CUNY Academic Internship Specialist - Field Education (Silberman School of Social Work) (Multiple Positions) in New York, New York


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, 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 as well as special projects and completing assignments as assigned by the Program Director.


Bachelor's Degree and 4 years' relevant experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

The Ideal candidate will have the following: MSW Degree with LCSW or LMSW; experience either as a field instructor, an agency educational coordinator, and/or a faculty field liaison; and excellent interpersonal, organizational, computer, and writing skills.


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.


Higher Education Assistant




$64,956 – $71,073 *Salary subject to new contract implementation

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


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Open until filled with review of applications to begin October 19, 2016.


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: Hunter College

Job Title: Academic Internship Specialist - Field Education (Silberman School of Social Work) (Multiple Positions)

Job ID: 15594

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular