Assistant Program Director (Req. 25529)

Los Angeles, California
Mar 30, 2017
Req. 25529
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Under the direction of the Program Director, the Child and Family Health Program Assistant Program Director will

1) lead a federally funded training program,

2) mentor trainees of the program,

3) contribute to CFHP faculty strengths in life course health and development, systems change and improvement, maternal and perinatal health, early childhood development and children with special health care needs.

The Assistant Program Director leads all aspects of the CFHP and oversees program operation in leadership training, curriculum, and continuing education and technical assistance. This includes directing outreach and recruitment activities, overseeing program diversity, trainee mentorship, internship placements and professional development opportunities, and evaluation of leadership training; contributing to the development, implementation and evaluation of program curriculum, overseeing the planning, implementation, and evaluation of technical assistance and continuing education to current health and public health professionals and their organizations, and identifying potential research, community collaborations and funding opportunities.  

Application Instructions

Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at  Reference position # 25529.     AA/EEO

The complete listing of qualifications is available on UCLA's official job posting.


  • Substantial public health training and research experience.
  • Demonstrated excellence in training, research and publication; with expertise in child and family health, and experience in interdisciplinary environments and systems of care for children and families.
  • Demonstrated focus in one or more of the following research areas; maternal and perinatal health, life course health and development, systems change and improvement science, early childhood development, children with special health care needs.
  • Experience with training programs or fellowships in maternal, child and family health
  • Grant and technical report writing experience
  • Ability to set long range plans and short term goals for the program, develop agendas and implement action plans and schedules to achieve program plans and goals
  • Track record of scholarly contributions



UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy -

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