Program Director/Faculty Member
Long Island University - Orangeburg, NY

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Hudson Graduate Centers at Rockland & Westchester

In its ninth decade of providing access to the American dream through excellence in higher education, LIU is a multi-campus, diverse, doctoral institution of higher learning. One of the largest and most comprehensive private universities in the country, the University offers more than 575 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs and certificates, and educates over 24,000* students in degree-credit and continuing education programs in Brooklyn, Brookville (LIU Post), Brentwood, Riverhead, and Rockland and Westchester (LIU Hudson). Other academic units include LIU Pharmacy (the Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences), which prepares students for successful careers in the fields of pharmacy and health care; LIU Global, which provides a wide range of study abroad options at overseas centers in China, Costa Rica and India, and through programs in Australia, Ecuador, Peru, Taiwan, Thailand and Turkey; and LIU Online, which harnesses the latest technology to offer online and blended programs.

As Director of the Public/Health/Business Administration programs, this individual will oversee recruitment, marketing and enrollment management as well as the delivery of quality instruction within the context of an efficient operation. As a faculty member, this individual will design new face-to-face, blended and on-line programs, teach at the graduate level and advise students.

Principal Responsibilities:

Administrative Responsibilities:
  • Create and implement strategic marketing plans with specific long and short range targets to grow Hudson MPA and MBA programs
  • Evaluate the restructuring of existing MPA and MBA programs to reflect current market needs more closely by focusing on the business of health administration.
  • Redesign the existing MPA degree to incorporate the leveraging of electronic health record platforms, provider-patient communication, electronic prescribing, and the reconfiguration of workflows and staff functions for improved healthcare delivery
  • Hire and supervise public/health/business administration adjunct faculty
  • Develop and update course schedules and academic calendars to reflect appropriate and economical use of faculty
  • Develop new online, blended and face-to-face programs that provide cutting-edge curricular experiences and stimulate enrollment growth
  • Implement outcomes assessment plans, revise and update plans as needed, and oversee the final submission of data
  • Oversee the efficient operation of activities related to public/health/business administration programs
Academic Responsibilities:
  • Teach a full academic workload each year at the graduate level with the possibility of released time on an as-needed basis
  • Attend regularly scheduled faculty meetings
  • Participate in commencement and other Hudson and University-wide events
  • Serve on the Academic Oversight Committee, and other committees as needed, to address student grievances, curricular issues, and related academic matters
  • Advise all MBA, MPA and Advanced Certificate students in business, public and health administration programs
External Relationships:
  • Forge partnerships with regional businesses, non-profits, hospitals, social service agencies, etc. to build program awareness and reputation, build enrollments, and enrich students' educational experiences
  • Participate in Westchester County Association and Rockland Development Council and reach out to similar groups to generate awareness and advance the MPA and MBA programs
  • In conjunction with the Associate Dean for Program and Partnership Development and Hudson enrollment personnel, carry out recruitment initiatives as detailed in strategic marketing plans
  • Review student admission files. Recommend course waivers and substitutions where academically appropriate, and facilitate the admissions process in a timely and academically appropriate manner
Education Requirements:
  • An earned doctorate in an appropriate public/health/business administration field is strongly preferred. At the minimum, either an MBA or MPA is required.
Training, Skills, Knowledge, Experience:
  • Minimum of ten years of successful experience in management with substantial responsibility in the for-profit and/or non-profit sectors is required.
  • Recent experience involving current business and healthcare trends, challenges and practices is essential.
  • Strong knowledge of web, digital and information technology is vital. Must be well-versed in the most frequently used technologies in the corporate, healthcare, and not-for-profit spheres, as well as comfortable using modern instructional technology, including Learning Management Systems such as Blackboard.
  • Experience in a higher education environment and an understanding of the operations of academic institutions is also a substantial plus.
  • Creative problem-solving and collaboration skills that will be instrumental in building positive relationships with a wide variety of individuals within the university and the broader community of university stakeholders are required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
Salary is commensurate with experience. Please send resume in confidence to:

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