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Campus Director, Clinical Education - Speech Language Pathology

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SUMMARY:

Reports to the Dean/ Program Director, Speech Language Pathology. The Director of Clinical Education oversees the development, management and administration of the clinical education curriculum, including planning, development, delivery, evaluation, maintenance of accreditation, and commitment to strategies for clinical skills development. Helps to ensures program compliance according to regional as well as programmatic accreditation requirements. Responsible for appropriate management and communication of all experiential learning sites, relationships, policies and procedures.

Participates in clinical curriculum development and coordination, determination of, supervision and evaluation of clinical educators, design and operation of clinical facilities, and clinical educator assignments and instruction. Provides professional leadership and support for teaching faculty; serves as a mentor and facilitator for faculty assigned; and enables an environment which fosters creativity, responsiveness, and self-responsibility. 

Ensures quality learning experience for students during clinical education; recommends and advise on student performance and their ability to integrate didactic and clinical learning experiences and to progress within the curriculum.  Informs students, clinical and academic faculty about clinical education; ensures that the clinical learning environment demonstrates characteristics of sound patient management, professional behavior, and currency with speech therapy practice; ensures that the clinical education program maximizes available resources.  Has administrative, academic, service, and scholarship responsibilities consistent with the mission and philosophy of the academic program and University.

KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum five years of clinical supervision of speech-language pathology students at a clinical site or in higher education. 
  • Minimum of five years in the field of speech-language pathology, including documented clinical practice.
  • At least one years of experience in a full-time academic appointment with teaching responsibilities at the post-secondary level.
  • Leadership knowledge of 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.
  • This is a remote position that requires the ability to travel our Dallas campus location clinical intensives experiences that extend four days at a time. There will most likely be three trips per year.

Qualifications/Skills:

(Every effort has been made to identify the essential skills/qualifications of this position.  However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only skills/qualifications you will be required to perform.  The omission of specific statements of skills/qualifications does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential skill/qualification of the position.)

  • Ability to travel as required for clinical intensives and other meetings
  • Ability to work independently with general supervision.
  • Ability to demonstrate a thorough, accurate and practical knowledge of the field or discipline.
  • Ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of the field or discipline.
  • Ability to operate various software on a laptop or similar technology hardware.
  • Ability to manage and work effectively in a highly ethnic and culturally diverse student and associate community.
  • Ability to use effective communication skills, both oral and written, including presentations and effective listening skills.
  • Ability to speak before public groups, committees and meetings.

EDUCATION:

  • Graduate degree with an emphasis in Speech Language Pathology or Communication Sciences & Disorders is required
  • PhD in Speech Language Pathology, Communication Sciences & Disorders or Ed.D. is preferred.

Degrees must be awarded by an institution that is accredited by a USDE-recognized regional accrediting body.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology (CCC-SLP).
  • Must have licensure as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the state of residence.

ABOUT US

For over 100 years, West Coast University has been educating and preparing students for professional careers across our six campuses located in Southern California, Dallas, Miami, and Online. As part of our unique student-centric approach to advanced healthcare education you will be empowering future healthcare professionals. At West Coast University our students are Ahead of the Curve. Our Mission is to embrace a student-centric learning partnership that leads to professional success. We deliver transformational education within a culture of integrity and personal accountability.

Our benefited faculty and associates are offered a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Health & Wellness
  • Financial & Retirement
  • Family & Parenting
  • Vacation & Time Off
  • Perks & Discount
  • Professional Development

West Coast University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population.

Primary Location: Campus: WCU Online Dallas Function: Professional
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My colleagues and coworkers are sincerely passionate about student success and have a strong team spirit. Our fundamental goal is to improve the quality in our education and service. WCU rewards people with strong team-spirit, a great vision, dedicated commitment, and a high ethical standard.

SOPHIE S.ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, GEN ED SCI, ORANGE COUNTY
ASSOCIATE SINCE 2017

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