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Assistant Professor, SLP - Academic Fieldwork Coordinator

WCU Richardson Online / Remote Richardson, Texas Job ID: 2024-2436

When you join our faculty at West Coast University, you’ll become part of a team that always puts students first. And that means you’ll have the tools, technologies, resources and support you need to make a real difference in their lives, empowering new generations of healthcare leaders. Get ready to learn and grow in an energized environment with year-round curricula, collaborating with talented colleagues and reimagining healthcare education as we know it.

  • Full-Time
  • Minimal Travel (if any)

Success Profile

What makes a successful member of the Faculty team at West Coast University? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Facilitator
  • Personable
  • Socially Conscious
  • Strategic
  • Team-Player
  • Technologically Savvy

If you are looking to work at a university that takes care of its students, faculty, and staff and allows you to live a prosperous, fulfilling, and healthy life, this is the place for you.

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associate since 2013


We offer a generous benefits package with a wide range of the plans, programs and support you need to thrive.

  • Healthcare

  • 401(k) Retirement
    Employer Matching

  • Professional

  • Day of Service
    PTO Day

  • Collaboration

  • Management

  • Awards &

Our Mission & Culture

At WCU, the work you do empowers our future nurses, therapists, dental hygienists and more — propelling them into our communities where they can do the most good. As part of our dynamic, energized culture, you’ll contribute to our unique mission that always puts students first. You’ll collaborate with incredible people, grow in your profession, and transform healthcare education. Discover what it means to truly believe in the work that you do.


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.

Primary Location: Richardson, Texas Campus: WCU Richardson Online / Remote Function: Faculty


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