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Clinical Faculty in Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Colorado, United States
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Posted Date
Jan 6, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Dentistry, Other Health & Medicine, Speech & Hearing Sciences, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
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Posting Number F00824 Position Title Clinical Faculty in Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences Position Number F00829 Salary for Announcement
The salary range for this clinical faculty position is $53,000 – $66,000. This is a 12 month position, working 11 months with one month of leave time to be negotiated each year. The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based upon a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, education, experience, specialty and training. The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

MSU Denver offers a full and competitive benefits package that includes health insurance, retirement benefits, flex spending accounts, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, and more. To learn about these options in greater detail, visit the link in the Benefits section below. Employee Category Faculty Department Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences EClass Code Full Time Faculty-Def Pay Position Summary
The Department of Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences ( SLHS ) is seeking applications for a full-time (non-tenure track) clinical faculty member for our SLP graduate program. This is a 12-month (renewable) appointment with benefits, beginning August 2022.

MSU Denver has a long history of excellence in undergraduate SLHS education. As of August 2021, our Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology Program ( MSSLP ) has been granted candidacy status by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology ( CAA ). In line with the University’s goal to become a model Hispanic-Serving Institution for higher education, we will offer an optional specialization in bilingual (Spanish-English) service provision as part of our MSSLP program.

The individual selected for this position will demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence as well as a strong background in clinical practice across the lifespan. We are especially interested in applicants with experience teaching in higher education, experience with clinical supervision of graduate students, and a demonstrated commitment to serve and mentor students from a diverse, urban population. Bilingual applicants are highly encouraged to apply as some teaching responsibilities may include courses offered as part of our optional bilingual specialization.

While the nature of this position requires the employee to be on-site and have an outward presence for students, faculty, and staff, there is the ability to complete some work remotely. Duties/Responsibilities
Teaching (30%)
  • Teach up to 12 credit hours per academic year of undergraduate and graduate coursework in communication sciences and disorders. Teaching may include online, face to face, and hybrid instruction
  • Participate in curriculum development with other faculty in the SLHS department

Administration (60%)
  • Administrative oversight and clinical supervision of graduate students at our on-campus speech-language and hearing clinic or on-campus partner sites for screening, diagnostics and interventions
  • Advise graduate students on (but not limited to): employment, course/curriculum requirements, program completion, graduation requirements, internships, clinical screening, diagnostic and intervention activities, professional roles/responsibilities and ethical practices
  • Supervise students’ clinical intervention activities and review clinical documentation. Provide timely and comprehensive feedback
  • Provide supervision of diagnostic evaluations to include preparation, scoring, report writing, debriefing, and development of treatment plans and collaborate with/advise graduate students as needed
  • Complete diagnostic evaluations in the on-campus clinic for a range of clients with or without assistance from graduate students
  • Adhere to the roles and responsibilities of clinical educators, guidelines of professional practice in speech-language pathology and ASHA’s Code of Ethics
  • Contribute to Knowledge and Skills Acquisition ( KASA ) Summary Forms for graduate students enrolled in the MSSLP program
  • Work collaboratively with the Director of Clinical Education to advance the department’s accreditation efforts

Other (10%)
  • Participate in university and professional service as assigned
  • Serve on departmental or university committees as requested
  • Support other departmental initiatives as requested
Required Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in speech-language pathology
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence ( CCC ) in speech-language pathology from ASHA and at least 9 months of practice post certification
  • Hold credentials consistent with State of Colorado licensure requirements or demonstrate eligibility for State of Colorado licensure
  • Completion of requirements for the 2020 ASHA certification standards for providing clinical instruction and supervision to individuals preparing for ASHA certification (and self-attestation)
  • Previous experience as a clinical supervisor/educator for graduate students in speech-language pathology
Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level in the area of communication sciences and disorders
  • Experience working with and sensitivity to the needs of a diverse urban student population including (but not limited to) students of color, LBGTQIA+ students, students from low-income backgrounds, first-generation students, students with disabilities, undocumented students, non-traditional students, student veterans, and English-language learners
  • Training in course or curriculum design/development
  • Bilingual (Spanish-English) with documented history of bilingual service provision
  • Clinical or research doctorate in Speech-Language Sciences or related field
  • Knowledge and experience treating individuals with communication/swallowing disorders across the lifespan in a variety of settings; documented history of service provision with underrepresented/marginalized communities
  • Board certification related to the profession or other related certification(s)
  • Familiarity with clinical education/certification requirements in the field of SLP
  • Participation in inter-professional education and practice
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Proficiency with technology and ability to learn and use new technology efficiently
  • Previous experience teaching clinical methods at the graduate level
  • Familiarity with CALIPSO, KASA, and use of electronic medical records
Posting date 01/06/2022 Closing date Closing Instructions Open Until Filled To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) 02/28/2022 Special Instructions to Applicants
Complete applications received by Monday, February 28, 2022 at 11:59 PM MST will receive full consideration. The position is open until filled. All applicants must submit an application and the documents outlined below through our online system, .

In order for an applicant to be considered for the position, the applicant must have a complete file with the following:
1. Curriculum Vitae
2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
3. Diversity Statement
4. Unofficial Transcripts of highest degree earned. Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.
5. References. Prepare a list of three professional references and their contact information.

Safe Return to Campus Protocol
The health and safety of students, faculty, staff and our prospective teammates are our highest priority and as an institution, we are required to have proof of vaccination on file for all employees.

MSU Denver is requiring all employees to provide proof of being fully vaccinated for Covid-19, or to submit an exemption and be subject to following the Covid-19 safety protocols. As an employee of MSU Denver, an exemption or lack of proof of vaccination will require you to submit to weekly Covid-19 testing starting the week of August 23, 2021. Additionally, all institutions on campus are requiring that masks be worn indoors regardless of your vaccinations status. Talent Team Representative Tanya Rogowsky Talent Team Representative E-mail Benefits
MSU Denver is pleased to offer our current and potential employees a wide array of benefit options. To learn more, please visit the following link: Employee Benefits Offerings Diversity Statement
Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Our student population consists of nearly 50% first generation students and over 45% students of color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver.

We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We greatly value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a culture of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.
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