Directors of Field Experiences

University of MarylandBaltimore, MD
Paid Internship

a month ago


Job Title

Director of Field Experiences and Clinical Practice

Job Location

University of Maryland, Baltimore County, United States

Job Overview

  • Responsible for developing, implementing, and assessing field experiences, specifically internships for UMBC teacher education candidates.
  • Collaborate with school district partners, UMBC faculty, and staff to ensure candidates gain hands-on experience in their area of certification.
  • Align with MSDE and COMAR requirements on remote, office, and field-based experiences.


  • Competitive compensation starting at $91,000.
  • Over 4 weeks of vacation for regular full-time roles.
  • Tuition remission available.


  • Manage collaboration with academic departments and the Sherman program to identify internship opportunities.
  • Collaborate with school districts, faculty, and staff to establish and maintain relationships and school partnerships.
  • Develop and implement a field experience program for undergraduate and graduate teacher education candidates.
  • Create innovative internships and collaborate with school districts to support grow-your-own programs.
  • Hiring and supervising supervisors, liaisons, and mentor teachers.
  • Manage fiscal responsibilities of the Office of Field Experience and Clinical Practice.
  • Foster an innovative spirit to grow programs and recruit and retain students.
  • Facilitate the planning of professional development for faculty and inquiry into teaching and learning.
  • Oversee the development and operations of all relationships and field experiences.
  • Address issues that arise in internships and field experiences.
  • Establish a supervisor/school-based liaison framework to provide support, supervision, and professional development.
  • Develop, manage, and evaluate student teaching programs and create handbooks and orientation materials.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable policies, background checks, and safety requirements.
  • Oversee teacher education candidates throughout the internship process.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of field experience programs and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Maintain and update Memorandums of Understanding with PDS and partner districts.
  • Collaborate with teacher preparation partner schools through engagement in statewide meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Master's Degree in Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership, or a related field.
  • Three years of experience in classroom teaching and educational administration.
  • Five years of supervisory experience.

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