Associate Program Director, Professional Development
The Sarah Lawrence College Joan H. Marks Graduate Program in Human Genetics seeks a half time Associate Program Director of Professional Development. The Sarah Lawrence Human Genetics Program is the nation’s first program in genetic counseling and has trained more than a quarter of the country’s genetic counselors. Characterized by innovation at the nexus of health, science, and society, this world-renowned program prepares students for careers educating not only patients, but also doctors, other health professionals, and the public at large.
The Associate Program Director of Professional Development is primarily responsible for developing programs that facilitate ongoing professional growth, life long learning and clinical competency of the Program’s education and training network.
The Associate Program Director is also responsible for working with the leadership team in the planning, developing and monitoring of aspects of the curriculum that support the development of practice based competencies in students. Responsibilities also include mentoring student research projects and participating in the admissions process.
Sarah Lawrence College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has as one of its goals the recruitment and retention of a racially and culturally diverse administration, staff and faculty. To that end, every job opening is seen as an opportunity to increase diversity and every effort will be made to expand the applicant pool in accordance with these goals. For information on Sarah Lawrence College, our curriculum, teaching methods, and philosophy of education, please see our web site at https://www.sarahlawrence.edu/
Minimum qualifications include board certification by the American Board of Genetic
Counseling (ABGC) and a Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling. Prior teaching, knowledge of professional development, and administrative experiences are necessary.
Sarah Lawrence College is a prestigious, coeducational liberal arts college that consistently ranks among the leading liberal arts colleges in the country. Sarah Lawrence is known for its pioneering approach to education, its rich history of impassioned intellectual and civic engagement, and its vibrant, successful alumni. In close proximity to the unparalleled offerings of New York City, the hist...oric campus, located in southern Westchester, is home to an intellectually curious and diverse community.
For information on Sarah Lawrence College, our curriculum, teaching methods, and philosophy of education, please see our web site at https://www.sarahlawrence.edu/