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Speech Language Pathologist


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Communication Sciences & Disorders (10000837)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

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Definition of Class

This position provides clinical supervision and instruction to graduate students in Communication Sciences and Disorders; provides direct, billable client services by assessing the speech and language skills of clients and implementing intervention strategies and treatment programs; instructs one undergraduate course per semester, and serves as an academic advisor to undergraduate students. The incumbent has the authority to exercise discretion over a wide variety of areas.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Provides supervision and clinical instruction for graduate students to ensure quality training for students and service for clients.
  • Determines clinical direction and provides feedback and constructive criticism of students’ clinical performance.
  • Establishes appropriate assessment and intervention approaches for pediatric and/or adult speech-language and feeding/swallowing clients.
  • Develops clinical agenda and extramural funding in areas related to speech-language pathology
  • Instructs one undergraduate course per semester in Communication Sciences & Disorders; provides assignments to improve students’ clinical performance, and submits student grades.
  • Leads professional staffings ( e.g., observation laboratories and clinic meetings).
  • Participates in academic advising of undergraduate students.
  • Meets with students and is available during scheduled student appointments.  
  • Explains clinical policies to students, as approved by faculty and clinical instructors.
  • Maintains compliance with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and Mississippi State Department of Health regulations.
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.

Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Provides supervision and clinical instruction for graduate students.        
  2. Provides direct, billable client services.
  3. Instructs one undergraduate course per semester.
  4. Participates in academic advising of undergraduate students.

Minimum Education/Experience

Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology from an accredited four-year college or university




Three (3) years of experience related to the above described duties.


Licensure by the Mississippi State Board of Health and Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language- Hearing Association ( ASHA)  

Salary/Wage Information

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EEO Statement

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Background Check Statement

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Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi