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Title:
Junior or Assistant Specialist (Public Health)
Position Number:
0070278
Hiring Unit:
Office of Public Health Studies
Location:
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Date Posted:
July 02, 2018
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins August 01, 2018
Salary Information:
Commensurate with experience, qualifications, and within UHM guidelines
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Tenure Track:
Tenure
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Temporary/Permanent:
Permanent
Funding:
Department/General

Other Conditions:
  • Position to begin approximately January 2019, pending position clearance and/or availability of funds
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. 1. direct, oversee, and instruct Public Health practicum courses, 485 and 791;
  2. 2. develop, coordinate, and monitor practicum placements for graduate students in public health;
  3. 3. develop, coordinate, and monitor undergraduate applied learning experience;
  4. 4. advise students on academic aspirations and progress, public health practice experiences, and career planning/development;
  5. 5. mentor unclassified and classified students;
  6. 6. lead evaluation of individual practicum protocols as well as overall program protocols;
  7. 7. assist with teaching other public health courses as appropriate;
  8. 8. lead accreditation activities related to practicum and applied learning;
  9. 9. participate in OPHS-related assessment;
  10. 10. participate with the broader public health community to assess and meet public health training needs of students and community-based professionals;
  11. 11. develop and disseminate new knowledge about curriculum, practicum, and applied learning to the broad public health community locally, national, and internationally;
  12. 12. prepare and present posters and papers on curriculum, practicum and applied learning to the academic public health community;
  13. 13. serve on departmental and university committees;
  14. 14. render service to the professional or lay community as relevant to the individual’s academic specialty;
  15. 15. and perform other related tasks as assigned.
Junior Specialist Minimum Qualifications
  1. 1. an earned Master in Public Health (MPH) from a college or university of recognized standing;
  2. 2. at least one year participating in MPH and/or Bachelors in Public Health practicum placement programs;
  3. 3. a growing network of community-placed public health professionals willing to supervise MPH and BA in Public Health students in Hawai‘i, other US jurisdictions, and the Asia-Pacific region;
  4. 4. experience in student mentorship and counseling;
  5. 5. poise and good address for meeting and conferring with others.
Assistant Specialist Minimum Qualifications
  1. 1. an earned Master in Public Health (MPH) from a college or university of recognized standing, plus 30 credits of post-masters-level work;
  2. 2. at least three years participating in MPH and/or Bachelors in Public Health practicum placement programs;
  3. 3. an established network of community-placed public health professionals willing to supervise MPH and BA in Public Health students in Hawai‘i, other US jurisdictions, and the Asia-Pacific region;
  4. 4. demonstrated ability to mentor undergraduate and graduate students;
  5. 5. poise and good address for meeting and conferring with others.
Junior Specialist Desirable Qualifications
  1. 1. three years of experience working in the public health community, preferably in Hawai‘i;
  2. 2. ability to recruit students;
  3. 3. demonstrated teaching effectiveness in public health;
  4. 4. experience working in multi-cultural settings;
  5. 5. experience mentoring students from underrepresented minorities;
  6. 6. experience working with Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander students;
  7. 7. ability to work with units and disciplines outside of public health;
  8. 8. knowledge of public health accreditation standards;
  9. 9. experience working with community advisory groups.
Assistant Specialist Desirable Qualifications
  1. 1. five years of experience working in the public health community, preferably in Hawai‘i;
  2. 2. demonstrated ability to recruit students;
  3. 3. demonstrated teaching effectiveness in public health;
  4. 4. experience working in multi-cultural settings;
  5. 5. experience mentoring students from underrepresented minorities;
  6. 6. experience working with Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander students;
  7. 7. demonstrated ability to work with units and disciplines outside of public health;

To Apply:
Visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hawaiiedu and search for position number 0070278 or job number 2018-00361 to submit an application. Only applications through the above site (NEOGOV) are accepted.
Inquiries:
  1. Dr. Kathryn L. Braun; 808-956-7339; kbraun@hawaii.edu

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