Assistant Director, SPHTM Online Programs Professional Preparation

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Assistant Director, SPHTM Online Programs Professional PreparationDean - SPH/TM

Location: New Orleans, LA


Under the supervision of the Associate Dean for Online Programs, the Assistant Director will serve as a liaison, student success advisor and practicum placement coordinator for students in online programs.

  • Direct the processes involved with ensuring that there are appropriate practicum, residency, and field placements for online students available where they are located.
  • Work with faculty advisors and provide ongoing communication with internship, residency, and practicum sites.
  • Direct the coordination and maintenance of field affiliation agreements in collaboration with the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs inclusive of out-of-state and international agreements for students in online programs.
  • Serve as liaison to SPHTM Career Services.
  • Assign students to the appropriate faculty liaison or public health mentor.
  • Resolves issues as they arise in the field and working with the Faculty Director(s).
  • Maintain significant contact with students to ensure participation in field education, professional development, and student and/or site concerns.
  • Serve as liaison to SPHTM Alumni Affairs.
  • Create and maintain databases of practicum, internship, and residency placement opportunities.
  • Coordinate Advisory Boards.
  • All other duties deemed necessary by the Associate Dean.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related field.
  • Three years of experience in online graduate education (e.g., student advisement, field placement, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working within the field of public health education.
  • Experience advising online students
  • Experience with learning management tools (e.g., Canvas, Blackboard, Desire to Learn, etc.)
  • Experience with online conferencing software (e.g., Zoom, Adobe Connect, Webx, etc.)




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Job No:
Posted: 4/8/2021
Application Due: 4/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time