Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences

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Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Director

Responsibilities

Purpose of the Position:

  • The Director of the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program reports to the Vice Provost for Graduate Programs and is responsible to the Graduate Faculty.
  • The Director promotes and sustains excellence in the program by leading the planning, development, and evaluation of the program.

Basic Functions:

  • Serves as the faculty leader in all matters pertaining to the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program.
  • Leads the planning, development, and evaluation of the program as well as promotes and sustains excellence in the program.
  • Serves as spokesperson and advocate for the program to administration.
  • Serves as an ex-officio member without voting privileges of the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Committee (BSGC).
  • Acts as temporary advisor and mentor to incoming Graduate Students who have not identified a faculty advisor by helping them identify courses, as well as, helping them identify faculty whose research and insights might prove valuable to their selected course of study.
  • Serves as a contact person for potential students and provides input to the BSGC relevant to admission.
  • Provides input to administration regarding budgetary matters impacting the graduate program such as graduate student stipends.
  • Allocates graduate student stipends.
  • Allocates the budget for select graduate student activities   (e.g. support for travel, research supplies etc.)
  • Arbitrates matters pertaining to Graduate Academic Standards.
  • Performs administrative tasks including surveys, reports, and student forms and records.
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