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Licensure Specialist

$60,000 – $62,000 yearly

Salem State University

Last Updated: 1/24/23

Job Description

Located within the McKeown School of Education's Office of Field Engagement, Supervision & Licensure (FESL), understanding the nuances of both licensure regulations in the Commonwealth, Salem State programs, and the stakeholder experience. This position requires someone who holds strong capacity for leadership and collaboration. We are seeking a detail-oriented, highly responsive, and team player to join our team as the Licensure Specialist.

Salem State University values and appreciates diversity in all its forms and endeavors to create a space that reflects the campus community population which it serves. Our students come to Salem State University from 38 states and 48 countries and reflect the demographics of the greater Boston community in which we live. We are passionate about providing an experience for them and our fellow staff and faculty, where everyone can feel supported while they explore, learn, and celebrate their identities, similarities, and differences. We welcome you to become a member of our community.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Higher Education Student Affairs or related field
  • Three to five years of experience in education licensure or a related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual, English/Spanish languages
  • Prior experience in training and mentoring supervisors
  • Experience applying technological solutions using tools (e.g., Smartsheet and Sales Force)
  • Strong competency in Microsoft software
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Ability to work independently
  • Familiarity with public school teacher licensure process

Working Conditions:

Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. For accommodation information or requests please email

Office activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and interaction with computer equipment; occasional bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 5-10 pounds.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please apply online and attach resume and cover letter.

Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to background check.

This position is not eligible for H1B visa sponsorship.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Salem State University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement.

EEO Statement:
Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.

Please Note: If there is no application deadline associated with a position, it may be removed at any time and additional applications will not be accepted.

Company Details

Salem, Massachusetts, United States
Our Mission Salem State's mission is to provide a high quality, student-centered education that prepares a diverse community of learners to contribute responsibly and creatively to a global society, and serve as a resource to advance the region's cultural, social and economic development. Our Vision Salem State University will be a premier teaching university that engages students in an inspi...