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Posting Date: April 25, 2018                                                         Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

Position: Clinical Laboratory Science Program Director                        Location: School of Nursing and Allied Health

Status: Full Time

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University seeking “Excellence in Every Way,”  the ideal CLS Program Director will possess the willingness to use their expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence. 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
The Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS) Program Director is appointed by and will report to the Dean of the School of Nursing and Allied Health through the Department Head for Allied Health. Applicants must meet the requirements for faculty ranking at the level of assistant, associate, or full professor at Tuskegee University. The CLS Program Director is expected to do the following:

  • Be responsible for the organization, administration, instruction, evaluation, continuous improvement, curriculum planning and development, directing other program faculty/staff, and general effectiveness of the program
  • Participate in the budget preparation process
  • Maintain NAACLS accreditation of the program
  • Be experienced in regular and consistent contact with students, faculty, program personnel, and in recruitment and retention activities.
  • Have the capacity to develop new online programs and leverage new initiatives with the TU Office of Distance Education and Online Learning (ODEOL)
  • Be active in professional activities at local, state, and/or national levels
  • Be active in clinical practice, especially as applicable to clinical education


  • Consistent with the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) and Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA) standards, the program director must be a medical laboratory professional who meets the following requirements:
  • Master’s degree in a related field (doctoral degree preferred)
  • ASCP-BOC or equivalent certification acceptable to NAACLS
  • Minimum of three full years of teaching experience, including in classroom and online
  • Have a minimum of 36 hours of continuing professional education documented over the last three years
  • Knowledge of educational methods and administration as well as current NAACLS accreditation and certification procedures
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills; strong personal integrity and enthusiasm

Commensurate with education, training and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, (3) letters of reference (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.

Office of Human Resources
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
1200 West Montgomery Road
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
Email Address:    Fax: 334-724-4319
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verification on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.