School Social Work Coordinator

Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 23, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Aurora University seeks talented staff and administrators who are passionate about supporting an inclusive community dedicated to the transformative power of learning.

Position Purpose: School Social Work Coordinator supports learning by overseeing the direction, implementation, coordination and oversight of the School Social Work Specialization in the MSW program as well as the Post MSW Professional Educator License-School Social Work Endorsement.

Core Competencies:

  • Represents Aurora University in the most positive manner with prospective, former and current students, clients, suppliers, and the community we serve. Interacts effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students and other customers of our service, learns and uses operating practices of the department and Aurora University.
  • Upholds the Mission Statement:Aurora University an inclusive community dedicated to the transformative power of learning.
  • Handles all information with tact and discretion and recognizes the confidential nature of university business.
  • Supports learning through performance of essential job functions and performing other duties and functions as necessary or as assigned.

  • Essential Job Functions:

  • Recruit and serve as advisor for all students in the School Social Work Specialization.
  • Work with appropriate University offices to set deadlines and entrance criteria for Post MSW Professional Educator License - School Social Work Endorsement Program.
  • Review applications to the Post - MSW Professional Educator License- School Social Work Endorsement Program, and assist them in finding internships.
  • Manage and administer all paperwork, monitoring, and communication with the Illinois Board of Higher Education - IBHE regulatory offices.
  • Administer, manage, and coordinate the PEL:SSW Field Program in the SSW.
  • Hire, supervise and mentor all adjunct faculty teaching in School Social Work Program.
  • Assists the AU Enrollment Department with admissions by participating in student orientations and all MSW student open house activities.
  • Participates in activities of departmental academic committees.
  • Work with the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) to entitle students as the Licensure Officer for the PEL: SSW Endorsement.
  • Attend annual licensure trainings and maintain communication with the Illinois State Board of Education.
  • Develop curriculum, update and manage “master” syllabi for school track courses.

  • Essential Job Requirements:


    • Master's Degree in Social Work Required and Current Professional Educator License with a School Social Work Endorsement


    • Ability to communicate effectively, including reading, writing, and speaking.
    • Ability ty to build positive relationships with students and practicing community.
    • Ability to teach.
    • Ability to work on a team with faculty.
    • Ability to use MS Word and Excel software.
    • Performs under general supervision. Determines own methods of performing assigned work.

    Benefit-eligible positions offer excellent benefits including health, dental, life, vision, long term disability, a 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA, and tuition remission. Please send resume with cover letter and contact information for three references including name, telephone and email address.

    Apply to:

    Aurora University
    Human Resources
    347 South Gladstone Ave
    Aurora, IL 60506
    630-844-5650 - fax - email

    Aurora University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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