The BU School of Public Health (SPH) is looking for a self-motivated, Associate Dean for Practice (ADP). They will be responsible for the oversight of all practice-related activities at the School of Public Health. The ADP will lead the school-wide Activist Lab. They will serve as part of the school's leadership team, serving as a member of the Dean's Cabinet and the Governing Council. The ADP chairs the school's permanent practice committee. They shall serve to catalyze and encourage practice-related work locally and globally among all members of the school's community, including faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends. In their role as Director of the Activist Lab, the ADP is responsible for developing and obtaining funding to launch projects that enhance the school's practice portfolio. As a member of the leadership team, the ADP provides strategic vision and leadership around SPH's practice initiatives and also around all aspects of the school's efforts to realize its vision and aspirations. The ADP is expected to engage in the school's teaching mission, both through formal classroom pedagogy and through mentoring of students interested in the school's practice mission. The ADP reports directly to the Dean of the School of Public Health.
Participate in the development and implementation of the Activist Lab strategic Plan.
Supervises the Activist Lab staff and leverages Activist Lab resources to the end of generating a rich practice portfolio at the School.
Work with state and local partners to optimize Activist Lab roles in settings across Massachusetts, including community-building programs; entrepreneurial efforts to generate health of marginalized populations; stakeholder education on public health practice; Activist Lab scope of practice, barriers to practice, and solutions for 21st century public health models.
Assists the Dean in establishing, implementing, and evaluating practice policy and standards.
Collaborates with Associate Dean for Research in identifying research and funding sources for practice activities.
Master's degree required. Over 8 years of work experience required, doctoral degree preferred.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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