Speech Pathologist or Occupational Therapist
Full-Time at Northern Arizona University, Institute for Human Developmen
posted on August 11, 2012
• This position subject to the availability of funding.
• Work with the tribal, local and state programs to provide eligibility evaluations, program planning, and IFSP development and consultation to families with children ages birth to two years, 11 months.
• Work with IHD and community based teams to develop innovative models or strategies to meet the needs of families with infants and toddlers with disabilities who live in rural and geographically remote areas.
• Write evaluation reports, project updates, and miscellaneous correspondence.
• Travel to family homes or meetings.
• Respond to the training and technical assistance needs of families and community based service providers and programs.
• Work collaboratively with other IHD projects as appropriate.
• Assist in addressing the mission and objectives of the IHD and NAU.
• Assist with university student training.
• Master's degree.
• State licensure - Experienced speech/language candidates who need a CFE may be considered.
• Must pass background check.
• Must possess valid driver's license.
• Must be available to travel. Some overnight travel may be required.
• Two years experience in early intervention or three years of experience working with children and their families.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
• Knowledge of IDEA Parts B and C and the Arizona Early Intervention Program (AzEIP),
• Familiarity with a primary service provider model or other evidence-based models of practice and experience consulting with or training other professionals and/or families,
• Interest in developing and implementing training relative to addressing the needs of children with disabilities and their families for local, state, and national audiences,
• Willingness to work collaboratively to reflect on and modify practices through a process of peer support and professional development activities,
• Knowledge and skill in a specialty area such behavior, feeding and swallowing disorders, or autism, and
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• IHD provides a supportive and professional work environment that promotes a mission of training and research in the area of disabilities.
• All travel supported by the project.
• Excellent benefit and retirement options.
• 40 hours - May be negotiable for qualified applicant.
This position has been identified as a safety/security sensitive position. Therefore, per AZ Revised Statute, Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, employment history investigation, degree verification (in some cases) and fingerprinting.
Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.
$53,000 to $59,000 for full-time depending on experience.
This is a Service Professional (SPF) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System or the Optional Retirement Program; 22 days of vacation and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified family members. More information on benefits at NAU is available at www.nau.edu/hr .
Service Professionals are hired on a contract basis, renewable each fiscal year according to terms of the Conditions of Professional Service, which may be found on the Internet at: https://azregents.asu.edu/rrc/Policy&/….
Employees offered a position on or after July 20, 2011, will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan) after 90 days of employment. If you accept an offer on or after July 20, 2011, and you choose the ASRS retirement option, you will begin participating in the Arizona State Retirement System, and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it, on the first of the pay period following 27 weeks (6 months) after your start date. New employees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP), which is an alternative to the ASRS plan for faculty and other appointed staff, will begin to participate on the first day of employment. Additionally, the long-term disability plan that accompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of the pay period following 90 days after start date. More information is available at: http://hr.nau.edu/node/10159.
September 10, 2012 at midnight.