Assistant to the Director of Field Education for Site Development and Field Supervision – Usa

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Location: Albany, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Wed Sep 15 2021 Job Description:

The School of Social Welfare has approximately 450 students in two professional programs accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE); the BS and MSW degree programs. At any given time up to 400 students are undertaking supervised field instruction in human services organizations. The Assistant to the Director of Field Education for Site Development and Field Supervision is responsible for cultivating new field placement partnerships and will serve as an external field supervisor. This is a temporary, one-year position. Specific duties include:

  • Identifying, securing, and cultivating field placement assignments for full and part-time students in the MSW and BS programs
  • Maintaining relationships with established field sites to ensure the partnership remains strong and to gauge the potential for more placements within the agency
  • Serving as Field Instructor to select students and field agencies, as assigned by the Director of Field Education
  • The Assistant to the Director of Field Education is directly supervised by the Assistant Dean and Director of Field Education

Job Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications:

  • MSW degree from a CSWE-accredited social work program and from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization
  • A minimum of two years of post-MSW social work practice experience
  • Demonstrated competence in practice and collaboration with culturally diverse constituencies
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and computer skills
  • Valid drivers license and vehicle

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Has served as a Field Instructor and has taken the Seminar in Field Instruction
  • Knowledge of the community and agency resources in and surrounding the Capital District

Additional Information:
Professional Rank and Salary Range: Senior Staff Assistant, SL3

Special Notes: This is a temporary, one-year position.

Start Date: As soon as possible.

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