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Clinical Coordinator, Full-time - Speech-Language Pathology Program

Austin, Texas Job ID: 495 Date posted: 03/28/2021
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Overview

A core faculty member at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) provides engaging clinically-focused learning opportunities for students in the health science professions through face-to-face, blended, and online delivery methods. A faculty member is responsible for teaching, academic advising, and service involving collaboration across other departments and campuses. They provide service to the University through committees, curriculum improvement, and advocacy for their profession. Faculty members are scholars, being involved in building and integrating knowledge for the advancement of the profession and the University.

  • Job Type
    Full-time
    Core

  • Experience
    2 years of clinical experience

  • Certification
    Licensed or eligible for license per one’s discipline in which the campus in located

Success Profile

What makes a successful core faculty member at The University of St. Augustine? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Committed to Mission and Core Values
  • Dedicated to Students First
  • Accountable
  • Academic and Professional Expertise
  • Educational Design and Delivery
  • Effective Teaching

Our Core Values

The mission of the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is the development of professional healthcare practitioners through innovative, individualized, and quality classroom, clinical, and distance education.

  • Student first
  • Professionalism
  • Promoting excellence and innovation in education
  • Collaboration
  • Integrity
  • Health and wellness
  • Responsiveness
  • Creative and critical thinking

Culture

Faculty members at the University of St. Augustine are very involved in their professional associations and pursuing clinical excellence and innovative practice. Our diverse array of clinical specialties promotes a varied scholarship agenda and contribute well to our blended-learning model, preparing our students for excellence starting on day one of employment.

Career Path

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences offers a career path to support your immediate and future success.

  • Instructor
  • Assistant Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Professor

Key Benefits

  • Generous Medical, Dental & Vision Plans

  • Higher Education Tuition Assistance

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short and Long Term Disability Coverage

  • Life and Accident (AD&D) Insurance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

Position Description

Job ID 495 Date posted 03/28/2021 The mission of The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is the development of professional health care practitioners through innovation, individualized, and quality classroom, clinical, and distance education.

GENERAL SUMMARY

The Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Coordinator is a core faculty position with teaching, scholarship, and service responsibilities in addition to clinical education administrative tasks associated with the campus SLP program. This role includes teaching clinical courses. The Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Coordinator is responsible for coordinating residencies and delivering the clinical education portion of the SLP curriculum, in collaboration with the Director of SLP Clinical Education (DSLPCE). This position requires contact with students, outside constituents, professional organizations, and faculty. Virtual and weekend on-campus interaction with students is required. Some travel is required.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


Clinical Education Program Planning and Implementation

* Works under the Director of SLP Clinical Education to identify and secure clinical placements

* Plans, coordinates, and participates in SLP residences

* Coordinates and provides clinical supervision

* Directs student clinicians in all domains of professional clinical practice; appropriately assesses student learning and performance

* Maintains students clinical clock hours in CALIPSO

* Initiates and services community partnerships

* Identifies and secures clinical sites and/or clinical partnerships for residency experiences and pro bono clinics

* Appropriately communicates to faculty and program directors on student and curriculum information


Teaching: provides student-centered learning through best practice teaching activities

* Teaches 1-2 clinical courses per trimester

* Designs, coordinates, and implements clinical simulations during residencies

* Optimizes residency learning environment that is conducive to student learning by developing creative, challenging and evidence-based learning opportunities

* Uses learning assessment information to improve teaching and curriculum; participates in quality improvement initiatives to meet program and institutional goals

* Provides current, organized, error free instructional materials

* Maintains all components of the learning environment including online course portal management


Scholarship: actively engages in scholarship to advance knowledge

* Establishes and implements an approved scholarship plan/faculty development plan as required by accreditation and university standards

* Stays current with clinical practice and evidence that support content area expertise and professional growth

* Disseminates scholarly work consistent with university policies and accreditation expectations


Service: supports shared governance and promoting one’s profession

* Serves on programmatic and university committees as assigned

* Actively participates in his/her professional association

* Serves as university liaison in community and/or professional activities

* Uses release time that enhances the program (e.g. - clinical practice, consultation, advanced degree, research, service) as approved by the Program Director

* Participates in university governance, curriculum planning, and functions to support development and growth of the institution


Administration: supports efficient and consistent practices across all programs

* Works collaboratively with members of the team

* Advises students on academic, professional and/or personal issues while providing referrals when appropriate

* Provides other administrative duties as assigned

* Completes annual self-evaluation of faculty performance and sets goals for the next year in collaboration with the Program Director; is actively engaged in faculty development opportunities to meet performance goals


Professionalism: displays the behaviors of a professional academician and follows expected discipline specific Code of Ethics

* Promotes professionalism by modeling and encouraging such behaviors inside and outside the classroom setting

* Supports and exemplifies the University’s core values

* Actively engages in interprofessional collaboration activities

* Upholds and enforces student and faculty handbook policies and university policies/procedures


OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Other responsibilities as assigned by the Program Director and/or Director of SLP Clinical Education


POSITION IN ORGANIZATION

Reports to: Academic Program Director or Director, SLP Clinical Education


TECHNICAL, MANAGERIAL & PEOPLE SKILLS REQUIRED

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Incumbents will be evaluated, in part, based on performance of each essential function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

* Master's degree or doctorate with demonstrated clinical expertise

* Two years of experience as a university Clinical Supervisor or Site Supervisor for speech-language pathology students strongly preferred

* A minimum of 1 year of teaching experience at the college/university level preferred

* Experience with online teaching/learning desired

* A minimum of 2 years of clinical experience in the area of course content required

* Experience in scholarly activity preferred


LICENSURE and/or CERTIFICATION

Faculty Members must be appropriately credentialed, possess an earned degree from an accredited institution or recognized by a country's ministry of education in the discipline being taught, and be licensed or license-eligible in order to teach in specific programs.

* American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC)

* State SLP license


TRAVEL

Some travel will be requested.



The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.  
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