Program Director - Health Care Management

South University

Date Posted April 16, 2012
Type Administrative
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

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Program Director Health Care Management

Austin,Texas Campus


South University presents a rare opportunity to develop and lead the Health Care Management program at our Austin, Texas campus location. Build on the success of existing programs on ten campus locations and our thriving online learning community, and leave your own mark of excellence on the next generation.


The successful candidate will be a member of the faculty (rank commensurate with experience) who also holds an administrative appointment related to managing the Health Care Management track of study, within the College of Business. Responsibilities include classroom instruction, day-to-day program operations, assisting students toward successful program completion, and staffing the classroom with instructors who support the mission of the University. This position is also co-responsible for the fiscal wellbeing of the program as it relates to education and helping to maintain/grow enrollment.


Other duties include selecting, training, developing, managing, and leading regular and adjunct faculty. The Director will also administer/grow the Health Care Management program; this includes responsibility for budget, strategic planning, program outcome assessment, curriculum development, student registration/advisement, community relations, and campus relations. The position will collaborate with other Program Directors on scheduling/sharing faculty, as well as form the Program Advisory Committee and arrange for faculty development opportunities.


We are seeking a professional with proven academic leadership experience in a university setting. An earned PhD in a related field from a regionally accredited institution is required, along with significant administrative experience in a health care setting. The selected candidate must be able to interpret and implement accreditation criteria and state agency regulations. The ability to resolve inquiries and complaints from employees, students, regulatory agencies, or members of the academic or business community is required. Communication skills must include the ability to effectively present information to faculty, academic and campus leaders, corporate leaders, and public groups. This individual must possess experience with computerized administrative systems, as well as proficiency using standard PC office applications. Some travel required.


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South University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success. We are committed to building and developing a diverse environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and perspectives can thrive.



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