Long Island University (LIU), one of the nation's largest and most diverse private universities, invites applications and nominations for the Director of its Genetic Counseling Program. (http://www.liu.edu/post/genetic)
LIU is searching for a motivated, forward thinking, innovative leader committed to collaborative engagement with all internal and external stakeholders. The appropriate candidate will also provide stable leadership, maintain the current strengths of the program, and increase long term strategic planning capacity. The Program Director will oversee all aspects of the Program and its curricular structure. The Director's responsibilities will include growing enrollments responsibly, establishing and maintaining relationships with affiliated clinical training sites, staffing and teaching courses in the Program (including those taught using alternative delivery methods: online, hybrid), and advising graduate students (including thesis supervision). The Program Director, working with the Assistant Program Director, will ensure proper clinical placement, evaluate student performance in both clinical and classroom settings and serve as a mentor to students in the Program. The Program Director will be responsible for the organization, coordination (both pedagogically and operationally) of the Program, including the evaluation of its effectiveness as part of the outcomes assessment goals for both the ACGC and LIU. This full-time position will be based at the University's Post campus, in Brookville, New York. The LIU-Post campus is 25 miles east of New York City on scenic Long Island. (http://www.liu.edu/post)
Applicants must possess a Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling and be ABGC or ABMG certified. In addition, applicants must have at least five (5) years of successful experience as a genetic counselor. Candidates must be familiar with current trends in Genetic Counseling, including curricula, pedagogy, licensing/accreditation requirements, and career paths. Candidates must have outstanding organizational, interpersonal, and oral/written communication skills. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
This program currently holds Probationary Accreditation through the Accreditation Council of Genetic Counseling.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, a statement of program philosophy, and list of three to five references. Electronic submission is strongly preferred. References will not be contacted without the candidate’s permission. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The start date for this position is January 1st, 2018 or earlier. Please send information to: http://apptrkr.com/1128609
LIU is an equal opportunity employer. LIU is committed to extending equal opportunity in employment to all qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. LIU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.