Health Management Program Director & Instructor

University of Minnesota - Crookston
Minnesota, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 20, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Qualifications Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in the field of healthcare or relevant business field, such as an MBA, MHA, MPA;
  • Three (3) or more years of direct experience in health care management;
  • Effective communication skills;
  • Record of effective teaching;
  • Ability the ability to relate complex concepts to diverse audiences and to draw upon cultural and community-based knowledge in teaching;
  • Possess a commitment to an experiential education philosophy within the scope of the land grant mission;
  • Ability to read, write and understand English;
  • Final job offer contingent upon receipt of official transcripts, complete background check, and authorization to work in the United States.  The final job offer is contingent upon a complete background check and receipt of official transcripts.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Three to five (3-5) or more years of direct experience in health care administration;
  • Campus and online teaching experience;
  • Research experience in an academic institution;
  • Industry experience;
  • Experience creating collaborative partnerships for joint university/community projects;
  • Experience with externally funded projects and grants.
About the Job Position

The position of Lecturer/Program Director for the Health Management programs at the University of Minnesota Crookston is a full-time, 12-month, annual renewable position starting in January, 2021.  This position involves teaching primarily online courses and providing leadership within the program, both during the academic year as well as the summer months.  The normal teaching load for this position is 9 credits per semester during the academic year, with supplemental salary for summer teaching.


Deliver high-quality online instruction to undergraduate students in the Health Management (B.S) program. This position will lead the development of program goals and objectives; assessment of activities and pedagogy of the programs; advise students; contribute to student recruitment and retention initiatives; and support research and community outreach in health management. The responsibilities also include developing and maintaining strong ties to the health care industry to benefit our programs, student experience and student employment opportunities. Service to the Department, University and/or community is also expected.  The position requires regular office hours and engagement in service activities on the University of Minnesota Crookston campus.  The Program Director position manages appropriate accreditation efforts, assists in recruitment of faculty, manages internships, coordinates and leads the Program Improvement Advisory Committee, leads curriculum development, and attends various campus meetings and committees as a representation of the program. The Health Management (B.S.) program, is made up of approximately 140 students. The Program Director is expected to help further develop the program; advise students; foster equity and a sense of belonging among all students; and participate in recruitment, assessment, and retention efforts.

About the Department

The Bachelor of Science in Health Management at the University of Minnesota Crookston received accreditation approval by the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) in 2018, one of the first two fully online programs in the United States to secure NAB accreditation. The program also received the Health Service Executive (HSE) qualification in 2018.

How To Apply Application Procedure

Applications must be submitted online.  To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions.  

Review of applications will begin November 23, 2020, and will accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Application materials will include a current curriculum vita, a cover letter, and a list of 3-5 professional references.  In addition to addressing the minimum and preferred qualifications, the cover letter must address indicators of the candidate’s ability to promote equity and inclusion at a small campus in a rural context.  Visit for complete instructions on how to apply electronically.  Please include a copy of college transcripts.  Calls of inquiry welcome by contacting Kevin Thompson, Unit Head, by phone: (218) 281-8254 or email:

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Background Check Information

Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.