The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. The mission of the Department of Health is to promote, protect and improve the health of all Oklahomans through strategies that focus on preventing disease and injuries.
OSDH is seeking a full time Speech Language Pathology Program Director providing support to the Oklahoma Health Department. This is an unclassified position (PIN#34002940) in state government, located in Oklahoma City, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents. For more information about the benefit allowance [click here]. The annual salary for this position is up to $95,277.00 based on education and experience.
Position will provide consultation, training, mentoring and technical assistance to Child Guidance SLPs located in county health departments.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Duties include but are not limited to planning, developing, implementing, maintaining, and monitoring the Child Guidance/Speech Language Pathology services
- Providing direction and coordination on a statewide level.
- Assist in the recruitment of SLPs to fill OSDH vacancies
- Provide technical assistance to other OSDH program areas to assure communication needs of children are being supported
- Provide education to the general public, various groups, and professional organizations on communication issues.
- Provide opportunities for staff development.
- Participate in state level task forces that focus on early childhood and communication.
Education and Experience
Masters Degree in Speech/Language Pathology and Certification from the American Speech Language Hearing Association and a licensure from the Oklahoma Board of Examiners for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists. Oklahoma driver's license required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Providing leadership and developing innovative strategies and public policies that address child language and literacy issues; assisting in the development of budget priorities to assure effective and efficient use of resources and the achievement of program objectives; developing educational materials and publications on child language and literacy issues; providing education to the general public, various groups, and professional organizations on child language and literacy issues; representing the agency at the state and national level at meetings and conferences; providing opportunities for staff development.
If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.
All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.
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No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.
Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.