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SPH Program Coordinator - School of Public Health

Augusta University

SPH Program Coordinator - School of Public Health

Job ID: 270681
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 10,500 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today. Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other.

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found online at

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found online at


Augusta University -

Our Health Sciences Campus: 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

Our Summerville Campus: 2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

College/Department Information

The Augusta University School of Public Health was established in 2023 to address Georgia's distinct public health challenges through exceptional education, innovative research, and collaborative community engagement. We are leveraging the strengths of Georgia's only public academic medical center, combining public health expertise with clinical knowledge to train future public health leaders. Our school is comprised of three academic departments: Biostatistics, Epidemiology & Data Science, Community & Behavioral Health Sciences, and Health Management, Economics & Policy. We offer a variety of degree programs, from specialized master's options to doctoral programs that create the next generation of public health researchers. Our research mission is critical to our long-term impact; we strongly emphasize scholarly productivity through peer-reviewed publications, scientific presentations, and grant-funded projects. Annually, we attract more than $6M in extramural funding.

Job Summary

In support of the MPH Program and all other education & certificate programs, this position will be responsible for management and coordination of the student application review and admissions process, assistance with student advisement, and the monitoring and reporting of quality performance measures in compliance with CEPH accreditation standards.


The duties include, but are not limited to:

Coordinate Application Review and Admission Processes: Monitor BANNER and crystal reports for program applications on an ongoing basis. Prepare and maintain folders for all applications. Route folders of "completed applications" for admissions-committee review. Obtain program acceptance decisions from Director. Submit paperwork for program acceptance to Graduate Studies and Academic Admissions.

Support Student Advisement: Prepare academic advisor list for all new students. Support advisor and student in preparing custom (full-time or part-time) curriculum schedules with elective options. Support students in course registration. Prepare orientation packets for Orientation Day. Update and maintain student, internship, and capstone handbooks. Maintain student records.

Support Accreditation Process: Distribute surveys, collect, analyze, record data, and report information required for continued accreditations. Assist with preparation and submission of annual reports required for continuing accreditation. Assist with all aspects of preparing and submitting self-study required for accreditation as requested. Assist with making arrangements associated with re-accreditation visits. Assist program directors with maintaining files required by accrediting agency.

Support Quality Assurance: Maintain databases on program enrollments, student demographics, students' progress in program, graduation rates, retention rates, and employment rates. Generate student profile information as needed for a variety of meetings. Support the scheduling/minutes of MPH faculty/staff meetings, MPH subcommittee meetings and MPH Advisory meetings.

Support Marketing and Recruitment Activities: Support program and concentration directors in updating the website. Attend recruitment fairs to promote program. Respond to email and telephone inquiries related to concentration. Support the development of brochures and other materials to promote the program. Assist with graduation and other events as requested.

Other: Perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and 1-year educational program or similar experience. OR Associate degree from an accredited college or university and 4 years' professional or administrative experience to include minimum of 2 years of educational program experience or similar experience. OR High School diploma/GED and 7 years of professional administrative experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with applicable experience working in an academic setting with knowledge of academic programs such as PeopleSoft and Banner.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases.


Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. Good organizational, attention to detail and prioritization skills.


Ability to maintain confidentiality. Ability to work independently with only general supervision. Ability to complete work and meet deadlines.


Shift: Days; Monday - Friday (Work outside of normal business hours may be required).

Salary: $36,197-$48,865.95 annually.

Pay Grade: 14

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position.

Recruitment Period: Until Filled.

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

Consider applying with us today! Search for Job ID: 270681.

Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university.

Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee.

you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365.

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