Instructor in Social Welfare

University of California Berkeley School of Social Welfare

Field Work Consultant - Open Pool - Berkeley Social Welfare

Job #JPF02998
  • Sch of Social Welfare / School of Social Welfare / UC Berkeley

Position overview

Salary range: 70,000-80,000
Percent time: Part-time
Anticipated start: August 18, 2021
Position duration: One semester or academic year

Application Window

Open date: June 14th, 2021

Next review date: Monday, Jun 28, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Sep 15, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

Berkeley Social Welfare invites applications for 2 open pool Field Consultant positions. These generalist positions are expected to provide flexible coverage as needed across two direct practice specialization areas: children and families and/or adults and older adults.

Primary duties will include reviewing and adhering to school policies and practices regarding field education, monitoring the educational placement matches for 45-50 MSW students to ensure student competency development. This will involve early detection of teaching and learning problems, careful assessment, and resolution strategies for agency field instructors and/or students. In addition, duties will include setting and maintaining professional standards for MSW students, leadership of the first-year and second year integrated field seminars, and related coaching, mentorship, and professional development activities. Administrative duties will include: reviewing, signing, and completing all required paperwork in a timely manner, working with other field faculty, senate faculty, and administrative staff, participating in admission reviews, participating in field faculty meetings, and meeting with the Director of Field Education. These positions are not expected to involve academic teaching or committee work beyond admissions reviews.

The School of Social Welfare is committed to creating an inclusive environment, one that is supportive of all individuals, regardless of background, and to nurturing and developing that talent. We are committed to building an excellent and diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and we welcome applicants whose experiences have prepared them to contribute to this commitment.

The position is open until filled.
All materials and information should be submitted electronically.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

• An MSW degree from an accredited school or university, or equivalent as recognized by OSWA or ISWDRES

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

• A minimum of two years of experience supervising, teaching, mentoring, and/or coaching students or developing professionals is required

Preferred qualifications

• Prior experience facilitating seminars, group supervision, or professional development workshops
• License in clinical social work
• A minimum of 5 years of experience in a variety of practice contexts including child/family and/or adult/older adult settings and micro and macro roles;
• Demonstrated experience with diverse populations, bilingual capacity, and/or strong cultural proficiency and related facilitation skills.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)
  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF02998

Help contact: d.schiller@berkeley.edu

Campus Information

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values at UC Berkeley. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and academic and non-academic staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our academic positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity, inclusion, and belonging.

The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

In searches when letters of reference are required all letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/ucb-confidentiality-policy) prior to submitting their letter.

Job location

Berkeley CA