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2024-25 Lecturer Pool Communication Sciences and Disorders Program

Employer
California State University, Chico
Location
Chico

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Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 536681
Work type: Instructional Faculty - Temporary/Lecturer
Location: Chico
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Temporary, Full Time, Part Time, Faculty - Communications/Journalism

Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:

California State University (CSU), Chico is a comprehensive and residential public university, holding Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) designation. Chico State operates as part of the 23-campus CSU system, which educates the most ethnically, economically, and academically diverse student body in the nation. The University enrolls over 13,000 students, with over half identifying as first-generation college students.

Chico State is committed to recruiting outstanding candidates who reflect the intersectional identities of our student body. The ideal candidate will embrace our values predicated on the primacy of student success and the elimination of equity gaps, have demonstrated experience working with diverse populations, and will contribute to policies, programs, and practices that support an inclusive, accessible, and equitable learning and working environment. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, veterans, and those with bilingual and/or diverse abilities are encouraged to apply.

Position Title: Academic Year Lecturer

College: Communication and Education

Department/School: Communication Arts and Sciences/Communication Sciences and Disorders Program

Salary:

Lecturer A/2 Full-Time Equivalent Salary Range: $4,530 – $6,056 per month
Lecturer B/3 Full-Time Equivalent Salary Range: $5,405 – $11,994 per month
Lecturer C/4 Full-Time Equivalent Salary Range: $6,190 – $13,172 per month
Lecturer D/5 Full-Time Equivalent Salary Range: $7,794 – $13,797 per month

Anticipated hiring range is generally at or near the minimum of the appropriate range, commensurate with education and experience. Most new lecturers are hired at the Lecturer A or B rank. See the Faculty Salaries At-a-Glance guide for more information.

Priority Review Date: 4/1/24; complete applications received after that date may be considered as needs arise.

Position Summary:

The Communication Sciences and Disorders Program in the Department of Communication Arts and Sciences is collecting application materials for a pool of lecturers with positions available as determined by need during the 2024-25 academic year. Appointments from the lecturer pool are temporary and often made just prior to the start of the academic term.

Minimum Qualifications:

The minimum education requirement for a lecturer appointment is a Masters degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders or equivalent. CMSD 156 – Bachelor’s degree and teaching, cultural, and sign language experience. (ASHA certification and CA licensure are not required for this course.)

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience teaching or clinical experience in the subject area of interest. Currency in the field with an active California state license and ASHA certification of clinical competence in Speech-Language Pathology. Preference for Bilingual candidates and candidates with experience working with diverse populations.

Responsibilities:

Lecturer positions in the department carry responsibilities in the areas of teaching. Teaching assignments are based upon qualifications of the individual and the needs of the department.

How to Apply:

Applicants must provide

  • A current cover letter (including how you have addressed, or plan to address teaching to diverse student groups)
  • A CV
  • A list of courses you believe you are qualified to teach and for which you wish to be considered (please complete the CMSD Course Offerings checklist)
  • A copy of unofficial transcripts for your highest earned degree
  • Contact information of three professional references

Additional information may be requested at a later time. All applicants must apply online, applications submitted via email or in-person to the department will not be considered. For information about specific courses offered, please refer to the University Catalog.

The Department:

Communication Sciences and Disorders (CMSD) is a program in the Department of Communication Arts and Sciences. The CMSD Program offers a BS and MS degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Masters degree recipients are also eligible for a Speech-Language Services credential.

CMSD courses address the scientific framework for understanding human communication, focusing on anatomical, physiological, neurological, acoustic, psychological and cultural bases of speech, language, and hearing processes and disorders. Emphasis is placed on evidence-based assessment and treatment.

Coursework is supplemented by observation of expert clinical sessions that gives students experiences with disorders in the areas of language, voice and resonance, phonology, articulation, fluency, swallowing, hearing, cognitive and social aspects of communication, and problems that necessitate the use of oral, manual, augmentative and alternative communication techniques and technologies.

Job-related questions should be directed to:

Jessika Lawrence, Program Director
400 W 1st Street, AJH 130B
Jlawrence14@csuchico.edu

Benefits Information:

This position may qualify for benefits including tuition fee waiver (if eligible). California State University, Chico offers a number of benefits to its employees (e.g., sick leave, vacation, health insurance). For more information and eligibility criteria, please visit https://www.csuchico.edu/hr/benefits/index.shtml.

Additional Information:

All work must be performed within the State of California.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 (revised July 21, 2017) as a condition of employment.

For disability-related accommodations, please call the ADA Coordinator at (530) 898-5959.

All positions are contingent on funding.

About Chico State:

Graduate and undergraduate programs boast high-quality research experiences, exceptional faculty mentoring, and civic and global engagement opportunities. The campus motto, “Today Decides Tomorrow,” is brought to life by inclusive pedagogy, experiential learning, and co-curricular programming. The Chico Experience prepares students to be critical thinkers, engaged citizens, and inspired stewards of environmental, social, and economic resources. Together, they will become leaders solving the challenges of the 21st century.

The campus is located in Northern California, 90 minutes from the state capital, Sacramento, and a three-hour drive from the San Francisco Bay Area. Chico offers year-round natural beauty, outdoor leisure activities, and a thriving arts, music, and events scene. We acknowledge and are mindful that Chico State stands on lands that were originally occupied by the first people of this area, the Mechoopda, and we recognize their distinctive spiritual relationship with this land, the flora, the fauna, and the waters that run through campus. We are humbled that our campus resides upon sacred lands that since time immemorial have sustained the Mechoopda people and continue to do so today.

Chico State is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status and only employ individuals authorized to work in the U.S.

Advertised: March 01, 2024 (9:00 AM) Pacific Standard Time
Applications close: Open until filled

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