Program Coordinator - School of Public Health 13608
The West Virginia University School of Public Health is seeking applications for a Professional Program Coordinator. This position will be responsible for implementing and managing priority activities to assure continued program growth and innovation. This position will directly contribute to all efforts that promote, support, and track the range of health administration and professional public health initiatives at the Health Sciences Center.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Responsible for tracking progress of plans, and coordinating with subject matter experts to assure that program expectations are met, and managing marketing and recruitment efforts in conjunction with the Associate Dean for Professional Programs
Develop integrated professional and continuing education programs, facilitate schedules and compile project reports as requested by the Associate Dean
Serve as an academic advisor to Master of Health Administration students; coordinate Master of Health Administration (MHA) administrative residency and internship placements
Serve as the instructor of record for bachelor's-level health administration and/or public health courses
Partner with program leadership to identify opportunities for program innovation and growth
Responsible for budget implementation and expenditure monitoring for assigned programs and services
Represent the WVU School of Public Health on matters directly related to professional programs to internal and external stakeholders
Participate in the development, implementation and improvement of policies and procedures related to the school's professional programs
Contribute to accreditation compliance with CEPH and CAHME for the school's professional programs
Consistently monitor program progress to ensure that the program is on schedule.
Prepare program status and progress reports as required
Ensures all project documentation is complete and accurate
Provide administrative management and relevant financial reporting for the MHA & MPH programs as required; manages, coordinates, and evaluates all administrative and fiscal matters.
In partnership with the Associate Dean, plans the overall financial forecasting for the program, including the justification of multiple budgets; monitors all expenditures to ensure that financial constraints are met and budgetary concerns addressed
May conduct periodic meetings to assess performance, update new procedures, and evaluate current programs progress related to the MHA & MPH programs
Develops and maintains office structure / organizational settings in accordance with institutional, state, and federal guidelines. In coordination with SPH leadership, assesses problems and directs corrective action when appropriate
May arrange, implement, and conduct (as directed) meetings, courses, training seminars, advisory boards and special events
Master's Degree Required. Master of Health Administration (MHA), Master of Public Health (MPH) or related fields is preferred (MHA strongly preferred);
Four (4) years of program management experience (or equivalent skills) required;
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Demonstrated project management experience with exceptional organizational and time management skills.
Group facilitation, mediation and conflict resolution skills; established skillset in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
Strong ability to multi-task multiple projects at the same time.
Knowledge of project management principles, practices, techniques and tools.
Demonstrated ability to read and interpret documents; Excellent oral and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to present information and respond to questions from groups or individuals.
Demonstrated ability to create and produce clear, concise paper and electronic documents
Demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment and to coordinate participation of team members from various backgrounds.
Undergraduate and/or graduate student advising experience is preferred
Experience in higher education or public sector required.
Strong familiarity with professional development and professional education
Experience planning professional programs, services and activities
Strong leadership/managerial skills
Potential and/or interest in teaching bachelor's level health administration and/or public health courses
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Valid driver's license
About WVU At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at http://hr.wvu.edu/.
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Job Posting: Jan 9, 2020
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 192742
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.