The Department of Speech Pathology at Xavier University of Louisiana (XULA) invites applicants for the Clinical Educator of Speech-Language Pathology staff position commencing immediately. The ideal candidate will have at least a Masters or Doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology. Specialty in medically-based Speech-Language Pathology related disorders in both adult and pediatric populations are desirable. The successful applicant will teach both graduate and undergraduate clinical courses and will supervise masters and undergraduate students as they engage in clinical practicum activities on and off-campus. Supervision will be the primary responsibility of the successful applicant.
The Clinical Educator will possess the knowledge and accomplished skill level in the field of Communication Disorders. They will be able to work collaboratively with students and other professionals within and outside of the discipline, program, department, and community. They will be knowledgeable about medical speech-language pathology related disorders, including neurogenic communication and swallowing disorders across the lifespan, and developmental disabilities. The Clinical Educator will also have clinical experience and supervisory skills relating to cases with a wide spectrum of non-medical Speech-Language Pathology related disorders and differences, including disorders of voice, resonance, fluency, cognition, and hearing (within limitations). The Clinical Educator will be involved in clinical training, education, and supervision of speech-language pathology undergraduate and graduate students at all levels of training. AA/EOE
MA/MS degree or higher in Speech-Language Pathology, Speech and Hearing Science, or Communication Sciences and Disorders
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) CCC-SLP
Eligibility for Louisiana Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology
Clinical experience in the field of speech-language pathology
Teaching and/or clinical supervision
A research/clinical doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology or Communication Sciences and Disorders
Experience working with a diverse range of clients and students in a variety of clinical settings
Familiarity with the 2020 ASHA Council for Clinical Certification Standards
Familiarity with CALIPSO
Excellent organization, time management, and leadership skills
Xavier University of Louisiana, founded by St. Katharine Drexel and the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament in 1925, is Catholic and historically Black. The ultimate purpose of the University is to contribute to the promotion of a more just and humane society by preparing its students to assume roles of leadership and service in a global society. The only historically Black, Catholic university in the United States, XULA is a private, liberal-arts based, co-educational institution offering 40 undergraduate majors, 5 master’s degree programs and a doctor of pharmacy program. More than one-half of its 3,100 students are from Louisiana, but it draws students from nearly all fifty states and 35 countries. Xavier is recognized as a national leader in the sciences and the liberal arts: • #1 in the nation in the number of African American graduates who go on to complete medical school (AAMC data 2019). • Among the nation’s top four colleges of pharmacy in graduating African Americans with Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) degrees. (2018) • #1 in the nation in awarding bachelor's degrees to African American students in the biological and biomedical sciences, the physical sciences, and physics. ...(2018) • #3 in the nation in the number of African American graduates who go on to earn a Ph.D. in science and engineering disciplines. (2018) • The Department of Physics is #1 in the nation for awarding African Americans baccalaureate degrees in physics and the physical sciences, according to the American Institute of Physics. (2018) Xavier is consistently ranked by the American Chemical Society as one of the top 25 universities in the nation. • The 2020 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges named Xavier among its 300 “best and most interesting” four-year colleges and universities. • Xavier was also singled out as one of the nation’s 385 best institutions for undergraduate education by The Princeton Review in the 2020 edition of its annual “The Best 385 Colleges”. • College Consensus, a unique college ratings website that aggregates publisher rankings and student reviews, ranks Xavier as the nation’s #3 Historically Black Colleges and Universities) (2019). It also ranks Xavier as #3 among all Louisiana colleges. • College Factual ranks both Xavier’s biology and chemistry programs as program as No. 1 in Louisiana. (2019) • Your 2018 Guide to College Transfer lists Xavier as one of only 90 colleges and universities nationwide profiled as “transfer friendly” in this guide to the college transfer process by the Kaplan Educational Foundation. • The Student Loan Report ranks #Xavier 12 out of 800 Private schools who left graduates with the least amount of private student loan debt, a form of financial aid known for higher interest rates and less forgiving repayment programs. (2018) • Zippia.com named Xavier's Psychology Program as #1 in Louisiana. (2018) • Learn.org ranks Xavier Among the Top 50 STEM schools in the U.S. (2019) • The Edvocate ranks Xavier as the nation’s No. 3 Catholic University. (2019) • Zippia.com rates Xavier #1 in Louisiana in its 2019 report, “Best College in Each State for Getting a Job”.