Assistant Professor, Coordinator of Clinical Education (Speech-Language Pathology)

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The Position

The Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) program in the College of Nursing and Health Professions at Lewis University invites applications for the Coordinator of Clinical Education (CCE).  Speech-language pathology is a developing program which plans to matriculate its first class in the summer of 2020 on the Romeoville, IL campus.  The SLP program will offer the degree of Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology. The curriculum will incorporate academic, clinical, and research experiences to ensure that students develop the knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level practice as a speech-language pathologist.  A CCE will be recruited for hire effective July 1, 2019 to assume a faculty position in the SLP program at the rank of Assistant Professor.  This position is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track appointment.  The CCE will report to the SLP Program Director. 

We are looking for an innovative individual that can assist the University at an exciting time in our history.  This is an outstanding opportunity for an educator who wants to be at the forefront of change and new ways of thinking. 

Primary responsibilities include: teaching clinical and/or academic courses in the SLP curriculum; coordination of the clinical curriculum to ensure delivery of the full scope of clinical practice; management and oversight of clinical rotations of all SLP graduate students in accordance with the vision, strategic plan, and goals of the program and university; maintaining current knowledge of the certification standards set forth by the Council for Clinical Certification in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CFCC) of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), and ensuring that the clinical curriculum and its implementation meet these standards.

Lewis University

Located 25 miles southwest of Chicago, Lewis University is an innovative and forward-thinking Catholic university offering market-relevant undergraduate and graduate programs to 6,500 students. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University has been nationally recognized for preparing intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected and socially responsible graduates. In addition to our main campus in Romeoville, Illinois, we have a growing number of fully on-line programs and locations in Oak Brook, Tinley Park and Albuquerque, NM.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including generous health care benefits, tuition reimbursement for self, spouse and qualifying dependents, as well as 403(b) retirement plan options.  For additional information on Lewis as an institution, please see our website at

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess significant clinical, academic, and administrative experience. The preferred candidate will hold a doctoral degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders or related area, and be able to demonstrate a significant record of clinical experience and expertise, and university teaching experience. In addition, all candidates must hold the Certificate of Clinical Competence in speech-language pathology (CCC-SLP) from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), and must hold or be eligible for the Illinois state speech-language pathology license.

Application Process

For full consideration, interested applicants can view a full description of this position and apply online at

Inspired by the University’s Mission values of Wisdom, Knowledge, Justice, Fidelity and Association, the Lewis Community declares that we are a Sanctified Zone where people are committed to working to end racism, bias and prejudice by valuing diversity in a safe and nurturing environment. Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, serves a diverse community and is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion on our campus as an equal opportunity employer.

We invite applications from individuals that embody a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status and other protected status as required by applicable law. We are fully dedicated to providing opportunities for development of the whole person. To demonstrate this commitment, Lewis University wishes to build a culturally diverse workforce which strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans.




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Job No:
Posted: 12/12/2018
Application Due: 2/10/2019
Work Type:
Salary: Salary commensurate with skills & experience + tuition benefits, health plans and retirement benefit