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Chair of the School of Public Health
Job Type Full-time
Job Status Sourcing
Date Posted Thursday, 15 May 2014
Company Information Dillard University
2601 Gentilly Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70122
Job Description

Dillard University, classified by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education as a balanced arts and sciences/professions institution, invites applications for the position of Chair of the School of Public Health. The University is located in the culturally rich and diverse city of New Orleans, Louisiana.

Job Description:

Direct the activities of the Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health; maintain relationships with internship agencies; oversee the public health accreditation process.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for the administration and promotion of all affairs pertaining to the academic well-being and morale of the School of Public Health.  This responsibility involves activities such as: maintaining compliance with Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) accreditation standards; scheduling meetings with School faculty; submitting annual reports to the Dean of the College of Health Sciences; counseling and guiding faculty; advising and counseling students; planning curriculum; scheduling; maintaining academic relevancy; all budgetary considerations; recommending faculty leaves, student employees, teaching appointments, travel and expenditures to the Dean of the College of Health Sciences; teach courses.  This is a 10-month tenure track position.

Qualifications Earned doctorate degree in an area of public health; two years of successful experience as a department chair or some other leadership role within a department or school in an area of public health; experience in undergraduate education and curriculum development.
How to Apply Salary and Rank: Salary and Rank are commensuratre with qualifications and experience.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

Send letter establishing qualifications, curriculum vitae, one page statement of administrative philosophy, three letters of reference and transcript from institution awarding highest degree to:

Dillard University
Office of Human Resources
Attn: Academic Affairs
2601 Gentilly Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 816-4187 (fax)

Dillard University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Individuals who require reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to participate in the search process should notify the Office of Human Resources.

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