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Assistant Professor, SLP - Academic Fieldwork Coordinator

Assistant Professor, SLP - Academic Fieldwork Coordinator

locationRichardson, TX, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/19/2024
Full Time

Come care with us at West Coast University! As a Speech Language Pathology Assisfant Professor - Academic Fieldwork Coordinator for a certified Great Place to Work, you will guide healthcare students to do more than change their own lives you will help change the lives of every patient they treat throughout their careers in healthcare. At West Coast University you will have the opportunity to share your success story with the next generation of healthcare professionals as a key member of our student-centered, innovative community!

You will make an impact by:  

  • Fulfills assigned teaching load in the assigned course(s) and clinical education associated with that course(s).
  • Participates in and contributes to assessment activities of courses/curriculum and program via a continuous improvement plan as set forth by the University.
  • Regularly contributes to improvement or upgrading of class materials and syllabi utilizing identified University processes
  • Utilizes a variety of teaching methodologies to instruct students, always with intent to facilitate observable evidence of student fulfillment of prescribed learning outcomes.
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm for teaching and the teaching/learning process and for individual students.
  • Keeps regular approved office hours (for faculty).
  • Follows established University protocols for providing timely feedback and/or academic advising (student Letters of Concern, etc.).
  • Demonstrates advanced teaching skills as demonstrated by: student evaluations, peer evaluations (if assigned), self-evaluation, administration reviews and evidence of student achievement of course student learning outcomes
  • Mentor students and mentors faculty as assigned by department/program dean/chair

*If working with students in a remote clinical setting you will:

  • Secure clinical placements for students at clinical facilities.
  • Clarify clinical expectations with students.
  • Clarify student placement and expectations with clinical facility staff/ preceptors.
  • Direct students to available resources needed for clinical preparation and perform clinical remediation as necessary.
  • Assess student knowledge and skill level to ensure safety and optimal care to patients.
  • Utilize conferencing to allow students an opportunity to share learned experiences, ensuring clarity of the correlation between weekly theory content with clinical objectives and experiences.

Your Experience Includes:  

  • Minimum three years of clinical supervision of speech-language pathology students at a clinical site or in higher education.
  • Minimum of three years in the field of speech-language pathology, including documented clinical practice.
  • Possesses clinical skills to cultivate a learner-centered environment and to foster excellence.
  • Knowledge in technological support and delivery of program area and services.
  • Knowledge and evidence of strong supervisory and management skills as applicable to specialized program area.
  • Knowledge of accreditation standards.
  • Experience and demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite and other relevant software
  • Knowledge of applicable databases and computer application systems to supply the most accurate information and reports and projections.

Education:Education and experience must align with state regulations and comply with the rules and regulations of state authorization agencies.

  • Graduate degree with an emphasis in Speech Language Pathology or Communication Sciences & Disorders is required
  • PhD/Ed.D./SLPD in Speech Language Pathology, Communication Sciences & Disorders or graduate degree in Speech Language Pathology with Board Certification Specialty preferred.
  • Degrees must be awarded by an institution that is accredited by a USDE-recognized regional accrediting body.