Speech and Language Pathology Director directs the programs and staff of the speech and pathology department by providing exams, tests, diagnoses, and treatments for patients with speech disorders. Sets and implements guidelines for speech and pathology programs. Being a Speech and Language Pathology Director assigns therapists and monitors patient progress and treatment plans. Records test results and recommends treatment. Additionally, Speech and Language Pathology Director may require professional certification. May require an advanced degree. Typically reports to top management. The Speech and Language Pathology Director manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. To be a Speech and Language Pathology Director typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function.