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Director of Clinical Education

Director of Clinical Education

TYPE Clinic Director
DepartmentCommunication Disorders
Budget TitleInstructor 12-month
Local TitleDirector of Clinical Education
Proposed Posting Date

The Department of Communication Disorders at the State University of New York at New Paltz (SUNY New Paltz) invites applications for a 12-month, tenure-track Director of Clinical Education position beginning preferably in January/spring-semester of 2024. The primary responsibilities are the oversight of the graduate clinical education program, including coordination of speech language clinical education and services in the SUNY New Paltz Speech-Language & Hearing Center and off-site practicum placements. Duties for this role include but are not limited to:

  • Oversee clinical programming, office functions, and facilities in the campus Speech Language & Hearing Center
  • Engage in community outreach and develop clinical initiatives to meet students’ and community needs
  • Collaborate and consult with clinical and academic faculty to foster student clinical learning
  • Oversee administrative functions for on-site speech-language pathology services, including scheduling of evaluations and therapy sessions, maintaining supplies, tests, materials, and facilitating clinical team meetings
  • Coordinate externship placement of students in off-site practica, including maintaining contact with placement supervisors and obtaining and maintaining contracts for clinical affiliations, as needed
  • Teach clinical courses in the department and/or provide direct clinical supervision in select on-site or off-site clinical practicum sections
  • Participate in departmental activities, including clinical coordinator meetings and in departmental/university service committees
  • Work with department chair and graduate coordinator to hire and coordinate part-time clinical faculty
  • Supervise clinic office staff and student workers
  • Related administrative and instructional responsibilities, as needed


  • An earned master’s degree or doctorate in speech-language pathology
  • ASHA certification in speech-language pathology
  • NYS licensure in SLP and completion of a minimum of two continuing education hours in supervision by the start date
  • Minimum of three years’ clinical experience
  • Clinical supervisory experience
  • Commitment to clinical education that integrates clinical and classroom experiences and focuses on evidence-based practice


  • Strong record of clinical practice
  • Experience in clinical supervision
  • Strong record of classroom and/or clinical teaching
  • Program administration experience
  • Experience in bilingual service provision
Special Instructions to Applicants

Electronic submissions required. Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process should call (845) 257-3628.

Candidates will be required to electronically submit:

  • cover letter
  • resume
  • contact information for three professional references

Please apply by visiting

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; priority given to applications received before 10/30/23.

Other important information about this vacancy

This position offers full New York State benefits which are among the most comprehensive in the country. The State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective, public college that is recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs. It is located in the beautiful Hudson River Valley with easy access to New York City and other nearby recreational and cultural amenities.

SUNY New Paltz recognizes the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work here is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members—students, faculty and staff. The College’s commitment to inclusive excellence is an important part of our mission of public education and our culture. New Paltz continues to work on building a community that supports freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support these values of diversity and inclusiveness and candidates of all diverse backgrounds who wish to participate in our cultural aspirations are welcome and encouraged to apply.

The State University of New York at New Paltz is an AA/EOE/ADA employer.

Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period. Please refer to the University Police Web site for the complete Annual Security Report (Clery Report) at

Additional Info

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 845-257-3603

Instructions : Please apply by visiting

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; priority given to applications received before 10/30/23.

Application Deadline : 11/17/2023

Contact Name : Dr. Susan Arnao

Contact Address : 1 Hawk Dr.
New Paltz, NY 12561

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