Faculty Job in Academic & University Assistant Practicum Coordinator, School of Social Work
The University of Montana School of Social Work invites applications for the position of Assistant
Practicum Coordinator to commence Fall 2017. The position is responsible for supervision of practicum students; assisting students in
integrating theory with practice; assisting students in meeting the requirements of a practicum experience; coordinating with faculty and
agency supervisors in training students; build collaborative relationships with practicum agencies; coordinate with faculty members and
advisors; and teach at least one course per semester. Position is a 10-month academic year position.
The school prepares
students at the bachelor’s and master’s level to provide counseling to vulnerable populations and use critical thinking skills
to alter problematic social environments. The school houses the Center for Children, Families, and Workforce Development and is committed to
maintaining collaborative partnerships with tribal, state, and community-based organizations and initiatives that promote social change.
The position requires a MSW and a minimum of two (2) years post-master’s level practice
experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have evidence of supervising undergraduate and graduate level practicum students;
teaching courses at the undergraduate or graduate levels; providing master’s level supervision; understanding competency-based education and
training; training and educating field supervisors; working in an academic setting; licensure as a clinical social worker; and possesses
exceptional interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
How to Apply
Priority Application Date: July 25, 2017
Applications received by July 25, 2017 will be guaranteed
consideration. Application review will begin on July 26 and continue until the position is filled.
Please submit the
following application materials via “New Resume/CV” button below.
*Please note: only five (5) attachments are allowed per
application. Please combine documents accordingly.
- Letter of Interest – addressing the stated
required skills for the position
- Detailed resume listing education and describing work experience
- Names and contact information for three (3) professional references
About UM and the
School of Social Worker
The University of Montana (UM) is a unit of the Montana University System with a student enrollment of
over 11,000 and employs nearly 600 full-time faculty members. UM is located in Missoula, a culturally vibrant community of 67,000 that is
surrounded by mountain grandeur and outdoor recreational opportunities, recently ranked in the “top 20 best college towns with a population
of less than 250,000” by the American Institute for Economic Research. For more information visit www.umt.edu.
The School of Social Work is part of the College of Health Professions
and Biomedical Sciences, one of the University’s six colleges, offering degrees in Pharmacy (PharmD), Physical Therapy (DPT), Public Health
(MPH, CPH), Social Work (BSW, MSW), and Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences (Medicinal Chemistry, Neurosciences, and Toxicology – MS,
PhD). The College is also home to nationally recognized research and educational programs that include: the Native American Center of
Excellence, Center for Environmental Health Sciences, Center for Structural and Functional Neuroscience, Montana Geriatric Education Center,
and Western Montana Health Education Center.
To learn more about the University of Montana, Missoula, and the State of
Montana, please visit the links below.
Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to Offer of Employment.
accordance with University policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations.
Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with
disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans’ or disabilities
preference in accordance with state law.
References *References not listed on the application materials may
be contacted; notice may be provided to the applicant.
Testing Individual hiring departments at UM may
elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions.
All New Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as
legally required (e.g., Form I-9).
The University of Montana is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified minorities, Vietnam era veterans, and women. This material is available in an alternate format upon request. Qualified candidates may request veterans’ preference in accordance with state law
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