The Department of Health Sciences invites applications for a full-time lecturer position in the Health Services Administration program, beginning Spring 2022. Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level.
The successful candidate will be expected to: 1) teach undergraduate level courses in managed health care, financial management, research methods, and human resource-related aspects of health care administration through wide ranging modalities (i.e. daytime, evening, weekend, and online); 2) advise a high volume of students; 3) provide service to the department, college, university, and community (i.e. committee, administrative, supervisory, and other assignments normally associated with a full-time lecturer appointment); and 4) assist with the coordination of the Health Services Administration internship course, supporting student interns through the successful completion of their internships, as well as teaching internship seminars. The major currently requires students to complete 180 supervised volunteer hours at an approved partnering agency. Duties include identifying and evaluating internship sites, approving students for enrollment and granting permissions, and assessing and updating course curricula and learning objectives as needed.
The Health Services Administration undergraduate program is one of the oldest at Lehman College and can be traced to the College???s founding in 1969. It has changed names and departments over the years but remains committed to its mission to ???educate a diverse urban undergraduate student population for current and emerging careers in health services administration in public, non-profit and for-profit sectors.??? With over 700 majors, it is one of the largest undergraduate programs at Lehman.
The program in Health Services Administration is currently housed in the Department of Health Sciences, which is part of the School of Health Sciences, Human Services and Nursing (HS2N). The Health Sciences department is home to a number of other programs including: Dietetics, Food and Nutrition; Exercise Science; Health Education and Promotion; Recreation Education; and Therapeutic Recreation. Programs share some core courses. HSD faculty are both research active and committed professors.
The School of Health Sciences, Human Services and Nursing currently includes four departments: Health Sciences; Social Work; Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, and Nursing. The school is also home to the CUNY Institute for Health Equity. Departments in the School actively engage with community and government partners to support evidence-based practices and health equity, with a special emphasis on urban populations. The faculty are also strongly committed to high quality teaching and preparation of ethical and skilled health and human service professionals.
CAMPUS SPECIFIC POSITION DETAILS
The Lehman College campus is located in Bronx, New York and is a Senior College within the City University of New York (CUNY) system. Lehman is the only four-year public college in the Bronx and is recognized as a Hispanic-serving Institution. The college serves mainly undergraduate students preparing them for employment, the professions and further study. The teaching load is 24 credit hours. Service to the college, university and community is part of the mission as is a clear commitment to student engagement, including advisement. Opportunities are available for faculty development and travel awards. Lehman College and CUNY internal funding is available through competitive grants for scholarship and professional development support.
Bachelor's degree in area(s) of expertise, and the ability to teach successfully, and organizational skills consistent with internship program coordination. Also required are demonstrated experience working in a large and diverse program, administrative skills, and the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.
Master???s degree in area(s) of expertise or doctorate preferred.
Salaries are commensurate with education and relevant experience and are subject to the Professional Staff Congress-CUNY salary schedule (http://www.psc-cuny.org/contract/psc-cuny-contract-salary-schedule).
CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. CUNY also provides mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of a commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.
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Review of CVs will begin on September 15th and continue until a candidate has been identified.
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About Lehman College (CUNY)
The Lehman College campus is located in Bronx, New York and is a Senior College within the City University of New York (CUNY) system. Lehman is the only senior college of The City University of New York (CUNY) located in the Bronx and is recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Lehman serves a diverse population of more than 14,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The College serves mainly undergraduate students preparing them for employment, the professions and further study. Service to the college, university and community is part of the mission as is a clear commitment to student engagement including advisement. Opportunities are available for faculty development and travel awards. Lehman College and CUNY funding is available through competitive grants for scholarship and professional development support.