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Field Education Coordinator
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Feb. 28, 2024
Title Field Education Coordinator
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Field Education
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coordinator
  • Educational Services

Position Summary

The School of Social Work seeks a Field Education Coordinator who will work collaboratively with the Field Education team to deliver field education curriculum, with primary responsibilities in the online MSW program. This position requires an individual who has experience developing and maintaining community partnerships, enjoys learning and implementing new technology, and thrives in a fast-paced environment.

Essential responsibilities include:
    • Interview, assess, and assign online MSW students to field placements in their region
    • Provide faculty liaison duties for specified group of students by conducting field visits and ensuring field placement requirements are met
    • Identify and develop new field placement sites
    • Use field placement software to communicate with specified group of students and to match students with field placement sites
    • Collaborate in the planning and implementation of field education events


Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. We support your growth and development through our career coaching and training department and we qualify as a public service loan forgiveness organization. Learn more about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

Master of Social Work (MSW) degree with 1 year of related professional social work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with individuals at a distance through virtual meeting platforms
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to learn and use student placement software
  • Experience with fostering and maintaining community partnerships
  • Knowledge of and experience with experiential learning
  • Experience with conflict resolution and problem solving

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