Speech Pathology Clinical Education Manager

Sydney, Australia
13 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
27 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Macquarie is the university of pioneering minds. Globally recognised as one of Australia’s leading research universities, Macquarie is a place where extraordinary new possibilities come to light. We’ve helped people to hear, introduced wireless internet technology to the world and broken through traditional boundaries by appointing Australia’s first female vice-chancellor.

At Macquarie you’ll join a vibrant community of diverse perspectives, all working towards a brighter future for our communities and our planet. Surrounded by beautiful parkland campus, our students and staff are free to explore and discover, supported by facilities including a high-tech library, private teaching hospital, gym and pools, childcare facilities, a campus train station and the newly expanded Macquarie Centre shopping complex next door. 

The Faculty of Human Sciences is home to a number of world class research facilities and centres including the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders (CCD), and the Macquarie University Centre for Language Sciences (CLaS). The research centres are located in the Australian Hearing Hub; a new state-of-the-art facility that brings together researchers from Linguistics, Speech, Hearing, and Cognitive Sciences, and clinical research/professional training teams from Audiology, Speech Pathology and Psychology.

The Department of Linguistics at Macquarie University is one of the largest and most diverse Linguistics departments in Australia. It has an extensive PhD program and excellent postgraduate coursework programs in Audiology, Speech Pathology, Applied Linguistics, TESOL and Translation & Interpreting, in addition to the highly regarded and increasingly popular Bachelor of Speech, Hearing and Language Sciences degree.

The Role

The Macquarie University Master of Speech and Language Pathology program is currently seeking applications from professional clinical placement managers with extensive Speech Pathology Clinical Education experience for a part-time (2 days per week) job share position.  The purpose of the role is to develop, direct and deliver the clinical education for the Master of Speech and Language Pathology program. The successful applicant will convene and teach some academic coursework units, develop relationships with external providers to establish and maintain clinical placements, and supervise the clinical education team.

Reporting to the Program Director, Master of Speech & Language Pathology, you will have relevant qualifications in speech pathology, hold current practising membership of Speech Pathology Australia, and meet the selection criteria listed below.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for the position, you must submit an updated CV, and a separate document which addresses the selection criteria below:

  • Relevant qualifications in speech pathology
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Speech Pathology Australia clinical education standards and requirements
  • Extensive experience as a speech pathologist and clinical educator
  • Sound understanding of speech pathology student development of competence from Novice to Entry Level competence
  • Demonstrated experience managing competing demands from internal and external stakeholders
  • High level written and verbal communication
  • Demonstrated experience managing diverse teams and / or virtual teams

Employment in this position is conditional upon holding a Working with Children Check Clearance, and Certified Practising Membership of Speech Pathology Australia.

Salary Package: from $115,570 – 122,061 p.a. pro-rata (HEW Level 9), plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading

Appointment Type: Part-time 2 days per week, continuing position

Specific Role Enquiries:  Dr Scott Barnes, Program Director, Master of Speech and Language Pathology, 02 9850 7960, scott.barnes@mq.edu.au

General Recruitment Enquiries: Lizzy Nguyen, HR Administrator lizzy.nguyen@mq.edu.au

Applications Close: Monday 27 November 2017 at 11:55pm (AEST)

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.