Under the supervision of the Director of the Genetic Counseling Graduate Program (GCGP), the Associate Director assists with the academic and administrative management of the Genetic Counseling Graduate Program and is responsible for assisting in the management of all program activities. The Associate Director works with the Director to develop and implement program policies and procedures; manages student observational and clinical experiences and acts as liaison to clinical sites; supervises student research projects; assists with managing admissions, marketing and recruitment processes; and does related work as required. The Associate Director may be required to teach two in-load courses each semester (spring and fall) in addition to assigned managerial duties and responsibilities. This position is located at the Union campus. It requires occasional travel and a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in Genetic Counseling or a related field; current Board Certification (ABGC or ABMGG for genetic counselors); and three years of professional experience as a genetic counselor is required. A minimum of five years of professional experience and knowledge and experience in teaching, clinical supervision, research and administration is preferred. Applicants should be familiar with current trends in genetic counseling including curricula, pedagogy, licensing, accreditation and career paths. Excellent organizational, interpersonal and oral/written communication skills are essential.
Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Ms. Jill Fischer, Director, Genetic Counseling Graduate Program, by email to [email protected] Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made.Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.
Kean University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer
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Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse institution offering 50 undergraduate majors and 80 graduate programs and options leading to masters and doctoral degrees, professional diplomas and certifications. Kean distinguishes itself through excellence in academics, strategic investments in both research and cultural facilities and initiatives and a commitment to the success of every student. Dedicated to preparing students for rewarding careers, lifelong learning and fulfilling lives, Kean offers a broad range of disciplines, the expertise of a diverse and world-savvy faculty and a student-centered learning environment and campus community. The University sits on three adjoining campus sites in Union County, New Jersey covering 180 acres, two miles from Newark Liberty International Airport and thirty minutes from New York City, with an additional location in Ocean County, New Jersey. Kean University also operates a unique, additional location in Wenzhou-China, where development of a full-scale campus is currently underway.