About the Institution
Located in the heart of Terre Haute’s downtown, Indiana State’s campus is within walking distance to local shops and restaurants. Situated near the Indiana-Illinois border, the campus is about an hour’s drive from Indianapolis and within a few hours of other major metropolitan areas including St. Louis, Chicago, Cincinnati and Louisville.
The Indiana State student body represents all 50 states and more than 65 countries and is among the most diverse in Indiana. The University is ranked number one among Indiana’s public and private institutions on CollegeNet’s annual social mobility index. There are more than 250 student-run organizations offering activities and entertainment throughout the year along with 15 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a first-rate student recreation center with numerous classes and recreational sports programs, and a Performing Arts Series and University Speakers Series which bring national touring productions and speakers to campus.
Comments to Applicants
Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Genetic Counseling Program Director
Dean, College of Arts & Sciences
Normal Indiana State University business hours.
Notice of Vacancy Number
Desired Start Date
Open Until Filled
Staff – Full-Time
Commensurate with experience
Benefits Associated with this Position
- Life Insurance: The coverage amount is based on two and one-half times appointment salary rounded up to the next whole thousand with a maximum coverage of $100,000 and includes the same amount of Accidental Death and Dismemberment benefits. The University currently pays the entire cost of coverage.
- Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Coverage: The cost of coverage is shared between employees and the University. Rates are determined by participation in Wellness Program and use of tobacco products. Coverage is available on the first of the month following appointment date.
- TIAA Retirement Contributions: Contributions begin based upon the first day of employment at a contribution rate of ten (10) percent of base appointment salary paid in full by ISU. The contributions are vested immediately. There are 40 investment options from which to choose.
- TIAA Auto Enroll: New employees are automatically enrolled in a tax deferred retirement program at hire: three (3) percent is deducted before taxes for the program to facilitate retirement planning. Employees may opt out of the program within 90 days.
- Long Term Disability Coverage: Employees are eligible after three (3) years of continuous, regular employment with the University. This policy guarantees approved disabled employees a 66 2/3 percent income protection (from all sources) after 180 days of continuous total disability. Immediate participation is available for current members of a comparable group disability insurance program within 90 days prior to ISU employment and that would have provided income protection upon disability for at least five years.
- Fee Waiver Program: For the employee, spouse and dependent children: Staff may enroll in up to 18 hours of course work each academic year at a reduced rate. Spouses may enroll in 15 semester hours each academic year with 80% of qualified tuition waived. Dependent children of regular full-time staff who are full-time degree seeking undergraduate students at ISU may receive a fee waiver of 80% of qualified tuition for up to a total of ten (10) semesters.
- Sick Leave: Accrued at a rate of 12 days per fiscal year with unlimited accumulation.
- Vacation: Pay level 11 and below accrues up to 15 vacation days earned per year 1 through 4; 20 vacation days per year thereafter. Pay level 12 and above accrues 20 vacation days per year
- Voluntary Life Insurance: Additional amounts of life insurance may be purchased on employee, spouse and dependent children.
- Voluntary Vision Plan: May enroll within the first 31 days of employment date.
Job Summary/Basic Function
The Program Director will be the lead administrator for the MS in Genetic Counseling program.
Required Relevant Education & Experience
Education:Master’s Degree; Experience: 5-6 Years;5 years in genetic counseling or related experience
Required Field(s) of Study
Preferred Relevant Education and Experience
Master’s degree in the discipline of genetic counseling
5 years of clinical experience as a genetic counselor; with a minimum of 3 years in a patient-facing role.
Have been the course instructor of record for at least 6 credit hours of post-secondary education
Has authority or responsibility over staff employees, students, or graduate assistants on a regular basis and may be a direct supervisor.
Required Certificates, Licenses and Registrations
Other Required Certificates, Licenses and Registrations
Current certification in genetic counseling by the ABGC or the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG); Recertify with ABGC.
Preferred Certificates, Licenses and Registrations
Preferred Other Certificates, Licenses and Registrations
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Qualifications & Disclaimer
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The information on this description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within the classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
All employees and staff of ISU are bound by all NCAA, Missouri Valley Conference and institutional rules and regulations pertaining to intercollegiate athletics and must conduct themselves in accordance therewith. For more complete information on the duties and obligations of ISU employees and staff in this regard, employees and staff should contact the Compliance Office in the ISU Athletic Department.
No ISU employee (whether paid or a volunteer) shall knowingly influence others to furnish the NCAA or an ISU investigator/compliance officer false or misleading information concerning an individual’s involvement in or knowledge of matters relevant to a possible violation of an NCAA regulation. Failure to abide by this term of employment shall constitute unethical conduct as defined by the NCAA and may result in immediate suspension and/or termination of the employment relationship with ISU.
Position Reappointment Required
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