Director: Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) is seeking qualified candidates to serve as Founding Director and full-time tenure track faculty member in its Woolfolk School of Communication Sciences and Disorders. OLLU seeks someone of vision with a national scope to direct the school and launch its developing PhD program. Strong leadership and communication skills are required. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in communication sciences and disorders, supervision of theses at the master's degree level, the continued development of the PhD program and oversight of the Harry Jersig Speech, Language, Hearing Center. The course load consists of 3 - 6 semester hours of teaching per semester. Additional responsibilities include directing the Woolfolk School, ongoing development of the graduate and undergraduate programs, future development of a research center, research in the applicant's area of interest, student advisement, and involvement in department, school, and university committees, as well as external relations. Our Lady of the Lake University is a nationally ranked university founded and sponsored by the Sisters of Divine Providence in 1895. It is located in San Antonio and has campuses in Houston and Rio Grande Valley, as well as offering online programs. 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. It is housed within the College of Professional Studies, and includes the Harry Jersig Speech, Language, Hearing Center. The Center offers diagnostic and treatment services for a variety of communication disorders to children and adults from across the San Antonio region. The Woolfolk School has more than 1500 living alumni and in fall 2016 had 101 undergraduate majors and 47 candidates for the master of science degree. Qualified candidates will have obtained their doctoral degree in communication disorders or related field. The selected candidate must have at least 5 years' experience with higher education administration, and be able to obtain a Texas licensure for speech-language pathology. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) certification is preferred. Apply online at www.ollusa.edu and include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact for three references to OLLU Human Resources Office. Any questions about this posting should be addressed to:Dr Rebecca Gomez, Search Committee Chair (email@example.com). Review of applications begins Nov 1, 2017; employment to begin July 2018. 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.