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Clinical Education Coordinator - Speech Pathology

Employer
UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
Location
Melbourne, Australia
Salary
$114,645 - $136,136 p.a. plus 17% super
Closing date
8 Jan 2024

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Job Details

Job no: 0059460
Location: Parkville
Role type: Full-time; Continuing
Faculty: Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology
Salary: Level B – $114,645 - $136,136 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Shape speech pathology education and expand clinical partnerships at a prestigious university.
  • Collaborate in a modern facility in the heart of Melbourne, driving clinical teaching excellence.
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to take on the role of Clinical Education Coordinator at The University of Melbourne. You will have the chance to play a pivotal role in shaping the clinical education experiences of Speech Pathology students, fostering strong partnerships with a diverse range of clinical education partners, and contributing to the ongoing excellence of clinical teaching. As part of the Melbourne School of Health Sciences, you'll be working in a supportive and forward-thinking team that is dedicated to providing high-quality education. 

Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Coordination of student clinical placements, working alongside the Clinical Placements Officer to ensure that placements meet student learning needs, compliance and accreditation requirements; 
  • Provide support to students and clinical educators in relation to clinical placements, including management of marginal students who require extra support. 
  • Strengthen and manage existing partnerships and establish new partnerships with external clinical education providers. 

Who We Are Looking For

You excel in organisation, teamwork, and communication, forging strong relationships with stakeholders and meeting deadlines consistently.

You will also have:

  • Bachelor or postgraduate degree in Speech Pathology or equivalent, with eligibility for membership of Speech Pathology Australia.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of speech pathology management and clinical service provision across a range of clinical settings.
  • Experience in provision of clinical education to speech pathology students and a demonstrated understanding of student competency assessment in speech pathology.
  • Experience in coordination of clinical placements at University or workplace level.
  • Experience in teaching, tutoring, provision of workshops, professional development seminars or similar, including development of teaching materials and assessment materials.

For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

This position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check to ensure the University provides a safe environment for everyone.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

Your New Team – Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology 

The Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology is a research and teaching department within the Melbourne School of Health Sciences, in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. Or Department has an international reputation in pioneering research in speech sciences including discovery of genetic causes of speech disorders and development of biofeedback treatments for progressive neurological diseases and has strong research links with the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute.

What We Offer You!

In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!

About the University of Melbourne

We’re tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

Be Yourself

The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity.  First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the email address listed at the bottom of the page.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants

We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https://about.unimelb.edu.au/reconciliation/murmuk-djerring

Join Us! (Early applicants are welcome)

If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents: 

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Tara via email at Faculties-TA@unimelb.edu.au, ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

Applications close: 8 January 2023 11:55 PM Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT)

Position Description:   0059460- Clinical Education Coordinator - Speech Pathology- PD.pdf

Company

The University of Melbourne enjoys an outstanding reputation with world rankings consistently placing us as Australia’s leading comprehensive research-intensive university, and one of the world’s top 50*.

Melbourne attracts the best and brightest students and researchers and, with a history of over 160 years, we occupy a special place at the heart of our city’s cultural scene.

Melbourne is a leading research university, widely renowned for its teaching and the social and economic contributions it makes through knowledge transfer. The University’s performance in international rankings puts it at the forefront of higher education in the Asia-Pacific and beyond.

Internationally, the University is consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, with its international peers placing it in the top 20 worldwide, and employers placing it in the top 10. In the recent Times Higher Education rankings of the world’s top 200 universities, Melbourne ranked top in Australia and 33 in the world.

Melbourne’s international research pre-eminence was also acknowledged with a top 100 ranking in the Shanghai Jiao Tong rankings. Ranked No. 44 in 2015, the University has climbed steadily in the rankings since first appearing at No. 92 in 2003.

The Melbourne Model introduces undergraduate programs characterised by both breadth and depth, followed by a graduate professional degree, a research higher degree or entry directly into employment.

In 2008 Melbourne commenced offering six New Generation undergraduate degrees in Arts, Biomedicine, Commerce, Environments, Music and Science. The Melbourne Model also introduces a new graduate school experience to Australia, providing the best and brightest with a more focused, intense and professionally relevant degree in areas such as Law, Architecture, Teaching and Nursing. With the Melbourne curriculum now aligning the University with the world’s top universities in Europe, North America and Asia, we enable our students to develop the skills and attributes required by employers all over the world.

More than 50,000 students from over 120 countries take courses in the University’s 12 faculties and graduate schools.

For more information please visit: http://www.unimelb.edu.au

*Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015 – 2016 and Academic Ranking of World Universities 2015

Company info
Telephone
+61 (3) 8344 4000
Location

Parkville
Melbourne
Victoria
VIC 3010
Australia

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