Music Therapy Clinical Supv - Director of Music Therapy Clinical Field Education - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Music Therapy Clinical Supv will supervise the junior and senior music therapy students in their clinical course, MUS 382, Music Therapy Practicum.

Additional Department Summary:

This position would include direct music therapy supervision of all junior and senior music therapy students, with the supervisor attending sessions with the students and providing feedback, verbal and written, to each student. The supervisor position would also entail reading students preplanning reports and post-session reports, providing feedback and advice on written work. There is also a class meeting time, in which the supervisor would attend, along with the other music therapy faculty members, and provide assistance in coaching students in issues related to clinical fieldwork.Based on the enrollment in MUS 382 across the past several years, a clinical supervisor would be observing at least 30-40 clinical placements each week throughout the fall and spring semester. These placements occur all over the Tuscaloosa County area, typically away from campus.The supervisor will also coordinate freshmen and sophomore students' clinical observation placements and assist with sophomore students' clinical practicum.In addition, this position would involve having the supervisor complete the following tasks: 1) continue to maintain and update a database of clinical contacts in the community, 2) maintain contact with these agencies (including on-site visits prior to the start of the fall semester and as needed), 3) complete the required web-based and on-site training (typically HIPAA/confidentiality/ethics/TB skin test/drug test, etc.) to supervise the students at each agency, 4) place students in their appropriate rotation of clinical placements prior to the start of each semester and track whether students have met clinical requirements for each agency, 5) copy the faculty members on the weekly emails of written feedback for each student, and 6) assist in writing letters of recommendation regarding the students' clinical competencies for internship.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree and one (!) year of clinical field work. Music Therapy Board Certification (MT-BC).

Skills and Knowledge:

Candidate must have experience in a variety of clinical settings, such as medical, educational, early childhood, psychiatric, adults with disabilities, end-of-life care as well as unique infection policies for each of these settings.

Preferred Qualifications:

Three to five years of clinical field work. NICU music therapy certification. 58 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 37835.16 Midpoint - $ 54870.36

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • 204241 - Music
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Academic Administration
  • Tutors and Learning Resources
  • Music (theory)
  • Rehabilitation and Disability Studies
  • Music Therapy Clinical Field Education
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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