The Allegheny Intermediate Unit is seeking to fill an Itinerant Educational Audiologist to begin August 14, 2019. This is a contracted position within the AIUEA Bargaining Unit with a competitive salary and extensive benefits pacakge. To learn more about the AIU please visit the Special Education Services.
POSITION TITLE: Itinerant Educational Audiologist
Responsible for providing consultation and recommendations for educational accommodations to maximize auditory access for students in the classroom. Key responsibilities include assessment of auditory functioning, evaluation, fitting, and monitoring of individual assistive listening technology, and consultation and training of general and special educators.
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provides educationally relevant assessments of students’ auditory functioning, hearing and listening levels and assists with the determination of eligibility and need for Deaf/HH Support
- Participates in multi-disciplinary team meetings and attends IEP meetings when requested to provide expertise regarding assistive technology Assists teachers of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing to determine goals and objectives related to technology needs when creating and completing IEPs.
- Evaluates, fits, and monitors school provided individual assistive listening
- Maintains a knowledge base of technologies for Deaf/Hard of Hearing students through attending workshops, conferences and teleconferences in order to enhance learning
- Develops a maintenance and replacement schedule and trouble shoots hardware/software problems that arise with the assistive technology used by Deaf/Hard of Hearing
- Participates in hearing screenings at AIU
- Maintains and updates an inventory of AIU owned technology/equipment which has been purchased through the Deaf/Hard of Hearing Maintains a system of storage for all such equipment.
- Maintains data base to use for billing school districts in order to account for time spent with students in respective
- Serves as a resource to general education staff and Teachers of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing through in-servicing and writes professional quality reports concerning audiological procedures and recommendations appropriate for presentation to parent, and sharing with educational and medical/clinical professionals, and in compliance with educational
- Master’s Degree or /PhD. in Audiology required.
- PA Licensure in Audiology
- ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence-Audiology and/or FAAA
- PA Teaching Certificate in a related area
- Excellent organizational skills, initiative, and an ability to work with limited
- Excellent written and oral communication
- Self-motivator, independent, cooperative, flexible, creative, and
- Ability and experience working as a member of a
- Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, Access, Excel and Outlook, and willingness to experiment and work with new
- PA Driver’s license and reliable transportation required for travel throughout Allegheny
- Current Act 114, Act 34 and Act 151 required prior to an offer (Must be dated within 1 year of hire date).
- School Personnel Health Record (Form H511.340 (8/2011)) must be completed and received by Human Resources prior to hire date.
The teacher must be able to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force as frequently as needed to move objects (textbooks/materials and equipment such as wheelchairs). The teacher may rearrange the layout of the classroom furniture to enhance the learning situation.
The teacher must see and hear on a continuous basis as well as speak frequently. Positions may vary from standing, sitting or walking. On a rare occasion it may be necessary to move quickly, or run. The teacher must have manual dexterity to use office equipment, manipulate books and other learning materials, and assist students with various activities. The teacher must have repetitive movement of fingers and hands for keyboarding.
- Be able to lift or carry up to 25 pounds.
- Be able to bend or twist at the neck and back.
- Specific vision includes peripheral vision, close vision, and color vision.
- Be able to stand for extended periods throughout the day.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
Disclaimer: The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of this position.
Reports To: Program Director
Department: Special Education Program
Position Schedule: 190 work days (August to June)
Salary: per the AIUEA Bargaining Agreeement
Benefits: per the AIUEA Bargaining Agreeement
To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to HRWEB@aiu3.net