The position reports to the Dean of the Carver School and is required to work in collaboration with faculty. The performance is evaluated by the achievement of annual goals, the results of satisfaction surveys and the extent in which each job function is completed with quality. This position furthers the mission of the institution by ensuring that students receive a quality learning experience that will subsequently support systemic assessment and practice and affect a positive change in client populations. This position is expected to help shape and maintain excellence in education.
· Provide administrative and curriculum instruction in a Marriage and Family Therapy program and possibly assist with instruction in the MSW program
· Administer weekly or bi-weekly field supervision seminars, as designated by the syllabus and program.
· Available to instruct MFT courses and field seminars according to workload assignments
· Administer and submit outcome assessment data relating to student practicums and participate in recommendations as indicated.
· Oversee, delegate and complete when necessary the timely and accurate updating of field educational manuals, forms, and administrative procedures; submit changes as required to the university catalog and student handbooks
· Prepare and submit a budget for field events and activities
· Demonstrate advanced interpersonal and leadership skills, with the ability to effectively interact with other departments, faculty, and employees of all levels
· Assist in development and implementation of the programs assessment plan, including observation of student competencies, field education evaluations, and other best practice assessment tools as identified by the program and professional literature
· Establish and maintain agency placement criteria and ensure agency compliance to program objectives, competencies and goals.
· Oversee/monitor student field placement performance; ensure timely and appropriateness of student placements and assign student achievement rating for the Field Education course.
· Coordinate core performance and corrective action plan reviews and make recommendations concerning the continuation, transfer, or dismissal of students or placement site; provide consultations; conducts training on the use and application of core performance standards as needed.
· Oversee/monitor the performance of field placement agencies; reviews all affiliation agreements; coordinates the renewal of such agreements and all recertification’s; makes periodic site visits to field placement agencies, including locations beyond Jefferson county, throughout the academic year.
· Meet with agency CEO's and other appropriate agency personnel to strengthen partnerships and help in the design of best practice learning experiences for students.
· Provide administrative oversight of all background screening; ensure compliance to procedures; review and make recommendations, as needed, for placement; ensure the establishment, monitoring and confidential maintenance of background screening records (when requested by Field Placement Agency).
· Develop field placement agency sites for MFT students; ensure appropriate levels of practice experiences are aligned with the program competencies.
· Recruit, recommend for hiring, and supervise field liaisons when enrollment deems necessary and provides consultation to field educators and liaisons as necessary.
· Implement field related policies in collaboration with the Dean, Associate Director and faculty; contribute to the design of school curriculum and the development of academic policies as requested or need identified.
· Oversee the implementation and quality of field orientations for students, agencies, field liaisons, and new field educators; Develop, facilitate, and evaluate training programs for field supervisors and liaisons.
· Work closely with the Dean, Associate Director and faculty in coordinating academic and field advising.
· Maintain current data regarding the status of students in field placement; ensure the consistent monitoring of all electronic records of students in field education to ensure compliance with procedures and recording standards.
Skills and Job Specifications
· Advanced verbal and written communication skills
· Advanced interpersonal and leadership skills, with the ability to effectively interact with other departments, faculty, and employees of all levels
· Advanced knowledge of Marriage and Family Therapy and/or Social Work practice; Teaching experience in higher education
· Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and initiative in solving problems
· Well-developed organizational skills; ability to work independently, manage and prioritize multiple tasks
Proficient in Microsoft Office and a working knowledge of: SKYPE, EXCEL and SPSS data entry.
Experience and Educational Requirements
· Master degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology, Social Work, Family Studies or related field and a PhD in one of the aforementioned fields
· Licensed at the graduate level to conduct independent mental health services to individuals, families and groups
Preferred: 3+ years of work experience in an educational institution or related setting
Campbellsville University, a comprehensive Christian institution offering undergraduate (associate and baccalaureate) and graduate (master's level) programs, stresses academic excellence solidly grounded in the liberal arts, personal growth, integrity, and fellowship within a caring environment. Affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention, Campbellsville University is centrally located in the heart of Kentucky and has been listed in US News and World Report as one of “America’s Best Colleges” for 18 consecutive years. The University seeks to prepare students to enrich their own lives through lifelong learning, to contribute to their respective disciplines through continued scholarship, and to advance society as Christian servant leaders. An employee of Campbellsville University is expected to participate in the life of a local church in keeping with the spirit of the institutional mission statement and core values. The individual employee is expected to conduct him, or herself, both on campus and off, in a manner becoming an employee of a Christian institution, and the employee should uphold the highest standards of conduct in terms of honesty, truthfulness, respectful attitude, and conduct toward others. Each individual associated with Campbellsville University is to perform his or her daily responsibilities mindful of the intent of the institutional mission statement and core values.