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CSD/SLP Program Faculty

CSD/SLP Program Faculty

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology

Twelve-month Lecturer faculty position; emphasis on externship coordination for educational and medical placements, clinical education, and teaching; coordinate externships, provide clinical instruction, and teach courses at undergraduate and graduate levels as appropriate; opportunities for course release for research and service projects; ASHA dues, PSHA dues, and professional development funding provided by Thiel College.

The Externship Coordinator and Lecturer of Thiel College's BS-CSD/SLP program is responsible for coordinating and maintaining the CSD/SLP program's external clinical training model to support the provision of high-quality clinical education to undergraduate CSD students and graduate SLP students.  The externship Coordinator & Lecturer functions in an independent manner with responsibility for making day-to-day administrative decisions and clinical education decisions concerning externship placements.  Actions affecting intermediate or long-term programmatic functions are to be discussed with and approved by the MS-SLP Program Director before implementation.

Thiel College is an independent liberal arts college rooted in the Lutheran tradition.  Thiel provides an accessible and inclusive learning environment that emphasizes service to society.  Thiel College empowers individuals to reach their full potential by creating a diverse and inclusive learning environment that ensures educational excellence, stimulates global awareness, and promotes ethical leadership. In doing so, Thiel prepares students for careers and lives of meaning and purpose.

The Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders is well-established at Thiel College and offers a B.S. in Communication Sciences and Disorders and M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology.  The M.. in Speech-Language Pathology is currently in candidacy status.  The department has state-of-the-art teaching facilities and a new on-campus clinic:  Thiel Center for Speech-Language Services.

The Externship Coordinator & Lecturer would provide clinical instruction and teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate coursework as appropriate.  Priority will be given to candidates with pediatric experience.

Minimum Requirements:  Master's degree in speech-language pathology is required with a Doctoral degree in Speech-Language Pathology, or a closely related discipline, preferred.; Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP); ability to obtain Pennsylvania professional license and PDE credential; a minimum of five years of clinical experience as a CCC-SLP and record of clinical supervision/mentorship; Strong organizational, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills to ensure quality learning experiences for students and effective collaboration with clinical partners.

Examples of Duties:

      - coordinate externship placements

      - act as a liaison between Thiel College CSD/SLP Program and externship sites;

      - collaborate and contribute as an active member to the BS-CSD/MS-SLP Program;

     - prospect and recruit external placements and clinical contracts from the community;

     - secure affiliation agreements for externships;

     - manage affiliation agreements;

     - carry a clinical caseload and supervise students;

     - serve as the primary externship contact;

     - report to the MS-SLP Program Director.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.  The position will start June 1, 2024.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references by clicking here.   All application materials should be attached in a single PDF document using the candidate's last name as the document title.

Thiel College is committed to attracting culturally and professionally diverse faculty and staff who engage our students by providing a rich and fulfilling curricular and co-curricular experience.

Additional Info

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 724-589-2858

Instructions :

Application Deadline : 12/1/2023

Contact Name : Jennifer Clark

Contact Address : 75 College Avenue
Greenville PA 16125

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