Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Supervisor

Search Number: S21-044
Rank: Administrator V
Job Posted: January 14, 2022
    
Southern Connecticut State University is a diverse and student-centered university dedicated to academic excellence, access, and service for the public good. Southern provides a supportive and welcoming environment for all members of its community through a campus wide commitment to social justice.  Founded as a teacher’s college in 1893, Southern has evolved over the past century into a comprehensive public university of more than 10,000 students, offering graduate and undergraduate programs in the liberal arts and professional disciplines. It is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities System. The University is located in New Haven, a city rich with arts and culture, and less than 90 miles from New York City and 140 miles from Boston.

The Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Supervisor will provide administrative coordination of specific clinical service programs within the Center for Communication Disorders, located within the Department of Communication Disorders. Responsibilities will include: provision of speech-language pathology services to an array of clients; direct supervision of graduate student speech-language pathology interns; support of student and faculty clinical research; and participation in the development and refinement of Center policies and protocols. 

  
Position Responsibilities:

Completes all documentation and administrative functions related to the case management of assigned Center clients. 

Provides administrative support in the management of specific clinical services in the CCD.

Schedules assigned speech-language pathology clinical appointments within the CCD.

Collaborates with Center Director in developing and implementing marketing speech-language pathology assessment and intervention services to the University and general communities.

Performs speech-language screenings and comprehensive communication assessments. 

Plans and implements evidence-based therapeutic interventions with clients presenting with a variety of communication disorders. 

Prescribes and implements use of appropriate technology to remediate or manage a variety of communication disorders.

Engages in client counseling and collaboration with other related service providers.

Engages in community consultation about communication disorders and their prevention. 

Provides clinical supervision to graduate students in the area of: speech-language pathology screening; assessment, diagnosis, and intervention; development of professional practices: fitting and use of assistive communication technology; prevention of communication disorders.

Assists in assessment and, when needed, remediation of student clinical skill development and professionalism.  

Participates in select departmental and university committee assignments.

Collaborates in the development, and implementation of departmental procedures regarding best practices in clinical supervision.
Performs other duties and responsibilities related to those enumerated above which do not alter the basic level of responsibility of the position.
  
Qualifications:

Master’s degree or higher in Speech-Language Pathology.  Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.  Connecticut Health Department Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology (or eligibility).  Minimum 5 years of experience in clinical practice as a speech-language pathologist which should include a minimum 1 year experience as a clinical supervisor.  Knowledge of current best practice standards in screening, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of communication disorders in children and adults.  Knowledge of current best practices in clinical supervision. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent organizational skills. Excellent team collaboration skills. Computer literacy skills for administrative and clinical purposes. These qualifications may be waived for individuals with appropriate alternate experience.
   
Application: 

To be considered, please submit a letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references to Sujini Ramachandar at RamachandaS1@southernct.edu no later than June 1, 2022. Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

    
Southern Connecticut State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.