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Specialist Professor/ Externship Coordinator

Monmouth University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not specified
Start date
Oct 26, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Speech & Rhetoric
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Monmouth University

Specialist Professor/ Externship Coordinator

Department: Speech Language Pathology

Position Summary:
The Department of Speech-Language Pathology seeks a dedicated speech-language pathologist with a passion for teaching and student clinical training to join an energetic, dynamic, and nurturing team dedicated to ensuring students' competent, compassionate, and creative clinical practice. Our growing program (M.S.Ed. in Speech-Language Pathology degree program and the undergraduate minor in Communication Sciences and Disorders) is hiring a Specialist Professor to teach and manage our external clinical education activities and initiatives.

The position includes a 10-month contract, with a 12-credit teaching load per academic year (2/2 load) and the option to teach additional summer courses when available. In addition, the position requires management of all aspects of procurement, development, and assessing external practicum placements for our M.S.Ed. in Speech-Language Pathology Program, as well as documenting and monitoring student progress toward meeting certification requirements. Summer maintenance of externship coordinator duties is required and compensated via a summer stipend. Academic/clinical teaching will include largely classroom-based instruction with opportunities to build in simulations and laboratory activities. Clinical supervision may also be available. Graduate instruction is in-person and onsite.

Successful candidates can adequately document expertise or significant potential for quickly developing expertise in their area(s) of teaching, excellent interpersonal communication skills, and a commitment to collegiality and professionalism that will significantly contribute to the mission, values, and vision of the Speech-Language Pathology Department, the School of Education, and the University. The position is open until filled. The anticipated start date is Spring 2024.

Monmouth University's Department of Speech-Language Pathology aims to provide state-of-the-art educational experiences for our pre-service clinicians. Toward this end, faculty, staff, and students within the department value diversity; pursue reflective inquiry; apply problem-solving strategies; and work to promote innovative, technologically appropriate, interdisciplinary educational practice and collaboration within our respective professional areas. Our graduates are expected to contribute to and be leaders in their field through competent, compassionate, and creative clinical practice.

The Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) education program in speech-language pathology (residential) at Monmouth University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 2200 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD 20850, 800-498-2071 or 301-296-5700.

This is an in-person on campus, non-remote position.

For additional information about the department, please go to:

Required Degree, License or Certifications:
Master's degree

Required Skills or Software:
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, Must be able to treat confidential and sensitive information appropriately

Required Years of Experience: 5

Other Requirements:
  • Minimum of an earned Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology or Communication Sciences and Disorders. Professionals with additional/alternate degrees in speech-language pathology (SLP.D.) also meet this requirement.
  • Current New Jersey license to practice speech-language pathology or be eligible for the license
  • Current Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
  • Computer literacy for basic word processing, spreadsheets, instructional technology, and web-based applications to document student progress.
  • At least five (5) years of clinical experience with the CCC-SLP (Clinical Fellowship does not count toward the five-year requirement).
  • Demonstrated record of clinical supervision of graduate speech-language pathology students.
  • Demonstrated record of or demonstrated potential for efficient and effective placement of speech-language pathology graduate students in external clinical placement sites.
  • Demonstrated record of or demonstrated potential for developing and maintaining placement relationships with external clinical speech-language pathology practice sites locally and across the State of New Jersey to meet our students’ clinical training needs.
  • Demonstrated or potential for demonstration of careful record keeping in tracking student clinical hours and progress toward meeting all CFCC standards for clinical certification and licensure in speech-language pathology.
  • Possession of interest in excellence in academic and clinical instruction.
  • Demonstrated or potential for demonstration of commitment to in-person, onsite academic/clinical instruction and collaboration with department colleagues.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Existing relationships with speech-language pathology practice sites across the State of New Jersey and Staten Island.
  • Excellent potential to develop marketing skills to grow our pool of ongoing clinical placement sites for graduate speech-language pathology students.
  • Interest in scholarly teaching as a form of evidence-based educational practice.

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Posting Date: 10/03/2023
Closing Date:

Located along New Jersey’s northern coastline, Monmouth University is a top-tier, private comprehensive institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. The University enrolls approximately 5,400 students in 61 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including four doctoral programs.

Small classes geared toward individual attention and immersive learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom, define the student experience at Monmouth. The University’s dynamic learning environment empowers students to become active participants in their education while fully preparing them for life after graduation. Monmouth’s faculty, experts in their respective disciplines and industries, foster student growth by collaborating with undergraduates and graduates in their research and scholarship.

Approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. The University’s 170-acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world, and blends the classic elegance of National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities.

A multitude of experiences is available just outside the campus gates. Access Asbury Park’s legendary music scene and diverse cultural opportunities supported by an active LGBTQ+ community. Enjoy Red Bank’s lively theater and dining hub and Long Branch’s redeveloped waterfront with recreational and upscale shopping offerings.

Founded in 1933 as Monmouth Junior College, the institution became Monmouth College in 1956 and received its university charter in 1995. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges,” The Princeton Review’s “The Best 387 Colleges,” and Money magazine’s “Best Colleges for Your Money.”

Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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