DUTIES: Chair of the Department of Speech-Language Pathology serves on a 12-month assignment with duties including, but not limited to:
Recruitment of faculty;
Faculty and staff supervision including performance evaluation;
Faculty and student mentoring;
Promote scholarly and creative research, teaching excellence, and campus and professional service;
Provide leadership and advocacy for the Department’s educational and research mission;
Develop curriculum including, implementation and evaluation;
Serve as a resource/budget manager for the department;
Serve as the Program Director, with administrative oversight of the Department’s national accreditation from the Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology;
Initiate grant writing and development projects that promote the Department’s mission and vision;
Participate and develop community relations including local agencies appropriate to the department discipline;
Promote the undergraduate and graduate programs;
Normally teach 6 units (2 courses) per semester of undergraduate and/or graduate and/or clinic courses in his/her area of expertise and experience;
Supervise graduate students in clinical practice and directed research.
CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.
CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin November 20, 2018. Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled). Position effective date of on or after January 2, 2019.
Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here:
Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Speech-Language Pathology, or a related discipline from an accredited program;
Hold the certificate of clinical competence (CCC) in speech-language pathology from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA);
Licensed as a speech-language pathologist in California or eligible for licensure in California, which must be obtained within the first year of employment;
Demonstrated excellence as a department chair or relevant administrative experience in working effectively with faculty, scheduling, and budgeting;
Demonstrated excellence in collegiate teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level;
Research and publication record commensurate with the rank of full professor;
Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.
Successful grant writing
Experience with hybrid and online instructional settings
Experience mentoring faculty
Evidence of a commitment to diversity, leadership, and faculty governance
Evidence of a record of collaboration
Experience in clinical supervision at the graduate level
A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced)
Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
CV (including current e-mail address)
Three current letters of recommendation
Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree
Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, official transcript, and examples of scholarly work in the form of portfolio materials.
Copy of the Certificate at Clinical Competence in speech-language pathology from the ASHA
Copy of license as a speech-language pathologist in California or evidence of eligibility for licensure in California within the first year of employment
A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.
Applications, required documentation, and/or requests for information should be addressed to:
Dr. Lei Sun, Search Committee Chair
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Speech-Language Pathology
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90840-2501
Internal Number: 2528
About California State University, Long Beach
California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), one of the largest universities in the CSU system, is located in Long Beach on a beautifully landscaped, 320-acre campus near the ocean and the thriving downtown area. CSULB is recognized nationally as a leading comprehensive public university. It has been ranked “Best in the West” by the Princeton Review and named fourth-best public master’s university in the West by U.S. News and World Report (2010 “America’s Best Colleges Guide”). The school’s faculty and staff are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, significant research, in addition to a wide range of community and professional service organizations. CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.