Lab Supervisor (SLP)

The mission of The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is the development of professional health care practitioners through innovation, individualized, and quality classroom, clinical, and distance education.


Lab Supervisors have various responsibilities such as organizing/maintaining equipment, preparing the lab environment, monitoring student progress and facilitating student participation in learning activities. The lab supervisor communicates with the lead instructor regarding student performance or issues that arise and ensures the delivery of consistent content and testing. They may assist with grading practicals and other required assignments.

The qualified candidate must be an ASHA certified and state licensed speech-language pathologist with at least 2 years post Clinical Fellow experience. Minimum two hours documented supervision training (general, CF or student) is required. The successful candidate will have excellent oral communication and organizational skills, be responsive to adult student needs, and be able to work collaboratively in a team environment. Prior supervision experience is preferred.


  • May assist with scheduling students and lab experiences with lead instructor
  • Leads students in preparing assessment and treatment rooms for lab activities
  • Facilitates student participation in assessment and therapy learning activities
  • Assists lead instructor with lab components of residency weekend
  • Monitors student progress in assessment and treatment activities; gives verbal and/or written
    feedback on sessions
  • Assists with administration, scoring, written reporting of assessments and therapy sessions
  • Assesses student performance on assessment and treatment activities
  • Communicates with lead instructor regarding student difficulties or issues that arise and to
    ensure consistent content and testing; recommends changes for upcoming term
  • Communicates with students and families on assessment and treatment activities
  • May lead and/or debrief student participation in clinical simulation activities
  • Upholds student and employee and faculty handbook policies
  • Promotes professionalism by modeling such behaviors inside and outside the classroom setting
  • Self –evaluates teaching/supervision performance; sets goals for improvement
  • Participates/reports on student performance in lab activities to lead instructor
  • Communicates with lead instructor to ensure consistent and innovative processes and activities
    for the residency weekend


May perform other duties and responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.


Reports to: Program Director

Positions Supervised: Not applicable


To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on performance of each essential function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


  • 2 years post Clinical Fellow experience. Minimum wo hours documented supervision training (general, CF or student) is required.
  • Prior teaching experience preferred

  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Professional role model
  • Able to provide a nurturing, respectful learning environment
  • Responsive to adult student needs
  • Able to work in a team environment


  • ASHA certified and state licensed speech-language pathologist


Minimal travel required


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

  • Being Resilient - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.

  • Instills Trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.

  • Drives Results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

  • Innovation - Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful.

  • Customer Focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.


Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment but may involve exposure to moderate noise levels. Work involves operation of personal computer equipment for six to eight hours daily and includes physical demands associated with a traditional office setting, e.g., walking, standing, communicating, and other physical functions as necessary.

Physical requirements of this position include the following:

  • Stooping, crawling, kneeling

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

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