In an increasingly interdependent global society with shifting health concerns, emerging diseases, and increasing health inequities, all nurses need the skills to address complex global health challenges. Using an interprofessional approach, the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (JHSON) Center for Global Initiatives (Center) focuses on creating opportunities for students with a focus on cross-discipline, problem-solving educational offerings to address social, economic, and political factors affecting health systems. The Center is a cross-functional, integrated, and strategic administrative unit serving as an operational umbrella for existing and developing Hopkins Nursing international education, practice, research, and policy initiatives. The JHSON is currently the Secretariat of the World Health Organization (WHO)’s Global Network of Collaborating Centers for Nursing and Midwifery.
Embracing the School's core values of excellence, respect, diversity, integrity and accountability, the Center leads and supports effective global initiatives that leverage and expand its reach and impact, and advance nursing and promote health.
The Manager ofthe Center for Global Initiatives (Manager) reports to the Associate Dean for Global Affairs and works in close collaboration with school leadership to address the Center’s objectives. Core responsibilities will include execution and continuous evaluation and improvement of the planned activities of the WHO Collaborating Center Collaborating Center for Nursing Knowledge, Information Management and Sharing; Secretariat of the WHO Collaborating Centers for Nursing and Midwifery; Visiting Scholars Program; Center interns; and communication and dissemination activities of the Center.
This position will promote innovative and collaborative activities to enable the JHSON be able to:
develop learners to function in a global and interconnected world; function in interprofessional teams and engage in reflective practice;
engage in research to foster health outcomes and promote innovation in practice, education, policy and research; and
be a leader in global health in policy, practice, education and research.
This position reports to the Associate Dean for Global Affairs and works collaboratively with the leadership team of the JHSON to develop and manage our global activities consistent with the mission, values and strategic goals of the JHSON the university and the individuals, families and communities we serve. This dynamic individual will have responsibility for strategic initiatives and immersive experiences in collaboration with key faculty and in particular the Vice Dean Research, and Executive Vice Dean.
The Manager will collaborate closely with school directors and managers and key JHSON leadership to form an integrated school wide approach to promote operational efficiency and excellence in our global health mission, particularly in our DNP/MPH and public health programs. They will also collaborate closely with partners across the university particularly on the East Baltimore campus. Key deliverables include: supporting strategic operations and initiatives; ensuring integrated staff operations and processes; identifying synergies and a sustainable organizational structure that promotes excellence in teaching, learning and research in global health.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Strategic Leadership and Program Management
Oversee activities of the WHO Collaborating Center Collaborating Center for Nursing Knowledge, Information Management and Sharing; Secretariat of the WHO Collaborating Centers for Nursing and Midwifery; Visiting Scholars Program; Center interns and communication and dissemination activities of the Center under the Associate Dean Global Affairs.
Works with the Associate Dean Global Affairs and Dean to coordinate the Secretariat of the WHO Collaborating Centers for Nursing & Midwifery
Collaborates with academic affairs to ensure that global experiences are aligned with universities, accreditation and credentialing requirements
Cooperates with academic program directors to embed global competencies across the curricula
Provides oversight in the development and implementation of policies related to safe and effective operation of global experiences
Participates on school and university committees related to global health as delegated by the Associate Dean Global Affairs
Coordinates Global intern process including call for applications, selection, and supervision
Oversees International Visiting Scholar Program including the application, selection and their JHSON experience, as well as works with the Dean’s Office to host VIP international visitors
Assists the Associate Dean for Global Affairs with identifying and promoting global partnerships as an alternative revenue source
Academic and Research Responsibilities
Works collaboratively with faculty to ensure coordination of international scholars and global health experiences
Seeks funding opportunities to support the Center’s missions
Ensures activities of the Center are strategically aligned with the academic and research missions
Works with the Associate Dean Global Affairs and Divisional Business Officer to develop strategic plan, operational plan and budget; oversees the center’s daily budget under the guidance of the Associate Dean
Maintains records of expenditure within university policies
Uses resources in accord with sound fiscal principles
Leads or supports Associate Dean for Global affairs in the preparation of grants to fund Center activities
Fosters partnerships and relationships with key stakeholders and communities within the state, nationally and internationally to strengthen the ongoing development of global health in the JHSON.
Promotes the external positioning of the JHSON in social media, promotion of activities and scholarly activities
Generation of revenue from the Center of Global Initiatives that significantly contributes to the diversification of the SON revenue.
Secures international agreements with countries/health systems to enroll a core group of students to one or more JHSON academic programs for significant tuition revenue.
Minimum Qualifications (Required)
Master’s degree in business, accounting, finance, systems operations, healthcare administration or related field.
Five (5) years of managerial experience in an operations or project management role or related experience.
Classified Title: Project Administrator Working Title: Center for Global Initiatives Manager Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MF Starting Salary Range: $70,805-$97,435 / commensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday - Friday hours 8:30 - 5:00 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 06-MD:School of Nursing Department name: 60003226-Off of Assoc Dean for Comm & Global Prog Personnel area: School of Nursing
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