COUNCIL ON SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION
JOB TITLE: Program Associate - Centers & Initiatives
REPORTS TO: Director of Educational Initiatives & Research
EFFECTIVE DATE: May 2018
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
CSWE is a national association of social work education programs and individuals that ensures and enhances the quality of social work education for a professional practice that promotes individual, family, and community well-being, and social and economic justice. CSWE pursues this mission in higher education by setting and maintaining national accreditation standards for baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in social work, by promoting faculty development, by engaging in international collaborations, and by advocating for social work education and research.
CSWE looks to hire someone who can effectively promote the preparation of social work graduates in an increasingly diverse and global practice environment. This work will be done by providing the programmatic and functional support in the development and implementation of CSWE's Centers. Current Centers include the Katherine A. Kendall Institute on International Social Work Education (KAKI) and the Center for Diversity and Social & Economic Justice. As the CSWE staff liaison, the Program Associate will work in partnership with the Center’s Advisory Boards, Directors, and related governance groups to set priorities and goals, identify initiatives and respond to emerging trends. The Program Associate will manage center operations and initiatives and will represent CSWE and the Centers in meetings, presentations, and reports.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This position is primarily sedentary and is performed in an office setting. The physical demands of this position are limited to the ability to use a computer, telephone and standard office equipment, lift up to 25 lbs., bend, stoop, and carry articles used in program activities. Occasional travel within and outside of the United States may be necessary as well.
HOW TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter, résumé, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line, “CSWE Program Associate C&I.” Attachments must be named with your last name and first initial (e.g. Doe, J resume). No phone calls, please.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. This is a grant funded position and is renewable on an annual basis.