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Clinical Education Coordinator

Clinical Education Coordinator

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology TYPE Faculty TYPE Clinic Director

Duties and Responsibilities: This 12-month full-time clinical instructor serves as the Coordinator of Clinical Education for the Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders Program in the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas. Responsibilities include coordination of the clinical education curriculum; management of the Speech and Hearing Clinic and graduate off-campus clinical placements; teaching clinical skills via a patient caseload in the Speech and Hearing Clinic, and teaching academic courses. The Clinical Education Coordinator will provide weekly group meetings to students enrolled in off-campus clinical education courses, maintain regular contact with off-campus supervisors, and additional follow-up for students as needed to meet clinical education needs. The Clinical Education Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing clinic operations including ensuring established policies and procedures are adhered to by students, faculty, and staff and managing budgets related to clinical education.


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree in speech-language pathology
  • Certificate of clinical competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Eligibility for AR licensure


Preferred Qualification:

  • Five years of clinical experience
  • Experience with clinical education in a university or private clinic.
  • Experience providing or coordinating undergraduate observation hours.
  • Experience supervising graduate student clinicians
  • Experience teaching at a higher education institution
  • Additional certification areas or specialty recognition

 

About the Department, Program, and Research Resources: 
The Department of Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders at the University of Arkansas comprises seven independent academic programs that offer 15 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. We offer the majority of our programs in Fayetteville, although we have a large and growing online presence. Our programs serve more than 900 students each academic year, and these learners find commonalities in coursework and engagement in areas such as professionalism, integrity, service to others, and commitment to lifelong learning. Our department is dedicated to advancing knowledge, empowering communities, and preparing highly qualified diverse professionals in health and education who are committed to improving people’s lives through practice, scholarship, and leadership.


The Communication Disorders Program offers both undergraduate and master's degrees. Existing research collaborations include the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Mercy Hospital, the Northwest Medical System, and Washington Regional Medical Center, all located in Northwest Arkansas.


The Speech and Hearing Clinic in Epley Center is composed of clinic rooms and laboratories designed for both clinical services and clinically focused speech science research. The speech science laboratories consist of a KayPENTAX computerized speech lab 4,500 (CSL) and equipment for the measurement of breath support. In addition, the speech science laboratory has equipment for conducting voice and dysphagia evaluations including video stroboscopy and fibroendoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES). The Neurofeedback Laboratory in Epley Center includes: EEG, SCR, and EMG recording equipment; an electromagnetically shielded and sound attenuated booth, and equipment for recording and analyzing manual kinematics.


Starting Date: The anticipated starting date for the position is May 1, 2020. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Application Procedures: To be considered, please submit a cover letter in which you speak to the duties and responsibilities of the position; a resumé or curriculum vitae; and the names, titles, addresses, and contact numbers of three references. Completed applications received by March 29, 2020, will receive full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A’s employment system: http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/40122.


For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Rachel Glade, program coordinator of Communication Sciences and Disorders, at rglade@uark.edu. Please do not send application materials by e-mail to the listed recruitment contact.


The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.


The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Rachel Glade

Contact Address : 606 N. Razorback Road, Fayetteville, AR 72701

Contact Email : rglade@uark.edu

Contact Phone : 14795753575

Instructions : Application Procedures: To be considered, please submit a cover letter in which you speak to the duties and responsibilities of the position; a resumé or curriculum vitae; and the names, titles, addresses, and contact numbers of three references. Completed applications received by March 29, 2020, will receive full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A’s employment system: http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/40122.

Application Deadline : 3/29/2020

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