George Fox University - Staff and Administrator
  • 28-Aug-2017 to 27-Oct-2017 (PST)
  • Social Work
  • Newbeg, OR, USA
  • $12.39 to $14.56
  • Hourly
  • Temporary, Full Time
  • Staff Position

Purpose for the Position:  Administrative assistance to the School of Social Work Field Education Directors (BSW & MSW); coordination of field education placement, affiliation and compliance requirements. This is a temporary, full time position.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Communicates effectively and courteously with others in a spirit of service.
  2. Maintains accurate historical records of student field internship placements.
  3. Coordinates and maintains agency affiliation agreements, working with Directors of Field Education (BSW & MSW), VP for Finance and Operations, and agency personnel.
  4. Ensures compliance of School of Social Work, Students, and Faculty with the standards set by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
  5. Coordinates the gathering of agency specific documentation necessary for student placement into the field agencies.
  6. Provides administrative support to the Directors of Field Education (BSW & MSW) and supports the department program coordinator as needed. This may include the online course management system (FoxTALE) as well as assisting adjunct faculty with field paperwork and expense reimbursement requests through online systems.
  7. Maintains the on-line database (currently IPT) related to student field internship requirements.
  8. Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with agency contacts, student placement supervisors, and field faculty.
  9. Demonstrates awareness, respect and appreciation for diversity of culture, background, race, sex, political views, expressions of faith, etc. and works well with a variety of people.
  10. Assists with/participates in occasional evening or weekend department events.
  11. Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of the School of Social Work and Directors of Field Education (BSW & MSW). 

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  1. An evangelical Christian commitment and lifestyle consistent with the institution's goals, including signed agreement with GFU Statement of Faith and Community Lifestyle Statement and being in living agreement with same. 
  2. Ability to communicate effectively in English, orally and in writing, including on telephone, and to understand and follow instructions.
  3. Professional demeanor and attitude, ability to communicate with outside agencies with professionalism.
  4. High school education required; bachelor's degree strongly preferred.
  5. Minimum of two years experience in office administrative support and/or coordinator role.
  6. Advanced computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office Applications Word, Excel, power point etc. and Google Doc products.
  7. Ability to learn new software and web-based programs (IPT, etc.).
  8. Exceptional organizational skills.
  9. Strong orientation to detail and accuracy.

For Your Personal Well-Being We Offer:

  • An unmatched Christian community environment where you will Be Known
  • A gorgeous campus environment with coffee shops and restaurants within walking distance
  • Free fitness center access, beautiful walking and jogging trails and indoor and outdoor tracks
  • Strong Christian vision/mission led organization with opportunities for your growth and contributions  
  • Wonderful peers and students who will become like family
  • Free parking
  • Starting salary commensurate with your experience


We invite you to Be Known at Oregon's Nationally Recognized Christian University!

George Fox has been transforming student lives for over 125 years.

Each day we look to broaden our future for generations to come.

We have alumni from 52 countries and all 50 states.

We invite you to become a steward of our dreams using your God-given gifts.

Our Purpose: To educate and inspire students to pursue God's calling.


This position can close at anytime, regardless of the date listed on the posting. 


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