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Communication Sciences and Disorders - Instructor (SLP/Clinical Instructor)

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Duluth
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

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Job Code9404
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About the Job

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Minnesota Duluth seeks to add to its pool of candidates for Instructors, part-time and or full-time, one-year position(s) to teach during the FY 2023-2024 academic year beginning August 21, 2023 with the possibility of renewal.Responsibilities include clinical instruction of student interns, including in-person and telepractice and simulations supervision; developing and teaching communication disorders courses to undergraduate and graduate students; providing service by serving on committees in the department and/or the University; advising both undergraduate and graduate students regarding both specific coursework and broader academic or career goals; participating in assessment learning including midterm and final evaluations, approving clinical clock hours for student interns, continuing personal growth within the profession, keeping current with the field, and broadening knowledge and expertise; contributing to outreach activities that support the department's mission and other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:To be eligible for the position the applicant must have a Master's degree in Communication Disorders; must hold and maintain current ASHA certification as a speech language pathologist; must have a minimum of 9 months of full-time clinical experience after being awarded ASHA certification; must have completed a minimum of 2 hours of professional development in clinical instruction/supervision after being awarded ASHA certification; must have a Minnesota Department of Health license in speech language pathology; and a have a commitment to supporting equity and accessibility in higher education and community settings.Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred qualifications include experience in course management systems for on-line instruction, teaching experience, excellent oral and interpersonal communication skills, excellent written communication skills, past experience in clinical supervision in SLP, and a record of working effectively with a diverse student body.
About the Department

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders is housed in the College of Education and Human Service Professions and has 5 full time and 1 part time faculty members, 7 full time and 4part time clinical educators, and strong affiliations with regional schools, hospitals and clinics. The Robert F. Pierce Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic is administered through the Department. The program is accredited by the Council of Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.The UMD Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders has an undergraduate and graduate degree program. The programs provide specialized coursework and clinical experiences which prepares students to work with speech-language and hearing disabled children and adults in a variety of settings, including the public schools, hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation centers and private practice.The CSD program is well recognized for the close faculty-student interaction and mentoring relationships. Faculty serve as mentors for students, culminating in collaborative research projects and clinical service internships and externships.

Working at the UniversityAt the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
  • Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the
  • Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • University HSA contributions
  • Disability and employer-paid life insurance
  • Employee wellbeing program
  • Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Financial counseling services
  • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no costPlease visit the for more information regarding benefits.
    How To Apply

    Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.Additional documents (unnofficial transcript(s) and references) may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.Complete applications must include:
  • Letter of application
  • CV/Resume
  • Unofficial transcript(s) (Official transcripts will be required at the time of an interview and must be electronically sent or mailed to the search chair.)
  • Three letters of recommendation on institution letterhead Completed online applications will be considered beginning April 24, 2023. This position(s) will remain open until filled.Please send any inquiries to:Lynette Carlson, Search Chair
    UMD Communication Sciences and Disorders Department
    177 Chester Park
    31 West College Street
    Duluth, MN 55812
    lrcarlso@d.umn.eduSmoking, chewing tobacco and the use of electronic cigarettes prohibited on all UMD property, including indoor facilities, campus grounds and University vehicles.If you have started receiving retirement annuity payments from the Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS) or Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) your eligibility for this position may be impacted. Please contact UM Benefits at 1-800-756-2363 for any eligibility limitations.If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please contact a University of Minnesota Access consultant at 612-624-3316.The University of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. Veterans and individuals from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

    The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:
    Employment Requirements

    Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.
    About the U of M

    University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD)The University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD) consistently ranks among the top Midwestern, regional universities in U.S. News and World Report's "America's Best Colleges" issue.Overlooking Lake Superior, UMD provides an alternative to both large research and small liberal arts environments and attracts students looking for a personalized learning experience on a medium-sized campus of a major university. A firm liberal arts foundation anchors a variety of traditional degree programs, as well as professional and graduate students that draw on UMD's many research institutes and labs.

Keywords: University of Minnesota, Duluth , Communication Sciences and Disorders - Instructor (SLP/Clinical Instructor), Education / Teaching , Duluth, Minnesota

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