Employment Posting:
Field Education Manager, Social Work

Employment Type:
Full-time Administrative
Closing Date:

Field Education Manager, Social Work

Full Time Administration

Reporting to the Manager, Faculty of Education and Professional Studies the Field Education Manager is responsible for local community engagement in the development, management and evaluation of field education for students in the Bachelor of Social Work program. Responsibilities further include field placement identification, allocation, preparation, monitoring and auditing of the practice education providers to ensure appropriate capacity, quality and evaluation of the student learning experience. This may include innovative approaches to Field Education in rural and Northern communities.

The Manager will supervise one Clerk, as well as be responsible for the recruitment, hiring and supervision of the Field Liaisons. The Manager will have a substantive contribution to ensuring high quality field supervision through the training of agency supervisors and supervision of field liaisons. The Manager will also work in partnership with numerous local, national and international stakeholders to develop and sustain a range of high quality field education opportunities for social work students.

A Social Work Degree (MSW) and active registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers is required, with one to three years related experience in the field education coordination and supervisory experience in a Social Work setting.

A comprehensive group benefits and pension plan is offered, as well as a tuition subsidy for eligible dependents. Please submit your letter of application and resume in one document, via email to careers@nipissingu.ca by 4:00 p.m., Friday, September 24, 2021. Hiring is subject to final budgetary approval. 


Nipissing University is committed to employment equity and strongly encourages applications, which may include self-identification in a covering letter, from Indigenous persons, women, persons with disabilities, persons who identify as LGBTQ2+, and visible minorities.

The search committee would like to thank all applications for their interest in Nipissing University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Please note that only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted. Nipissing University is an inclusive employer and will provide accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please email access@nipissingu.ca.