Director of Public Health

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The College of Arts and Science and the College of Education, Health and Society:  In an exciting joint endeavor, the College of Arts and Science and the College of Education, Health and Society invite applicants for the Director of the Public Health Program.  This new position is unique in that it is housed in both the Colleges of Arts and Science and Education, Health and Society.  Under the direction of the Associate Deans, this position will serve as an integral member of our interdisciplinary public health program to (1) serve as the chief academic advisor for the program, (2) actively manage the undergraduate public health programs, (3) develop and manage an online MPH program, and (4) teach introductory public health courses.  Position is full-time, 12 months.

Administrative responsibilities will involve coordinating and managing all activities and processes associated with the development, implementation, and sustainability of curricular programs and accreditation activities of both the BA/BS and the MPH degrees, including overseeing course approval process and offerings, recruiting and advising activities. Guide and collaborate with faculty, administrators, and departmental staff representatives in accreditation compliance activities.  Design, implement and manage shared accreditation workspaces such as SharePoint, Catalyst or intranet WordPress site to increase communication and transparency.

Develop a novel MPH, stay current with best practices in curriculum. Research and respond to inquiries and requests for information and serve as liaison and advocate between departments, programs, Colleges, and community stakeholders. The Director will be responsible for building understanding of CEPH accreditation and reporting, maintaining alignment with accreditation frameworks, supporting BA/BS and MPH curriculum focused committees, and serve as internship liaison. Other duties as assigned.

Require:  Master of Public Health; one year of professional experience in a public health setting.   Experience can be gained during a graduate degree program. Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.  Desire:  Ph.D. in Public Health or related doctoral degree.

Submit a cover letter and resume and list of three references to  Direct inquiries to Patrick Haney at [email protected]  Screening of applicants will begin July 16, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants should address the following abilities in their cover letter: The ability to see and understand the big picture and translate it into implementation; be comfortable with ambiguity; have strong communication skills; the ability to work independently and prioritize tasks in a complex academic organization that is expected to change and grow. Progressive experience in project management, team management, and leadership, and demonstrated experience leading teams. Documented knowledge of instruction and teaching methods, including online learning and student learning outcomes and assessment, and a commitment to diversity in all aspects of work.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is firmly committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University does not permit and takes action to prevent harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of  sex (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, military status, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. Miami University immediately investigates and takes disciplinary and/or remedial action when appropriate. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities should be directed to [email protected] or by phone at (513) 529-3560.

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Posted: 7/11/2018
Application Due: 9/9/2018
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