Connecticut Department of Correction
Job Posting

Position Title:
Pupil Services Specialist (Speech Language Consultant)
Open To: The Public
Location:
Statewide
Candidate will be assigned to Manson Youth Institution but will be required to perform duties at other correctional facilities throughout CT.
Hours: 1st Shift, Monday-Friday
Salary:
$63,831.00
Closing Date: September 15, 2015
Minimum Qualifications:
Knowledge of the philosophy and methods of service delivery to the assigned disciplines; knowledge of the principles and practices of education and or services for special needs population; ability to motivate students; ability to communicate at the appropriate level; ability to establish cooperative relationships with those contacted  in planning educational programs; ability to prepare written reports; ability to perform educational testing.
Considerable knowledge of anatomic, physiologic, linguisitic and psycholinguistic variables and their relation to development and use of speech, voice, language and dysphagia; considerable knowledge of understanding of speech and language disorders and management procedures used in habilitation and/or rehabilitation; knowledge of speech and language problems associated with hearing impairment; knowledge of diagnostic methods and their applicability to the difficult to test population; basic knowledge of patholgy of auditory system and assessment of those disorders; considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; skill in individual and group instruction; evaluation skills of speech and language status and basis of disorders; ability to interpret medical and psychological data bearing on speech pathology; ability to prepare reports, records and instructional material; ability to lead and instruct other employees; ability to utilize computer software.
Candidate will provide services to students ages 14-21 who require speech and language services.  Additionally, the candidate will conduct evaluations and assessments of students with speech/language needs, develop and implement comprehensive service plans, provide consultative services to school personnel and families, attend PPT and 504 meetings as necessary, complete all required paperwork in a timely and accurate manner; provide training to staff in implementation as appropriate and any other duties or tasks as assigned by administration.
General Experience:
Candidates must possess and maintain Connecticut Certification #061 Speech and Language Pathologist.
A Master's degree which includes a planned program of preparation for the field in which the special services are performed.
Preferred Experience:
  • Knowledge of CT special education laws and procedures.
  • Experience working with a student population ages 14-21.
Special Requirements:
  • Incumbents in this class will be required to travel to multiple sites and will be required to possess and retain a current Connecticut Motor Vehicle operator's license.
Application Instructions:
Interested and qualified candidates who meet the above requirements should submit the requested documents as follows;
  1. Cover letter,
  2. Resume,
  3. Application for Employment (Form CT-HR-12) which is available at http://www.das.state.ct.us/HR/Forms/CT-HR-12_Application.pdf
  4. State of Connecticut Addendum-Criminal Conviction (Form CT-HR-13) which is available at http://das.ct.gov/HR/Forms/CT-HR-12A_Addendum.pdf
  5. Copy of college transcripts,
  6. Copy of current certification,
  7. Two (2) letters of professional references from current and/or previous supervisors.
Applications must be postmarked no later than the closing date indicated above.  Incomplete application packages will not be considered. Please mail or e-mail application to:
Francine Beaulieu, HR Associate
Department of Correction
24 Wolcott Hill Road
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Note for Applicants: The filling of this position will be in accordance with reemployment, SEBAC, promotion and merit employment rules. State employees should be aware that your performance appraisals, attendance records and discipline records will be reviewed to ensure that you meet DOC Administrative Directive 2.3.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer