Coordinator of Clinical Education

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR

ID: 7065930
Posted: April 29, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

About the University
Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,600 students with 200+ academic programs. U of A students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent all 50 states and 120 countries.

The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation’s strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life. Arkansas is a natural wonder of forests, mountains and lakes framed by picturesque rivers and streams. Some of the best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are a short drive from campus.

As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

About the College/Department
The Department of Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders at the University of Arkansas comprises seven independent academic programs that offer 15 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. We offer the majority of our programs in Fayetteville, although we have a large and growing online presence. Our programs serve more than 900 students each academic year, and these learners find commonalities in coursework and engagement in areas such as professionalism, integrity, service to others, and commitment to lifelong learning. Our department is dedicated to advancing knowledge, empowering communities, and preparing highly qualified diverse professionals in health and education who are committed to improving people’s lives through practice, scholarship, and leadership.

The Communication Disorders Program offers both undergraduate and master’s degrees. Existing research collaborations include the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Mercy Hospital, the Northwest Medical System, and Washington Regional Medical Center, all located in Northwest Arkansas.

The Speech and Hearing Clinic in Epley Center is composed of clinic rooms and laboratories designed for both clinical services and clinically focused speech science research. The speech science laboratories consist of a KayPENTAX computerized speech lab 4,500 (CSL) and equipment for the measurement of breath support. In addition, the speech science laboratory has equipment for conducting voice and dysphagia evaluations including video stroboscopy and fibroendoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES). The Neurofeedback Laboratory in Epley Center includes: EEG, SCR, and EMG recording equipment; an electromagnetically shielded and sound attenuated booth, and equipment for recording and analyzing manual kinematics.



 

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