Assistant Director of Social Work Field Education

Job Posted: July 9, 2019
Search Number:  S19-014
Rank: Administrator III

Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) seeks a creative and experienced leader to serve as Director of Academic Advising. Located in historic New Haven, a city rich in art and culture, Southern Connecticut State University is a diverse and student-centered university dedicated to academic excellence, access, and service for the public good. Southern provides a supportive and welcoming environment for all members of its community through a campus wide commitment to social justice.

Reporting to the Director of Social Work Field Education, the Assistant Director has a direct influence over experiential learning for senior BSW students and first year graduate students in the MSW program.  The Assistant Director cultivates and supports relationships with community partners within and outside of the Greater New Haven community.


  •  MSW degree, LMSW preferred.
  • A minimum of three to five years of experience in higher education, teaching in undergraduate or graduate programs and/or working in field education and supervisory and practice experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, ability to work collaboratively with various stakeholders.
  • Capacity for working independently, for problem-solving, for supporting student retention.

These qualifications may be waived for individuals with appropriate alternate experience.


For priority consideration, please submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Alisa St. Georges at  Review of applications will begin on July 25, 2019 and the position will remain open until filled.  

Southern Connecticut State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  The University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff.  People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.