Field Consultant - Child & Family Mental Health

Seeking Applicants for Field Consultant – 

Child & Family Mental Health


Berkeley Social Welfare invites applications for a Field Work Consultant position (75% to 100% academic year) with an expected start date of January 1, 2018. This is a year-to-year position, renewable annually based on the School’s need and performance, and has the potential to become a Continuing Appointment after six years. (Search Job #JPF01462)


• An MSW degree from an accredited school or university, or equivalent as recognized by OSWA or ISWDRES

• A minimum of 5 years of experience in child and family mental health (early childhood and latency-age childhood, ages 0-12) practice 

• A minimum of two years of experience supervising, teaching and/or coaching students or developing professionals is required

• Experience with diverse populations, bilingual capacity, and/or strong cultural proficiency and related teaching/facilitation skills.

Experience with evidence-informed, emerging or innovative practice models related to child and family mental health (ages 0-12) is preferred.


Primary duties will include identifying, recruiting, training and developing strong field instructors and placements; conducting individualized educational assessments for 30-40 mental health oriented child and family students; facilitating and monitoring the educational placement matches for these students; and monitoring all placements to ensure educational quality. Duties will also include leadership in the first-year field preparation and integration seminar and conducting section meetings for second-year students to discuss field placement experiences. Administrative duties will include: reviewing, signing and completing all required paperwork in a timely manner, working with other field faculty, academic faculty and community practice leaders to evaluate and improve curriculum, participating in admission reviews of prospective students, and attending weekly meetings of the field faculty, departmental teaching staff, and other committee meetings as assigned.


Additional teaching duties may encompass an additional 25% and include teaching generalist and/or specialty practice methods courses with emphasis on teaching evidence-informed clinical skills related to supporting mental health during early and/or latency age childhood (i.e. ages 0-12) and/or family mental health is preferred other related and/or other administrative and curricular duties.

The School of Social Welfare is committed to creating an inclusive environment, one that is supportive of all individuals, regardless of background, and to nurturing and developing that talent. We are committed to building an excellent and diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and we welcome applicants whose experiences have prepared them to contribute to this commitment.


Salary Range is $70,985 - $76,444 FTE for a full-time, 9-month academic year appointment.


Deadline for submitting online applications is September 15, 2017. The application link is available at:

Candidates should submit the following: 

1) A cover letter; 

2) Your most recently updated curriculum vitae or resume; 

3) a statement of educational philosophy; 

4) a diversity statement; and 

4) name and contact information for three references. 

Candidates may optionally submit additional materials.

All materials and information should be submitted electronically.

For information about position or application process please contact

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

Open until: 
Sunday, September 24, 2017