Northwestern Health Sciences University
  • College of Health and Wellness
  • Bloomington, MN, USA
  • Full Time

Benefits-eligible


Our Mission:

Northwestern Health Sciences University prepares the next generation of healthcare professionals to deliver and advance health care.

NWHSU Overview:

Founded in 1941, NWHSU is a progressive institution educating the next generation of health care professionals. While the institution's history is rooted in the chiropractic profession, NWHSU now focuses more broadly on integrative care, health, and wellness. In addition to our Doctor of Chiropractic, we offer a Doctor in Chinese Medicine, and offerings in massage therapy, nutrition, undergraduate health sciences, and the allied health professions - medical assisting, medical laboratory science, medical laboratory technology, radiation therapy, and radiologic technology. We are a mission- and vision-driven university, preparing the next generation of healthcare professionals to not only deliver, but advance health care.

Position Information:

The College of Health and Wellness seeks an innovative, visionary leader to lead the new Master of Health Science in Integrative Care at NWHSU. This individual will demonstrate a passion and vision for the future of healthcare as integrative and collaborative, as well as a track record of academic or clinical roles related to integrative care. They will access their national network of integrative care leaders as a resource for developing the program into one with a strong national presence and outstanding reputation.

The successful candidate will be comfortable as the primary representative of the program and be willing able to promote the program and the University at national conferences, on social media, in promotional materials and in the press.

As a leader of a fully online program with faculty and students from across the U.S. and beyond, this leader will have a demonstrated ability to engage and inspire faculty and students through the use of technology and creative approaches to learning.

This is a full-time ranked faculty position. The position is a blend of managerial duties (1/3 time) and teaching responsibilities (2/3 time). This is a 12-month, faculty position where academic rank and compensation will be determined by qualifications and experience.


Work Location:

Fully remote.

Duties:

  • Lead and manage the program accreditation compliance requirements
  • Shared responsibility for meeting program enrollment goals in partnership with Admissions and Marketing
  • Manage program expenses to promote overall fiscal sustainability of the program
  • Maintain and enhance the academic quality of the program through facilitating regular review and assessment of its curriculum
  • Conduct periodic program reviews according to established schedule and implement
    improvements based on results
  • Work with college dean to develop and monitor the program budget
  • Manage the program to ensure course coverage
  • Provide liaison, information, and evaluations to administrative offices, faculty committees, ad hoc committees, and other groups
  • Monitor course registrations and make appropriate adjustments in course schedules and instructor assignments in cooperation with the Registrar and Dean's Office

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in a healthcare field related to one or more of the areas of focus for the full program (e.g. public health, integrative health, healthcare administration).
  • Healthcare related doctoral degree - PhD or professional degree preferred
  • Health Coach with the NBC-HWC credential required
  • Postsecondary online teaching experience preferred
  • Academic program leadership experience preferred

Our Benefits:

NWHSU is proud to offer you and your eligible family members a comprehensive benefits package. Our package is designed to change with you meeting current needs and anticipating your future needs. We offer medical, dental, and vision care insurance. Flexible spending accounts that allow you to pay for out of pocket medical and daycare or eldercare expenses with pre-tax dollars. Life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability that allow you to be protected for an unexpected loss or income interruptions. As your partner in building retirement income, NWHSU provides a 403(b) Plan. On-site clinic services for you and your immediate family. Tuition reimbursement to support employees in job-related courses outside of NWHSU and Tuition Remission for academic courses and continuing education classes offered by NWHSU. Our generous time away program helps you enjoy a health work/life balance.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Northwestern Health Sciences University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate.

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