The Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) aspires to be among the finest graduate schools of social work in the country. GSSW currently has a competitive PhD program and offers a Masters of Social Work degree at three campuses in Denver, Durango and Glenwood Springs. In addition, GSSW is in the process of developing a MSW program to be delivered completely online. The GSSW is a vibrant center for intellectual development, a leader in promoting diverse communities, and an advocate for an integrated and inclusive model of social work, all within a facility that supports the best educational practices. Our faculty, staff and students are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, community leadership and service. Our mission is to foster social responsibility regarding social and economic justice, quality of life and multicultural communities, based on equality for all people.

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Four Corners MSW Program Director, the Program Manager will provide coordination and coverage of program activities at the Four Corners MSW Program based in Durango, CO.  This position will be based out of Durango, CO.  This position supports the Program Director with two major functions:

  1. Coordination and administration of the activities of the educational programs, and
    2.  Development and coordination of field education sites and agencies.

The Program Manager is present for the weekend based program on Fridays and Saturdays throughout the academic school year to support students, faculty, and staff in all aspects of program operations. Under the direction of the Four Corners MSW Program Director, the Program Manager is responsible for managing program internal and external program communications and coordinating student and faculty services on-site in Durango. As an MSW, the Program Manager may be asked to serve on various Councils or community teams.

This position requires working on Fridays and Saturdays, including Friday evenings and involves some travel especially during the academic year. Weekday schedule can flexible with some evenings/travel required.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please click New Resume/CV at the bottom of the page to begin application. If you have questions regarding this position please contact: Wanda Ellingson, Four Corners Program Director –