SLP Master Clinical Educator

Central Michigan University

United States

October 12, 2021


Position Information Position Number 04020

Type of Recruitment External Position Title SLP Master Clinical Educator Position Summary

The primary responsibilities of the SLP Master Clinical Educator are clinical education in clinical and didactic classrooms, evaluation of students performing preventative, diagnostic, consultative and individual and/or group treatment services in the speech-language pathology program. The SLP Master Clinical Educator schedules their assigned caseload each semester. In addition, the SLP Master Clinical Educator works to coordinate clinical experiences that involve inter-professional education and practice and simulated/standardized events. This position may also be involved in planning and implementing collaborative programs on and off-campus that involve clinical experiences, service learning, and/or programs of community engagement. The SLP Master Clinical Educator may also provide direct clinical services to the community on a twelve-month basis. Functions under the direct supervision of the Director of Clinical Instruction and Speech-Language Pathology Services or a designated representative. Exercises supervision over student employees as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree. ASHA Certification of Clinical competence: Speech-Language Pathology (CCC- SLP). Michigan SLP license. Three years of professional experience as a Speech-Language Pathologist with pediatric and adult populations. Three years of experience providing clinical instruction to undergraduate and/or graduate students. Three years experience in the diagnosis and treatment of cognitive- communicative disorders across the lifespan. Ability to perform the essential functions of the job.

Preferred Qualifications

Clinical supervisory experience and demonstrated evidence-based competence in clinical education of speech-language pathology students. Expertise in a range of communication and swallowing disorders, with interest in infants through geriatrics. Expertise and/or strong interest in communication modalities/alternative augmentative communication, deaf and hard of hearing populations. Experience providing inter-professional education and practice. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to maintain positive interpersonal relations. Demonstrated flexibility and ability to function in a dynamic environment.

Duties & Responsibilities

Provision of clinical education in face-to-face and telepractice clinical settings, simulated settings, and didactic classroom settings of undergraduate and graduate speech-language pathology students. Evaluation of and treatment of clients and subsequent follow-up. Coordination of students at off-campus sites or as GAs, as assigned. Teaching or co-teaching either CSD 494, CSD 495 or SLP 749 or other academic courses assigned. Attends university/college/department/division/clinic meetings as appropriate. Coordinates scheduling of assigned clinical caseload. Integrates inter-professional education and practice in clinical education and service delivery. Plans and coordinates simulated experiences to supplement and/or remediate clinical education.

Supervision Exercised


Message to Applicants

You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position.

Cover letters may be addressed to the Hiring Committee.

Employee Group Professional & Administrative -Salary Staff Pay Level Pay Range $58,000 - $72,500 Division Academic Affairs Department Communication Sciences & Disorders Position Status Regular Position End Date Employment Status Full-Time FTE 1.0 Position Type 12 month Weekly Work Schedule M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; evenings & weekends as required. At Will? No Location Mount Pleasant, MI About the Department

The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions consists of five academic units (Department of Physical Therapy, Department of Physical Education and Sport, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the School of Health Sciences, and the School of Rehabilitation and Medical Science). It offers undergraduate and/or graduate degree programs in athletic training, audiology, communication sciences and disorders, exercise science, environmental health and safety, health administration, physical activity specialist, physical education, physical therapy, physician assistant, public health, school and public health education, speech-language pathology, and sport management, delivered by 100+ faculty/staff. CMU's website is https:// www. The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions website is https:// www. Please visit the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders department website for more information.

The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders has a faculty/staff of 35, and an enrollment of approximately 120 graduate students and 200 undergraduate signed majors. The department's academic and clinical programs are accredited in both speech-language pathology and audiology by the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Over 5,000 clients are seen annually, including 100+ participants in the Summer Specialty Clinics program.

About CMU

Central Michigan University has a more than 125-year legacy of preparing students to become leaders and changemakers in their communities and in their personal and professional lives.

We serve nearly 19,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. Many of our approximately 300 undergraduate, master's, specialist and doctoral programs in the arts, media, business, education, human services, health professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine, science and engineering are nationally ranked for excellence.

CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5% of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with graduate and undergraduate students in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.

Central is home to 17 men's and women's Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes achieve great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing Mid- American Conference championships and maintaining an average cumulative GPA of 3.17.

CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best of small- town living with big-city amenities. It's part of the culturally varied and vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the state's largest Native American community, centered on the Saginaw Chippewa Isabella Reservation in Mount Pleasant.

Area residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. Other major Michigan destinations and attractions — Lansing, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and many more — are within easy reach of the city's central location in Michigan's Lower Peninsula.

CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program along with health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.

CMU Leadership Standards

Central Michigan University is a place where we value students and work for their success, where we act as family, and where employees are engaged, appreciated and have extraordinary opportunities to make a difference.

We intentionally maintain and strengthen the hallmark CMU culture that sets us apart from our peers by expecting CMU leaders and employees to model the following Leadership Standards and develop them within their teams.

Please review the Leadership Standards before applying for this position.

EEO Statement

CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex‐based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see https:// www.

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Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be made to CMU's Title IX Coordinator, the US Department of Education's Assistant Secretary, or both.

CMU's Title IX Coordinator can be reached at:

Phone: 989-774-3253

Office: 103 E. Preston St.

Bovee University Center, suite 306

Mount Pleasant, MI 48858


Posting Ends Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

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  • How did you first learn of this vacancy?
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  • Other website
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  • Are you currently an internal employee of CMU according to the university's definition?
  • Yes
  • No
  • If yes, to which employee group do you belong? (If not applicable, select "Not Applicable").
  • Not Applicable
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  • Medical Faculty
  • Office Professional
  • P&A, SO or Faculty
  • Police
  • Public Broadcasting
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  • Service Maintenance
  • Supervisory/Technical
  • Do you have at least a master's degree?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you possess an ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence: Speech- Language Pathology (CCC-SLP)?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you posses a Michigan SLP license?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have at least three years of professional experience as a Speech-Language Pathologist with pediatric and adult populations?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have at least three years of experience in the clinical instruction of speech-pathology students?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have at least three years experience in the diagnosis and treatment of cognitive-communicative disorders across the lifespan?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Optional & Required Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

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