Founding Director Communication Sciences and Disorders

Carlow University

Carlow University a private, Catholic, liberal arts, comprehensive University is accepting nominations and applications for the position of Founding Director of the Communication Sciences and Disorders Program. This is an exciting opportunity for a collaborative and energetic leader to develop and launch a new Communication Sciences and Disorders Program. Reporting to the Dean, College of Health and Wellness, the Program Director is responsible for leading the program through organization and development, securing accreditation and maintaining compliance, and fiscal management, while meeting the excellent standards in the Health Sciences for which the University is known. This includes leading curriculum development, development of clinical sites, and recruitment and management of faculty and staff. The director will collaborate closely with Admissions and Marketing departments on admissions policies, recruiting students and marketing the program. This position is a tenure track, twelve-month appointment.


The ideal candidate will have: a graduate degree in Communication Science Disorders, Speech Pathology, Audiology or a related discipline; documentation of passing the national CCC examination; a current unencumbered licensure (or eligibility for licensure) to practice as a Speech Pathologist or Audiologist in Pennsylvania; teaching and leadership experience in a Communications Sciences/Disorders program; clinical experience (current or previous); and the ability to obtain and maintain professional liability insurance coverage. 


Carlow University is being assisted by the partners of Hyatt–Fennell, Executive Search. Nominations and application materials should be submitted via email to Please specify the search in the subject line. Applications include a cover letter with details relevant to your qualifications and interest, a current resume/cv, and contact information for five professional references, in separate documents. You may also include any additional details such as university teaching positions, leadership positions, publications, videos, etc. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and the position will remain open until filled. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential.



Carlow University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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PO Box 214
Conway, PA 15027

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