School of Social Work in the College of Social Science at Michigan State University (MSU) invites applications for MSW Student Supports Coordinator position in the Academic Specialist Appointment system to join the School of Social Work Graduate Office team.
The MSU School of Social Work is dedicated to educating students for ethical, competent, responsive, and innovative social work practice, and to conducting and disseminating high quality research that improves the well-being of the most vulnerable in society. Our teaching, research, and outreach synergistically promote social justice, positive change, and solutions to the problems facing diverse individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. More than 650 students are enrolled in our CSWE-accredited BASW and MSW programs, and PhD program.
Under the supervision of the MSW Program Assistant Director, the Student Supports Coordinator will work in conjunction with the MSW program team to develop, implement and evaluate programs and coordinate opportunities for MSW students across all campus sites to advance and enhance their academic and professional development. The student supports coordinator will support student group faculty advisors and help with logistics; work with MSW advisors to assess and support student needs; develop student resources and support with university partners; plan, coordinate, and evaluate student program orientations; and create professional development opportunities for MSW students in conjunction with College, University, and Graduate School program and opportunities. The student supports coordinator will assist the MSW Program Assistant Director with curriculum and program creation, implementation, and evaluation and administrative tasks as assigned. Duties include:
Attend University and College meetings as required.
Participate as a member of the MSW Program team and MSW Program Admissions Committee.
Participate in School of Social Work events, such as faculty meetings, graduate recognition ceremony, etc.
Serve on sequence committee(s) and other school committees as assigned.
Represent the School of Social Work at college, university, and community events as directed.
Teach as assigned by the Associate Director of Teaching and Instruction.
Fulfill other duties as required.
Masters -Social Work
Experience working in college settings and with academic and student services.
A commitment to inclusion and providing positive experiences for diverse students.
Experience in residence life, academic advising and student training.
Required Application Materials
Name and Contact information for three references
Review of applications will begin July 8, 2020 and will continue until position is filled.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.
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