Aurora University seeks talented staff and administrators who are
passionate about supporting an inclusive community dedicated to the
transformative power of learning.
The Field Affiliation Coordinator supports
learning by coordinating affiliation agreements between the School
of Social work and field sites. The Field Affiliation Coordinator
will advise social work students in preparation for their field
placements, managing field file materials and facilitating
connection between the student and the field site through the
coordination of any pre-requisite processes.
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
Upholds the Mission Statement:Aurora University an
inclusive community dedicated to the transformative power of
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
Essential Job Functions:
Provides advising to social work students specifically related
to field instruction.
Approves proposed field placements as students submit field
application forms reflecting secured placements.
Coordinates affiliation agreements between the School of Social
work and field sites.
Manages field instruction files for students, including
required field paperwork (field application, learning agreement,
evaluations, liability insurance).
Evaluates the progress of the student within the learning
environment, specifically if the student has been trained in social
work skill/tasks, if student has opportunity to practice skill and
if student is receiving feedback and supervision from the MSW
supervisor at the internship. Evaluation data is gathered from
field student, field instructor and field site.
Assigns students to the field site for monitoring during the
Manages problem solving for students and field placements when
barriers to student learning are presented by field liaison.
Communicates with new and potential field placements and field
instructors in effort to broaden student learning opportunities in
Submits grades for field students to the registrar once
requirements are completed.
Obtains knowledge of the BSW and MSW programs operating at all
the Aurora University campuses and communicate mission and
learning/teaching objectives to students and field
Participates in recruitment events for undergraduate and
Essential Job Requirements:
- Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Social Work required.
- Experience and/or interest in online education is preferred,
but not required.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Generalist social work skills/knowledge.
- Excellent conflict resolution or mediation skills.
- Valid driver’s license is required.
- Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time.
- Ability to move about campus and other locations.
- Ability to use computer, telephone, email or office
- Ability to drive a vehicle to various field placement
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.
347 South Gladstone Ave
Aurora, IL 60506
630-844-5650 - fax
Aurora University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.