Genetic Counseling Program Administrator | Xavier University of Louisiana Job at Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA

  • Xavier University of Louisiana
  • New Orleans, LA

Job Description

Job Summary:

Xavier University of Louisiana is accepting applications for the Genetic Counseling Program Administrator ( GCPA ) position. In this full-time position, the GCPA will be a key member of the Genetic Counseling Program ( GCP ), who, in consultation with the Program Director and Assistant Director, is primarily responsible for the program's day-to-day operations. Works with and supports faculty and graduate students in the GCP with program-specific websites or social media platforms, recruitment, admissions, event and meeting management, onboarding and assisting new students, communications, reimbursement, purchasing, program budget, course and fieldwork scheduling, report generation, database upkeep, graduation, and alumni tracking/communication, accreditation maintenance, and other duties as needed. Works independently with general supervision. Acts as the primary contact point for other programs, departments, and administrators at the University.  AA/ EOE

Minimum Qualifications:

1. High school diploma or equivalent

2. Three years of experience providing administrative support

3. High proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

4. Ability to effectively learn new software programs and execute the functionality of programs.

5. Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational, and time management skills; and

6. Ability to effectively communicate and work with a diverse group of people.

7. Attention to detail and concern for handling sensitive or confidential matters are critical.

8. Ability to develop and maintain effective and collaborative relationships with other departments at XULA and Ochsner health

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Bachelor's degree or equivalent;

2. Proficiency in the use of Banner, Brightspace, Typhon and Slate

3. Experience providing administrative support in a university setting.

4. Strong personal interaction and communication skills are essential, in addition to the ability to determine priorities and manage multiple tasks efficiently.

5. Critical thinker who can effectively identify and resolve problems with students and faculty using good judgment and available resources

Education: High School

About Xavier University of Louisiana

Xavier University of Louisiana, founded by St. Katharine Drexel and the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament in 1925, is Catholic and historically Black. The ultimate purpose of the University is to contribute to the promotion of a more just and humane society by preparing its students to assume roles of leadership and service in a global society. The only historically Black, Catholic university in the United States, XULA is a private, liberal-arts based, co-educational institution offering 40 undergraduate majors, 5 master’s degree programs and a doctor of pharmacy program. More than one-half of its 3,100 students are from Louisiana, but it draws students from nearly all fifty states and 35 countries. Xavier is recognized as a national leader in the sciences and the liberal arts: • #1 in the nation in the number of African American graduates who go on to complete medical school (AAMC data 2019). • Among the nation’s top four colleges of pharmacy in graduating African Americans with Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) degrees. (2018) • #1 in the nation in awarding bachelor's degrees to African American students in the biological and biomedical sciences, the physical sciences, and physics. ... (2018) • #3 in the nation in the number of African American graduates who go on to earn a Ph.D. in science and engineering disciplines. (2018) • The Department of Physics is #1 in the nation for awarding African Americans baccalaureate degrees in physics and the physical sciences, according to the American Institute of Physics. (2018) Xavier is consistently ranked by the American Chemical Society as one of the top 25 universities in the nation. • The 2020 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges named Xavier among its 300 “best and most interesting” four-year colleges and universities. • Xavier was also singled out as one of the nation’s 385 best institutions for undergraduate education by The Princeton Review in the 2020 edition of its annual “The Best 385 Colleges”. • College Consensus, a unique college ratings website that aggregates publisher rankings and student reviews, ranks Xavier as the nation’s #3 Historically Black Colleges and Universities) (2019). It also ranks Xavier as #3 among all Louisiana colleges. • College Factual ranks both Xavier’s biology and chemistry programs as program as No. 1 in Louisiana. (2019) • Your 2018 Guide to College Transfer lists Xavier as one of only 90 colleges and universities nationwide profiled as “transfer friendly” in this guide to the college transfer process by the Kaplan Educational Foundation. • The Student Loan Report ranks #Xavier 12 out of 800 Private schools who left graduates with the least amount of private student loan debt, a form of financial aid known for higher interest rates and less forgiving repayment programs. (2018) • named Xavier's Psychology Program as #1 in Louisiana. (2018) • ranks Xavier Among the Top 50 STEM schools in the U.S. (2019) • The Edvocate ranks Xavier as the nation’s No. 3 Catholic University. (2019) • rates Xavier #1 in Louisiana in its 2019 report, “Best College in Each State for Getting a Job”.

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