SHIC Invites Applications for Associate Director

The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) is responsible for developing and maintaining a global swine disease information network for the purpose of protecting and enhancing the health of the United States swine herd. This includes coordinated global disease monitoring, targeted research investments that minimize the impact of future disease threats, and analysis of swine health data. SHIC is inviting applications for the position of Associate Director. A job description and application information are available here.

The Associate Director will help the Executive Director to lead SHIC. The Associate Director will assist in directing overall expectations and accountability and ensuring quality programs and services. Responsibilities and essential job functions include working with the Executive Director to provide oversight and implementation of the Center’s budget, long range planning, and strategic initiatives. The Associate Director will interact closely with the pork community, assisting efforts to build awareness of the Center, to build and maintain excellent working relationships, and to successfully meet the Center’s mission.

To reply, please provide to Dr. Paul Sundberg, SHIC Executive Director, at psundberg@swinehealth.org a CV with a cover letter describing professional goals and why you are uniquely qualified to fill this position.  The position will remain open until the successful candidate is identified.  If you have questions, contact Dr. Sundberg at that email address or call him at (515) 451-6652.