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Speech Language Pathologist

Date Posted:  Jul 4, 2024
Requisition ID:  444885

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46205


Work for Indiana


Begin a fulfilling career with the State of Indiana by joining one of the largest employers in the state, offering a diverse range of opportunities across 60+ agencies. At the state, you'll find competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a commitment to work-life balance. Most importantly, you'll have the chance to make a real and measurable impact on the lives of Hoosiers across Indiana.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion—we make it our goal to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace with a workforce that is representative of Indiana's population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to complete the application and interview process as well as perform the essential functions of a role.


About the Indiana School for the Deaf (ISD):


The Indiana School for the Deaf (ISD) is a fully accredited school for Deaf and hard-of-hearing students in nursery school through high school. The Indiana School for the Deaf is accredited by AdvancED Indiana and the Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the Deaf (CEASD). It provides services to approximately 342 students enrolled on campus. About 60% of the students live on campus during the academic year. ISD offers a full range of social activities, including sports, clubs, and organizations.  




Salary is commensurate with education and job experience.

Role Overview:


The Speech Pathologist provides speech, hearing, language, and voice services to residential and non-residential students at the Indiana School for the Deaf.  You will work to help students to communicate in the most effective manner possible. 


This role requires:

  • An Indiana Speech-Language Pathology license or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment
  • Ability to communicate clearly in American Sign Language (ASL) and English


A Day in the Life:


The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Provide direct therapy services to students for the habilitation/rehabilitation of communication disorders.
  • Serve as a case manager for student’s communication development.
  • Serve as an in-service resource person to staff on speech and language-related topics.
  • Refer students needing communication-related assessments such as medical, neurological, audiological and/or psychological.
  • Evaluate all assessment information and develop student therapy and training prescriptions.
  • Assist in the identification of materials and equipment utilized for speech pathology services according to program needs.
  • Maintain accurate records and gather statistical data as needed.


The job profile is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What You'll Need for Success:


You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • Indiana Speech Pathologist license.
  • Extensive knowledge of the factors that constitute or contribute to disordered speech, language and voice, in both children and adults.
  • Considerable knowledge and understanding of the patterns of social and cultural diversity that affect the communication process.
  • Considerable knowledge of the code of ethics that governs speech pathology services.
  • Working knowledge of certain principles of psychology, mental health, audiology, neurology and the anatomy and physiology of the oral and hearing mechanisms.
  • Working knowledge of state and federal laws and certification standards that affect the delivery of speech and language services.
  • Ability to diagnose and treat a wide variety of community disorders co-existing with the multiplicity of physically challenging conditions.
  • Ability to remain current on new therapeutic techniques.
  • Ability to determine the severity of communication disorders through the comprehensive use of diagnostic and assessment instruments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:


The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans
  • Wellness Rewards Program: Complete wellness activities to earn gift card rewards
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave
    • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
    • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Group life insurance
  • Referral Bonus program
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free Parking for most positions
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access


Equal Employment Opportunity:


The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruiting, selecting, developing, and promoting employees based on individual ability and job performance. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of employer-employee relations without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, or veteran status. We will comply with the spirit as well as the letter of all applicable state and federal laws. 


If you are a qualified individual with a disability and require reasonable accommodations to complete this application, you can request assistance by contacting the Indiana State Personnel Department at [email protected].


The State of Indiana has established a culture that welcomes equity, inclusion, and opportunity for all employees and applicants. We encourage you to apply if you feel you have the transferrable skills to be successful in this position and we look forward to reviewing your application.

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