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Requisition # 74229

Position Basics

Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Wednesday, July 28th, 2021
College:College of Public Health
Department:Health Management & Policy



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The University of Iowa, College of Public Health is accepting applications for a full-time Professor/Associate Professor and Program Director to direct the 8th in the nation (U.S. News and World Report) Master in Health Administration (MHA) Program in the Department of Health Management and Policy.  The Director will be appointed in the tenure-track (preferred) or clinical-track dependent upon qualifications and will report to the Department Head.  Maintaining the strength and innovative spirit of the program, the MHA Program Director will:

• Serve as a visionary leader, overseeing and directing the Master in Health Administration Program; 

• Lead innovation in curriculum and educational programs;

• Foster a supportive, collaborative, and inclusive learning environment for students;

• Nurture and develop strong relationships with the healthcare community and represent the MHA Program within and outside the University;

• Maintain a teaching load commensurate with the duties of the office; 

• Maintain relationships with alumni of the program;

• Collaborate with the Alumni Board in biennial meetings and interim committee work

• Collaborate with the Department Head and directors of other programs to identify, develop and implement key initiatives and programs;

• Supervise all activities within the program to meet the requirements of accreditation; 

• Ensure compliance with collegiate, university, state, and federal policies related to legislative, and academic policies;

• Serve as a member of the departmental faculty team maintaining teaching, research and service expectations; and, 

• Maintain an active scholarship portfolio.

Education Requirement:

Candidates must have a PhD, DrPH, DHA, DBA, or MD or equivalent degree in a related field and qualifications commensurate with an appointment as an Associate or full Professor in our Department of Health Management and Policy.  

Required Qualifications:

 The successful candidate will have a combination of professional experience in healthcare delivery and a record of success in an academic or educational environment. An advanced degree and record of scholarship is preferred.

In addition, the ideal candidate will possess or demonstrate the following qualities and qualifications:

▪ Passion for working with students and commitment to their success

▪ Action orientation, high standards of excellence, and drive to achieve results

▪ Interdisciplinary and/or interprofessional focus and a highly collaborative orientation

▪ Demonstrated success promoting and enhancing a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment

▪ Understanding of and/or capacity to support pedagogical excellence and scholarship

▪ Experience addressing inequities, systemic racism or similar challenges in healthcare or education

▪ Engagement or interest in the social and cultural context of health systems and health outcomes

▪ Exceptional interpersonal, communication and listening skills

▪ Superb relationship building and stewardship ability in academic, community and/or industry contexts

▪ Deep professional network among healthcare or related organizations locally and nationally

▪ Relevant prior academic program management or development experience

▪ Demonstrated operational, organizational and management acumen.

Online Application Required Documents

Contact Information

Contact:Phillip Tang; WittKieffer
Phone: 410-779-1250


This Requisition is not part of the Online Application system. Please use the contact information and required applicant forms above to apply for this position.

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