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Openings as of 12/10/2018
Student Support Services

  • 1.0 FTE Audiologist JobID: 44054
  • Position Type:
      Student Support Services/Audiologist

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
      Central Rivers AEA - Cedar Falls

  • Date Available:

  • Closing Date:

      Central Rivers Area Education Agency - website
  •   If a Central Rivers AEA staff member has an interest in this position, a transfer request form (found in IV portal) must be filled out and sent to the Human Resources office between June 14 and June 22, 2018.

    1. Masters Degree in Audiology from a recognized/approved training institution.
    2. Appropriate licensure and endorsement from the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners or active Certificate of License in Audiology, State of Iowa.
    3. Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.
    Skills and Abilities
    Ability to develop and maintain professional relations as evidenced by ability to relate positively with staff, parents, students, and the community. Verbal and written communication skills, including communicating a positive attitude, and ability to make presentations. Ability to function as a professional team member. Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem solving skills. Proven professional management skills such as planning, directing, organizing, and coordinating. Demonstrated ability to produce results through a completion of previous assignments. Demonstrated leadership skills and a desire to lead. Ability to establish and maintain a favorable working and learning atmosphere. Ability to demonstrate actions that support the agencies (AEA, LEAs, and other partners) and their missions. Knowledge of curriculum and instructional strategies, procedures and state and federal statutes. Knowledge of technology as it relates to education. Maintain confidentiality related to agency, district, students, and family information. Demonstrated sensitivity and respect for diversity.
    Reports To: Designated AEA Regional Administrator
    Supervises: (If applicable) Audiometrist
    Job Goal: To provide diagnostic and rehabilitative audiology services in Central Rivers AEA and to assist other educators in providing appropriate programming for individuals with hearing or processing concerns.
    Performance Responsibilities
    The Educational Audiologist uses assessments and consultative methods and procedures to identify and serve individuals with hearing disorders.
    1. Participate as a member of a team responsible for making educational decisions for individual students through a problem-solving process.
    2. Facilitate activities to address needs of students with hearing loss or auditory processing concerns.
    3. Participate as a member of the educational team in program development and implementation of services and make specific recommendations for auditory and communication needs.
    4. Collaborate with parents, school, support personnel and relevant community agencies or professionals to ensure delivery of appropriate services, including transition services for students with hearing loss or auditory processing concerns.
    5. Collaborate with community resources to develop and maintain a high-risk registry, newborn screening, and follow-up.
    6. Coordinate hearing screening programs for preschool and school-aged children.
    7. Provide training and supervision to audiometrists for screening and other designated duties.
    8. Perform comprehensive, educationally relevant hearing evaluations.
    9. Make appropriate medical, educational, and community referrals.
    10. Interpret audiological assessment results to school personnel and support staff.
    11. Provide training on hearing and hearing impairments and their implications to school personnel, children, and parents.
    12. Provide education and/or resources related to noise exposure and hearing loss prevention.
    13. Make recommendations about the use of hearing aids, cochlear implants, individual and group amplification, and assistive listening devices.
    14. Ensure the proper fit and functioning of hearing aids and other auditory devices.
    15. Analyze classroom noise and acoustics and make recommendations for improving the listening environment.
    16. Manage the use and calibration of audiometric equipment.
    17. Make recommendations for assistive devices (radio/television, telephone, alerting, convenience) for students with hearing losses.
    18. Provide services, including home programming if appropriate, in the areas of speech reading, listening, communication strategies, use and care of amplification (including cochlear implants) and self-management of hearing needs.
    19. Perform other duties as may be assigned.
    Physical, Mental and Visual Effort
    Continuous speaking, hearing, and visual effort. Frequent walking, sitting, standing, and reaching. Occasional climbing, kneeling, and transporting up to 50 lbs. High degree of concentration requiring continuous and often intense mental and visual attention. Numerous irregularities, complicated and complex tasks are involved.
    Working Conditions
    Work is primarily performed in an office setting. Occasionally exposed to dust, noise, odors, and other irritants. Stress associated with work pace and pressure. Work involves irregular hours and days. Travel required. Exposed to hazards of the road when driving.
    Terms of Employment: Length of work year as established by the Administration with Board approval. Salary as determined by Master Contract provisions.
    Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the Master Contract Provisions.

Postings current as of 12/10/2018 2:38:27 AM CST.

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