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Music Therapy Clinic Coordinator

The Music Therapy Clinic @ East Carolina University (MTC@ECU) is an on-campus music therapy clinic
that addresses health and wellness related needs across the
life span including children and adults with exceptionalities/neurodivergence (i.e., autism,
intellectual/developmental disability, chromosomal abnormalities, hearing
and speech related needs), children and adult mental health, and older adults (i.e., age-related decline,
neuro-cognitive impairments). Services are provided to
individuals and groups in the community as well as in partnership with existing agencies/programs in
Pitt Co. and ENC. Additionally, the clinic is an integral part of
the music therapy education program at ECU with the inclusion of student training. The clinic will also
serve as a hub for music-based interdisciplinary collaboration
with professionals on and off campus through projects and research.
Job Duties
This Clinical Coordinator (CC) will provide clinical music therapy services in both individual and group
formats across the lifespan and diagnoses, developing and
implementing new programs and contracts with community agencies/facilities with the goal of financial
stability of the clinic. The CC will also oversee clinical
operations including session scheduling and creating and housing all clinical treatment paperwork. The
CC will supervise practicum music therapy students on a
semester-by-semester basis in collaboration with the ECU Music Therapy Department and will oversee a
university-affiliated internship within two years of clinic
Clinical Service Provider (65%)
The clinical coordinator (CC) will deliver music therapy clinical services to individuals and groups
throughout the ENC region. Clinical music therapy services will
include facilitation of the treatment process including referral, assessment, treatment plan development,
session facilitation, documentation, and evaluation of
progress. The CC will determine suggested frequency of session delivery. The CC will conduct any
necessary meetings with clients, families, interdisciplinary care team
and/or program directors related to music therapy service progress evaluation. Sessions may occur at
the MTC@ECU on-campus location, at community
agencies/facilities or via telehealth. Sessions may be delivered at locations throughout Pitt Co. and
within a 45-minute travel radius outside of Pitt Co., and commute
time is included in the duties associated with session delivery.
Clinical Supervisor, Co-Instructor of record for MUSC Practicum Sequence (15%)
The CC will serve as co-instructor of record for MUSC 3357 (Fall), MUSC 3367 (Spring) MUSC 4287 (Fall),
MUSC (Spring). Duties as co-instructor will include
clinical supervision of approximately 5 music therapy students per semester in their weekly clinical
practicum sessions. This supervision of music therapy practicum
students will be for sessions provided by the CC through the MTC. Duties will include onsite supervision
of session, pre-session review and post-session feedback for
10-12 sessions provided during the semester. The CC will be responsible for assessing and providing
corresponding grade for treatment paperwork assignments and
clinical competency evaluation at midterm and final for the assigned music therapy student supervisees.
Program Proposing & Contract Development (10%)
The CC will prioritize agencies determined as suitable from yearly needs assessment and propose music
therapy service delivery appropriate to the agency. Program
proposing is a pivotal step to establishing contracts. The CC will work with agency administration and
funding offices to develop contracts for music therapy service
delivery by the MTC@ECU.
Community Needs Assessment (5%)
The CC will conduct a yearly community needs assessment (1x per fiscal year) to identify facilities
and/or agencies within the ENC region appropriate for music
therapy service delivery and will then assess the suitability of music therapy service delivery for the
agency. Needs assessment process may include site visits and meeting with agency administration/program directors.
Referral Avenue and Community Networking (5%)
CC will periodically (~4 times per calendar year) connect with program directors with healthcare,
education, and community agencies to establish partnerships for
referral or other community-based projects.
Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree in music therapy or related area. MT-BC credential (Certification Board for Music
Special Instructions to Applicants
ECU requires applicants to complete a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position
at Candidates must also upload the
following items:
• Cover letter
• CV/Resume
• List of three references with contact information
• Statement of theoretical/philosophical approach to clinical treatment
• Statement of approach to supervision
Additional material may be required after initial screening.
Proper documentation of identity, employability and official transcripts are required upon offer of
employment. Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of
choice, 2-3 Letters of Recommendation will be required. An automatic email will be sent to the
individuals entered by the applicant in the references section of the
People Admin applicant tracking system. Letters of Recommendation submitted via the applicant
tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this
requirement. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Application Types Accepted
Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy #70110 to ECU Human Resources at
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