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The State Hygienic Laboratory (Iowa's Environmental and Public Health Laboratory), at the University of Iowa, has an exciting full-time opportunity for a Newborn Screening Program Coordinator position at our branch laboratory located in Ankeny, Iowa. The primary responsibilities of this role will be to coordinate and/or administer the operational and/or financial activities associated with the client services provided by the Newborn Screening Laboratory, which supports four state newborn screening programs.

Location: Ankeny, Iowa

For additional information and a detailed job description, please visit the departmental website at:

About the State Hygienic Laboratory
The State Hygienic Laboratory's main facilities are headquartered on the University of Iowa's Research Parkcampus northwest of Iowa City in Coralville. Additional testing facilities are part of the Iowa Laboratory Facilities in Ankeny, a Des Moines suburb.

Since 1904, the State Hygienic Laboratory has been at the forefront of public health issues in Iowa. As the state's public health and environmental laboratory, the Hygienic Laboratory serves all of Iowa's 99 counties through disease detection, environmental monitoring, and newborn and maternal screening.


Education or Equivalency Required

A bachelor's degree in business operations, healthcare administration, public health administration, or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Required Qualifications

  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in a professional setting, related to program coordination.
  • A minimum of 1 yr of Supervisory experience.
  • Demonstrated experience managing projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in customer service.
  • Experience with use of LIMS in a clinical or laboratory setting.

Highly Desirable Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Demonstrated experience within a quality system or regulated environment.
  • Demonstrated experience with process improvement.
  • Experience with data entry in LIMS.
  • Experience managing remote staff.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Prior experience with implementation of new LIMS system.
  • HL7 messaging experience.
  • Experience in a NBS Program or NBS laboratory.

Position and Application Details and Instructions:
Upload the following required documents and mark them as a "Relevant File" to the submission:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and verification of academic credentials. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

Contact: Sarah Tillman (

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Job Requirements:
For a complete list of job requirements see post 22003195 at

Job country: United States

City: Ankeny

Category: Business Operations Specialists, All Other

Location: Ankeny, IA, United States

Job posted 2022-06-04

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