Job Details

Salt Lake Community College
  • Position Number: 5149194
  • Location: Salt Lake City, UT
  • Position Type: Liberal Arts - Social Work


Social Work Field Coordinator/Community Outreach Ambassador (Part Time)

Salt Lake Community College


Position Title: Social Work Field Coordinator/Community Outreach Ambassador (Part Time)

Open Internally or Externally: External

If faculty, tenure track status: Not Applicable

Reports to (title): BHT Certificate Faculty Lead

Department: Social Work

Requisition Number: P24175

Position Type: New position

Job Category: Staff

FT/PT: Part-time

Initial Work Location: Varies

Starting Salary: $19.75-$30.00

Job Open Date: 02/22/2024

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Priority Review Date:

Job Summary: The Social Work (SW) program at Salt Lake Community College is seeking a part-time Internship Coordinator/Community Outreach Ambassador to establish and maintain service-learning and direct service internship placements. These placements will occur in the community for the newly created Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) certificate, the Substance Use Disorder Counselor (SUDC) certificate, and the Social Work AS degree. This is a 12-month position with the potential for annual renewal, contingent on institutional funding. The position is currently funded for two (2) years with state grant funding.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties: Under the direction of the BHT Certificate Faculty, the Internship Coordinator/Community Ambassador will collaborate with the Social Work program by interviewing and assessing students for service-learning preparedness. This part-time position requires 20 hours of work per week at various SLCC campuses and will also require scheduled travel to various organizations within the community. This position may occasionally require work outside of business hours to meet the needs of our students and community partners.
  1. Collaborate and coordinate with the Social Work faculty members (including, at times, social work adjuncts), on all significant issues related to certificate completion, including the distribution of grant funding to meet coordinator/advising needs, and procedures for the coordination of field placements, etc.
  2. Meet regularly with the social work faculty, students and existing or potential community partners that can host social work students for internships and employment.
  3. Host Field Orientation and Completion events for social work students.
  4. Maintain a social work student internship file/record system.
  5. Review and monitor social work students program eligibility and progress within field settings.
  6. Communicate with social work students regarding issues related to the field placement process, including interviews for placement opportunities, deadlines and reminders; student progress, status, probation, and dismissal; etc.
  7. Generate reports.
  8. Provide support for social work students, make referrals to College resources, etc.
  9. In coordination with the academic advising department, help advise social work students in course/semester planning such as course choices (based on transfer institution) and graduation requirements.
  10. Respond to email and phone messages in a timely manner (typically within one business day).
  11. Keep a log of work hours and activities.
  12. Perform other duties as assigned.


Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued: Collaborate and coordinate with the Social Work faculty members (including, at times, social work adjuncts), on all significant issues related to certificate completion, including the distribution of grant funding to meet coordinator/advising needs, and procedures for the coordination of field placements, etc. Meet regularly with the social work faculty, students and existing or potential community partners that can host social work students for internships and employment. Host Field Orientation and Completion events for social work students. Maintain a social work student internship file/record system. Review and monitor social work students program eligibility and progress within field settings. Communicate with social work students regarding issues related to the field placement process, including interviews for placement opportunities, deadlines and reminders; student progress, status, probation, and dismissal; etc. Generate reports. Provide support for social work students, make referrals to College resources, etc. In coordination with the academic advising department, help advise social work students in course/semester planning such as course choices (based on transfer institution) and graduation requirements. Respond to email and phone messages in a timely manner (typically within one business day). Keep a log of work hours and activities. Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Associate of Science degree in Social Work or closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Social Work or closely related field.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: The Internship Coordinator/Community Ambassador position is integral to the success of the newly created Behavioral Health Technician (BHT) certificate and requires a collaborative and supportive relationship with faculty, staff, students, and community partners. Candidate must be organized, able to communicate clearly, and be willing to contribute to the vision and growth of the Social Work program to meet behavioral healthcare needs in creative and innovative ways that support the holistic well-being and growth of Salt Lake Community Colleges Social Work program. Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, culture, ethnic backgrounds and abilities, to maintain good working relationships across the College. Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities. Ability to learn and use computers and software, such as Canvas and Microsoft 365 (including Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams, Forms, etc.). Ability to learn information about the social work program, the College system and resources, etc.

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

Special Instructions:

SLCC Highlights: Salt Lake Community College is Utahs largest open-access college with the most diverse student body in the state. We proudly educate 45,000+ students pursuing degrees in 100+ programs across 8 areas of study, and Utahs fastest growing industries and four-year baccalaureate programs consistently welcome SLCC graduates. Every SLCC employee has a hand in transforming students lives to strengthen its surrounding communities. SLCC employees work at 11 locations across the valley and capital city of Salt Lake with easy access to the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, world-class outdoor recreation, sporting events, museums, history, and arts and entertainment.Salt Lake Community College seeks and values contributions from each community member and welcomes new and diverse perspectives. A respectful work environment is its top priority; academic excellence and lasting transformation come about when diverse voices can speak and collaborate freely. As an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution, SLCC leads the state with the highest enrollment of students from the Latinx/a/o community. SLCC is committed to serving diverse students and being a model for inclusive and transformative education.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

SLCC Information: Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS"). In addition to URS, SLCC offers several other retirement account options.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.


To apply, please visit: https://jobs.slcc.edu/postings/58188







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