Coordinator, Field Education
Rhode Island College - Providence, RI

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PRIMARY PURPOSE: Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Field Education, assist the Director in developing new field sites and recruiting new field instructors to ensure quality training sites for undergraduate and graduate students.

Rhode Island College

Academic Affairs

Unit (College Department)
School of Social Work

Position Status:

End Date of Temporary, Limited or Restricted Position:

Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Job Functions:

Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Field Education:

-Research, develop and expand new field sites.
-Recruit and train new field instructors.
-Provide consultation to field sites with regards to student learning objectives and structuring placement orientation.
-Provide follow-up and problem-solving on current placement challenges.
-Expand communication and training opportunities with field sites.
-Interview and coach undergraduate and graduate students applying for internships.

Occasional Job Functions:

-Attend on-campus and offsite meetings.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Field Education.
-Travel in-state and out-of-state and some non-standard work hours.

Duties and Responsibilities - continued:

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

-Excellent oral and written communication skills.
-Excellent organizational skills including attention to detail and follow up.
-Ability to generate and maintain good interpersonal relationships with professional colleagues, the college community, field sites and other internal and external groups.
-Ability to participate as a member of the School of Social Work team.
-Good computer skills.
-Ability to arrange transportation and willingness to travel to existing and potential field sites within New England.
-Willingness to work occasional nonstandard hours.

Required Qualifications:

Education: MSW from a CSWE-accredited institution.

Experience: A minimum of one year of full-time post-MSW experience working in the profession

Preferred Qualifications:

Civil Service List?
If there is a list, only laterals (employees with the same title) or individuals certified by OPA may be appointed to this position.
Not Applicable

Priority given to applicants who apply by:

Closing Date:
Includes grace period, if applicable
Open Until Filled

Required Applicant Documents:
Cover Letter

Document Instructions:
All required documents must be attached to your on-line application and match the appropriate document field (i.e. cover letter, resume, cv, transcript, etc.) Documents must be in Word or PDF files. Applicants that have multiple documents to attach to a single document field (such as transcripts or teaching evaluations, etc) must combine the separate documents into one larger document before attaching to the single document field. Documents that are mailed, emailed or faxed separately WILL NOT be accepted, acknowledged or shared with search committees unless otherwise instructed in the posting. Applicants using a dossier service such as Interfolio, please contact the dossier service for specific instructions prior to completing your application. On-line applications that do not meet the document requirements upon the posting closing date WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED even if your application has been confirmed.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Upon hire, candidate will be required to provide an official transcript of highest degree earned.
-An optional button has been provided in case candidates wish to upload additional information.
-During the application process candidates will be prompted to provide names and contact information for three current references.

General Information to Applicants (Classified Postings):

Environmental Conditions:

The employee is not exposed to known adverse environmental conditions. Off-campus facilities may not be accessible to persons who are disabled.

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