Speech-Lang Pathologist

University Of New Mexico Albuquerque , NM 87102

Posted 1 week ago

The Center for Development and Disability (CDD), established in 1990, is New Mexico's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service. These centers, authorized by the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act, build the capacities of states and communities to respond to the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

This position requires a speech-language pathologist with extensive experience in the evaluation and treatment of young children with autism spectrum disorders, a knowledge of state systems of care for referral, and the ability to effectively communicate results and diagnosis to families, team members or early intervention staff. Both standardized formal methods of evaluation as well as informal observation will be necessary to be successful in this position. Knowledge of ASD specific tests as well as instruments that measure speech-language deficits are necessary.

This position requires some traveling.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment

  • Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.

  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.

  • Subject to credentialing process; must maintain credentialed status.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in Speech Pathology or an equivalent discipline; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.Certification/LicensureCertificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology; State of New Mexico Licensure as a Speech-Language Pathologist.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Be sure to address our preferred qualifications below in your cover letter


  • of symptomatology of Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • of evidenced based interventions for children with ASD

Experience functioning as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide differential diagnoses for children and youth.

Additional RequirementsThis position does require some travel. This positions requires a background check with fingerprinting.CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NMDepartmentPediatrics Center for Development (997H)Employment TypeStaffStaff TypeTerm - Full-TimeTerm End Date06/30/2019StatusExemptPay$3,777.51 to $5,666.27 monthly.Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position.

The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.Background Check RequiredYesFor Best Consideration Date1/2/2019Application InstructionsTo be considered for this position:Complete the official application; be sure to include all prior work experience and hours worked per week.Attach your Current Resume; listing three former or current Supervisor References.Attach your Cover Letter that addresses our Preferred Qualifications.This position requires some travel.Incomplete Applications may not be considered.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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