Provide sophisticated critical analysis and ethical judgement in relation to complex Field Education issues and systems.
Assist in the management, supervision and professional development of all Field Education staff at all campus locations.
Create a collaborative working environment for students, staff, agency professionals, faculty and administrators.
Promote and foster a work/learning environment that supports diversity and inclusion in all its forms.
Assist in recruitment, development, and assessment of Field Education sites/agencies, Field Instructors, & Field Advisors.
Maintain strong relationships and communication with agency leaders, Field Instructors, and Field Advisors.
Assist in the development and implementation of orientations, trainings and professional development resources for students, staff, Field Instructors and Field Advisors.
Assist in maintenance of all department administrative policies and procedures (including handbooks and accreditation materials) in coordination with all CSWE, School/University requirements, policies and procedures.
Provide guidance for the timely, fair and effective resolution of student Field Education needs and problems.
Coordinate in the review of Field Education data, including student surveys and utilize for continual improvement of department operations and student educational experience.
Represent the School/Field Education Department on various committees and at a range of School, University and community events.
MSW Degree from a CSWE-accredited social work program required.
Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in Field Education or senior social work administrative position.
Proficiency with Council on Social Work Education Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards.
Technical proficiency with a variety of educational platforms and software applications/systems.
Excellent analytic, management and problem-solving skills.
Ability to create a team environment for staff effectively balancing support and accountability.
Familiarity with metro NY area and surrounding counties provider/agency systems.
Ability to function independently and as part of a team in a complex environment.
Strong organizational skills, self-motivated and detail-oriented.
Possess clear, effective, and diplomatic written and oral communication skills.
Exceptional interpersonal and relational skills with a customer-service orientation.
Ethical sound judgment, initiative in solving problems, and ability to deal effectively with changing priorities.
Internal Number: A05900
About Fordham University
Fordham Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United kingdom.