Field Education Coordinator
School of Social Work
12 month contract position
May 14, 2018 – May 13, 2019
Competition # SCHII-18-07
Under the supervision of the Director of Social Work, and in collaboration with the Field Education Coordinators in Thunder Bay and Orillia, the Field Education Coordinator is responsible for the ongoing development, maintenance, and evaluation of the HBSW field education program in Orillia. Primary duties include the coordination of the placement process, development and maintenance of placement opportunities in collaboration with community agencies and partners as well as the facilitation of field orientation and provision of student field seminars, supervisory training and consultation for Field Instructors. Additional responsibilities include coordination of the placement evaluation process, final grade assignment and participation in recruitment initiatives.
The successful applicant will have an MSW degree and be registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. Social work practice experience, social work supervisory experience, and knowledge of community resources in Orillia and the surrounding Region are essential requirements for this position. The successful applicant will have strong program management, organizational, communication, and time management skills. Prior experience in Field Education or Social Work Education would be a strong asset for this position, as would experience working in a University setting.
Interested applicants are invited to submit a single pdf document quoting competition # SCHII-18-07, that includes cover letter, resume, Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form along with the contact information of three references to:
Office of Human Resources
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