Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
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.
The School supports MSU’s outreach mission through off-campus, distance, and blended instructional programs that utilize technology and innovative teaching strategies. We also provide multiple opportunities for creative interdisciplinary teaching and research, community-based studies, and partnerships with government agencies and neighborhoods.
The School of Social Work seeks candidates for 15 positions to serve as field liaisons to work with students within their assigned area. This is a project paid position. Students are placed throughout the state of Michigan in relation to our East Lansing, Flint, Weekend or Statewide Blended campus sites.
Responsibilities include agency visits; on-going contact with students throughout the semester to monitor their progress; organize and facilitate required field-based integrative seminars with their graduate student group; keep field coordinator informed of student’s progress in field; complete evaluation forms for each student each semester; complete necessary required paperwork.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Masters -Social Work
Must also possess a LMSW; Driver’s license, car and the ability to travel. Excellent interpersonal, group and conflict resolution skills. Experience facilitating small groups. Professional verbal and written communication ability. Knowledge of social work systems, agency culture and the community human service delivery system. Ability to work independently as well as organizational competence with follow-through.
Required Application Materials
The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until positions are filled.
This is project-pay position is paid twice a semester. The amount of pay is based on the number of students assigned.
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Remote Work Statement
MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.
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.
Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.