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POSITION TITLE:  Interim Assistant Director of Field Education

                                          Part-time, 21 hours per week



Works in conjunction with the Interim Director of Field Education to identify and recruit field placements for GSSWSR students that meet curricular and CSWE requirements as well as student learning needs. 

Position would begin starting January 7, 2013 until July 1, 2013.


REPORTS TO:  Interim Director of Field Education




  • Work collaboratively with Field Education team to provide educationally viable field placements for students in accordance with CSWE EPAS standards.
  • Maintain contact with existing Field Placement sites to secure internship slots for 2013-14.
  • Identify and recommend new field placement sites.
  • Assist in evaluating Field Instructors experience, qualifications and credentials.
  • Interview MSS students to determine matches for field practicum for following academic year.
  • Correspond as needed with prospective Field Instructors, students and Liaisons.
  • Provide assistance and feedback on Field Education process, goals, evaluations, policies and procedures.
  • Help monitor concerns in field from liaisons and students.
  • Visit field sites as necessary to help assess appropriateness and to maintain community connections.
  • Assist in problem-solving difficulties that arise in field practicum.
  • Assist in the preparation of field Liaison Meetings.
  • Attend and  participate in GSSWSR bi-weekly staff meetings
  • Meet regularly for supervision with Interim Director of Field Education.
  • Interface and actively work with field education staff and Dean’s office.
  • Help monitor risk management issues in the field.
  • Acquire knowledge necessary for effective use of technology (webmail, Moodle, etc) as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed by Dean and Interim Director of Field Education.


Qualifications: All candidates must have a minimum of a master’s degree in social work and two years post-master’s experience working in a social service agency. Preference will be given to individuals with previous experience as a field instructor or field liaison in a graduate social work program. Successful candidates will possess effective interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively interact with others both within and outside of academia.  Candidates should also have excellent written and oral communication skills.  Salary to  commensurate with experience.


The School and College: The Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research, located in suburban Philadelphia, is part of Bryn Mawr College, a highly selective liberal arts college for women that comprises an undergraduate college with 1,200 students, as well as coeducational graduate schools in social work and arts and sciences. The School and College share a strong commitment to intellectual excellence, inclusiveness, civic engagement, and the desire to make lasting meaningful contributions to the world. The School places great emphasis on social justice, professional values, and global and cultural sensitivity.  The School's faculty and administrative staff are fully integrated in College activities, including committee participation and multidisciplinary collaboration in scholarly pursuits, curricular development, and student services.

Bryn Mawr College is an equal-opportunity, affirmative action employer. Please send a letter of interest that includes your specific practice experience as well as the particular aspects of the position that fit with your substantive areas of expertise. Also include your resume or curriculum vitae and list three references from individuals who are familiar with your professional work.


Materials should be submitted to:

Please include Interim Assistant Director of Field Education in the subject line.