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Program Director/Open Rank Faculty

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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Program Director/Open Rank Faculty
Department SHP-Health Info Mgmt Program
Salary Commensurate With Experience
Posting Summary

This positions consist of the administrative responsibilities associated with program management as well as teaching within the programs of the Health Informatics Department. Dependent on workload requirements, 90% of the faculty member’s effort is divided equally between administrative duties and teaching and other educational or service related duties. The remaining 10% of the time will be made available for the faculty member to pursue their areas of scholarship. The administrative
responsibilities will include achieving/maintaining accreditation, student advisement and program enrollment management, program promotion and recruitment, faculty mentorin g and advisement. This is a FTE position.


Minimum Education and Experience

Applicant must have:
1) A PhD degree in related field
2) RHIA or RlllT preferred
3) Excellent organizational and planning skills.
4) A commitment to teaching at the taxonomic level required to maintain accreditation.
5) An excellent record of employment and/or teaching experience in a field related to the degree

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment

1. Provide academic and administrative supervision of the program
2. Plan and develop courses and overall curriculum of program to meet and continue requirement of accreditation.
3. Evaluate and revise courses, as needed
4. Supervise program faculty, monitor workload and evaluate performances
5. Enforce academic and other school policies within the program, coordinate with the Chairperson, Associate Dean and Dean
6. Provide academic advisement to students and assist faculty with same
7. Coordinate and oversee the processes necessary to achieve and maintain accreditation
8. Serve as a liaison to professional associations, accrediting bodies (if applicable), employers, relevant state agencies and the general public
9. Perform other duties as assigned by the Chairperson or Dean
10. Provide instruction in assigned courses in the bachelors and masters programs which includes updating and revising course content to keep current, teaching courses on SHP LMS platform such that Student Learning Objectives are met and remaining actively involved with their students during the course
11. Manage student advisement records in a secure environment. Ensure compliance with student privacy and FERPA processes
12. Keep track of assigned students to graduate-conduct degree audits with Program Director, making sure files are in compliance; inform students of process to graduate
13. Perform periodic review of academic records of program students, to include academic transcripts and assist Program Director with Academic Performance assessments.
14. Complete required reports such as Program A1mual Repo1t, Budget Projections, Accreditation and Program Management
15. Facilitate and conduct meetings with potential faculty and advisory board members concerning curriculum development
16. Develop promotional materials and their promulgation.
17. Develop and revise student policies
18. Oversee the tracking, and carrying out of student learning objectives for accreditation agency
19. Represent the program at local and national meetings
20. Function as content expert in area of expertise and assist other faculty and Program Director with course improvement that includes this content.
21. Oversee the admission selection of MS, certificate and Non-matriculated students to include: review applications and interview prospective students as requested
22. Mentor new faculty in terms of teaching methods and online presentation
23. Understands and adheres to Rutgers’ compliance standards as they appear in RBHS’s Corporate Compliance Pol icy, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Pol icy.
24. Participate in Annual Performance Evaluations and Workload Distribution discussions
25. Performs other related duties as assigned and workload permits.
26. Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal and state laws and regulations as they pertain to higher education, as well as Rutgers’ regulations and policies as they presently exist and as they change or are modified.


Posting Details

Posting Number 17FA1101
Posting Open Date
Posting Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quick Link to Posting
Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Newark (RBHS)

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. List of References
Optional Documents