Academic Fieldwork Supervisor
ANNOUNCEMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION OPENING
POSITION: Academic Fieldwork Supervisor
POSITION CODE: A6794
DEPARTMENT: Communicative Disorders, College of Arts and Sciences
APPOINTMENT: Administrative, full-time, 10 months
STARTING SALARY: Commensurate with experience
INTRODUCTORY PERIOD: 12 months
POSTING DATE: July 11, 2014
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled
DESCRIPTION: The Department of Communicative Disorders has a strong commitment to the academic and clinical preparation of graduate students for education credential candidates in Speech-Language Pathology. Under direction, the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator places graduating students in medical and public school externships and provides clinical supervision in the Truesdail Speech and Hearing Center while providing a strong foundation to undergraduate students in the communication sciences.
Duties and responsibilities include but, are not limited to:
- Teaches one (1) course at the graduate level and is expected to engage in scholarly work related to his or her primary area of clinical expertise or role in the curriculum.
- Provides clinic supervision at the graduate level, and serves as facilitator/evaluator of clinical externships in public school and medical settings; engages in ongoing evaluation of student experiences and coordinates with instructors.
- Coordinates and supervises speech, language and hearing screenings completed on campus and in public agencies.
- Meets regularly with the department chair on issues related to fieldwork; participates in assessment of course and program learning outcomes.
- Responsible for fieldwork standards and collaborates with faculty and fieldwork educators to strengthen the ties between didactic and fieldwork education; counsels and develops action plans for candidates who are experiencing difficulty in fieldwork.
- Procures, develops and evaluates fieldwork sites, communications with fieldwork sites and supervisors, performs site visits, student placements and supervision; oversees student placements to sites that are part of each semester of the curriculum to assure diversity of experience; establishes school partnerships; maintains memorandums of understanding, and ensures student compliance with all program requirements.
- Coordinates scheduled meetings with academic advisors to ensure candidates are placed in appropriate clinical settings upon completion of course work, in accordance with CTC requirements, and university requirements.
- Works closely with education programs faculty and campus staff to assure maximum service to credential and internship candidates.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree and a minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of experience in speech-language pathology, and clinical certification from the American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association, California Teacher Credential – SLP and eligibility for state licensure in California. The successful candidate will have experience supervising clinical experiences of graduate students in the area of speech and language disorders, documented teaching experience and demonstrable teaching skills, and recent experience working as a speech-language pathologist in the public schools. Experience in a medical setting is also desirable. Knowledge and experience applying evidence-based practices in Speech-Language Pathology, including the areas of nonbiased assessment and intervention practices for multicultural and multilingual clients, knowledge of current special education laws. Ability to work collaboratively and collegially in a decentralized (off campus) setting where working relationships must be established and maintained with colleagues in other programs and locations. Must be able to competently interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty and staff. In compliance with The Americans with Disabilities Act, if selected for the interview process and accommodations are needed please call 909/748-8040.
TO APPLY: Submit cover letter, resume, salary history, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to: Human Resources, University of Redlands, PO Box 3080, Redlands CA 92373-0999.
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