Center Coordinator

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Position: Center Coordinator Location: Wheaton, IL
Job Id: 600 # of Openings: 1 Center CoordinatorWheaton Center for Faith and Disability Job OverviewIn the spirit of Imago Dei and Missio Dei, under the supervision of the Associate Director of Wheaton’s Center for Faith and Disability and in cooperation with the Ann Haskins Assistant Professor of Special Education Program & Department staff, the Coordinator will assume 1) primary responsibility for coordinating and administrating the two-special education practicum placements in surrounding area schools in fulfillment of course requirements, and 2) primary administration and execution of Center communication and events. The hours for the position are 20 hours/week, 10 months/year. Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain existing, and develop new, partner schools able to host Wheaton College students pursuing the special education (LBS1) endorsement
  • Maintain ongoing communication with cooperating teachers/school officials regarding special education practicum placements
  • Administer electronic surveys to cooperating teachers and students and compile and disseminate reports
  • In coordination with other stakeholders, assign students to practicum placements
  • Collect information and administer paperwork for IL state professional development credit for cooperating teachers;
  • Maintain special education database
  • Assist with procuring special education class materials (instructor manuals, course packs) as needed
  • Maintain and update assigned web pages for the Special Education Program
  • Promote Christ-centered educational opportunities for students affected by disability
  • Promote the mission and vision of the Center for Faith and Disability by assisting in the development, growth, and maintenance of the Center website and social media sites
  • Collaborate with Center colleagues to organize and execute Center outreaches and events
This job description is intended to represent key areas of responsibilities; specific assignments may vary from time to time, and other duties may be assigned. Qualifications
  • Passionately committed to improving the lives of people with disabilities and their families
  • Comfortable taking initiative as well as taking direction
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills including effective communication both verbally and in writing
  • Strong organizational, coordination, and administrative experience and skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications and Access/database management
  • Strong promotional skills with website and social media design, development, and maintenance experience (training on Wheaton’s website platform is available)
  • Design, writing, and editorial skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field experience preferred
  • Research experience is not required but is a plus
  • Minimum commitment of two years
  • Qualifications listed should have a direct correlation to being successful in the role
  • Valid driver’s license, as driving is required for the role
Physical RequirementsEmployee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear; frequently required to use repetitive hand motion, handle or feel, and to stand, walk, reach, bend or lift up to 10 pounds. FLSA Status – Non-Exempt As a Christ-centered community, Wheaton College faculty and staff must affirm the College’s Statement of Faith as expressing their own theological convictions and agree to live by the moral standards in Wheaton’s Community Covenant, modeling these commitments for the Christian formation of our students. Wheaton College faculty and staff also support the Christ-Centered Diversity Commitment which highlights our desire to treat all individuals as equal image-bearers of Jesus Christ through diversity, inclusion, justice and unity. New Position




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Posted: 2/21/2021
Application Due: 5/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time