Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.
Family Services Coordinator-Social Worker Part-time 21 hours/week
Act as liaison between families and school staff to encourage good communication and a fuller understanding of student needs and potential at home and in the community Provide ongoing casework assistance to families in need of support, services, benefits and referrals Collaborate with teachers and support staff as part of a transdisciplinary team to ensure carry over of goals from school to home Attends IEP meetings, screenings and transition meetings. As appropriate, will complete home assessments for educational planning meetings Acts as liaison between families and state agencies, including DMR, DSS, MCB, DPH and Massachusetts court system Provide link with community services; respite care, medical services, home health aids, legal services for guardianship, wills/trusts, camps, recreation, SSL advocacy, relevant legislation and support families in advocating for their needs Provide bilingual and cultural assistance for Campus School families Provide support to the Parent Advisory Group and Family Support Group Assist with the coordination of school events and encourage family involvement, i.e., family welcome coffee hour, parent evening meetings Assess issues of possible abuse/neglect of students Provide assistance and advocacy for students and families while child is inpatient in area hospitals Supports the mission of the Campus School at Boston College Other duties as assigned by the director
Boston College conducts background checks, including education, and verifies COVID-19 vaccination as part of the hiring process.
Supervises social work interns on an as needed basis ___________________________________________________________________ REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE Masters degree in Social Work Massachusetts License in Social Work Related Work Experience One year of experience working as a social worker with students, families, & outside providers preferred Skills/Abilities/Competencies Excellent Communication Skills Excellent Organizational Skills Excellent Interpersonal Skills Excellent Problem Solving Ability Proven ability in areas of social work Ability to multi-task Ability to work as part of a team Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds Ability to respond effectively in emergency situations
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.