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Program Director/Associate or Full Professor of Speech-Language Pathology at Nevada State University

Program Director/Associate or Full Professor of Speech-Language Pathology at Nevada State University

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology DISCIPLINE Speech/Hearing Science TYPE Program Director/Chair

Nevada State University invites applications for a 12-month, tenure track Program Director & Associate Professor/Full Professor of Speech-Language Pathology.

About the School of Education at Nevada State University:

The Nevada State School of Education (SOE) is an exciting and dynamic place to work with more than 1000 undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, and graduate students. The SOE has worked hard over the last 20+ years to address the needs of state, supporting passionate students as they transform into skilled and highly qualified teachers and speech-language pathologists. SOE is housed in the Christenson Education Building, which opened in the summer of 2021. The speech language-pathology program was the first graduate program at Nevada State and was recently awarded full accreditation by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. The program has strong community ties and provides services at an on-campus clinic in Henderson and at the Rite-Care Clinic in Las Vegas.


Job Description

Nevada State University invites applications for a 12-month, tenure track Program Director & Associate Professor/Full Professor of Speech-Language Pathology of Master’s Degree Program.

About the School of Education at Nevada State University:

The Nevada State School of Education (SOE) is an exciting and dynamic place to work with more than 1000 undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, and graduate students. The SOE has worked hard over the last 20+ years to address the needs of state, supporting passionate students as they transform into skilled and highly qualified teachers and speech-language pathologists. SOE is housed in the Christenson Education Building, which opened in the summer of 2021. The speech language-pathology program was the first graduate program at Nevada State and was recently awarded full accreditation by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. The program has strong community ties and provides services at an on-campus clinic in Henderson and at the Rite-Care Clinic in Las Vegas.


Diversity and Inclusion Statement:

Nevada State University, a four-year Minority Serving public institution with a statewide mission, is dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning and committed to the advancement of a diverse and largely under-served student population. Designated a Hispanic Serving (HSI) and Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Institution (AANAPI), Nevada State is a university where teaching and student support are valued above all else.


A majority of our students are first generation, racial/ethnic minorities, parents, and/or returning students, of which 45% are Hispanic, 12% are Asian/Pacific Islander, 11% are Black/African American, 25% are White, and 7% are multiracial.


We celebrate the storied backgrounds of our campus community. We operate with a shared commitment to represent and serve the diverse population of Nevada and to encourage the exchange of ideas that respects and honors the lived experiences of our students, staff, and faculty. We foster a culture of inclusive excellence so our members can live authentically, fully engage, and flourish. In order to strengthen the university and progress its mission, the university dedicates itself to intentional and ongoing reflection to meeting the evolving needs of Nevada State University, the surrounding communities, and the State of Nevada.


We seek applicants who are passionate about working with this promising student population and collaborating with faculty and staff across departments to make a lasting impact in developing our institution and our community. 


We encourage you to highlight your background in fostering an inclusive campus culture and supporting the success of students who are historically underrepresented in higher education.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Director, Speech Language Programs – Undergraduate and Graduate:
    • Oversees all administrative duties related to program assessment and program accreditation
    • Oversees course programming and scheduling
    • Directs community outreach initiatives
    • Oversees SLP Program Faculty and Staff
    • Academic advising
  • Reduced teaching load (undergrad and/or graduate courses).
  • Supervise students in clinical settings (supervision counts toward courses).
  • Work in collaboration with Clinic Director and Undergraduate Program Coordinator.
  • Contribute to program development/renewal initiatives.
  • Conduct research and scholarship.
  • Participate in service at the school, university, and community.


Required Qualifications:

  • Must hold rank of Associate or Full Professor and meet eligibility upon review by the Nevada State University Promotion and Tenure Committee.
  • A Ph.D. in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences or a closely related field.
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology (CCC-SLP).
  • Eligible for Nevada State Licensure.
  • Experience with the ASHA Accreditation Process.
  • Eligibility to work in the United States without sponsorship (Nevada State does not sponsor employment-related visas).


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with program oversight and development.
  • Expertise in working with children OR adult populations.
  • Experience in university teaching and clinical supervision at the graduate level.
  • Experience providing professional development and mentoring SLP instructors.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.


Rank, Salary & Benefits

  • 12-month, Tenure-Track Associate or Full Professor
  • Highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • Nevada State University offers excellent benefits, including 17.50% retirement match, 24 annual leave days, beginning balance of 30 sick leave days, 12 paid holidays, educational benefits, and three health insurance plans that can be supplemented with flexible spending accounts or health savings accounts.

This Posting is Open Until Filled

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a hiring decision has been made.

Additional Info

Contact Email : andre.lindsey@nevadastate.edu

Contact Phone : 702.992.2528

Instructions : Apply Here: https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/NSU-external/details/Program-Director---Associate-Professor-Full-Professor-of-Speech-Language-Pathology_R0140109

Contact Name : André Lindsey

Contact Address : Nevada State University
Christenson Education Building
1300 Nevada State Dr, Henderson, NV 89002

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