Boston College Introduction
Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.Job Description
The Life Skills/Transition Coordinator will carry out programmatic and consultation responsibilities. The Coordinator will be responsible for the development and implementation of all aspects of Life Skills programming, including coordinating student objectives with educational and therapy staff. The Coordinator will also develop appropriate transition plans for students ages fourteen to twenty-one and will oversee the transition process and act as liaison between the Campus School, families and adult service agencies and providers in planning for and implementing transition to adult life. Assist with referrals and admissions process for students 14 years old and older. Attend regularly scheduled team meetings, general staff meetings and in-service training. Develop strategies for using adapted design, using available technology and adapting devices as needed to increase student independence and participation in functional activities. Uphold the mission and values of the Campus School.
Requires a Masters' degree in special education or related field and two to four years of experience working with students with multiple disabilities in a schoolClosing Statement
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 http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.