Audiologist (position available June 1, 2014)
Missouri School for the Deaf
Yes (See benefits)
Examples of Work Performed
- Conducts comprehensive audiological evaluations.
- Conducts otoacoustic emission and auditory brainstem response infant hearing screenings.
- Advises on the selection and purchase of hearing aids.
- Prepares earmold impressions, fits, and programs hearing aids.
- Performs cleaning, repairs, and listening checks on hearing aids.
- Advises local education agencies and parents on hearing loss, audiological evaluations, assistive technologies, educational placements, and auditory processing disorder.
- Documents, distributes, and maintains hearing aid and FM system loans and leases.
- Reviews or conducts audiological evaluation for prospective MSD students.
- Participates in the development and review of IEP's as needed.
- Travels statewide to conduct observations and provide feedback as a member of the Deaf Education Consultant team as needed.
- Travels statewide to conduct in-service trainings and workshops as needed.
- Performs related work as assigned.
Education and Experience
- A Master's degree with a Doctorate degree being preferred in Audiology from a program accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.
- Licensure as an Audiologist by the State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts.
- Eligibility for the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Audiology from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association or Board Certification from the American Board of Audiology.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Knowledge of applied audiology for educational settings.
- Knowledge of emerging audiology techniques, technologies, and procedures.
- Skilled in the performance of pediatric audiology procedures, including conditioned play audiometry and visual reinforcement audiometry.
- Conversational skills in American Sign Language with the ability to obtain a rating of Intermediate or higher on the Sign Language Proficiency Interview within three years of hire date.
- Ability to develop and maintain effective long-term professional relationships with local agencies and parents.
- Ability to organize and conduct effective in-service trainings and workshops.
(Other qualifications and experience, which in the opinion of the Commissioner of Education meet the requirements of the position may be accepted in lieu of the above.)
Complete a DESE application online. Please attach a scanned copy of your transcripts with the application. You will receive an e-mail confirmation when your application is received online.
Note: If a college degree is a requirement for this position, transcripts must be submitted with the application in order to be considered for employment. Failure to include transcripts (when required for the position) with your application will eliminate the application from the review process.
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