Social Worker/ Student Success Lecturer

Institution & Website
Washburn University http://www.washburn.edu/
Job Title Social Worker/ Student Success Lecturer
Salary  $37,000.00-$40,000.00
Duties & Responsibilities Washburn University invites applications for a Social Worker/Student Success Lecturer position. The University Libraries and the Center for Student Success and Retention seek applicants who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and who seek to assume a leadership role in the Center for Student Success and Retention, emphasizing the successful transition of students from underrepresented groups into Washburn University. The successful candidate for this full time, 12-month position will: • Play a substantial role in the development and coordination of the Ichabod Ignite program, a bridge to college program for academically underprepared students. • Assist students through crisis intervention directing them resources. Targeted student populations include but are not limited to first-generation, low socioeconomic class, racial and ethnic minority students, many arriving from USD501: Topeka Public Schools, a trauma-informed district. • Develop educational plans, goals and objectives for individual students and monitor student progress. Initiate interventions as appropriate to promote student success. • Teach half-time. For example, in the first year seminar course, The Washburn Experience (WU101), a credit-bearing course university requirement for all first-year students. • Collaborate with campus partners and academic units to recruit, assist, retain and graduate students from underrepresented student populations. • Be required to work some evenings and/or weekends.
Requirements Master’s degree in social work • Licensed LMSW social worker in the state of Kansas
Starting Date & Posting Dates  Review of applications begins May 17, 2017, and continues until position is filled. Position begins on July 5, 2017.
Submit the Following Information: Applications for this entry level professional position should include a curriculum vitae, a letter describing interest in and a vision for developmental education at Washburn University, a personal teaching philosophy, contact information for three professional references and copies of transcripts. Send application materials, as PDF files, to ginger.webber@washburn.edu.
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