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Communication and Sciences Disorders: Clinical Instructor/Clinic Coordinator

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Full Time, Faculty/Instructional

  • Official Title: Clinical Instructor
  • Job ID: #19221
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Communication and Sciences Disorders: Clinical Instructor/Clinic Coordinator

A full-time, fixed-term instructional academic staff position is available in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders for the 2023-24 academic year beginning August 21, 2023.  The official title is Clinical Instructor / CCD Clinic Coordinator.  This is a one-year renewable appointment (contingent on performance) with salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

QUALIFICATIONS: A master’s degree in speech-language pathology is required from a regionally accredited institution. Applicants must also have completed a minimum of 3 years of clinical experience post-master's degree and hold the American Speech-Language Pathology Association's Certificate of Clinical Competence as well as a current Wisconsin license in speech-language pathology (WI DPI or DSPS).  The following will be considered assets:  Excellent problem-solving, organizational, interpersonal, counseling, oral and written communication, and collaboration skills; willingness to learn clinic-specific software systems and procedures; desire to serve as Clinic Coordinator; desire to teach at the college level; demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.

DUTIES: Provide the equivalent of 15 credits each semester as assigned, including:

  • Clinic Coordinator: The Clinic Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the UWEC Center for Communication Disorders (CCD) and overseeing the clinical functions of the graduate and undergraduate student clinicians completing practicum experiences in the CCD.
  • Clinical instruction, including direct supervision of client-clinician therapy sessions, scheduling and conducting weekly meetings with student clinicians, semester start-up preparation; reviewing and providing feedback on lesson plans and clinical reports, and completing semester wrap-up tasks, e.g., verify clock hours, complete final clinical evaluations, finalize clinical reports. Clinical Instructors are required to be on site while assigned clinical sessions are in progress.
  • There will likely be expectations for teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level.

THE UNIT: The department of Communication Sciences and Disorders consists of nine faculty, five clinical instructional faculty, several adjunct clinical instructors, and approximately 270 undergraduate majors and 100 master's students in residential and online programs.  The department also has an active speech-language-hearing clinic with 16 treatment rooms, observation areas, an AAC lab, a well-equipped voice/speech science lab, an audiology lab, and a distance learning classroom. The department has a robust scholarship of teaching and learning culture and is the 2019 UW System Board of Regents Teaching Excellence Award recipient.

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation.

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts/music scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Communication and Sciences Disorders: Clinical Instructor/Clinic Coordinator position (Job ID # 19221) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vita
  • Unofficial graduate school transcript
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to:

Ms. Angie Sterling-Orth, M.S., CCC-SLP
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by February 15, 2023, however screening may continue until position is filled. Please contact Ms. Sterling-Orth to request any accommodation necessary to aid your participation in our hiring process. 

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UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).