Business Faculty – Healthcare Management

Elms College

Business Faculty – Healthcare Management

  • Institution: Elms College
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: Chicopee, MA US
  • Website: www.elms.edu
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Business Faculty – Healthcare Management

  • Elms College | Chicopee, MA US
  • Hourglass IconDeadline: January 30, 2022
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Job TitleBusiness Faculty – Healthcare Management

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Faculty

Salary Range -

Location Chicopee, MA US

Deadline January 30, 2022

Contact Information

Contact Name Jean Psholka

Department Human Resources

Email psholkaj@elms.edu

Phone -

Job Description

To apply for this job please visit http://www.elms.edu.

Business Faculty – Healthcare Management

Elms College located in Chicopee, MA, the Division of Business invites applications for the position of full-time tenure-track, Healthcare Management faculty reporting to the Chair of the Division of Business.  This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track faculty position with additional summer responsibilities.  This faculty position is primarily responsible for online and traditional course development and instruction in the Healthcare Management Bachelor of Arts Degree in the main campus, off-site degree completion, and online degree completion programs with a focus on healthcare operations, critical issues in healthcare, process improvement, managed care contracting and other healthcare business related courses.

The faculty member is also responsible for actively participating in all aspects of college community (teaching, scholarship and service) in alignment with the faculty handbook and to serve a primary role in the governance and organization of the program including academic planning, curriculum development and review, student academic advising, and program enhancement.

This individual will be responsible for the development and instruction of the majority of the Healthcare Management degree-related courses.  The individual is also responsible for actively participating in all aspects of college community (teaching, scholarship and service) in alignment with faculty handbook and to serve a primary role in the governance and organization of the program including academic planning, curriculum development and review, advising, and program improvement.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
×     Assumes responsibility for assigned course instruction online, off-campus and main campus.

×     Assists in coordination for the Healthcare Management program as determined by the chair of business division.

×     Facilitates learning and caring environment, which encourages critical thinking investigation, self-direction, and respect for the uniqueness of each individual.

×     Leads and/or participates in course development, curriculum planning, implementation and evaluation.

×     Oversees internships for Healthcare Management students.

×     Participates in recruitment and retention efforts, specific to the program, as needed.

×     Teaching in the MBA program as needed.

×     Demonstrates knowledge of and implementation of the general education philosophy.

×     Serves on College committees as appointed or elected.

×     Participates in peer, self, and course review.

×     Promotes the mission and purposes of the College in various internal and external activities.

×     Evaluates student progress and maintains appropriate records.

×     Advises students in course-related matters and makes referrals to appropriate resources.

×     Remains current with the trends, issues and practices in the discipline.

×     Actively involved in professional development and scholarly activities.

×     Assists the Chair of the department with administrative tasks as needed and appointed.

×     Contributes to the evaluation of student academic achievement and other evaluative processes of the College.

×     Adheres to College and System policies and procedures as indicated in the Faculty Handbook, College policies and in other regulatory applicable documents.

×     Upholds, promotes and demonstrates behaviors consistent with the Mission and Core Values (Faith, Community, Justice, Excellence) the College.

×     Other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS
×     Master’s degree in healthcare / business-related field required; doctorate preferred.

×     Must have significant experience in the healthcare field.

×     Possesses effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

×     Documented excellence in online teaching and be committed to the concepts of innovation and excellence in healthcare management education.

×     Must maintain active and current membership in professional and community organizations.

×     Candidate will be expected to develop and teach courses in the online environment.

×     Learning Management System experience preferred, preferably Moodle.

×     Experience in the design and development of instructional materials is required.

×     Must be organized, detail-oriented, and manage time effectively and efficiently.

×     Full-time schedule is on campus and may include occasional evening appointments.

×     Must be self-motivated and able to work independently as well as on teams.

×     Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding employee, student/family records and data.  Ability to use tack, discretion and diplomacy when providing technical assistance to faculty, staff and students.

 

TO APPLY
Send a cover letter, resume and contact information for 3 professional references via email (as Word or PDF attachments) to jobs@elms.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

 

Elms College’s diversity statement embodies the charism of the founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph, including embracing “the love of neighbor without distinction” and whose Catholic heritage guides our intellectual, social, educational, and community endeavors.

The College values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all curricular and co- curricular programs. We encourage people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, members of ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply for our positions. We want to ensure all applicants demonstrate intercultural competence, commitment, and experience working with diverse populations, proven through educational background, professional development, and lived experience.

Elms College is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every qualification outlined in the job description. At Elms, we want to ensure we find the best candidate for the position, and we believe that candidate may come from a less traditional background. Therefore, if you are interested in applying, we encourage you to think broadly about your experience and qualifications for the role.

 

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