Scholarly Teaching Fellow/Speech Pathology Clinic Coordinator

Albury-Wodonga, Australia
08 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
05 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Innovative clinical education
  • Developing speech services with regional rural communities
  • Opportunity to work in dynamic inter-professional teams

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • $68,696 to $116,171 p.a. (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Albury-Wodonga

The Speech Pathology Clinic Coordinator manages the student-led speech pathology services offered through the School of Community Healths Interdisciplinary Community Engagement and Wellness Centre (CEW). Specifically, the Coordinator: provides clinical education for Charles Sturt University speech pathology students undertaking workplace learning placements and residential schools within the CEW; facilitates expansion of community and clinic-based services to support ongoing provision of workplace learning opportunities for speech pathology students; and, ensures the conduct of speech pathology students and staff in the clinic is consistent with compliance requirements for infection control principles, work health and safety, record keeping, quality assurance mechanisms and professional codes of conduct.

To be successful you will have:

  • Relevant qualifications and clinical experience as a speech pathologist
  • Be eligible for membership with Speech Pathology Australia as a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist
  • Experience delivering high quality student-centred clinical education
  • Proven ability to build strong internal and external partnerships, networks and relationships
  • Commitment to the key Speech Pathology Australia practice standards and guidelines required to ethically operate a culturally responsive speech pathology service that provides clinical education
  • Exceptional face-to-face, on-line, and written communication skills.

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Faculty of Science delivers flexible, innovative teaching programs which provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to build a career, advance their profession and contribute to their community. We currently have more than 9000 students and over 500 staff dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge.

We are a leader in strategic and applied research in a wide array of sciences. We enhance and extend knowledge, train and educate future researchers and provide scientific solutions to current challenges. We achieve this through ethical practice, professional collaborations, industry involvement and a commitment to continual improvement.

We also provide a range of health and other services to our regional communities through our enterprise activities.

The School of Community Health has a diverse range of staff who work together in the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and community engagement. The School is focused on five professional courses including health and rehabilitation science, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, podiatry and speech pathology.

Staff in the School of Community Health are committed to work with regional and rural communities to train and graduate future health professionals; we use research to find answers to community questions; and we work together to support people to become agents for positive change within their community.

The School provides students with clinical training opportunities through the operation of commercial clinics offering services in Speech Pathology.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice Citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the Position Description or by contacting:

Associate Professor Michael Curtin | Head, School of Community Heath | | Ph: 02 6051 9209

Closing Date: 11 pm, 05 November 2020

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