Program Manager, Speech & Language Pathology
Delaware Valley University, in beautiful Doylestown, Pennsylvania, is accepting candidates for Program Manager, Speech & Language Pathology in our Graduate Studies department.
The Program Manager of Delaware Valley University's Speech and Language Pathology program is a full-time staff position supporting all administrative aspects of the SLP program, to include general program support, support for didactic and clinical phases of the program and support for program admissions and special events. The Program Manager will work closely with the Program Director to provide day-to-day management of the SLP program. Working collaboratively with the Program Director, faculty and administrative directors within the School of Graduate Studies, the Program Manager will help with development and oversight of administrative functions promoting the mission and goals of the SLP program, ensuring a superior experience for DelVal students in accordance with CAA standards. Must collaborate closely with other department Program Managers, Administrative Directors, faculty and staff.
This 12-month position reports directly to the Speech Pathology Founding Program Director.
Supervisory Responsibilities include:
- Student workers (as necessary/appropriate)
Essential job responsibilities include:
- Manage front-office functions and reception: greet and assist students, prospective students, guest lecturers, and other visitors; answer and direct phone calls; maintain office and program supplies
- Maintain program-specific website and social media content
- Serve as a liaison with other departments on campus
- Take minutes at all program meetings
- Proctor student exams
- Review admission applications for completeness and maintain records of student acceptances and deposits
- Oversee planning and coordination of admissions interviews, program orientation, recognition ceremony and other special events
- Prepare, review and track required clearances for incoming students
- Develop processes for and maintain didactic-phase information including advisor lists, guest lecturer scheduling and payment, program calendar and curriculum charts
- Implement and manage evaluation tools for student evaluation of the program and clinical preceptor evaluation of students
- Extract and analyze data to report on program performance to Program Director
- In conjunction with all Program faculty and staff, assist with identifying, securing and maintaining clinical sites in sufficient number to meet the Program's needs
- Maintain student, clinical instructional faculty, clinical site files in accordance with CAA standards
- Oversee timely completion of necessary paperwork for clinical rotation sites
- Register students with relevant constituent organizations as needed
- Update alumni records and database
- Complete graduate credentialing and education verification forms as appropriate
- Contribute to the overall success of the program in applying for and receiving provisional accreditation
- Identifying opportunities for continued improvement across program processes, policies and procedures
- Performs other related duties as assigned in support of the Program Director and team
Minimum qualifications include:
- Prior administrative experience
- Bachelor's degree
The successful candidate will have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
- Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
- Excellent attention to detail
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Strong critical thinking, organizational, and problem-solving skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate as a team member
- Excellent rapport and network-building skills with both internal and external stakeholders
- Competence and ability to develop requisite knowledge of computers, technology and software (or similar products/programs) to perform assigned tasks
- Ability to collaborate with students, staff, and faculty within/out the department
Physical demands and working conditions for this position include:
- Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
- Typically standing or walking
- Potential local travel (within ~90 miles) to prospective or established SCPE locations
Why work for DelVal?
Beautiful college campus in charming Doylestown!
Free parking and Septa stop on-site!
Collaborative, collegial colleagues!
Tuition waiver for self and dependents!
Generous paid time off policy including paid winter break!
Various discounts including campus bookstore, Bucks County YMCA, BJ's and Costco Wholesale!
Many other wonderful benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability and flex spending and retirement plan!
Upon acceptance of offer of employment, the selected applicant will be responsible for providing the University with a Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check clearance that has been completed within the last 5 years.
Delaware Valley University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce.