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Employer: lorida International University
Located in: Miami, Florida
Degree Required: PhD
Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work (Stempel College) has approximately 80 faculty in Public Health, Dietetics and Nutrition, Social Work, and Disaster Preparedness. Uniquely located in Miami, Florida, at the gateway to Latin America and the Caribbean, Stempel College faculty work to solve complex health and social welfare problems affecting underserved populations, including environmental health issues, HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, mental health outcomes, and racial/ethnic disparities.
Stempel College is accepting applications for a non-tenure earning Director of Public Health Programs position. Reporting to the Dean of Stempel College, the successful candidate will oversee and engage in continuous process improvement of programs related to academic public health. This position will oversee, manage, and market the MPH Online program including, but not limited to, student recruitment and retention, advising, course scheduling, and extending support for the applied practice experience. The candidate will be responsible for assisting in the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accreditation process and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) compliance. The candidate will administer the submission of timely reports to senior administration and to organizations such as the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) and CEPH. The successful applicant will also be involved with community engagement to promote degree programs and manage continuing education offerings in the college, as well as develop and maintain Stempel College advisory boards.
Required Minimal Qualifications:
A DrPH or a PhD in Public Health or related area.
A minimum of three years of full time academic program administration experience.
Minimum of two years of managing and administering an online program/curriculum.
Experience in community engagement including assessing education needs and promotion of programs and events.
Strong oral, written communication, and excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to work independently and as an effective team member.
Skills and experience with online/virtual instructional design.
Experience with the CEPH accreditation process.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and attach a cover letter stating how the candidate meets the specific qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, and a commitment to promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity (click here for guidelines). Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information of at least three references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. Review of applications should be received by May 19th, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
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