Field Education students.
  • Assist in the field seminar curriculum development.
  • Assist with student orientation, field faculty, and field instructor trainings.
  • Provide support to field faculty (Field Liaisons).
  • Adhere to all NASW code of ethics.

The Field Education coordinator is expected to participate in departmental activities through committees and may participate in a variety of other professional activities based upon the college and university’s needs and the professional’s unique skill set.

Required Qualifications: Database savvy; attention to detail; strengths-based problem solving; adherence to all NASW code of ethics, CSWE requirements, University, and departmental polices.

Applicants must have a BSW from accredited university and two years of direct social work practice.

A MSW is preferred.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position 02886Z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

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Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Masons diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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Equity Statement : George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

Job Close Date : 2019-03-19

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