Job Vacancy Program Manager, Field Education Tulane University

Job title: Program Manager, Field Education

Company: Tulane University

Job description: The MSW Field Education Program Manager is responsible for operational support to the Office of Field Education, under the direct supervision of the Director of Field Education.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The Program Manager of Field Education is goal oriented, highly organized, proactive, and able to plan and work strategically. The successful candidate must have exceptionally strong people skills; proven leadership skills; and the ability to work effectively in an academic environment and with faculty, staff, students, field instructors, staff, and other constituents and contractors.

The Program Manager is responsible for matching students with appropriate field sites and for implementing mechanisms to direct the field learning and its evaluation semester by semester.

The Program manager must present a poised, professional role model for students and demonstrate nonjudgmental problem solving in dealing with the complexities of field placements and ongoing student development. Due to the relational aspects of the position, the successful candidate will maintain clear, professional boundaries with students at all times. The Program Manager will also exercise discretion and confidentiality in dealing with personal student information.

The position will also entail:

Travel and attendance at events on evenings and weekends.

Cultivation of field placements and maintenance of positive working relationships with agencies

Liaison to community or university groups as appropriate

Teaching and/or training selected field courses in the evening or on weekends

Liaison to selected University groups or external professional organizations related to field, or student affairs

Required Education and/or Experience

A minimum of a Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited school, 4 years of social work experience, LCSW licensure level, and one or more years of experience as a community agency-based field instructor. The ability to communicate and work effectively with an ethnically and culturally diverse community. Expertise and/or commitment to educating a diverse student population and working in a diverse, multicultural community.

Desired skills include: expertise with program development, program administration, and program evaluation, expertise in working with groups, strong problem-solving skills, and experience with public speaking.

Preferred Qualifications

How To Apply

Please Note: Tulane University has officially adopted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, which includes the requirement of a booster when eligible. All employees and visiting faculty must be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccination or obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to beginning employment.

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Tulane University is an EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

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Location: New Orleans, LA

Job date: Sat, 09 Jul 2022 23:01:38 GMT

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