Advising/Counseling, Other Staff/Administrative, Project/Program Management/Planning, Staff/Administrative
The Dance/Movement Therapy (DMT) program at Sarah Lawrence College seeks a Fieldwork and Internship Coordinator responsible for recruiting and retaining ADTA compliant internship and fieldwork sites.
Key Administrative Functions and Expected Performances:
Research, recruit, develop and maintain placement sites to ensure that there are sufficient ADTA compliant placements to meet fieldwork/internship requirements for graduation
Develop and maintain database of current sites and placements
Update changes in site personnel annually
Coordinate student internship interview process and assignment of fieldwork placement
Formulate placement assignments in consultation with the Program Director
Manage students’ clinical placements and monitor compliance of documentation:
Maintain forms, contracts, documentation of hours, and evaluations
Develop placement education materials and communicate requirements to students and supervisors
Develop and maintain working relationships with placements through communication and site visits
Act as contact person for supervisors regarding issues/problems with students
Visit each site twice per year to troubleshoot and assess whether site continues to maintain ADTA standards for training
Develop, with the Program Director, an annual Supervisors’ Workshop
Train clinical supervisors and act as liaison between supervisors and academic program
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities required:
Knowledge of dance/movement therapy and counseling
Knowledge of and experience working with graduate students
Comprehensive knowledge of ADTA certification requirements
Good organizational skills
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Knowledge of data collection, database creation and management
Demonstrated leadership and problem-solving skills
Ability to function as a team member
A high level of professional maturity, self-motivation, initiative, and productivity
Must be independent, entrepreneurial and possess the ability to work collaboratively across a diverse organization
Minimum requirements: Must hold a Master’s level degree in graduate clinical training.
Degree in Dance/Movement Therapy and Board Certified Dance/ Movement Therapist or Licensed Creative Arts Therapist preferred.
About Sarah Lawrence College
Sarah Lawrence College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has as one of its goals the recruitment and retention of a racially and culturally diverse administration, staff and faculty. To that end, every job opening is seen as an opportunity to increase diversity and every effort will be made to expand the applicant pool in accordance with these goals.
Sarah Lawrence College is located in southern Westchester County, 25 minutes by train from midtown Manhattan, NYC. For information on Sarah Lawrence College, our curriculum, teaching methods, and philosophy of education, please see our web site at https://www.sarahlawrence.edu/.