Director: Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as Founding Director and full-time faculty member in its Woolfolk School of Communication Sciences and Disorders. The Elizabeth Carrow Woolfolk and Robert M. Woolfolk School of Communication Sciences and Disorders is named for its founder, nationally recognized scholar, author, clinician, and researcher Elizabeth Carrow Woolfolk, PhD and her husband Robert M. Woolfolk. OLLU seeks someone of vision with a national scope to direct the new school. Strong leadership and communication skills are required. This individual should have significant teaching, research, and clinical experiences; the position represents an 11-month tenure track appointment at the rank of Professor. Major responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in communication sciences and disorders, oversight of the Harry Jersig Speech, Language and Hearing Center, and administering the budgets for the academic and clinical programs of the School. The course load consists of 3 semester hours of teaching per semester. Additional responsibilities include launching its developing clinical doctorate program; ongoing expansion of the graduate, leveling and undergraduate programs; development of a new research center; directing student research; scholarship in the applicant's area of interest; student advisement; and involvement in department, school, and university committees as well as external relations. The School offers a BA in communication and learning disorders, and an MA in communication disorders with the option for a CLD/Bilingual certificate. Additional information about the university is available at http://www.ollusa.edu. Apply by completing the online Application for Academic Employment on the OLLU website under HR and attach a letter of interest denoting the position for which you are applying, curriculum vita, official transcripts, and three professional references. All materials above must be submitted together and at one time. Incomplete packets for academic employment will not be considered. Review of applications begins Nov 1, 2017; employment to begin July 2018. For questions please contact Dr Rebecca Gomez, Search Committee Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org). OLLU is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders or a related area, a minimum of 5 years’ administrative experience, credentials to obtain Texas licensure in speech-language pathology, evidence of a research program, experience with academic and clinical faculty, experience with extramural funding and/or development, strong organization and interpersonal skills for collaborating with internal and external constituencies, evidence of achievements in teaching and scholarship commensurate with the rank of Professor, an understanding of accreditation policies and procedures, and a commitment to serving a diverse population especially Hispanic. ASHA CCC-SLP certification is strongly preferred.
OLLU is a Catholic university that seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff, and administrators. OLLU is committed to diversity and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 191,500 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.