Professional Services Provider II - Clinical Audiologist

Location
Denton, TX
Posted
Jul 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

POSITION INFORMATION

Requisition Number
152939

Job Title
Professional Services Provider II - Clinical Audiologist

Official Title
Professional Services Provider II - Clinical Audiologist

Position Number
00011059

Department
Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology - 135370

Location
Denton

Is this an internal posting only?
No

Work Schedule
Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm

Department Overview
The Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology strives to provide the finest professional education in both speech-language pathology and audiology while maintaining an excellent Arts and Sciences pre-professional undergraduate degree. The program stresses excellence in teaching, service, and scholarly work by its faculty and students. As a component of the educational program, the department operates the UNT Speech and Hearing Center. The Center offers professional services to members of our campus community and the general public for the purpose of providing clinical training for students. The Center offers state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment of speech, language, and hearing disorders.

The University of North Texas Speech and Hearing Center has been serving people with speech, language, and hearing disorders since 1967. The Center strives to provide superior professional diagnostic and treatment services in speech-language pathology and audiology while providing excellence in clinical education for students in the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at the University of North Texas. Our showcase facility boasts a hearing aid dispensary, preschool language room, numerous therapy and diagnostic rooms, areas for families to observe clinical sessions, and ample parking.

Conveniently located near downtown Denton and Interstate 35, the center attracts clients from throughout northern Texas and southern Oklahoma. The Center averages 5000 client visits per year, with over 150 people receiving therapy on a weekly basis and more than 500 coming to have their speech, language, or hearing evaluated. The professional personnel include twenty speech-language pathologists and audiologists, all holding professional certification from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and licensure from the State of Texas.

The UNT Speech and Hearing Center provides services to clients in a non-discriminatory manner without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship, or status as a covered veteran.

Job Description
The Audiology & Speech - Language Pathology Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Professional Services Provider II - Clinical Audiologist to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

* Providing comprehensive audiology services to students of the school district(s) with which the UNT Speech & Hearing Center has contract(s), and to which the employee is assigned.
* Supervising graduate student assistants assigned to clinical service contract placements.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. in Audiology (Au.D.) and three years experience in clinical practice required.

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:
* Certificate of clinical competency from American Speech Language Hearing Association, or eligible for such.
* Texas State License to practice Audiology, or eligible for such.
* Texas State License to dispense hearing aids, or eligible for such.
* Fine motor skills (finger dexterity) to adjust hearing aids.
* Ability to lift 25 pounds and sit for long periods.
* Ability to squat to assist clients.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Previous experience in the school setting.
* Educational audiology.
* Reliable transportation to travel to contract locations/schools.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.

Is this a security sensitive position?
Yes

Driving a University Vehicle?
No

Job Open Date
07-06-2017

Job Close Date
Open Until Filled

Pay Rate
Salary Commensurate with Experience

Pay Basis
Monthly

Job Type
Full-time Permanent

Quicklink for Posting
jobs.unt.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=63597

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