Positions in the School of Social Work

Director of Admissions

The School of Social Work in the College of Education and Human Development is seeking a Director of Admissions. This position functions as the primary lead for recruitment and graduate admissions to the School of Social Work’s Master of Social Work (MSW), Youth Development Leadership (YDL) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programs. The incumbent will oversee all aspects of the admissions process, including:

  • Designing and publishing application materials that appeal and are acceptable to people from diverse backgrounds, identities, and abilities;
  • Meeting with and advising interested applicants;
  • Overseeing and directing faculty members in the review of applications;
  • Maintaining all data and records related to application and admission;
  • Communication of admission decisions;
  • Consulting on the creation of an annual cohort of MSW, YDL and doctoral students, and;
  • Monitoring admission trends and reporting to the School’s faculty on data related to application and admission of graduate students.

How to apply

Education Program Specialist

The Curriculum Developer (Education Program Specialist 1, 9745S1) is a 100% FTE University employee positioned in the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare (CASCW) at the School of Social Work. CASCW has joined the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) in a joint project to co-create and operate the Minnesota Child Welfare Training Academy (MNCWTA).

The Curriculum Developer serves as a critical member of the integrated teams of DHS and the University. This position is responsible for executing the strategic direction of development, implementation and maintenance of evolving curriculum and measures of competency for the Training Academy. The Curriculum Developer will liaise with subject matter experts and other Academy staff on curriculum revision, design and development. This position will support the establishment and ongoing operations of the new Minnesota Child Welfare Training Academy.

This position will report to the Curriculum Supervisor and will be located off campus at the Minnesota Child Welfare Training Academy, which is two miles north of the St. Paul Campus.

How to apply

Please share this job announcement with your network! Questions about the position can be directed to Lolita Johnson howa0052@umn.edu, Curriculum Supervisor. Thanks!