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Summer Academy Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Educator


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Job Purpose:


The University of Scranton’s Summer Academy for Children with Communication Disorders is seeking Commonwealth of Pennsylvania licensed Speech-Language Pathologists to serve as Clinical Educators for speech-language pathology graduate student clinicians.


The Summer Academy will run Monday through Thursday from June 17, 2024 – August 8, 2024, and will be held at the Scranton School for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children according to the following schedule:


June 17 – June 27 8:00 am – 12:30 pm


July 1 – July 25 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm


July 29 – August 8 8:00 am – 12:30 pm


The residential clinical practicum aims to provide student clinicians with assessment and intervention experience with pediatric-aged individuals from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


Essential Duties:


– Provide direct supervision of students, not to be less than 25% of the student’s total contact with each child or group of children. Supervision must be sufficient to ensure the welfare of the individual receiving services.


– Provide on-site consultation to the student who is providing clinical services to the clinical educator’s client, complete supervision observation forms, and additional required paperwork.


– Provide guidance and feedback and facilitate the students’ acquisition of essential clinical skills, including strengths and weaknesses and goal setting


– Offer professional support and personal guidance to students


– Document supervised sessions and electronically attest to the amount of direct supervision provided per session on the student’s Calipso Clock Hour Log form.


– Provide midsemester and final appraisals of their assigned student’s performance


Additional Skills Required:


– Licensure as a Speech-Language Pathologist in Pennsylvania


– CCC -SLP from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association


– A minimum of 2 hours of professional development in clinical instruction/supervision


– Evidence of implicit bias training to serve as a Clinical Educator for speech-language pathology graduate student clinicians.


– Pennsylvania State Police criminal record check, FBI Criminal Background Check (requires fingerprints), and a Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance are all required prior to starting the position. These background checks will be coordinated by the Human Resources Department.


– Knowledge of American Sign Language is preferred but not required


– School-based experience preferred but not required


Minimum Education Requirements:


Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology


Preferred Education:


Minimum Job Experience Requirements:


A minimum of 9 months of full-time clinical experience


Preferred Qualifications:


Years of Experience: 0


University Classification: Technical


FLSA Classification: Exempt


Schedule/Work Hours: See Schedule in “Job Purpose” section


Full Time/Part Time: Part-Time


Annual Schedule: Temporary


Special Instructions to Applicants:


Please provide a cover letter and resume.


Posting Number: S0825P


Open Date: 04/24/2024


Close Date: 05/08/2024


Open Until Filled: No


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