The Laboratory Director is the primary executive leading DNA Solutions Inc. (DNAS) and is responsible for setting the vision for the organization in coordination with the Corporate Chief Executive and Chief Financial Officers. In addition, they are responsible for overseeing the performance of the laboratory including technical matters and staff competence. The Laboratory Director will also coordinate and direct the activities of laboratory management and other service providers to ensure profitable and sustainable growth.
Compensation will commensurate with experience, credentials, track record of success and will be very attractive for the ideal candidate. This is an excellent opportunity for a driven individual to lead an already high-performing organization into a bright future.
Leads the execution of strategies to achieve the vision established by the executive team.
Seeks out and capitalizes on opportunities to profitably grow the business.
Develops and adheres to annual budget.
Works with little or no supervision.
Directs the laboratory through case review, performance testing, and interactions with staff.
Oversees the provision of test results and testing services.
Makes decisions on technical matters and staff competence.
Establishes, reviews, and implements validations, policies, processes, and procedures used by the laboratory.
Demonstrates a high degree of creativity and latitude.
Executive leadership skills and presence.
Excellent communication to corporate leadership, DNAS teammates, outside service providers and customers.
Strong commitment and a drive to excel.
Advanced problem solving skills.
Ability to analyze business issues quantitatively and qualitatively.
This position has supervisory responsibilities over all DNAS staff.
This position operates in a professional office environment. Attendance at the office is required.
This role routinely uses standard laboratory and office equipment such as standard laboratory equipment, computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets.
This is a safety sensitive position as defined by state and federal laws that will require working with hazardous materials and/or handling medicine. As a "safety sensitive" classification, this position will be subject to drug and alcohol testing, including random testing. Marijuana is one of the substances included in the drug panel screening. Possession of a medical marijuana license will not excuse one from the testing process, or the consequences of testing positive for marijuana.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are generally Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Work outside of normal business hours and on weekends may be required.
Some overnight travel is anticipated for this position. Some occasional local day travel may also be necessary.
Required Education and Experience
Requires a Doctoral degree in Medicine, Biology, Chemistry, Genetics or Clinical Laboratory Sciences.
At least two (2) years of experience in an AABB accredited relationship testing lab.
A minimum of six (6) years of work experience in related field.
Preferred Education and Experience
Three (3) years of experience in an AABB accredited relationship testing lab.
At least three (3) years of previous work experience as a Laboratory Director.
Prior executive leadership experience and/or training is strongly preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation will commensurate with experience, credentials, track record of success and will be very attractive for the ideal candidate. This is an excellent opportunity for a driven individual to lead an already high-performing organization into a bright future.
About DNA Solutions Inc.
DNA Solutions Laboratory
DNA Solutions' laboratory is located at the prestigious University Research Park Campus in Oklahoma City. We offer a fully equipped laboratory with some of the nation's leading scientists. DNA Solutions is equipped to process a high volume of samples daily which gives our clients rapid turnaround at affordable prices.
DNA Solutions provides unique laboratory solutions to our customers including paternity and forensic testing in humans and sire confirmation, genotype registries, DNA banking and forensic identification in animals.