Overview

The Up to 3 Early Intervention program in the Center for Persons with Disabilities at Utah State University is an in home pediatric program in northern Utah which strives to provide quality, evidence-based therapy services in a nurturing & supportive natural environment.

We are looking for a dynamic, creative and committed Speech Language Pathologist to join our interdisciplinary therapy team comprised of speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, behavior analysts, child development specialists, behavior technicians, vision and hearing therapists as well as autism specialists. The successful applicant will provide individual services to children under the age of 3 with developmental delays/disabilities including symptoms of autism and their families.

Requires travel and services to families living in Cache and Box Elder Counties.

Responsibilities

  • Evaluate speech, language, cognitive-communication, social communication
  • Administer a variety of norm-referenced and criterion-referenced assessment in order to analyze the nature and extent of speech, language and other impairments.
  • Coach Parents and/or direct teach speech, language, cognitive-communication and social communication to toddlers and their families.
  • Develop and implement Individualized service plans.
  • Instruct parents in small groups to implement evidence-based practice.
  • Collaborate with other disciplines as needed.
  • Adhere to university travel and driving policies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QualificationsMinimum Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders and Certificate of Clinical Competence (Consideration may be given to those who are eligible for CFY supervision. The clinical fellowship experience must be completed within one year of hiring. Continued employment is contingent on satisfactory completion of the clinical fellowship and CCC award.)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain state Speech Language Pathologist license(s) required by Utah Office of Occupational Licensing applicable to the profession.
  • Maintenance of appropriate professional affiliation(s) needed to supervise undergraduate and graduate students during practicum, student teaching, and internships.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have access to reliable transportation in order to perform the travel requirements of the position.
  • Desirable candidates must have a strong work ethic, excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work well as part of a team.
  • Job offer contingent upon successfully passed background check.

Preferred Requirements:

  • One year experience or educational equivalent evaluating and teaching young children with developmental delays or disabilities.
  • Second Language (Spanish).
  • Live in Box Elder County.
  • Educational background to evaluate and treat oral motor and feeding disorders.
  • Baby Watch Early Intervention Credential.

Core Characteristics:

  • Able to take initiative
  • Action oriented
  • Technical learning
  • Commitment to ethical behavior
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Strong work ethic
  • Commitment to the improvement of USU programs
  • Self-motivated
  • Manage multiple tasks quickly and efficiently
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Decision making

Disclaimer:

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the position.

Required DocumentsAlong with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded to the applicant profile. 
  2. Unofficial transcripts to be uploaded to the applicant profile.

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

University HighlightsUtah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 28,000 students (25,000 undergraduates and 3,000 graduate students) on the Logan main campus, four regional campuses, two USU Eastern campuses, and 28 centers throughout the state. USU offers 162 undergraduate majors, 153 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. The 2018 rankings from Washington Monthly ranked USU as one of the top 30 national Universities and the 5th best public national university in the nation. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found at: https://www.usu.edu/about/at-a-glance/.

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region. Additional information about Logan can be found at: http://www.loganutah.org/visitors/about_logan/index.php.

USU recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the university’s academic mission of learning, discovery, and engagement (https://www.usu.edu/president/missionstatement/). USU is an AA/EO employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy or local, state, or federal law. Learn more at www.aaeo.usu.edu/non-discrimination. USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program. Additional information can be found at: http://www.usu.edu/provost/faculty-life/dual-career-assistance.cfm.

ADAThis position requires some physical activity, including sitting and standing movements in order to complete testing and parent training activities. Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits