TITLE: Speech Language Therapy Program Coordinator
REPORTS TO: Director/Superintendent or Designee
The person in this position will perform the duties of a Speech-Language Pathologist with additional Coordinator duties under the supervision of the Director or the Superintendent, and is responsible for assisting in the administration of the Speech-Language Therapy Program. In that role, the individual may supervise both licensed and classified personnel, assists in managing the program budget ($2,000,000+) and has primary responsibilities for implementing programs and services, which serve school districts.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs the duties of a speech-language pathologist, including evaluation, therapy, and consultation in the area of communication disorders, with a moderate sized caseload of students.
Assists with the following duties:
- Is responsible for the design, implementation, evaluation, improvement and reporting requirements of programs or program strands which serve local district staff or students directly or which provide consultation services to component district staff who serve students directly.
- Supervises and evaluates staff members.
- Makes effective recommendations to director in the selection, promotion, termination, and transfer of staff.
- Managing and authorizing expenditures for the program budget.
- Proposes policy in assigned areas.
- In consultation with supervisor, staff, advisory committees, ESD Management Team and superintendent, determines program design and direction.
- Develops new projects and writes new grants as need and opportunity arise.
- Serves as liaison to ODE and other external agencies.
Participates as a member of the ESD Management Team.
Other duties as assigned by the superintendent.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
A Master’s Degree, Oregon Speech-Language Pathology and Administrative licenses, and 3-5 years of professional experience as a Speech-Language Pathologist. Demonstrated ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team, with multiple individuals and/or agencies; superior communication skills, both verbally and in writing, in a wide variety of settings; demonstrated ability to use technology as a tool in daily work and as an educational resource; ability to delegate responsibility and empower staff members in continuous improvement of services; requires travel. A valid Oregon driver’s license, satisfactory driving record, and adequate transportation or acceptable alternative is required.
Experience working with business, community agencies, and non-profits. Works well with others from diverse backgrounds. Ability to successfully solve conflict; maintaining confidentiality; listening to others without interrupting; keeping emotions under control; remaining open to others’ ideas and contributing to building a positive team spirit. Demonstrated ability to successfully work with professionals throughout the state.
Ability to communicate fluently verbally and in writing in English. Ability to effectively present information and respond effectively to questions in one-on-one, small group situations to students and other school staff. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and governmental regulations. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Mathematic Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written and oral form. Ability to successfully manage multi-faceted situations.
General knowledge of computer usage and ability to use MS Office 365.
Ability to travel locally and to out-of-state meetings. Possesses public speaking and communication skills. Ability to exercise good judgment and work in an environment with constant interruptions.
A valid Oregon Driver’s License.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $47,063.00 to $73,145.00 /year
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Retirement plan
- Signing bonus
- Paid time off
- Parental leave
- Professional development assistance