Program Director, MS in Nutrition and Human Performance

Graceland University seeks a program director/faculty member for our new Master of Science in Nutrition and Human Performance.  This position provides administrative oversight and supervision of all aspects of the degree and emphases. The Director is responsible for the management of program and course outcomes; developing and maintaining an evidence-informed curriculum; faculty hiring, training, and supervision; management of student issues related to the degree program. The Director is also responsible for the implementation and management of the program effectiveness plan; ensuring courses, faculty, and students meet program expectations, goals, and outcomes; fulfilling all regulatory requirements; fulfilling all strategic goals; building partnerships with other colleges and universities; developing innovative community partnerships; and working toward continuous quality improvement in everything he/she does. As a faculty member, additional responsibilities will include online instruction, advising, scholarly activity, and committee involvement.

The successful candidate should have an appropriate terminal degree in or directly related to nutrition or human performance, a minimum of 3 years of administrative experience, and at least 5 years of teaching experience at the undergraduate level or higher.

Start date: Summer 2021. Review of applications will begin March 1, 2021, and continue until the position is filled. A cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy, research interests, unofficial transcripts, and a list of at least three professional references with contact information should be sent to: Dr. Jill Rhea, Vice President for Academic Affairs/Dean of Faculty, Graceland University, 1 University Place, Lamoni, IA, 50140 at the following email address: jrhea1@graceland.edu.