Adapts field office plans and priorities to address resource and operational challenges. Decisions are guided by established policies and procedures.
Provides technical guidance to field staff and faculty colleagues.
The job manages a team of professional staff responsible for the development and implementation of education outreach programs and community relations strategies.
Â Provides leadership and supervision to field staff.
Manages employees by establishing annual performance goals, allocating resources, assessing annual performance, and recommending individual merit, incentive and/or promotional increases.Â
Manages education outreach program operations and administrative functions to include planning, program evaluation, policy implementation, personnel administration, budget, marketing, fundraising and proposal development.
Maintains partnerships with national, state and local organizations.
Performs other related work as needed.
Masterâ™s degree in social work.
A minimum of seven years post-masters experience
Significant administrative and supervisory experience,
Ability to understand the schoolâ™s mission and represent the School and communicate its interests to a variety of external constituencies.
ability to think broadly about the field of social work, to conceptualize the future of social work practice in a variety of settings, to understand the difference in classroom knowledge and the practice of social work and to translate that into high quality field placement opportunities for students.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational ability, analytic skills, and problem-solving ability.
Ability to exercise creativity and leadership with staff, faculty, field consultants, students, and external constituencies.
Work as a team player and participate in and contribute to a research focused academic environment.
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