The College of Allied Health Sciences at East Carolina University invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Health Services and Information Management (full-time, 12-month appointment). The successful candidate will provide leadership for the Department of Health Services and Information Management and its undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs, as well as facilitate the scholarship and professional development of department faculty members. Also, the successful candidate will provide leadership to continuously improve the education and scholarship of health information management and health services management students. The department has strong research and administrative support and excellent teaching facilities to educate the outstanding students admitted each year. The chair of the department reports directly to the Dean of the CAHS and is expected to advance the college's vision of state and national distinction in professional education, research, and service. The Chair is also responsible for meeting the requirements set forth by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) and the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The candidate will be expected to engage in research, teaching, and service activities in accordance with departmental needs. The successful candidate will be eligible for appointment at the associate or full professor level.
Special Instructions To Application:
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:
Curriculum Vitae Letter of Interest List of Three References (noting contact information)
-Earned academic doctoral degree -Meet or exceed East Carolina University requirements for tenure to the associate/full professor status - Evidence of effective leadership, sound decision-making, professional development, etc - Strong written, oral, and interpersonal skills
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 975010
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Department of Health Services and Information Management is one of nine departments in the College of Allied Health Sciences (CAHS). Laupus Health Science Library is housed in the College and provides a librarian dedicated to supporting Allied Health Sciences students and faculty in scholarly work. All classrooms are technology-enhanced (e.g., SMART devices, video capture). The College is within the Division of Health Sciences, along with medicine, nursing, and dentistry. It is adjacent to a 900-bed, level-1 trauma center which offers multiple opportunities to partner with their practitioners. East Carolina University, with 29,000 students, is located in Greenville, North Carolina (population of 89,000) and is 90 miles from Research Triangle (Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill) or from the Crystal Coast.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.