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Goldring Reentry Initiative Looking to Hire Project Director

The Project Director oversees the programmatic and administrative operations of the Goldring Reentry Initiative (GRI), a program designed to equip Masters of Social Work (MSW) interns with the knowledge and skills necessary to work in the criminal justice field, and to address the barriers many incarcerated individuals face upon release. He/she partners with the Faculty Director to develop and implement a strategic plan for the GRI; and continually gathers and evaluates data on operational effectiveness, adapting program structure/service provision as needed to ensure program efficacy.

The Project Director works closely with the Field Office to ensure the field experience is aligned with School norms and accreditation guidelines, supervising MSW students/interns and planning and co-facilitating the intern integrative seminar. This position is responsible for all aspects of security and compliance, including permissions, security clearances, safety protocol, and privacy practices for client and Program data.

The Project Director is the external face of the GRI, and conducts outreach to explore possibilities for collaboration and program expansion; represents the Program in court and at stakeholder meetings; responds to inquiries concerning the GRI; and presents findings about the GRI to academic and general community audiences.


A Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) or more and 2 years to 3 years of experience. Two years of supervisory experience of MSW students is preferred. Previous experience in prison reentry and experience collaborating with Philadelphia criminal justice stakeholders is highly preferred. Previous experience with program development and coordination preferred. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and organization skills as well as macro social work competence and strong clinical and assessment skills.

Pay Range

$59,703.00 - $113,435.00

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