Assistant Director of Practice Programs

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
20 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
19 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Tracking Code 9130/K2017

Job Description

Introduction to BU School of Public Health: As a school of public health, our obligation is to understand critical issues, actively participate in our community, and inspire and teach current and future leaders to address pressing health issues. These leaders need skills to work collaboratively with affected communities and policy makers, and with each other, to create real, lasting change. Through research, education, and service, BUSPH is able to understand and address public health concerns locally, nationally, and internationally. The Schools activist approach will allow us to push our academic efforts even further and create change that will help to achieve improved health and better lives for all.

Introduction to the Activist Lab at the BUSPH Practice Office A laboratory seeks to synthesize information, to experiment with possible solutions, and to provide an opportunity for catalysis for change. The Activism Lab at BUSPH complements our academic and research programs, as it draws on community engagement and partnerships to promote real change that will affect peoples lives.

The role of the Lab within BUSPH is to: Serve as a central repository for information about academic activist activities throughout the school; Serve as the 'home' for cross-cutting initiatives that engage students, faculty, and staff in educational enrichment to enhance their understanding of key public issues. Improve the skill of the public health workforce and develop the field of public health practice Assistant Director of Practice Programs

This position works with various grant funded centers specializes in distance education and professional development for Public Health workforce. The position manages the development and delivery of public health workforce development trainings, including their evaluation and continuous quality improvement. This position oversees the Distance Education Team and works closely with subject matter experts and training partners to ensure all grant deliverables are met. This position is responsible for supervising the Instructional Designer, Asst. Instructional Designer and Education Technologist.

Required Skills

Master's Degree and 5-8 years of experience in project management required.

Background in developing training or professional development activities and familiarity with distance education technology and software required.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Part-Time