Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is seeking applicants for a twelve-month faculty position as Director of Healthcare Administration Program who will lead the University’s online graduate MHA program. Key administrative responsibilities include faculty recruitment and hiring, managing the program budget and promoting the program to various external constituents.
Additionally, this faculty member will teach graduate courses in management and healthcare administration as well as other duties as assigned. The faculty member will hold the rank of either Assistant or Associate Professor, commensurate on qualifications. The person in this position must function in accordance with the philosophy and mission of the University, must display an appreciation for Catholic higher education and must demonstrate a commitment to diversity.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
The Director will have the following duties and responsibilities:
Works closely with the Dean of Arts & Sciences on key administrative functions.
Maintains program quality through assessment of learning outcomes and goals.
Coordinates program and course assessment; developing action plans when necessary.
Develops and manages the program budget annually.
Responsible for recruitment, hiring and development of all MHA faculty and staff.
Leads the Health Administration Advisory Boards annually.
Collaborate with key stakeholders to explore/design/launch additional degree or non-degree programs for students.
Teach coursework in field of expertise at an amount consistent with the University’s workload policy.
Assist in reviewing student recruitment strategies with the University’s admissions office.
Contribute in service or teaching to the Health Administration track of the University’s Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program.
Coordinate with the University’s business faculty to develop a 3+2 BBA-MHA pathway.
MHA or MBA with a doctoral degree in a health or leadership-related field (ABDs will be considered). Degrees must be from a regionally accredited college/university.
Three years’ experience teaching in a healthcare administration program or five years’ experience as a healthcare manager.
A doctoral degree in Health Administration or a related field
Certification in a healthcare management field
Evidence of related scholarship or research