Norquest College

  • PART TIME SOCIAL WORK PRACTICUM COORDINATOR

    Job Location CA-AB-Edmonton
    Posted Date 6 days ago(6/14/2018 5:04 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2178
    # Positions
    1
    Job Type
    Part Time
    Job Industry
    Education
    Career Level
    Experienced
    Years of Experience
    5
  • Job Description

    SOCIAL WORK PRACTICUM COORDINATOR (0.5 POSTION)

    FACULTY OF HEALTH AND COMMUNITY STUDIES

     

    Our Social Work program is expanding! The Social Work Program has mid-sized classes a practicum component.  The program is designed to prepare students to practice in a range of social work settings. If you are looking for an exciting position, and are ready to join our Quest in developing students to transition into the social work field consider joining our team in this enticing opportunity.

     

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:  

    • Develop and maintain a comprehensive list of practicum sites, supervisors and mentors.
    • Coordinate placement of students in practicum in the Social Work program.
    • Face to face visits with new and existing practicum sites.
    • Track practicum requirements and needs in the Social Work Program.
    • Recruit placement agencies and onsite mentors with appropriate qualifications.
    • Participate in stakeholder engagement activities.
    • Maintain up to date information regarding programs and placements.
    • Revise practicum handbooks and practicum course outlines as required.
    • Provide leadership in Work Integrated Learning as college wide systems are implemented.
    • Work as a member of the program teams.
    • Work as a member of the FHCS Work Integrated Learning team. 
       

    QUALIFICATIONS:

     

    • Master’s degree in Social Work or higher
    • Current RSW Alberta license/registration
    • Five years’ experience in teaching/social work practice or a combination of teaching and practice
    • Demonstrated strong team and collegial relationship building skills is considered an asset.
    • Demonstrate strong teaching and academic skills, a commitment to Indigenous, multicultural and diversity issues, evidence of research and scholarly activity, and a willingness to engage in service to the program, College and community. Social work teaching, research and student supervision experience preferred.
    • Demonstrate knowledge in adult learning theory, curriculum design, and the capacity to teach in blended learning environments.
    • Knowledge and experience in the use of Learning Management System (LMS) such as Moodle and/ or with other educational technologies considered an asset
    • Experience developing and teaching online courses considered an asset

     

    IMPORTANT REQUIREMENTS:

    Successful candidates for the Social Work Practicum Coordinator .05 faculty position are required to provide the following:

     

    • A Police Information Check within the last ninety days
    • A Vulnerable Sector Check within the last ninety days

      

    SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience. This position also includes very generous vacation and immediate participation in our comprehensive pension and benefits plans. 

      

    COMPETITION NUMBER: PF06-08-18-FA

     

    CLOSING DATE: June 27, 2018

     

    TO APPLY: If you meet the requirements of this position and wish to apply, please continue with this online process by uploading your resume and cover letter combined as one document

     

    NOTE: Notification of receipt will be sent only to online applicants.

     

    NorQuest College helps students unlock their potential and realize their dreams. We are Challenge Positive and embrace every situation as an opportunity. As the Edmonton region’s community college, we play an integral role in Alberta’s education system. NorQuest College offers a vibrant, inclusive, diverse, and student-centred learning environment that transforms lives and strengthens communities. We are nationally recognized leaders in health, community studies, and business post-secondary career programs, as well as foundational, intercultural, and language training. We are proud to offer our employees meaningful work, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits program, and a commitment to a positive work/life balance. This is an exciting time to be a part of NorQuest College. Take a step forward with us. Together, we can help build and sustain a strong province for future generations.

     

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