Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work (BSW) Internship Director

University of Mary

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work (BSW) Internship Director

The University of Mary in Bismarck, ND invites applications for the position of BSW Internship Director in the Department of Behavioral Sciences in the Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences. This is an onsite faculty position but based on the qualifications of the candidate a remote faculty position will be considered.

The BSW Internship Director position is a full-time faculty rank 8-month position that includes administrative, teaching and advising responsibilities in the new BSW undergraduate program. This position is directly responsible to the Chair of the Social Work Programs in the Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences.

The Internship Director position involves teaching, directing the field program for social work internships, placing and supervising students in internships, advising social work majors, service to the college and community, and engaging in scholarly activities that promote professional growth and development. Candidates should have the ability to teach social work courses across the generalist social work curriculum and participate in program development. The Internship Director will oversee and be responsible for the implementation and coordination of the internship program for the BSW program. This will involve responsibility for the overall internship program including the implementation of policies and procedures, identifying appropriate internship sites, providing orientation and, responsible for recruiting and mentoring qualified field instructors, including provision of field instruction trainings for new field instructors, assigning students to sites, developing, and maintaining affiliation agreements, and coordinating the annual workshop for internship supervisors. Oversee the maintenance of all field education records for students, field instructors and field placement sites on a technology platform, including ensuring that all students complete background checks and other university and agency requirements for field education. In addition, evaluating the outcomes of the internship experience and assisting with program and student assessment.

The Internship Director is expected to initiate and contribute to all accreditation requirements from CSWE for field education. The successful candidate will be expected to provide outstanding teaching at the undergraduate level, contribute to professional and university service, participate broadly in the social work curriculum, and engage with the community for field placement development.

Faculty members are expected to demonstrate a willingness to support and advance the Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine mission and identity of the University of Mary (see https://www.umary.edu/about/mission-identity).

Qualifications and Requirements Include:

Required Qualifications:
Candidates must be a licensed social worker, holding an MSW from a CSWE accredited institution.

• A minimum of two years of full-time post-MSW/Master’s practice experience for all applicants is required.
• Hold a social work license in the state of North Dakota or be licensable as a social worker in North Dakota.
• Evidence of successful social work experience
• Excellent communication abilities in written and verbal forms

Preferred Qualifications:

• Doctoral degree in social work or related field
• Teaching experience in an BSW program and familiarity with social work curriculum.
• Familiarity and experience in social work offered in midwestern states.
• Education experience, including the use of multiple digital or technology-supported teaching/learning platforms and mechanisms.

Uphold and supports the Christian Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary

Supports the ongoing implementation of Ex Corde Ecclesiae, the apostolic constitution on Catholic colleges and universities.

Builds a culture of ready and earnest hospitality in the School of Education and Behavioral Sciences and throughout the university, in accord with Saint Benedict’s admonition that all be received as Christ.

The University of Mary is a private, Christian, Catholic, Benedictine university that welcomes students of all faiths and backgrounds. Infusing Benedictine values throughout the educational experience, Mary offers distinguished, professionally focused academic programs enlivened by the liberal arts, global and civic service, robust internships, and mentoring by respected faculty. As one of the most affordable private universities in the nation, Mary offers exceptional educational value as well as outstanding scholarship and financial aid opportunities. The University of Mary is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

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How to Apply:

Qualified candidates are asked to provide; (1) Curriculum Vitae, (2) Cover Letter, (3) Teaching Portfolio, (4) Teaching Evaluations, (5) Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, and (6) Three letters of recommendation. Please upload the requested materials and click “submit application”. Confidential letters of recommendation, transcripts, and anything larger than 5MB can be sent to mailto:employment@umary.edu.

Review of application materials will begin immediately. Position will remain open until filled.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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