Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 305281
SPEECH & HEARING SCIENCES (BL-SPHS-IUBLA)
The Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences (SLHS) is an important department in the College of Arts and Sciences (the College). We serve students and the community by advancing innovative basic and applied research in communication sciences and disorders for the purpose of knowledge acquisition, student education, professional training, and clinical practice.
We offer educational experiences at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Seven of our faculty are Deaf and teach ASL at the undergraduate level. Many of our other faculty are clinicians in the areas of audiology and speech-language pathology, and many hold research PhDs.
More Information about the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences can be found here.
The College values diversity, equity, and inclusion as a core strength and essential element in the success of its educational mission. For full diversity statement, click here.
More information about the College at Indiana University may be found here.
This position coordinates important aspects of the graduate programs in the Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, including the specific criteria for each of the 3 distinct graduate programs (MA in Speech-Language Pathology, Doctorate of Audiology, and PhD).
Oversees the processing and evaluation of all applications for admission (350 to 400 per year) and monitors the progress of nearly 150 enrolled students
Assists with coordinating recruitment and orientation efforts (e.g., including the department's open house and coordination with programs to attract diverse students, such as the GettingU2IU program)
Helps to assign and administer student academic appointments and fellowships
Helps to coordinate the review and awarding of graduate student awards (e.g., works with the College or University to coordinate submission of awards)
Monitors the progress of enrolled students, including maintenance of graduate student academic records; helps students understand program requirements, university policies, and career options; processes graduate student academic records and confirms that graduating students have met course and program requirements
Supports the Directors of Graduate Studies in maintaining both bulletins (UGS and College)
Works with students to confidentially resolve issues or alerts the department's graduate program coordinators regarding complex or worrisome situations
Collaborates with the fiscal Officer and the graduate program coordinators to analyze and provide student academic and outcome data needed for training grant proposals and reports for funding agencies and internal and external administrative committees and offices
Monitors other graduate student information, as requested by various IU committees and offices (e.g., requests for lists of all students' international training experiences)
Maintains contact with past graduates to understand job placement
Acts as a liaison with the University Graduate School, College Graduate Office, Office of the Registrar, and the Office of International Student Services
Advises graduate students and potential students concerning academic affairs, including application and pre-requisite requirements for the graduate programs
Serves as a critical resource for students and faculty on general (University Graduate School) degree requirements and specific requirements of the SLHS graduate programs and on minors required for SLHS PhD students
Serves as resource to graduate students concerning visa issues
May serve as initial contact for graduate students dealing with sensitive confidential issues, including but not limited to: academic issues, financial issues, conflicts or adverse interactions with other students or faculty, and sexual harassment
Manages Chair's schedule; manages department-wide re-accreditation for the Council on Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD) as well as CAPCSD surveys and annual reports; manages correspondence (e.g., review and promotion processes); trains on various systems and supports their usage (e.g., eDossier, CarMIN)
Develops and implements programs and initiatives that touch on various/multiple student-related goals, such as enhancing and reinforcing academic engagement and experiential learning; increasing student engagement, wellness, and involvement; fostering learning, inclusion, and development; supporting students in crisis and adversity; and improving the student campus experience
Interfaces directly with students by attending student programming events, advising student organization leaders, meeting one-on-one to discuss areas of concern on campus, and gathering satisfaction feedback from student participants to implement into future student services initiatives and objectives
Collaborates with staff in own department and other departments, as well as academic and campus leaders, on shared student services goals, often coordinating funding to sponsor student programs and initiatives
Projects outcomes for services offered at the program, department/division, or campus level; measures and evaluates effectiveness of student services against projected outcomes; may prepare reports on impact to students and budget and may present to stakeholders on effectiveness and to secure funding for initiatives moving forward
May serve on committees and perform student services research across the field of higher education and at peer institutions to identify and recommend best practices
Plans and coordinates communications for student services initiatives to ensure student participation and engagement
Bachelor's degree in public affairs, counseling, social work, education, business, or related field
Master's degree in higher education student affairs or related field
Some experience in student services, higher education, or related field
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Demonstrates ability to maintain confidential information
Demonstrates customer service skills
Commitment to working with people from diverse backgrounds and commitment to cultural competency
Ability to build strong partnerships with students and other university departments
Excellent computer, word processing, spreadsheet, and database skills
Familiarity with IU academic systems such as WEBADMIT, CSDCAS, SIS, Cicada, and financial systems such as KFS, IUIE, PeopleAdmin workflows, as well as file distribution and workgroup systems (Teams, Canvas, Mantis) is very helpful
Strong organizational skills and ability to set priorities and multitask
Ability to maintain confidentiality and be discrete
Knowledge of the Spanish language
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
$38,000 - $42,785 annually
For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator.See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.