Coordinator AAC Svcs - (22003084)

Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus-Ritter Annex
Job: Staff
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular

Description

The position is at the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University — Pennsylvania's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service. The purpose of a Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities is to provide university and community training, innovative services and supports, technical assistance, research, and dissemination to support people with disabilities in their pursuit of independence, productivity, community inclusion, and overall quality of life.
The incumbent in this position is primarily responsible for program coordination of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) grants, programs and projects. In addition, this person supports the activities of TechOWL and other Assistive Technology programs and projects. Activities include corresponding with others, providing direct service, managing projects, investigating solutions, creating learning opportunities and classes, documenting activities, managing projects and cases, drafting reports and policies, developing procedures/protocols and analyzing activities/outcomes. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Master's Degree in Speech Language Pathology with at least two years' experience. Must be licensed in Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Licensed to practice as an Speech Language Pathologist in Pennsylvania
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skill and ability to work with diverse groups of people, including persons with disabilities, families, and direct support professionals
  • Ability to write reports
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS office software
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Ability to recommend light tech/ high tech

Preferred

Working with people with Intellectual Disabilities; experience with and/or interest in Augmentative and Alternative Communication.

 

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