The Associate Director will be responsible for managing the integration of public health and community health principles into all aspects of the Medical School activities. He/she will work alongside the Director to:
Assist the Director of the Institute, along with the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Director of Service Learning, the Associate Dean for Medical Education, and the Dean of the School of Health Professions in the maintenance of a meaningful required program in community service for medical students, physician assistants, and health professional students;
Ensure smooth and efficient operations of the institute
Ensure performance goals, based on grants and strategic plan, are met
Assist in the development of program evaluation and progress reports;
Incorporate new opportunities for growth of community engagement within medical and health profession education;
Facilitate educational outreach activities in partnership with EVMS offices/departments
Serve as a liaison among academic institutions, non-profit organizations, state agencies and community members;
Review, assess, collaborate and, where appropriate, incorporate the WHO, CDC, and USAID metrics, goals and approaches to improvement of Global Health;
Create opportunities to teach students how to use existing research, evidence, and agreed upon ethical considerations when approaching a community or global health initiative;
Collaborate with all members of the EVMS community in a positive manner that is mission-focused and outcomes-oriented;
Support and develop faculty engagement in community health;
Provide director with assistance in coordinating community educational symposia/workshops/CME;
Assist the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Director of Service Learning in coordinating student community service;
Develop support for scholarship/research and identify ways to develop scholarships for the international rotations for the medical students, residents and HP students and interface with the various programs to deliver meaningful programs in various sites;
Develop, design, write and submit for grants based on service learning and community participatory research
Represent Brock Institute in select institutional and community endeavors
Plan and implement timeline of institute, including, but not limited to, grants, strategic plan and service learning opportunities
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelors degree in Public Health, Education, Health Promotion, Public Administration, Physicians Assistant, Nursing or a related field, 6 years experience in higher education project management, program planning/evaluation required. Masters degree and 3 years experience preferred.
Prior experience in research and community involvement necessary. Ability to manage initiatives across multiple organizations, and/or knowledge of organizational effectiveness in an academic environment preferred. Experience in health services research, including grant writing, grant management and database use and analysis also preferred.