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Program Coordinator - Master of Public Health Program

Company: St. Catherine University
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

St Catherine University and the Master of Public Health program invite applications for a Program Coordinator position. Our Master of Public Health is in Global Health which prepares our graduates to work with individuals, families and communities locally and globally to strengthen health systems and improve public health. In order to give students the best preparation, they complete practicums at local community based groups, governmental offices and international organizations. The Program Coordinator supports practicum site development and on-going management of these relationships, contracts, and systems. Responsibilities include:

  • Identify, organize and coordinate the development of international and U.S. field placement sites, building and maintaining excellent partnerships that are respectful and collaborative.
  • Identify and develop new field placement locations.
  • Maintain relationships with organizations and sites through regular communication prior to, during, and upon return of student participation.
  • Coordinate pre-departure and practicum orientation process, meetings materials, compliance, and emergency response materials.
  • Coordinate re-entry programming.
  • Administer and track contracts, learning objectives, supervisory responsibilities, student advising, etc.
  • Establish criteria for new site selection and process for partnership development.
  • Evaluate and assess student experiences and follow up with sites as appropriate.
  • Travel to international practicum locations for field assessment.
  • Maintain public health internal and external communications, media stories, and social media.
  • Support faculty and students through the MPH admissions process.
  • Occasional work outside of business hours is required to support students and communicate effectively with international practicum sites.
  • Support and participate in the public health department activities. St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation's largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for all genders. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.Minimum Qualifications
    • A Bachelor's degree with six years of experience that includes the bullets below. OR
      • Master's degree with four years of experience that includes the bullets below. Experience in all of the following areas:
        • Substantial experience traveling or living in countries with limited healthcare and economic resources.
        • Experience managing data with an exceptional degree of accuracy.
        • Experience using the Google and Microsoft suites of products.
        • Familiarity with various social media platforms.
        • Experience communicating respectfully and effectively to people of all cultures, in a manner that affirms the worth and preserves the dignity of individuals, families, and communities.
        • Experience collaborating and working with people who have a variety of cultural experiences.
        • Ability to gain authorization to travel to a wide variety of countries outside of North America. Preferred Qualifications
          • Master's degree in Public Health
          • Experience using academic software like D2L, Brightspace, Blackboard, etc.
          • Experience working in an academic setting
          • Experience working with contracts, partnerships and compliance
          • Fluency in languages other than English We seek creative, adaptable staff who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity, multicultural understanding, and cultural fluency. Consistent with the university's commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their experience and service.EEO StatementSt. Catherine University is an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to inclusion reflects the central value of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet to "love of neighbor without distinction" and provides a learning and working environment that is enriched by the diversity of all our members. Individuals of religious, racial, ethnic, gender identity, nation of origin, or disability groups that have traditionally had less representation in higher education are encouraged to apply. Should you need an interview accommodation please contact us at or .Given the way campus life inherently puts people in close proximity to each other, including residence and dining halls, classrooms, and gatherings, the University has determined that a vaccination requirement is the best way to keep our community safe and prevent potential outbreaks as we return to more regular, in-person operations. St. Catherine University is requiring all students, faculty (including adjuncts contracted for the fall semester and beyond), staff, and residents age 12 and older to complete their COVID -19 vaccination series unless the University approves a medical or religious accommodation or other accommodation/exemption as required by applicable law. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exemption/accommodation before beginning work. For more information, visit stkate.edu/coronavirus-info/vaccine. St. Catherine University 2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105 Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Workplace / Tobacco Free Workplace Our university is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit: .
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