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Clinical Associate Professor / Clinical Director

Clinical Associate Professor / Clinical Director

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Clinic Director

The Communication Disorders Program has twelve (12) full-time academic and clinical faculties. We have been recognized for our focus on preparing students with the knowledge and experience to serve a diverse and global society. As one of the campuses of the University of North Carolina (UNC) system, NCCU is located in Durham near the Research Triangle Park. Duties of the position include but are not limited to; directing clinic activities and services in the clinical faculty’s area(s) of expertise, providing clinical training and supervision to graduate students in the NCCU Speech and Hearing Clinic; and engaging/collaborating in scholarly work and service.

The primary purpose of this position is to coordinate with campus and community-based clinical supervisors to provide experiences which foster the graduate students’ knowledge and skills required to meet ASHA certification and North Carolina licensure standards in speech-language pathology. The selected candidate will teach, advise, and supervise students in the Communication Disorders Program.  This position will also help the program maintain accreditation by the Council for Academic Accreditation (CAA) in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.

We seek an innovative leader with the following qualifications:

  • A Master’s/Doctoral degree in Speech-Language Pathology, Speech and Hearing Science, or Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • A minimum of five (5) years of clinical experience and two (2) years of supervisory experience. 
  • Experience as a clinical coordinator or clinical education director is strongly preferred.
  • ASHA Certification in Speech-Language Pathology.
  • Eligibility for North Carolina State Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology.

The successful candidate is expected to serve as the Clinical Director for the Communication Disorders Program and to provide clinical supervision of students as needed. Requirements include participating in service to the program, university, and the profession. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing instruction in clinical courses.
  • Supervising, evaluating, and mentoring students and participating in all aspects of clinical experiences.
  • Management of the NCCU Speech and Hearing Clinic.
  • Establishing, monitoring and maintaining campus- and community-based clinical placements for graduate students.
  • Managing database of external placements and affiliation agreements.
  • Maintaining student clinical records for grading, reports, and advising purposes, e.g., CALIPSO.
  • Enforcing and monitoring HIPAA and FERPA training for all students.
  • Evaluating and facilitating clinical education effectiveness by coordinating and conducting visits to the clinical education sites.
  • Maintaining documentation supporting clinical organization and for the policies and practices to maintain accreditation.
  • Researching, recommending, and integrating new technologies into the clinical environment.
  • Presenting on topics related to speech-language pathology at local, state, and national meetings or workshops.
  • Collaborating with the Program Coordinator to develop, implement, and enforce policies and procedures.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Yolanda D. Keller-Bell

Contact Address : 700 Cecil Street, 2094 HM Michaux Building, Durham, North Carolina, 27707

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 919-530-7504, 919-530-7473

Instructions : The application should include: 1. Cover letter outlining your experience in clinical education and as a speech-language pathologist and your interest in North Carolina Central University; 2. A complete CV; 3. Three (3) professional letters of reference 4. Submit all
application materials at the following link:

Application Deadline : 8/1/2020

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