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Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Educator
About the Position: This is a 9-10 month, project-employment position (dependent upon funding); position is renewable yearly subject to funding.  Work is performed when CSD’s clinic classes are in session. The Department of Personnel title for this position is "Speech Pathologist/Audiologist Specialist 1".

Under general supervision, the Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Educator educates and prepares students in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD) in the evaluation and treatment of communication disorders, and in the development of related interpersonal and professional/technical skills.  The position provides direct services to patients, demonstrating clinical skills for undergraduate and graduate CSD students.

This position is part of a Public School Employees of WWU bargaining unit.  New employees are required to meet the membership requirements of the current collective bargaining agreement within 30 calendar days of employment.

About the College/Department: Communication Sciences and Disorders
Position Responsibilities:
  • Educate and prepare speech-language pathology students in the development of relevant interpersonal and clinical professional/technical skills, and evaluate their performance
  • Engage in the various types of clinical education activities (e.g., file reviews, client/patient scheduling, student clinician meetings, observation of clinical sessions, provision of verbal and written feedback to student clinicians, client/patient dismissal, guidance in clinical writing) necessary to comply with both national accreditation standards and departmental guidelines
  • Participate in teaching and/or independently teach academic and/or clinical coursework in the CSD Department, and evaluate student performance
  • Conduct demonstration evaluation and treatment sessions with clients/patients in order to assist in the clinical and professional education of students
  • Write/edit client/patient reports and complete documentation for related clinical services
  • Complete student evaluations and other documentation for clinical training purposes, including summaries of supervised clinical clock hours, student letters of recommendation, etc
  • Represent the Speech-Language/Hearing Clinic and the CSD department in activities and on committees both within the Department, the University, and the community
  • Serve as part of the team of clinical educators at meetings where we discuss student status, clinic improvement, clinic policies and procedures, and project development
  • Perform related duties as required
Required Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in speech-language pathology
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association
  • Valid State of Washington Speech-Language Pathologist license
  • Three years of experience as a speech-language pathologist working with pediatric, adolescent, and/or adult populations
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum of one year of experience supervising graduate students
Academic Emphasis: N/A
Job Location: Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
Salary: New hires typically begin at $4429/month including an excellent benefits package
Bargaining Union: PTE
Application Instructions and Requested Documents: Please log in below and submit your application via WWU's Electronic Application System for Employment (EASE).  Note:  You will need to be using Internet Explorer to fully utilize our online application system.

A cover letter and resume are required and should address your experience related to the position responsibilities and the required and preferred qualifications.  You may cut and paste or upload your resume and cover letter as noted on the EASE application.

Please complete the education and work experience section of the EASE application and submit the names and contact information of three professional references.
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Job Posted: 11/21/2013
Closing Date Notes: Position is open until filled
Recruitment #: 131063
Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. See WWU's Policy on Ensuring Equal Opportunity and Prohibiting Discrimination and Retaliation. Inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity and Employment Diversity, Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Equal Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay); eoo@wwu.edu

WWU is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources Disability Services, 360.650.3774 or 711 (Washington Relay).

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