Audiology Advisor – Tinnitus (7 hours/week for 18 months)
SCOPE OF POSITION
The part-time Audiology Advisor – Tinnitus provides assistance, expertise and guidance to SAC staff, members and associates regarding issues related to tinnitus and sound tolerance disorders. They will facilitate an ad hoc committee serving as the staff liaison.
- Provides staff support to the Tinnitus and Sound Tolerance Disorders Ad Hoc Committee to facilitate the preparation of a position paper on that topic.
- Advises the Director of Audiology on issues related to tinnitus and sound tolerance disorders.
- Prepares background materials in areas of responsibility.
- Participates in staff and board meetings as required.
- Contributes to the SAC publications as appropriate.
- Prepares reports for the Board and committees as needed.
- Provides staff support and facilitates ad hoc committees in the development of position papers, statements, etc.
- Contributes to the SAC professional development program.
- Supports the Communications Department by developing content for and reviewing audiology materials such as infographics, webpages, blog submissions, information sheets, Speech & Hearing Month materials and other documents, as needed.
- Responds to requests from members and associates regarding audiology issues in tinnitus and sound tolerance disorders.
- Manages additional assigned projects for audiology as needed from time to time.
- Staff at all levels
- National and Provincial/Territorial associations, regulatory bodies and international professional associations
- Related professional bodies
- Members and associates
- Organizes workload and sets own priorities to meet deadlines on concurrent activities.
- Recommends actions and procedural and policy changes as appropriate and necessary.
- Makes independent decisions, as appropriate, related to the above responsibilities.
FORMAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING
- Minimum of a master’s degree in audiology or equivalent.
- SAC member.
- Registered with the applicable professional regulatory body.
- A minimum of 3 years clinical experience in tinnitus and sound tolerance disorders.
- Research experience is an asset.
- Knowledge of the scope of clinical practice for audiologists providing services to people with tinnitus and sound tolerance disorders, as well as trends in professional development.
- Superior written and oral communications skills.
- Project management.
- Ability to make decisions and work independently and collaboratively.
- Ability to research, analyze and synthesize information.
- Superior organizational and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to respect strict confidentiality.
- Discretion and sound judgment.
- Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines on multiple projects.
- Ability to work with professionals of many different levels.
- Ability to delegate responsibility and supervise.
- Computer literate.
- Bilingual (English and French).
- SAC Clinical Certification.
The work within the scope of this position requires an individual with a flexible work schedule, who can work some evenings/weekends, when required. This is a remote position. The individual may be based anywhere in Canada