Department: Special Education & Clinical Sciences
Annual Basis: 9 Month
Review of Applications Begins
Applications will be reviewed as needs arise.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Complete applications must include a CV/resume and a letter of interest indicating content area(s) of expertise.
The College of Education (COE) at the University of Oregon is a community of leading researchers and practitioners dedicated to transformational scholarship, integrated teaching, and collaborative practice designed to enhance individual lives and systems within a culture that values diversity and promotes respect and inclusion.
The COE is home to 4 academic departments, 14 academic degree programs, 14 research and outreach units, and the HEDCO Clinic. Our tenure-track, instructional career, and research career faculty are devoted to inspiring and mentoring the approximately 1,500 undergraduate and graduate students who will be the next generation of educational and social science leaders. The COE faculty, staff, and students have a distinguished record of developing widely adopted, evidence-based assessments and interventions that serve millions of children in thousands of schools across the country and world. Our faculty, staff, and students also have a common drive: A spirit of discovery that uses research to drive change with the goal of a more equitable, educated, and healthy tomorrow.
Diversity and inclusion are core values at the College of Education. Our goal at the College of Education is to set our graduates on career-long paths to purposeful, reflective, creative, and meaningful careers; addressing inequity and racial injustice is a thread that runs through our majors and programs while focusing on critical and effective pedagogies. We are committed to building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all students, staff, and faculty. We believe every member of our college contributes to the enrichment of our college community by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.
The Department of Special Education and Clinical Sciences is one of four academic departments in the College of Education (COE). It is comprised of three major programs: Communication Disorders and Sciences (CDS), School Psychology (SPSY), and Special Education (SPED). The Department offers degrees from undergraduate to master's and doctoral, as well as licensure and endorsement programs. The Special Education and Clinical Sciences Department is involved in collaborative efforts among all COE departments and institutes to support research across the College, outreach activities, and core requirements for the master's and doctoral programs.
The University of Oregon's Special Education and Clinical Sciences (SPECS) Department in the College of Education is seeking qualified applicants for its open pro-tem practicum supervisor pool. The department anticipates hiring supervisors in the Early Intervention program, however supervisors may also be needed in SPED K-12.
Supervisors will provide individual coaching and feedback to students enrolled in Special Education: Early Intervention educator licensure program during practicum and student teaching experiences. Appointment level varies, based on supervisory load. Hours vary depending on the schedules of graduate students under supervision; travel to field placement sites around the state of Oregon is required. Positions are limited duration appointments potentially renewable for up to a total of three years. Appointments may range from one to three terms per year, including summer.
All faculty are expected to contribute to the equity and inclusion goals of the college and to incorporate the best inclusive practices indicated in their field of expertise. Addressing issues such as inequities and racial injustice is a thread that runs through our majors and programs while focusing on critical and effective pedagogies. We are committed to enhancing the culture of the College of Education (COE) by continuing to increase the diversity of our people, programs, and curricula.
The College of Education welcomes a broad spectrum of candidates, and particularly invite applications from women, ethnic and racial minorities, and other individuals who are underrepresented in the profession. Additionally, candidates who have worked with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students and who can contribute to our mission of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences and interests. In deciding whether to apply for a position at the COE, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the COE Mission, Purpose, and Vision to help determine their potential success: https://education.uoregon.edu/about-us.
• Master’s degree in special education/early childhood special education (or closely related discipline) and currently hold, or have held, a teaching license in the appropriate subject area in Oregon or in another state or Oregon Department of Education Early Childhood Authorization
• Three years teaching experience at the appropriate level and/or content area (Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education)
• Must be able to travel to locations that may not be serviced by public transportation; position requires arrangement of own transportation
• Demonstrated skills and professionalism in written, oral, and interpersonal communications
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks independently, follow instructions, attend to details, and adhere to deadlines
• Demonstrated ability to work successfully with diverse populations
• Demonstrated skills and/or willingness to work with diverse students and adhere to the University of Oregon policy to support and value diversity
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-346-5112.
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