Field Education Coordiantor, School of Social Work, Off Campus and Online Prog

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
05 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
03 Jul 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Field Education Coordinator has responsibility for placing MSW students in clinical internships in Boston and surrounding communities, developing and evaluating new internship sites, consulting students advisors, teaching a section of the Seminar for New Field Instructors, collaborating with other field education staff to develop the Foundation Student Field Seminar, facilitating information sessions and field preparation seminars as needed: and serving as an advisor to 6-9 students. .

The Field Education Coordinator represents the School of Social Work to a range of social work and human service agencies and practitioners in the community. The position requires diplomacy, transparency, and a sophisticated understanding of professional education and practice as well as ability to problem solve, to hear many perspectives on issues, and to mediate competing interests. The Coordinator will be expected to participate in and contribute to new initiatives in the Field Education Department and/or other areas within the School of Social Work.

Required Skills

Master's degree in Social Work required, 5-8 years of post-MSW experience in clinical social work practice including supervising clinical social work interns. LICSW and experience in diverse urban communities preferred. Position is full-time, 12 months. COVER LETTER REQUIRED. Applicants who apply without attaching a cover letter will not be considered for this position


Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular