The Lactation Education (LE) Program Director is responsible for the direction and oversight of the Lactation Education certificate program. The Lactation Education Program Director ensures efficient and effective program operations to enhance student learning and to facilitate successful certificate completion.
The LE Program Director is a term-variable FTE administrative appointment at starting at .5 FTE (20 hours per week). The position reports to the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and is supervised by the Director of Undergraduate Programs. The LE Program Director requires an IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) certificate, and teaching and precepting experience in lactation. It is preferred that the candidate has a BSN (or RN) or Masters degree, extensive experience working in diverse settings (community and clinical) and holds a membership in ILCA, USLCA and OWLA.
IBCLC certriciate with 5 years experience.
Master's degree or BSN.
Teaching experience and/or precepting experience in the field of lactation.
IBCLC with 10 years experience.
BSN and/or Masters degree in Public Health, Education, or Lactation related fields.
5 or more years working in an administrative setting.
Internal Number: 32335
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