POOL - Practicum Liaison (Lawrence or Kansas City area)


Position Overview

This position contributes to the School of Social Welfare’s vision of transformational social work education in an environment dedicated to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. A practicum liaison in the School of Social Welfare serves in a part-time capacity responsible for being the central contact between the School practicum office, BSW and MSW students who are placed in agencies, and their supervisors. The liaison works within the practicum program to help ensure that the BSW and MSW students are provided appropriate social work learning opportunities to meet practicum education requirements outlined by the Council on Social Work Education.

Amount of work required can vary by position and will range from .20 FTE to 1.0 FTE

Applicants will be reviewed and placed in a pool to be considered for liaison positions as needed. Applicants will be accepted throughout the year. The successful applicants must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.

Position may be located on the Lawrence, Salina, or Edwards Campuses; or Remote.


Job Description

100% Practicum Liaison:
  • Liaison for approximately 20 students placed in a practicum site and all related activities detailed in Practicum Handbook, including facilitating one in-person or virtual site visit per semester.
  • Attendance at one per/semester field liaison meetings and specialized student orientation to practicum, as assigned.
  • Keep Practicum Office informed of any changes in the practicum, in particular problems that arise.
  • Complete required paperwork for monitoring practicum activities.
  • Provide feedback on assignments and assign grades for the fall and spring semester, along with reviewing and providing feedback on assignments.
  • Provide off-site practicum instruction as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  1. MSW Degree from an accredited program plus at least 4 years post-MSW experience.
  2. At least two years’ experience serving as a social work practicum instructor.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application includes an online application, resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references.

Applications reviewed on an ongoing basis.

Position may be located in Lawrence, Salina, or Edwards Campuses; or Remote.

Contact Information to Applicants

Kelly Jones
kellyjones@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

Minimum $3,375 per academic year, varies by number of students assigned

Application Review Begins

Monday June 10, 2024

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  27388BR
  • Department:  Social Welfare
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  F-Faculty
  • Review Begins:  10-Jun-2024

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