Lactation Consultant Training Program Manager

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Vacancy TypeEHRA Non-FacultyIs Internal Transfer OnlyNoWorking TitleLactation Consultant Training Program ManagerSalary RangeAnticipated Hiring RangeCommensurate with experiencePosition Number00101348Work Schedule40 hours per week- work schedule will varyFull Time Equivalent (FTE)1.0Department111101 - Food,Bioprocess & Nutrition ScDepartmentFood,Bioprocess & Nutrition ScJob City & StateRaleigh, NCPrimary Function of Organizational Unit

The International Board Certification Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) training program provides education and training to the human lactation field and college students. An interdisciplinary team of faculty, staff, designers, developers, and students maintain this program and innovate, deliver, and evaluate new applications that optimize student engagement and learning.

Essential Job Duties

The Lactation Consultant Training Program Manager will administer the Lactation Consultant Training Program and play a key role in the development and instruction of program courses.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Administering program operations
  • Developing and conducting training for clinical preceptors at the hospitals and health departments
  • Developing curricula for the 90 hours of human lactation education in accordance with the standards of the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners
  • Lead the program through the accreditation process through the Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee
  • Teaching two required courses and a lab, Public Health Perspectives in Infant Nutrition (3 credit hours) and Clinical Concepts in Infant Nutrition (3 credit hours), and the required lab (1 credit hour). Teaching will include development of content, teaching, and development of case studies, coordination of expert guest speakers, writing exams, and developing interactive online content for online students.
  • Developing online educational content, including interactive lectures and interactive case studies to engage students enrolled in the DE sections and who are taking the course for continuing education credit.
  • Coordinating the continuing education credit approval process through the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners
  • Coordinating students enrolled in non-credit courses by administering the courses to these students in addition to the students in our for-credit sections.
  • Extending program visibility through marketing the program on social media, professional organizations, and national conferences.

This position will report to a faculty member who is the program leader, but is also expected to directly work with many other professionals, including clinical preceptors, technical staff, instructional contractors, outside vendors, and graduate students.

Other Work/Responsibilities

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education/Experience

Post-baccalaureate degree in nutrition or related field

International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)

Departmental Required Skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to interact with faculty, clinical preceptors, technical staff, senior management, coworkers, and internal/external clients in a professional manner
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Familiar with LMS systems including Moodle
  • Articulate oral skills and attention to detail
  • Familiar with web-based communication and collaboration tools
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
  • Doctoral degree in nutrition or related field from a regionally accredited institution
  • 5+ years experience in clinical lactation
  • 2+ years teaching experience at the post-secondary level
Required License or Certification

International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)

Special InstructionsJob Open Date06/28/2019Anticipated Closing Date07/12/2019Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoProposed Hire DateAA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you possess an IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) license?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have (or will have by date of hire) a post-baccalaureate degree in nutrition or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
Application Materials RequiredRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for References
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    Posted: 7/15/2019
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