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SLP Clinical Educator, Pro Bono - Speech Language Pathology Program

Dallas, Texas, Austin, Texas Job ID: 789 Date posted: 07/12/2022


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

  • 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


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 789 Date posted 07/12/2022


Anyone accessing a USAHS campus will be asked to voluntarily disclose and agree to provide documentation that they have been fully vaccinated* for COVID-19. *Effective Monday, February 14, USAHS will include boosters as part of its Entry Protocols.

Those who are not fully vaccinated or do not wish to disclose their vaccination status will be required to submit proof of a valid negative COVID-19 test taken within seven days prior to each campus entry.

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.


The SLP Clinical Educator (CE) is a state licensed and ASHA-certified speech language pathologist who educates, mentors and supervises students performing client evaluations, screenings, and treatment to patients (adult and pediatric) attending the USAHS pro bono telehealth clinic CEs for the telehealth clinic review all clinical notes for each client and assess the clinical performance and documentation skills of students. CEs are required to attend any essential training opportunities offered by the program.

The qualified candidate must have an entry-level master’s degree or higher along with appropriate state license and ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence.  At least 2 years of hands-on experience is required in a patient care setting in the profession, and completion of the ASHA requirement for supervision of graduate interns.  The successful candidate will have excellent oral communication and organizational skills, be responsive to adult student needs, and be able to work collaboratively in a team environment.

  • Prepares the clinical environment to ensure both students and clients are ready for sessions. This includes the telehealth virtual environment, as well as physical clinical settings where applicable.
  • Organizes and maintains equipment; proposes equipment orders as needed.
  • Teaches and models clinical communication, professionalism, and collaboration.
  • Interacts frequently with students to provide direction, guidance, and feedback
  • Assists with administration, scoring, written reporting of assessments and therapy sessions.
  • Communicates with students and families on assessment and treatment activities.
  • Monitors student performance and progress with clinical skills development; provides feedback; and facilitates student participation in learning activities.
  • Assesses student performance on assessment, intervention, interaction and personal qualities.
  • Supervises a minimum of 14 clients per week.
  • Supervises, assesses, and provides feedback to students regarding proper protocols for clinical documentation
  • Reports student grades at end of term to the MS-SLP program.
  • Communicates with MS-SLP faculty to ensure consistent content delivery, student concerns, and to recommend changes for upcoming semesters.
  • Participates in monthly meetings with the MS-SLP program.
  • May lead and/or debrief student participation in clinical simulation activities.
  • Serves as student-to-university liaison.
  • Upholds student and part-time faculty handbook policies.
  • Promotes professionalism by modeling such behaviors.
  • Self-evaluates clinical supervision performance; sets goals for improvement in collaboration with program leadership and faculty.

May perform other duties and responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.


Reports to: MS-SLP Assistant Program Director TXDA

Positions Supervised:  Not applicable


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. Clinical educators must have a working computer, computer audio/video, and stable internet to perform teletherapy supervision.  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.


  • Master’s degree or higher
  • Prior practical hands-on experience in patient care setting in chosen specialization preferred

  • Supervision experience with graduate students and/or clinical fellows
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Professional role model
  • Able to provide a nurturing, respectful learning environment
  • Responsive to distance education, adult student needs
  • Working knowledge of educational theory and motor skill development
  • Able to work in a team environment


    • State licensed speech-language pathologist
    • ASHA certification (minimum 9 months)


       Minimal to no travel required


    • Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
    • Being Resilient - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.
    • Instills Trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
    • Drives Results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
    • Innovation - Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful.
    • Customer Focus - Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

    Work is performed from your home location. Work involves operation of personal computer equipment for six to eight hours daily and includes physical demands associated with a traditional office setting, e.g., walking, standing, communicating, and other physical functions as necessary.

    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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