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Director, Biotechnology

Position Deleted on 8/20/2012. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
  • Executive - Other Executive
  • Admin - Curriculum Design
  • Admin - Academic Advising
Full Time

Position Type: Budgeted Full-Time
Department: Academic Affairs
Campus: Palm Beach Gardens
Budget Position Number: 1254
Requisition Number: 2323

Position Overview:
Responsible for providing leadership and oversight of the Biotechnology Program, other applied sciences and STEM initiatives. Promotes programs through outreach efforts, community involvement and recruitment activities. Develops curriculum and prepares course related materials. Coordinates program and course schedules. Analyzes class and program needs and makes adjustments as necessary. Advises students on college-related matters. Works with faculty and staff members on quality assurance measures. Conducts inventory and budget planning. Handles legislative, policy and standards issues. Purchases supplies, materials and equipment needed for program activities. Performs special projects upon request. Supervises, counsels and coaches instructors and staff.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master's degree required within the specific subject area related to the position.

Minimum of four years related experience to include supervisory experience required.

Must have experience in Academic or Industrial lab setting.

Detail oriented, strong leadership skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, good problem solving skills, strong time management skills, and strong analytical skills are all required.

Required Computer Skills:
MS Word
MS Excel

Preferred Qualifications:
Doctorate's degree preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
For positions that require a college degree, Palm Beach State only recognizes degrees confirmed from institutions that are accredited by one of the seven regional accrediting organizations. To view a listing of the regionally accredited organizations, please visit

Degrees from outside the United States must be validated by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). An evaluation report from an accrediting organization must be attached prior to the application closing date of each position. To view a listing of the current members of (NACES), please visit

Normal work hours:
8:00am to 5:00pm

Normal work week:
Monday through Friday

Number of Hours:
40 Hours

Minimum Pay Rate/Salary:
Starting Salary Range: $48,039 to $60,048

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