Program Director, Clinical Lab Scientist

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Job Title Program Director, Clinical Lab Scientist Union Level Department Center for Professional & Continuing Education Campus Stockton Posting Number 201301544P Full or Part Time Part Time Number of Months 12 Work Schedule

Work is primarily performed in a standard office environment, during standard business hours.

This is a twelve-month appointment may become permanent.

Position End Date Open Date 02/15/2019 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Position Summary Information

Primary Purpose

The founding Program Director for the Clinical Laboratory Scientist program will be responsible for the attainment of accreditation from National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science and the state of California, Department of Health Services. The position is responsible for program organization, administration, fiscal management, ongoing review and assessment and planning and development. This is a twelve-month appointment may become permanent.

Essential Functions

1. Responsible for the academic quality of the program and the development of a supportive educational environment including the periodic evaluation of the effectiveness of the program.

2. Provides leadership for specialized accreditation at the state and national level.

3. With direction of the Dean of University College, shares with administration and faculty the responsibility for recruitment, hiring, mentoring and professional development within the program.

4. Uses innovative instruction and technology in the development and delivery of the curriculum.

5. Assists in identifying, recruiting and securing clinical sites for the programs.

6. Responsible for conducting business with the program.

7. Conduct faculty evaluations and provide development opportunities.

8. Ensure that all faculty understand their responsibilities such as submission of grades, selection of textbooks, office hours, student advising etc.

9. Oversee budget and manage program resources ethically and responsibly in accordance with School of Dentistry and university policy.

10. Responsible for all program assessment, program review and ongoing accreditation communication and documentation both specialized and regional within the reporting structure of University College.

11. Collaborates with Marketing and Admissions offices to promote the program, recruit new students, and maintain a full complement of students enrolled in the program.

12. Develops, with other faculty members, admissions standards and criteria.

13. In accordance with handbooks, monitors student progress and assists with student issues.

14. Works with faculty to develop and implement student retention plans.

15. Represents the program to the community and healthcare organizations.

16. With support of the Dean of University College, develops and maintains an advisory board for the program.

17. May teach in areas of expertise.

18. Other related duties as assigned or requested by the Dean of University College.

Minimum Qualifications

•Must be a California Licensed Clinical Laboratory Scientist who also holds a nationally recognized generalist certification, ASCP.
•Master degree or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
•Minimum of Three (3) years of clinical lab science education including teaching courses, conducting and managing learning experiences, evaluating student achievement, providing input into curriculum development, policy and procedure formulation and evaluation of program effectiveness.
•Must have knowledge of education methods as well as knowledge of NAACLS accreditation, ASCP certification and state licensing procedures.

Preferred Qualifications

Skills/Knowledge and Expertise:
• Doctoral degree.
•Knowledge of state, federal and local laws/regulation relating to program compliance and other regulatory standards from National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science and the state of California, Department of Health Services.
•Effective interpersonal skills and sensitivity to academic and personnel issues.
•Strong written and verbal communication skills.
•Proven organizational ability.
•Ability to mentor personnel.
•Positive attitude, proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Requires extended periods of sitting and repetitive hand/wrist motion while using computer keyboard and phone. Occasional standing, climbing stairs, bending, stooping and reaching. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:
Work is primarily performed in a standard office environment, during standard business hours.

Valid driver’s license required. Incumbent must also be able to meet the University’s fleet rules and be eligible to drive for University business. The University and its insurance carrier reserves the right to exclude applicants based on their driving record.

Hiring Range Commensurate with experience, exempt Background Check Statement

Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must pass a criminal background check.

AA/EEO Policy Statement

University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * How did you first learn about this employment opportunity?
    • University of the Pacific Website
    • Craigslist
    • LinkedIn
    • Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
    • Chronicle of HIgher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - Northern California (NorCal HERC)
    • Modesto Bee
    • Pacific Employee
    • Personal Referral
    • Professional or Association Listserv
    • Publication or website from a professional organization
    • Sacramento Bee
    • San Francisco Chronicle
    • Stockton Record
    • Agency Referral
    • Other Online Job Board
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  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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Posted: 2/16/2019
Application Due: 4/17/2019
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