Director of General Education and Assistant Director Health Informatics

Logan University
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Aug 13, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Summary: Logan University is a traditional, private, non-profit university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC-NCA), offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in various health-related disciplines. Located in Chesterfield Missouri, Logan University serves over 1750 students on campus and online. Logan University has both full time and adjunct faculty members.

Reporting to the Director of Health Informatics, this position works closely with program directors, faculty, academic support, and admissions to establish a clear approach, deployment, learning, and integration of knowledge related to student recruitment, student and faculty onboarding, student support, and the delivery of high quality, mission and values driven courses. Directs and coordinates the operational facets of the undergraduate general education program including data driven planning and decision making. As directed by the Program Director, directs and coordinates the operational facets of the Health Informatics degree program. Plans and develops strategies for maintenance and improvement of course and program delivery as well as professional development of faculty. Provides leadership and vision to ensure the continuous accuracy, integrity, relevancy, and innovation of courses, program's, and delivery.


Consistent with the mission, vision, and values (MVV) of the institution this position:

  1. Uses the Baldrige framework as the operational model for leadership, strategy, data collection and analysis, student and workforce engagement, satisfaction and success, operations, and use of results to identify the strengths and opportunities for improvement of the positions areas of responsibility; and
  2. Directs the daily operations of the general education program including, but not limited to, course offering, course reviews, faculty hiring, faculty supervision, and compliance ; and
  3. As directed by the Health Informatics Program Director, directs the daily operations of program including, but not limited to, course offering, course reviews, faculty hiring, faculty supervision, and compliance ; and
  4. In collaboration with the Dean, Program Directors, and admissions, develops, deploys, and monitors a program director recruitment assistance program that provides training and support to program directors in participating in the recruitment process and partnership process for their own program's; and,
  5. Establishes and implements short and long range program goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures; and monitors and evaluates key process effectiveness; and,
  6. Stays up to date on emerging trends in higher education policy, procedure, compliance, and student information management.

  1. Collaborates with peers, supervisor, and the Dean to foster a standardization, utilization and training process for onboarding faculty, staff, and students; and
  2. Participates in the presentation and publication of scholarly work related to this position; and
  3. All other duties as assigned.

  1. Master’s degree or higher.
  2. Attainment of a doctoral degree within three years of hire is required.

  1. Background in nursing, public health, or other health informatics related field; and
  2. At least five years of experience recruiting students; and
  3. a minimum of three years experience developing external partnerships designed to grow student enrollment; and
  4. at least three years of supervisory experience; and
  5. preference given to experience with continuous improvement frameworks like Six Sigma or Baldrige.
  6. demonstrated ability to work independently and with teams; and
  7. experience coaching individuals and teams to work independently and effectively; and
  8. experience working collaboratively in a remote environment.

  1. Mission driven; and
  2. Values and promotes diversity; and
  3. demonstrates empathy; and
  4. puts students first; and
  5. demonstrates a positive attitude; and
  6. values evidence informed practices; and
  7. demonstrates character; and
  8. promotes teamwork.

  1. Social and Emotional Intelligence
  2. Courage
  3. Conflict Management Skills
  4. Decision Making Skills
  5. Influence Skills
  6. Content expertise consistent with the position description, responsibilities, and attributes;
  7. Fiscally responsible.


Logan University strives to be an educational leader that is authentic, intentional and strategic about diversity, fairness and the development of an inclusive campus community.  We acknowledge and respect the differences in human experience that shapes and enriches education, healthcare, society and our institution.

It is our expectation that all employees support the mission and vision of the university and carry out their professional duty aligned with Logan University Values: Diversity, Empathy, Student First, Positive Attitude, Evidence Informed, Character and Teamwork.

Logan University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.  All Logan employees are expected to complete annual compliance training by assigned deadlines.


This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers, photocopiers and smartphones.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.

  1. Develop, maintain and improve the process by which program directors assist with student recruitment and partnership development.
  2. Assist with at least a 5% growth in the health informatics and health professions education program's and a 10% growth overall in online program's due to program director involvement and partnership agreements.
  3. Develop a relevancy plan to improve the marketability of the health informatics and health professions education programs.
  4. Develop a relevancy plan to ensure undergraduate courses meet the transfer standards for Maryville, St. Louis Univeresity, UMSL, MIZZOU, Truman State, and at least three other leading Midwest small private institutions.
  5. Ensure faculty are delivering engaging, relevant, and meaningful course content.
  6. Provide a trimester and annual report that outlines evidence each of the key major and minor job duties and responsibilities have been effectively managed by your department.

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