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Field Education Online Coordinator, MSW Program

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Type: Full-time
Campus: North Haven - North Haven, CT
Categories: Staff


The Department of Social Work at Quinnipiac University is seeking a dynamic and experienced professional to join our School of Health Sciences as a Field Education Coordinator for our new Online Master of Social Work (MSW) Program. As a Field Education Coordinator, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the next generation of social work professionals. The new online MSW program is expected to admit the first cohort of students in January 2025. This is a full-time 12-month staff position, with on-campus presence requirement.

About the Department and Master of Social Work Program: 

The Department of Social Work is a part of the School of Health Sciences at Quinnipiac University offers a comprehensive spectrum of health professions education including social work, which addresses the evolving needs of a diverse society, provides a student-centered learning environment with interprofessional collaboration within and across schools and colleges of the University. The MSW program is committed to increasing access for underrepresented students.

About Quinnipiac: Quinnipiac University is a private, coeducational institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university currently has an enrollment of 9,000 students in more than 130 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Computing, and Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Our 21 Division I teams have achieved remarkable success, boasting multiple conference titles. This includes a 2023 NCAA National Championship win in ice hockey, a three-time defending national champion women's rugby team, and a trip to the Sweet 16 for our women's basketball team. The Quinnipiac University Poll is nationally recognized as a leader in public opinion research, and the university is consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review's "The Best 388 Colleges." The university is in the midst of program expansion and renewal for both traditional and adult learners, attraction of diverse communities, development of innovative corporate partnerships, and construction of an ambitious set of capital projects. For more information, please visit Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and X.
  • Assist the development and implementation of field education experiences for online MSW students.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of field placement sites for the Online MSW Program, including recruitment and mentoring of qualified field instructors and task supervisors.
  • Process applications for field education and coordinate placements for eligible online MSW students.
  • Maintain field education records for online MSW students.
  • Maintain field education records for field instructors, task supervisors, and field placement sites in the Online MSW Program.
  • Collaborate with Field Liaisons and Field Instructors on the resolution of any problems that may interfere with the successful completion of field education for online MSW students in consultations with the Director of Field Education.
  • Provide remediation and field readiness for online students regarding MSW internships.
  • Work with the Director of Field Education in creating and facilitating orientations for students, field instructors, task supervisors, and field liaisons in the Online MSW Program.
  • Utilize appropriate technology to maintain data regarding status of online MSW students and ensure compliance with field education hours and evaluations.
  • Participate in the Field Advisory and Community Outreach Committee of the Department of Social Work.
  • Coordinate with other Field Education Coordinators to prepare and disseminate the MSW field newsletter once per year.
  • Participate in Online MSW Program promotion via participation in graduate admissions activities, including open houses and orientations.
  • Act as designee for the Director of Field Education in the context of the Online MSW Program as needed.
  • Assist Director of Field Education with preparing field education materials during program reaccreditation process.
  • Complete other related duties as assigned by supervisor.
Education Requirements:
  • Must possess a master’s degree in social work from a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited program
  • One-year of documented post-MSW social work practice experience
  • Knowledge of CSWE accreditation standards and procedures


  • Post-MSW social work practice experience preferably be in the area of health and/or mental health
  • Experience with online social work field education is preferred.
  • Commitment to contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community
  • Member of a social work organization
  • Student advising experience in MSW program.
Special Instructions to Applicants:


Applications must be submitted electronically and include a curricular vitae, cover letter addressing applicant’s credential and experience supports the requirements of this position and the mission, vision, core values, and commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence of Quinnipiac University and its School of Health Sciences, as well as contact information of a minimum of three professional references on the application form.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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