Utah State University

Speech Language Pathologist / Clinical Assistant Professor - COMD

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/8/2022 6:45 PM)
Requisition ID
2022-5209
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Logan
Category (Portal Searching)
Faculty
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Faculty
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
100%
College
E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs
Department
Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with education and experience, plus excellent benefits.

Overview

The Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center for Clinical Excellence and the Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education seek candidates for a Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) position.  Applicants must have experience in evaluating individuals for Autism and other developmental disorders.  The hired individual will have a faculty appointment as a Clinical Assistant Professor in Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education will be a member of the SLP Clinical Education Program team supervising undergraduate and graduate students in clinical service delivery across the lifespan. This position will involve significant college and university level inter-professional education (IPE) opportunities.

 

Located on the main campus in Logan, Utah, this is a 1 FTE, academic year position with a 9-month base plus two summer months. Review of applications will begin June 30, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2022 although a January 1, 2023 start date may be possible.

 

Inquiries may be directed to the committee chair, Gretchen Peacock (435-797-0721; gretchen.peacock@usu.edu)

Responsibilities

  • Engage in evaluations for individuals suspected of Autism and other developmental concerns as part of an interprofessional team in the Integrated Assessment service line in the SCCE.  In this role, the hired individual will complete asssessments and supervise practicum students in SLP placed with the assessment team.
  • Serve as the lead member of the interprofessional education training team in the SCCE.  This includes engaging in planning activities for the the interprofessional education experiences for practicum students in the SCCE and taking part in the delivery of the interprofessional education training activities for practicum students in the SCCE.
  • Serve on the Utah Leadership in Neurodevelopemental Disabilites (URLEND) training grant (as funding permits) serving as core SLP faculty and co-chair of the curriculum committee.
  • Provide best practices clinical education, supervision, and skill assessment across the lifespan to undergraduate and graduate students at the USU Speech-Language Clinic.
  • As a member of the Clinical Education team, teach clinical education course work.
  • As a member of the Clinical Education team, develop, update, assess, and assure compliance with clinic policies and procedures and maintain clinical records as required by CAA program accreditation.
  • Provide service to the center, department, university, community, state, and profession.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Current ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Current (or eligible to hold) Utah State licensure in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Minimum of three years of experience as an SLP-CCC
  • Experience and training in Autism evaluations, including proficiency with SLP measures used in the assessment of Autism
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, interpersonal, counseling, oral, and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, including knowledge of word processing and database management
  • Ability to prioritize, plan, and organize work independently
  • Ability to think strategically and recognize new opportunities 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Four or more years of clinical supervisory experience/experiences
  • Experience in a CAA-accredited academic program
  • Experience working with inter-professional initiatives in human service fields
  • Experience with SLP billing, tracking, and electronic medical record software 

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. A curriculum vita to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in Your Profile under "Resume/CV"
  2. Contact information for three professional references to be provided at the beginning of your application in Your Profile
  3. A cover letter describing qualifications for this position should be typed/pasted at the end of the application process. The system will provide a text box titled, "Cover Letter" in which the applicant will be directed to paste or type the document

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with education and experience, plus excellent benefits.

ADA

Employees typically work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  

College/Department Highlights

Department Highlights

The Department of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education is located within the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services. The department offers campus and online bachelor’s degrees in communicative disorders, master’s degrees in speech-language pathology and deaf education, a clinical doctorate in audiology, and PhD participation in disability disciplines and neuroscience.  Speech-language students benefit from Sound Beginnings, a listening and spoken language program for young children who are deaf or hard of hearing.  Our academic and clinical training program has a strong positive state and national reputation. 

 

College Highlights

The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services graduate programs are ranked #1 in all of Utah and #30 in the nation according to the U.S. News and World Report. We are ranked 13th in the nation in total research dollars. Our college has placement rates at or above 94% for certified graduates seeking employment in special education, elementary education, speech-language pathology, audiology, and 18 secondary education fields.

 

SCCE Highlights 

The Sorenson Legacy Foundation Center for Clinical Excellence (SCCE; https://cehs.usu.edu/scce/) provides comprehensive clinical services and applied training across the lifespan, integrating across several programs and departments. Services are provided by teams of dedicated trainees and professionals who also engage in cutting-edge research related to clinical practices and interventions. Services provided in the SCCE include: Hearing and Balance, Speech-Language, Behavioral Health (including Psychology, Psychiatry, and Marriage and Family Therapy), and applied behavior analysis services. The Behavior Health clinic includes an Integrated Assessment team that conducts comprehensive interdisciplinary evaluations for youth and adults with suspected developmental / behavioral concerns. 

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.

 

USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employees 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.

 

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

 

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

 

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

 

USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.

 

USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.

 

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov

 

*updated 04/18/2022

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