|Title||Assistant Director – AZ – Body Donation Program|
This Assistant Director is primarily responsible for facilities, supplies, and equipment that relate to the Body Donation Program. In addition, this person will perform duties similar to those of an embalmer. This position reports to the Director of the Anatomical Laboratories.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Body Donation Program (BDP) Public Outreach and Donor Relations
Professional Program Outreach
General Laboratory Management
Record Keeping Responsibilities
The Assistant Director currently has no direct reports but may have future direct reports due to growth.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Training will be provided, however a strong understanding of computers is required. Part of the position requires learning some of the unique software that both the AZ and IL campuses have in place.
Education and/or Experience
Must have graduated from an accredited mortuary science program with a minimum of an Associate’s degree. Must have a current Arizona Embalmer’s License. An Arizona Funeral Director’s/Mortician’s license is a plus. A minimum of 3-5 years of experience as an embalmer is required. Experience embalming for educational purposes preferred. Must have excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills, ability to think strategically and must be highly detailed and organized.
Computer proficiency in MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point).
High skills: Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. The ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedures manuals. The ability to effectively present information to top management and boards of directors.
High skills: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Intermediate skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interests, commissions and proportions, percentages, area, circumference and area and to interpret graphs.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to stand, use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally move up to 70 pounds and occasionally push up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include vision correctable to 20/20 in one eye, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Must have the ability to work with animals.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position is occasionally exposure to fumes or airborne particles and regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veterans status, in accord with 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a).Apply Online