Employment Opportunities

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Faculty Positions

Senior Faculty (one-position) - Expertise in Non-Profit Organizations

We are searching for a colleague to join our school in a tenured faculty position (associate or full) and affiliate with our Institute on Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care, an institute that works with nonprofit and governmental organizations to implement organization change. The successful candidate for this position will have a doctorate in Social Work or a related discipline, MSW preferred, and scholarship expertise in non-profit organizations. Duties include teaching in the school’s degree programs, cross-disciplinary collaboration with university colleagues, including the School of Management and other typical faculty responsibilities. Applicants are expected to have a scholarly record appropriate for their substantive area, and for the rank at which they are applying. 

Applicants are required to complete online applications at UB Jobs. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start is Fall 2020. For further information contact Dr. Catherine N Dulmus, recruitment committee chair, at cdulmus@buffalo.edu.

Staff Positions

IT Client Support

We are seeking an Instructional Support Technician. The Instructional Support Technician provides IT technical support to the school’s instruction, research, and public service missions.
In this position, you will:

  • Work as a member of an IT team in a Windows 10, Windows Server, iOS, and Android environment providing technical support.
  • Perform a variety of computer-related support tasks and respond to IT helpdesk work orders.
  • Provide support for the school’s desktop refresh and equipment purchase by imaging, deploying, personalizing, and maintaining computers.
  • At least two (2) years of experience providing face-to-face end user technical support.

Director of Continuing Education

We are searching for a Director of Continuing Education (DCE) to lead – through vision and strategic management – UBSSW Office of Continuing Education. Essential functions of the role to include marketing, community relations, staff supervision, oversight of training programs provided by the continuing education department and fiscal oversight of the office. The fiscal management piece is critical, as the department is self-funded. The DCE will also represent the UBSSW in select meetings, professional and community events, etc. This position requires a valid NYS Social Work license and minimum of five years applicable experience. 

Counselor/Therapist (full-time)

Help individuals make positive changes in their lives while contributing to the knowledge base in your field by working as a therapist in the research study ‘Affect Regulation Training for Alcohol Use Disorder: A Stage II Efficacy Trial.’ This study explores the usefulness of providing emotion regulation skills as part of standard CBT treatment for people with alcohol use disorders, and operates under the supervision of research scientists Paul R. Stasiewicz, PhD and Clara Bradizza, PhD. Provide individual CBT therapy following a treatment manual, which includes coping skills and other evidence based tools that support reaching and maintaining abstinence from alcohol.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Counseling, Psychology, or closely related field. Approved licensures include LMHC, LCSW-R, LCSW, and LMSW. Two years of post-Master’s verified paid experience providing individual psychotherapy or counseling services to adults. Experience with addictions required. Internship experience completed as part of a license-eligible degree program may be counted toward this requirement.

Counselor/Therapist (part-time)

Help individuals make positive changes in their lives while contributing to the knowledge base in your field by working as a therapist in the research study ‘Affect Regulation Training for Alcohol Use Disorder: A Stage II Efficacy Trial.’ This study explores the usefulness of providing emotion regulation skills as part of standard CBT treatment for people with alcohol use disorders, and operates under the supervision of research scientists Paul R. Stasiewicz, PhD and Clara Bradizza, PhD. Provide individual CBT therapy following a treatment manual, which includes coping skills and other evidence based tools that support reaching and maintaining abstinence from alcohol.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Counseling, Psychology, or closely related field. Approved licensures include LMHC, LCSW-R, LCSW, and LMSW. Two years of post-Master’s verified paid experience providing individual psychotherapy or counseling services to adults. Experience with addictions required. Internship experience completed as part of a license-eligible degree program may be counted toward this requirement.

Part Time Faculty Employment

We continually seek qualified, online-experienced, adjunct faculty with a minimum of two years post-MSW practice experience with a strong interest in teaching MSW students at the foundation and advanced levels. These opportunities also include online course development. If you have taught in an online environment (MSW program or otherwise) and are interested in applying for an adjunct faculty position, please apply through the UB Jobs link below. Questions may be directed to Kathryn Kendall at kkendall@buffalo.edu.