Speech Pathology and Audiology Instructor
Speech Pathology and Audiology Instructor
Locations: Macomb, IL
Posted: Apr 1, 2021
Closes: Open Until Filled
Type: FT - Continuous
About Western Illinois University:
Western Illinois University, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, serves nearly 7,500 students at its traditional, residential four-year campus in Macomb, IL and its metropolitan branch campus in Moline, IL. Compliance to state and federal hiring standards is coordinated through WIU's Office of Equal Opportunity & Access.
Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to, minorities, veterans, women and individuals with disabilities. WIU has a non-discrimination policy that includes discrimination based on an individual's membership in the following classes: sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other classes protected by state or federal law.
APPOINTMENT: Instructor, full-time starting August, 2021. Position is a 9-month appointment during the academic year, August - May.
RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is an instructor/clinical supervisor. Responsibilities include supervising undergraduate and graduate students completing on-campus and/or off-campus clinical practicum, serving on departmental committees, and other duties as assigned; other duties may include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and advising students.
RANK & SALARY: Negotiable, commensurate with experience. Western Illinois University offers a competitive benefits package including domestic partner benefits. For full benefit information visit: http://www.wiu.edu/vpas/human_resources/benefits/.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology, CCC-SLP, Illinois state license or eligibility for licensure (IDFPR SLP license); at least five years of clinical experience.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience supervising students/clinical fellowships including at a university clinic, off-campus internships or practicum, mentoring clinical fellowships, or other similar experience.
For a degree to be considered, it must be conferred from a regionally accredited degree-granting institution of higher education (or equivalent from an international accrediting body). Unless otherwise stated, the degree must be "in hand" at the time of application.
THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology at Western Illinois University offers B.S. in Speech Pathology and Audiology and M.S. degree in Speech Pathology. The graduate program in speech-language pathology is CAA accredited. The department operates an on-campus Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic. The Speech Pathology and Audiology Department is located in Memorial Hall with the clinical facilities, faculty offices, student computer labs, student workrooms and classrooms located on the second floor.
THE UNIVERSITY: Since 1902, Western Illinois University has provided outstanding educational opportunities to individuals in west central Illinois and well beyond our region and state. WIU's traditional residential campus in Macomb, Illinois, is the educational, cultural and athletic center of the region, while the WIU-Quad Cities non-residential branch campus in Moline, Illinois, is the only public university in the immediate Quad Cities region.
Western is a comprehensive university offering 62 undergraduate and 41 graduate degree programs, which includes an Ed.D. in educational leadership and a Ph.D. in environmental science. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1, the University's 442 full-time faculty members teach 94 percent of all undergraduate and graduate courses.
WIU-Macomb, IL: A traditional, residential four-year campus with distinctive undergraduate degrees and numerous graduate programs, including a doctorate in education, WIU-Macomb is located in the heart of west central Illinois in Macomb (population 20,000). Macomb is an Amtrak city with twice-daily service to Chicago.
WIU-Quad Cities: The only public university in the Quad Cities area, WIU-QC offers select undergraduate and graduate programs, including a doctorate in education and a doctorate in environmental studies, at its non-residential campus in Moline, IL (population 44,000).
WIU's Macomb campus is the educational, cultural and athletic center of the region. Annually, 12 major theatrical and dance productions and studio shows are performed, along with outstanding concerts, lectures, presentations, films, dance performances and more. The Gwendolyn Brooks and Casa Latina cultural centers offer programs and activities focusing on Black and Hispanic cultures, while the Women's Center promotes gender equity through education, support and advocacy. WIU's student organization for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning and ally (LGBTQ*A) community provides resources, support and programming. These cultural and resource centers promote WIU's goal of enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion through educational programming and advocacy.
The University's athletics program, based on the Macomb campus, sponsors 17 NCAA Division I intercollegiate men's and women's varsity sports. Football competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision through the Missouri Valley Football Conference; all other varsity sports compete at the Division I level through The Summit League.
APPLICATION: Complete applications include:
1) a letter of application
2) current curriculum vita or resume
3) the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three current professional references
4) photocopies of clinical credentials (i.e., ASHA CCC-SLP and current state license)
5) a separate statement regarding your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
Please upload the requested documents by clicking APPLY NOW or by navigating to the WIU Employment page at the following URL http://www.wiu.edu/employment/
**Note** In order to upload Individual documents must be under 2 MB in size.
Screening will begin on April 19, 2021
Western Illinois University endeavors to provide a safe environment for its employees and students and requires candidates to submit to a background investigation upon offer of employment. Employment is contingent upon compliance with University policies and procedures relating to the receipt and evaluation of information contained in the background investigation.
Questions regarding the search may be directed to: Julie Cox, Search Chair at JL-Cox3@wiu.edu
For assistance with the online application system contact Human Resources at (309) 298-1971 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply, visit https://wiu.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=129600&CNTRNO=3&TSTMP=0