DIRECTOR, NATIVE AMERICAN CENTER FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS
JOB NO.: 89585-AS
Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: SMPH/ACAD AFFAIRS/NACHP
Categories: Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Health Care, Medical, Social Services
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 89585-AS
Working Title: Director, Native American Center for Health Professions
Official Title: ADMIN PRG MANAGER III(P14NL)
Hiring Department: A530326-MEDICAL SCHOOL/ACAD AFFAIRS/NACHP
FTE: 50% - 100%
Anticipated Begin Date: MAY 21, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $55,406 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
A Master's degree in higher education, counseling, student advising, public health and/or related area is required.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
- At least five years of professional and progressively more responsible experience in the field of higher education and student services.
- At least five years of administrative and leadership experience.
- At least five years of experience working with tribal communities.
- Previous experience dealing with Native American and other multi-cultrual issues issues in an academic setting.
- Previous experience in leadership and management.
- Experience working with Wisconsin tribal communities.
- Experience with grant writing.
The Director is a leadership position within the Native American Center for Health Professions (NACHP). NACHP is housed within Academic Affairs at the School of Medicine and Public Health. The Director will work collaboratively with the Assistant Director and program staff to continue providing quality educational opportunities and support for students. The Director is responsible for overseeing federal grant funding. The Director will be instrumental in developing, implementing, evaluating, and managing programs which support the needs of Native American pre-health and health professional students. The Director will work collaboratively with offices within Academic Affairs, specifically Office of Multicultural Affairs, Office of Admissions and all other UW health professional programs. The Director will be expected to perform outreach in Wisconsin tribal communities on a regular basis. The position will work under the direct supervision of the Assistant Dean of Multicultural and Diversity Affairs.
The applicant must possess:
- Outstanding written, oral, and online communication skills.
- Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of linguistic, gender and cultural issues affecting Native American and Alaska Native (NA/AN) individual and community health and wellness.
- Experience effectively working with students in higher education.
-Ability to develop and maintain strong, collaborative bi-directional working relationships with staff, faculty and administrative staff in higher education settings.
- Experience developing and maintaining tribal community-academic partnerships.
- Willingness to travel regularly throughout Wisconsin.
The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.
Instructions to applicants:
Apply online at https://jobs.wisc.edu. Search for job 89585. You will be asked to upload the following:
1. Cover letter, including description of relevant experience in higher education and student services, administrative and leadership experience, and experience with tribal communities
3. List of References
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
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Advertised: 04 Apr 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 16 May 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time