Employment Description

Program Director-MA Health and Human Services Administration
Date Posted 06/27/2017
Hiring Status No Longer Accepting Applications
Location Twin Cities Campus
Position Responsibilities
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota seeks an experienced and dynamic individual for the position of Program Director of the Master of Arts in Health and Human Services graduate program. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible position based in Minneapolis with responsibilities in Rochester and online.
This motivated individual will be responsible for the leadership, direction, and administration of the program which is offered in both online and on ground formats.  Overall responsibilities include overseeing and leading the following: development and assessment of the curriculum; recruitment and development of teaching faculty; recruitment, retention, and advising of students; and scheduling of courses. General administration of the program includes overseeing the budget, supervise staff, and initiating and maintaining professional contacts in the health sector. 
Essential Skills and Abilities

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication, organizational, and multi-tasking skills with a proven ability to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.  Strong interpersonal skills that will positively impact interactions with adult learners, faculty and other professionals in academic settings, and community partners, are essential. Professional decorum and ethical decision-making are important elements of this position.  

  The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
Education and Experience
A master’s degree in a related field (healthcare administration or management preferred) and at least five years of professional work experience in the field. Higher education experience is preferred in academic administration, graduate teaching/advising, and experience in online education. Experience with specialty accreditation is welcomed.
All job offers are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.
Additional Required Materials Cover letter detailing how the dispositional, educational, and experience requirements are met; resume; and names and contact information for three professional references.
Application Review Date 07/28/2017
Starting Date 08/21/2017
Contact Susan Jarosak
Contact Email sjarosak@smumn.edu
Position Full-time
Contract Length 12 Month
Other Details / Information
Benefits Full
Work Sponsorship This position is not eligible for work sponsorship
  We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Lasallian Catholic identity to apply.