Major Duties: - Teach courses in Healthcare Services and Sciences and/or Gerontology (typical teaching load would be 12 credits per year with variations by mutual agreement).- Plan, develop, and deliver on-campus, online, and hybrid academic programs utilizing evidence-based guidelines. - Monitor program quality and lead assessment and quality improvement efforts in each area of the program.- Develop and update each program track in cooperation with CHHS graduate programs and complimentary programs.- Promote and facilitate teaching excellence and support a student-centered culture.- Recruit, train, and mentor part time instructors who are leaders in healthcare, facilitating teaching excellence and a discovery driven culture.- Provide oversight of the internship program.- Manage student enrollment and retention with emphasis on academic excellence and diversity.- Develop and maintain community partnerships to support student placement in internships and as future employers.- Service to BSHSS program, the school, the university, the profession, and the community. - Contributing to an interdisciplinary environment of research, instruction, and community collaborations.
Minimum Qualifications: - Earned master's degree in a health or human services discipline.- Experience in the development of interdisciplinary health programs. - Knowledge of health service delivery skills across disciplines.- A thorough understanding of inter-professional education in healthcare.- Commitment to promote broad-based diversity. - Experience working with leaders in allied health academic programs. - Evidence of ability to build and enhance partnerships with community groups and alumni.- Demonstrated experience in administration of a large multi-purpose interdisciplinary program. - Experience in curriculum design and assessment of a large multi-purpose interdisciplinary program.- Demonstrated experience using best practices for online and hybrid curriculum development, evaluation of teaching, and use of innovative approaches in course delivery.- Excellent teaching record.- Excellent analytical, written, presentation, and interpersonal communication skills.
Internal Number: 352_57695
About Western Michigan University
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.