Academic Program Manager

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jul 01, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

General summary/purpose:
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology is seeking a skilled Academic Program Manager to support its growing Master’s Degree Programs. The Academic Program Manager will provide administration and management for Epidemiology’s Master’s Degree Programs. Under the leadership of the Director of Graduate Education, and the Master’s Program and Track Directors, the Academic Program Manager will develop, organize, upkeep, and implement processes, procedures, and systems as well as the curriculum and resources for all master’s degree efforts. The incumbent is expected to execute the varied duties and responsibilities independently, with minimal supervision, and would join a dynamic and highly collaborative academic team.

Specific duties & responsibilities:

The Academic Program Manager is responsible for the overall management of operations in Epidemiology Master's Programs:

  • Manage programs planning, implementation and administration
  • Develop programs management work plans; writes and facilitates strategies
  • Design and implement program assessment and evaluation tools
  • Track and document students’ program progress and challenges
  • Prepare, update, and keep record of prospective student recruitment and applicant admissions, and related reports
  • Support and prepare faculty advisers for student interaction
  • Manage and track programs’ thesis adviser and project selection process
  • Support and organize the administration of the Epidemiology Comprehensive Exam
  • Liaise with the Epidemiology Student Organizations Master’s Students representatives in successfully leading in their service roles
  • Coordinate the annual review of master’s students, and relevant reporting and action plans
  • Keep current and advise on departmental, school- and university-wide policies and resources affecting programs
  • Represent Epidemiology in departmental and schoolwide committees, key stakeholder groups, as well as external staff and faculty and collaborators
  • Assist with recruiting and orienting faculty to master’s service activities
  • Serve as primary point of contact for programs communication to internal and external audiences
  • Identify opportunities to build programs, update existing resources, and develop new resources
  • Maintain confidentiality and accuracy of sensitive records/transcripts/files
  • Plan, support, and implement master’s student programming, meetings, and events
  • Lead process for programs’ Tuition Scholarships and financial resources
  • Other programs responsibilities as needed

Abilities needed:
Knowledge of academic program development, and corresponding program management and administrative functions. Demonstrated ability to participate in planning and coordinating of multiple complex projects. Ability to work with multiple and varied groups of stakeholders to obtain and/or disseminate information. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong attention to detail and highly organized. Ability to create reports and analyze data. Skill in time-management and managing multiple projects. Ability to develop, implement, and maintain quality and performance improvement metrics across all aspects of the program. Ability to work well with others, creatively problem solve, and interact in a helpful and professional manner. Skill in developing marketing materials, requiring planning, significant coordination and collaboration with individuals internal and external to the academic program as well as knowledge and understanding of the academic program trends, activities, goals and objectives.

Minimum qualifications (mandatory):

  • Master's or Ph.D. in education or specific field related to program.
  • 5 years’ experience in all aspects of academic program administration.
  • Additional experience may substitute for required education to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Five years of experience in academic program administration or program/project administration in education, public health, or field related to graduate education training
  • Knowledge of Epidemiology and Public Health strongly preferred.

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • High proficiency in MS Office Suite software including Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Strong planning and logistics management skills.
  • Knowledge of academic programs, student advising, academic program development and corresponding administrative functions.
  • Experience with centralized admissions application, course management, and student tracking systems.
  • Proficiency with a virtual platform, teleconferencing, telecommuting, distance education, and virtual communications software.

Classified Title:Academic Program Manager
Working Title: Academic Program Manager
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/ME
Starting Salary Range:$60,945 - $83,865; Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: 06-MD:School of Nursing
Department name: 10001101-Epidemiology
Personnel area: School of Public Health

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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School of Nursing - East Baltimore Campus


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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