Opening its doors in 2002, Nevada State College is the first and only four year institution in the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE). NSC places a special emphasis on the advancement of diverse and largely under-served population. Located on a developing 500-acre campus in the foothills of Henderson, Nevada, NSC emphasizes high-quality instruction, exemplary service, engaging learning experiences and innovation as a means to more efficient, effective outcomes in all corners of the campus. Enrollment has grown from 176 students in 2002 to over 3700 students in fall 2016.
At Nevada State College, we celebrate the storied backgrounds of our campus community. We operate with a shared commitment to represent and serve the diverse population of Nevada and to encourage the exchange of ideas that respects and honors the lived experiences of our students, staff, and faculty. We foster a culture of inclusive excellence so our members can live authentically, fully engage, and flourish. In order to strengthen the college and progress its mission, the college dedicates itself to intentional and ongoing reflection to meeting the evolving needs of NSC, the surrounding communities, and the State of Nevada.
Nevada State College invites applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Speech-Language Pathology beginning Fall of 2017 or Spring of 2018. The position will be 9 month contract (B-Contract, 9/12 with benefits).
The speech and language pathology (SLP) program includes an undergraduate degree and post-baccalaureate coursework, both leading to licensure to work in the Nevada public school system. In addition, Nevada State College is committed to developing a master’s degree in speech-language pathology.
- Teach undergraduate and graduate courses
- Supervise undergraduate and graduate students in the speech-language clinic, P-12 settings, and/or community-based settings
- Academic Advising
- Collaborate with colleagues and school district personnel in the development of the SLP program and clinical experiences
- Contribute to program development/renewal initiatives
- Conduct research and scholarship in the applicant’s area of expertise
- Engage students in research
- Participate in service at the school, college & community
Salary & Benefits:
Highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Nevada State College offers excellent benefits, including 14.5% retirement match, beginning balance of 30 sick leave days, 11 paid holidays, educational benefits, and two health insurance plans that can be supplemented with flexible spending accounts or health savings accounts.
- A Ph.D. in Speech and Hearing Sciences or closely related field (Competitive ABD candidates will also be considered with the expectation that your Ph.D. will be completed prior to your start date.)
- Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology or Audiology (CCC-SLP)
- Successful ASHA/state licensure-related experience; skill in the start up of a Master’s Degree Program.
- Evidence of a strong commitment to preparing speech language pathologists to work in public school settings.
- Experience in university teaching and clinical supervision at the graduate and undergraduate level.
- Experience providing professional development and mentoring SLP instructors.
- Experience working in an urban school district setting.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.