Associate Director, ASHA Audiology Professional Practices
The Associate Director will work to support ASHA's strategic direction and provide technical expertise regarding audiology practice information and assistance to members, students, national office staff, federal agencies, external organizations, and other professionals in the health care community. The role of the ASHA Audiology Professional Practices unit is to develop, promote, and support Association actions related to audiology professional practices while remaining current on national trends and developments in the audiology profession. We are looking for a creative thinker with high energy who has the ability and desire to work on teams in a highly responsive, collaborative environment.
- Identify current issues, trends, and topics within the audiology profession and provide audiology expertise to national office staff related to projects and other opportunities.
- Develop relationships with and identify subject matter experts who can partner with ASHA.
- Provide clinical advice and technical support expertise on a variety of topics to members, consumers, and outside agencies.
- Serve on Association work groups and governance-related joint committees, and as an ex officio to a Special Interest Group (SIG), including managing and facilitating the work of the SIG (publications, committees, member advisory groups, national office policies, and activities).
- Cultivate and enhance working relationships with related professional and consumer organizations, and national public and private agencies, on behalf of the profession of audiology and ASHA members.
- Write and submit articles and provide audiology content expertise for a variety of Association resources.
Knowledge Typically Acquired Through
- Master's or doctorate degree in audiology
- Five years or more of successful experience in the practice of audiology; pediatric/educational audiology experience is preferred but not required
- Current CCC-A
- Audiology leadership activities in previous work settings, locally in the community, at the state or national level, or with related associations
Scope and Depth of Technical Skills/Knowledge
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Demonstrated ability to use appropriate computer software and to learn new software as needed
- Knowledge of professional content areas and professional issues related to audiology
- Evidence of professional publications or presentations in the area of audiology preferred
Scope and Depth of Non-Technical Skills/Knowledge
- Strong interpersonal and team facilitation skills
- Effective oral and written communication
- Strong organizational skills
- Ability to work independently and to manage time efficiently to complete multiple projects
- Availability to participate in occasional weekend meetings and evening conference calls