Clinical Educator, Communication Sciences and Disorders

Illinois, United States
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Jan 26, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Number F00105P Position Status Reporting Relationship(s) Department Chair Supervisory Relationships Job Summary

The department of Communication Sciences and Disorders ( CSD ) at Elmhurst University seeks a speech-language pathologist with expertise to support clinical training in Child/Adolescent/Young Adult populations, the CSD Multicultural and Multilingual Emphasis, and the Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy, for a full time, clinical educator position. The CSD department consists of stellar professionals who collaborate on graduate (MS) and undergraduate degree programs with excellent student outcomes. Both programs involve student experiences through the Elmhurst University Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic ( EUSLHC ).

Anticipated Start Date: Summer 2021, TBD

Essential Functions

Primary responsibilities include clinical supervision of graduate and undergraduate student clinicians working with clients, clinical classroom teaching, and department service.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

1. Remain a certified ASHA member in good standing.
2. Maintain Illinois State licensure.
3. Complete CEU requirements as required for ASHA certification and IL licensure.
4. Complete ASHA clinical supervision requirement (2 hours minimum in supervision)
5. Demonstrate Clinic Essential Functions.
6. Know and abide by the policies and procedures currently in existence in the EUSLHC .
7. Write letters of recommendation for students applying for jobs, as requested by students.
8. Attends department meetings and retreats and/or review minutes.
9. Assume additional responsibilities, as determined by the needs of the EUSLHC and department, as negotiated with the department chair and clinic director (e.g., attending open houses, admissions committee)

Minimum Qualifications

1. Master’s (or Doctoral) Degree in Speech-Language Pathology
2. Certification from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
3. Illinois state licensure
4. At least five years of full-time clinical experience, with previous experience supervising graduate students preferred
5. Ability to work well with students
6. Ability to develop positive relationships with students
7. Ability to work well as a team member with department members
8. Excellent oral and interpersonal communication skills
9. Excellent professional writing skills
10. Excellent organizational skills
11. Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
12. High degree of flexibility

Preferred Qualifications

1. Bilingual Skills a plus

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

Employee is subject to indoor work, protected from weather conditions. Work is sedentary in nature and involves exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently/constantly in order to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move object.

Work Hours

This is a 12-month position with fall, spring and summer semester responsibilities.

Posting Date 01/11/2021 Closing Date 04/30/2021 Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Please be aware that as a continued emphasis on keeping our community safe and healthy, we will require all faculty, staff, and students to submit verification of full vaccination for COVID -19 no later than Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021.

For “Other Document”, please provide 3 references with contact information. Deadline to apply is April 30, 2021.

Elmhurst University is a leading institution of higher education that seamlessly blends liberal learning and professional preparation to help students reach their full potential. Elmhurst University offers more than 70 undergraduate majors, 15 graduate programs, degree-completion programs for busy adults, and the acclaimed Elmhurst Learning and Success Academy for young adults with developmental disabilities. Elmhurst University is one of the Top 10 Colleges in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report; and U.S. News, Money and Forbes magazines consistently rank Elmhurst as one of the Midwest’s best values in higher education.

Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a critical component of the University’s mission, vision and core values. Our commitment stems from the belief that an institution of higher learning is enriched by the presence of diversity. Elmhurst University is an EO Employer. Elmhurst University prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, creed, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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