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Augmentative and Alternative Communication Research and Outreach Coordinator

Augmentative and Alternative Communication Research and Outreach Coordinator

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Other

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is seeking to fill a full-time appointment as a Research and Clinical Outreach Coordinator for the Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) program. The responsibilities of the position include the following: To coordinate the Penn State AAC clinical program to improve outcomes for individuals with complex communication needs and their families; To provide clinical teaching for graduate students in AAC; To contribute actively to research in AAC; and To support outreach activities to improve outcomes for individuals who use AAC and their families. This position requires a graduate degree in speech language pathology as well as ASHA certification (CCC-SLP). Relevant experience in AAC is also required. The ability to work effectively with diverse students, faculty, and staff is essential. Salary will be competitive, commensurate with background and experience. An attractive benefits package is available. Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. Applications must be submitted electronically and include a cover letter and CV and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The following clearances must be successfully completed for this position: - Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Background Check - Pennsylvania Child Abuse History - Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal Background Check Consider working for The Pennsylvania State University. Located in Centre County, Pennsylvania, employment at Penn State offers an incredible opportunity to enjoy the beauty of the central Pennsylvania outdoors combined with all of the culture, sports, and entertainment a large university community can bring. More information on the area and all of its amenities can be found here: CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here. Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. EEO is the Law Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Dr. Jessica Caron, Search Committee Chair

Contact Address : 308 Donald H Ford Building , University Park, PA 16802

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 814-863-4449

Instructions : Apply at:

Application Deadline : 10/31/2020

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