Position Announcements

Speech Language Pathologist

E1600355
Open Date:
08/30/2016
Review Date:
09/30/2016
Job Category:
Exempt
Department:
Center For Persons With Disabilities
College/Unit:
E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs
Location:
Logan Campus
Posting Duration:
Open Until Filled
Position Summary:

Provide speech and language services to children under the age of three with developmental delays/disabilities, including symptoms of autism. The successful applicant will also work closely with the children's family members. This is a full-time benefited position.
Responsibilities:

Essential Functions

Speech and Language Pathology Position Responsibilities include:
1) Evaluate speech, language, cognitive-communication, social communication. Administer a variety of norm-referenced and criterion-referenced assessments in order to analyze the nature and extent of speech, language and other impairments.
2) Coach parents and/or direct teach speech, language, cognitive-communication and social communication to toddlers and their families, utilizing an individualized plan with both long-term goals and short-term goals established for each individual's needs.
3) Instruct parents in small groups to implement evidence-based practice.
Minimum/Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's Degree in Communication Disorders and Certificate of Clinical Competence. Consideration may be given to those who are eligible for CFY supervision. The clinical fellowship experience must be completed within one year of hiring. Continued employment is contingent on satisfactory completion of the clinical fellowship and CCC award.
Ability to obtain and maintain state licensure(s) required by the Utah Office of Occupational Licensing applicable to the profession.
Maintenance of appropriate professional affiliation(s) needed to supervise undergraduate and graduate students during practicum, student teaching and internships.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Second language (Spanish)
Education and/or experience instructing children with ASD and their families.
Educational background to evaluate and treat oral motor and feeding disorders.

Opportunity Type:
Full-Time w/benefits package
Percent of Time or Hours per Week:
100%
Advertised Salary:
Minimum $35,000, commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits
Required Documents (The names and contact information of 3 references will be collected during the application process):

Clinician I-ASD Specialist

Clinician I
Requisition: E1700436
Open Date: 03/28/2017
Review Date: 04/11/2017
Job Category: Exempt
Department: Center For Persons With Disabilities
College/Unit: E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs
Location: Logan Campus
Posting Duration: Open Until Filled
Position Summary:

The Center for Persons with Disabilities at USU is in need of a Department of Health, Baby Watch Early Interventionist. The successful applicant will provide developmental home & center based services to families of children with developmental delays or who have symptoms of Autism, and address behavior difficulties in their homes, community, and/or classroom settings.

This position requires travel and services to families primarily in Box Elder county.
Responsibilities:

Provide evidence-based service using ASD methodology in homes and small group environments.
Understand and use of adult learning principles and methodologies.
Demonstrate competence using criterion referenced assessment to identify developmental delays in all areas of development.
Assessment and teaching children with symptoms of autism and their families.
Demonstrate the ability to interpret and integrate assessment information needed to develop individualized plans.
Collect and maintain data to evaluate child progress.
Work as part of an interdisciplinary team.
Must adhere to the University travel and driving policies.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's or Master's Degree in SpEd, master’s in Psychology, bachelor/master degree plus BCBA certification, degree plus ASD methodology certification, or other related degree.
If applicable, Utah State licensures(s) required by the Utah Office of Occupational Licensing applicable to the profession.
At least one year or education equivalent evaluating and teaching young children with developmental delays or disabilities, including autism and their families.
Maintenance of appropriate professional affiliations(s) needed to supervise undergraduate and graduate students during practicum, student teaching, and internships.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Write and speak Spanish and English fluently
Baby Watch Early Intervention Credential II
Training and experience in ASD methodology
Live in the Box Elder county area

Opportunity Type:Full-Time w/benefits package
Percent of Time or Hours per Week: 100
Advertised Salary: Minimum $30,000 based on applicable education and experience, plus excellent benefits

Program Specialist

E01700559 - Job Details

Title:

Program Specialist


Requisition:

E1700449


Open Date:

05/01/2017


Review Date:

05/31/2017


Job Category:

Exempt


Department:

Center For Persons With Disabilitie


College/Unit:

E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs


Location:

Logan Campus


Posting Duration:

Open Until Filled


Position Summary:

The Program Specialist for the Center for Technical Assistance for Excellence in Special Education (TAESE) provides technical assistance/professional development (TA/PD), as assigned, to TAESE clientele. All assigned technical assistance is specified in State contracts or associated with TAESE. The program specialist will receive direction from the TAESE director, associate director(s), and State Education Agency (SEA) staff assigned to the specific activity.


Responsibilities:

MAJOR DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

A. State Education Agency and school district technical assistance and professional development. (95%)
1. Be familiar with and implement TAESE standards of TA/PD.
2. Research the unique educational culture and climate of assigned States and other clientele.
3. Take the lead of the State or school district client, provide support, and establish a positive relationship.
4. Develop a working understanding of special education general supervision.
5. Be familiar with each States’ SPP/APR, and SSIP data.
6. Conduct activities with the knowledge of the role of OSEP TA&D Centers, State supports, and the National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE).
7. Have an understanding of the role of the State special education director and SEA staff.
8. Whenever appropriate, utilize technology in delivering TA/PD.
9. Apply correct interpretations of State regulations, IDEA, FERPA, ESSA, and 504 in all areas of TA/PD.
10. Conduct and participate in necessary conference calls with the State and school district staff.
11. As directed, develop and/or revise State special education guidelines and documents.
12. Understand the role and functions of OSEP and OCR.
13. As requested, make presentations and provide trainings for clients.
14. Develop and make revisions to SEA and LEA orientation curriculum.
15. Continue to be current on all areas of special education and IDEA.
16. Develop agendas for all assigned activities.
17. Conduct an evaluation and submit a report for all TA/PD assigned activities.
18. Have group facilitation skills that will be used at the LEA and SEA levels.

B. Provide input and participate in USU/CPD/TAESE level activities (5%)
1. Participate in all relevant USU/CPD/TAESE events and activities.
2. Attend and report at TAESE quarterly staff meetings.
3. Follow all USU/CPD/TAESE policies and procedures.
4. Submit all TA/PD related paperwork and documentation.
5. Keep the TAESE director updated on all TA/PD activities.
6. Provide input regarding TAESE websites.


Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications
•Master’s degree or higher in special education or related field.
•Demonstrated experience in special education TA/PD to State and local education agencies.
•Demonstrated experience in coordination and supervision of projects.
•Demonstrated skills in professional verbal and written communication.
•Ability to travel (air and automobile).
•Proficiency in the use of MS Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
•Demonstrated understanding of IDEA, FERPA, ESSA, Section 504, and state special education regulations.
•Demonstrated understanding of general supervision as applied to the SEA, including the State Performance Plan (SPP), Annual Performance Report (APR), and State Systematic Improvement Plan (SSIP).
•Demonstrated skills in developing professional PowerPoints and material packets.
•Demonstrated understanding of the current Federal role in education.


Opportunity Type:

Full-Time w/benefits package


Percent of Time or Hours per Week:

100%


Advertised Salary:

Commensurate based on experience, plus excellent benefits


Required Documents (The names and contact information of 3 references will be collected during the application process):