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Director Of Public Health Programs
Florida International University

Date Posted May 10, 2019
Title Director Of Public Health Programs
University Florida International University
Miami, FL, United States
Department Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Public Health/Management/Administration
    Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology

Director Of Public Health Programs
Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work

Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a "R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity" and recognized as a Carnegie Community Engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as business, engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy and is ranked second in Florida in Forbes Magazine’s "America’s Best Employers" list. FIU graduates are consistently among the highest paid college graduates in Florida and are among the leaders of public and private organizations throughout South Florida. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission with multiple state-of-the-art research facilities including the Wall of Wind Research and Testing Facility, FIU’s Medina Aquarius Program and the Advanced Materials Engineering Research Institute. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, the Miami Beach Urban Studios, and Tianjin, China. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit

Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work (Stempel College) has approximately 80 faculty in Public Health, Dietetics and Nutrition, Social Work, and Disaster Preparedness. Uniquely located in Miami, Florida, at the gateway to Latin America and the Caribbean, Stempel College faculty work to solve complex health and social welfare problems affecting underserved populations, including environmental health issues, HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, mental health outcomes, and racial/ethnic disparities.

Stempel College is accepting applications for a non-tenure earning Director of Public Health Programs position. Reporting to the Dean of Stempel College, the successful candidate will oversee and engage in continuous process improvement of programs related to academic public health. This position will oversee, manage, and market the MPH Online program including, but not limited to, student recruitment and retention, advising, course scheduling, and extending support for the applied practice experience. The candidate will be responsible for assisting in the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) accreditation process and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) compliance. The candidate will administer the submission of timely reports to senior administration and to organizations such as the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) and CEPH. The successful applicant will also be involved with community engagement to promote degree programs and manage continuing education offerings in the college, as well as develop and maintain Stempel College advisory boards.

Required Minimal Qualifications:

  • A DrPH or a PhD in Public Health or related area.
  • A minimum of three years of full time academic program administration experience.
  • Minimum of two years of managing and administering an online program/curriculum.
  • Experience in community engagement including assessing education needs and promotion of programs and events.
  • Strong oral, written communication, and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as an effective team member.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Skills and experience with online/virtual instructional design.
  • Experience with the CEPH accreditation process.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID Job ID #517869 at and attach a cover letter stating how the candidate meets the specific qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, and a commitment to promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity (click… for guidelines). Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information of at least three references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. Review of applications should be received by May 21, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

  • FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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