Coordinator for Residential MPH
Position Type: Permanent Staff
Department: SPH - Acad Affairs - 460155
Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty Instructional
Vacancy ID: NF0002873
Position Summary: The Gillings School of Global Public Health, the top public school of public health in the nation, offers a variety of Master of Public Health (MPH) programs under its Gillings One MPH umbrella. The Gillings One MPH includes quality residential & online programs offered in a variety of concentration areas. Central to Gillings One MPH is the MPH Core, an interdisciplinary first-year set of core courses driven by the latest guidance from the Assoc. of Schools & Programs of Public Health & the Council on Education for Public Health. The Coordinator for Residential MPH drives successful operationalization of the residential MPH, starting with launch of the MPH Core & following with introduction of new concentrations & programs. This includes consolidation of our training efforts into high demand concentrations, using an engaged process across all academic depts. (Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Envir. Sci. & Eng., Health Behavior, Health Policy & Mgt., Maternal & Child Health, & Nutrition) & the Public Health Leadership program. The Coordinator ensures that front & back end processes, systems & teams are in place & is responsive to needs of key stakeholders, including students & faculty as well as the Coord. for MPH@UNC. S/he works with the Sen. Assoc. Dean for Academic & Student Affairs to translate Gillings One MPH program strategies into processes, systems & operations. S/he oversees ongoing operations & promotes continuous improvement to ensure that quality measures are met or exceeded. S/he works collaboratively with curriculum specialists & with faculty from multiple departments to ensure that components of Gillings One MPH meet or exceed academic competencies & accreditation criteria. Areas of responsibility include planning & project mgt, working with faculty & other stakeholders, effective communication, process & systems development & integration, budgeting & forecasting, data analysis, mgt. of authorization processes, & supervision.
Education Requirements: Master's degree required. MPH Master's degree a plus.
Qualification and Experience: - Understanding of processes and functions required to support degree-granting programs in higher education, including registration, admissions, student services, academic advising, cashier's office and others. - Experience working with higher education information systems and systems integration, such as student information systems, course management systems, and web application systems. - Understanding of academic accreditation processes such as Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) and others. - Experience managing budgets. - Ability work collaboratively across different organizations and stakeholder groups. - Able to work independently in a fast-paced environment and be able to handle multiple tasks. - Strong written and oral communication skills. - Strong interpersonal skills. - Effective public speaking ability. - Ability to interact cooperatively and sensitively with individuals from other cultures, ethnic groups, lifestyles, and background. - Successful track record of managing complex projects, preferably in a higher education setting. - Supervisory experience, preferably in a teaching environment.
Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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