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SLP Program Grant Coordinator - SLHS

University of Montana
Montana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 27, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Speech & Hearing Sciences, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Other Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Health Services
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Full Time
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The School of Speech, Language, Hearing, and Occupational Sciences in the College of Health is seeking applications for a Speech-Language Pathology Program Grant Coordinator to join their team. This position is responsible for the administrative management of the complex clinical placement process for the graduate students in the School of Speech, Language, Hearing, and Occupational Sciences (SLHOS) following the professional standards established by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and the accreditation requirements of the Council on Academic Accreditation for Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA). There is a significant degree of initiative and independence needed in performing the tasks of this position.

Key duties and responsibilities of this position include:
  • Identify, establish, and arrange clinical practicum sites in settings across the country - matching the clinical education requirements for graduate students who each need placements in three different settings, working with pediatric and adult clients, across nine disorder conditions to provide diagnostic and treatment services.
  • Possessing or obtaining an exceptional expertise of web-based program Calipso
  • Training all students and supervisors in accurate use of Calipso and monitoring their accuracy and timeliness.
  • Generating and updating a wide range of reports and databases to document academic and clinical competencies for department programming and accreditation requirements.
  • Managing clinic compliance documentation management for clinical educators and the graduate student clinicians they supervise (e.g., CPR, immunizations, HIPAA, Blood Borne Pathogen training, etc.).
  • Management of records within the wider academic unit for the speech-language pathology (SLP) master’s (clinical training) program, clerical duties associated with both internal and external clinical rotations and supervisor/facility support, and other levels that require clinical hours accruement.
  • Managing the financial aspect of the Office of Public Instruction project with budget preparation and management as well as coordinating the distinct conditions of nearly 200 individual Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) and the types of compensation provided to the practicum supervisors.
  • Planning, organizing, and executing a yearly training opportunity with national speaker(s) for clinical educators. Assist in organizing and attending conferences and workshops related to the DeWit RiteCare Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic
  • Managing and curating the SLP master’s program and clinic webpages and marketing endeavors, social media
  • Provide additional program and School support as needed.
The University of Montana is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in demonstrating its five priorities for action : Place student success at the center of all we do; drive excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, and research; embody the principle of “mission first, people always"; partner with place; and proudly tell the UM story.

Position Details
  • Position is full-time, 1.0 FTE, Letter of Appointment and includes a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including Insurance package, mandatory retirement plan, partial tuition waiver, and wellness program.
  • Salary for this position is $37,080 per year commensurate with qualifications.
Required Skills
  • Ability to develop and in-depth understanding and use of a data management and documentation system with regular updates
  • Ability to interact productively and professionally with faculty, administrators, students, and external sites
  • Advanced proficiency in using personal computers, including email, internet, Microsoft Excel, and website maintenance
  • Communicative written composition, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Ability to adapt, meet challenges, and learn new skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information in compliance with FERPA for student protections and HIPAA for clinical application
  • Ability to complete tasks accurately with attention to detail and to meet deadlines in a busy environment
  • Familiarity working with grants.
  • Working knowledge of stipend pay systems.
  • Ability to develop and expand outreach efforts across state.
  • Evidence of knowledge translation for communication throughout state.
  • Active knowledge of speech-language pathology.
Required Experience
  • High school diploma, as well as, at least two (2) years of professional experience working in an office environment; or any combination of experience and education that would provide the competencies required to successfully discharge the essential duties assigned to this position.
  • Experience with data management
  • Experience in organizational and event planning

Preferred Qualifications
  • Familiarity with the University of Montana campus resources.
  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent
  • Prior experience working with grants.

About UM and the School of Speech, Language, Hearing, and Occupational Sciences

The University of Montana is flagship, research institution with more than 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students. It is located in Missoula, a culturally vibrant community of about 75,000, surrounded by mountains and three rivers converge. Abundant recreational opportunities in surrounding state and national forests and nearby Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park complement a thriving intellectual atmosphere.

The School of Speech, Language, Hearing, and Occupational Sciences is accredited with the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology and offers the following programs: (1) an online and on-campus leveling post-baccalaureate certificate in communicative sciences and disorders, (2) an online and on-campus speech-language pathology-assistant certificate, (3) an online and on-campus bachelor’s degree in communicative sciences and disorders, (4) an established on-campus and broadcast distance master’s degree program of speech-language pathology, and (4) a PhD doctoral degree program in speech, language, and hearing sciences.

Faculty are committed to innovative clinical training programs conducted through the on-campus DeWit RiteCare Speech, Language, Hearing Clinic that includes the Big Sky Aphasia Program for intensive aphasia treatment, Project CHRONICLE for adolescent literacy, MOSSAIC for training and peer-mentorship of college students with autism, Youth Engagement Through Intervention for social skills development, and the Voice and Swallow Clinic including a specialized head/neck cancer foci through a collaboration with the Missoula Rocky Mountain Ear, Nose, Throat and Hearing Center. Faculty foster and enjoy interprofessional research and training collaborations across the United States, Montana, and University of Montana Campus. Regional and Campus partnerships include those with the Montana Cancer Center, University of Montana Brain Initiative, Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities, University of Montana Health Medicine Initiative, Montana Autism Center, Montana Digital Academy, and Institute for Research in Education, and College of Health Professions Interprofessional Center.

To learn more about the University of Montana, please visit the links below.
Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to Offer of Employment.
In accordance with University policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations.
ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference.
Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. For example, this material is available in alternative format upon request. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may request veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law.
References *References not listed on the application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to the applicant.
Testing Individual hiring departments at UM may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions.

E mployment Eligibility. All New Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally required (e.g., Form I-9).

How to Apply

Priority Application Date: Sunday, November 28, 2021 by 11:59 pm (MST)

Application review will begin after date above and continue until the position is filled.

Please submit the following application materials via "New Resume/CV" button below.

*Please note: only five (5) attachments are allowed per application. Please combine documents accordingly.
  • Letter of Interest – addressing the stated required skills for the position
  • Detailed resume listing education and describing work experience
  • Three (3) professional references - Names and contact information

Job Location Missoula, Montana, United States
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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