Academic Internship Specialist - Silberman School of Social Work (Multiple Positions)

Location
New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
Posted
Jul 22, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than 480,000 students in a wide range of educational programs at 24 colleges and institutions in New York City.
Job ID: 10260

Regular/Temporary: Regular

GENERAL DUTIES

Supports an academic internship program providing career development and professional work experience.

- Acts as liaison between the College and employer sponsors, monitoring the success of students' internship experiences

- Supervises student internships, assuring adherence to related College and governmental policies and regulations

- Creates and conducts orientation sessions and workshops for students in the internship program; coordinates applications, interviews, and placement as part of overall student outreach

- Provides faculty orientation and development related to internship programs

- Implements and evaluates competencies and other success factors

- Performs related duties as assigned.

CONTRACT TITLE

Higher Education Assistant

FLSA

Exempt

CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

The Specialist will assist the department director in implementing the field education program and help develop and explore field learning opportunities for students in all MSW programs. This includes matching students to placements sites; monitoring their progress; and collaborating with faculty advisors and agency representatives to provide field education experience with MSW students. Responsibilities also include advising a cohort of students; assisting with management of departmental events, programs, and field instructor training; and completing special projects and assignments as assigned by the Program Director.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree and four years' related experience required.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

MSW degree preferred and six years of related experience with significant experience either as a field instructor, an agency educational coordinator, and/or a faculty field liaison.  Preferred candidate will have excellent interpersonal, organizational, computer, and writing skills.

COMPENSATION

$42,873 - $71,073

BENEFITS

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans.  Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

HOW TO APPLY

Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your resume or curriculum vitae and cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. The resume, cover letter, and any other required  documents must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format.

CLOSING DATE

-REOPENED-

The committee will begin reviewing applications on March 20, 2014. The search will remain open until the position is filled.

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply.  We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.

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