Overview

The Program Director provides leadership and management for the Online College graduate and undergraduate programs in Health Administration. Responsibilities include formulating strategic plans relevant to program areas (Health Administration, Health Information Management, Long-Term Care Administration, Radiologic Science Administration); overseeing responsive curricula development/revision according to quality standards and the requirements of accrediting agencies, and other internal/external entities; recruiting, developing, and overseeing effective part-time faculty competent to teach quality online courses for adult learners; recruiting and providing oversight for one ore more Program Managers, assigning teaching and administrative duties as appropriate, including portions of the duties listed herein; recruiting and providing oversight for one or more Full-Time Faculty-at-a-Distance, assigning teaching duties and occasional administrative tasks; developing annual enrollment projections by month, by program, as well as other revenue and departmental expense budgets, and monitoring budget progress throughout the year, reporting on variances and adjusting activities for actual activity levels; developing, monitoring and adjusting annual recruitment/marketing activities and initiatives to ensure the attainment of enrollment goals and appropriate positioning in regards to the competitive market; monitoring student retention, progress, and satisfaction in regards to program assessment; evaluating the educational and financial effectiveness of programs and courses via regular College process, and monitoring data for trends and making adjustments accordingly.

Candidates must have an earned doctoral degree in health administration or a closely related field and at least five years as a manager or leader in a healthcare setting. Teaching and/or educational administrative experience required; experience with adult learners and workforce development a plus.

Necessary skills and abilities include: strong written and oral communications in the English language; the ability to work with different types of people; strong planning and analytical skills; and the ability to prioritize multiple demands. The Program Director must be entrepreneurial and a self-starter in regards to area of programmatic responsibility while also working collaboratively as an Online College Management Team member.

Applicants must be willing to support the mission and core values of Saint Joseph’s College.

Saint Joseph’s College, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, is a Catholic liberal arts college enrolling roughly 1000 students of all faiths on campus in the traditional 4-year college, while another 2,400 working adults take online courses from locations throughout the country and the world. The beautiful 430 acre campus is located on Sebago Lake, one half hour from Portland, Maine and two hours from Boston.

Saint Joseph’s College is committed to providing physical activity and wellness opportunities for our employees. We have been recognized as a Gold Level Recipient of the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Worksites Recognition program in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Saint Joseph’s College successfully earned a Bronze STARS award from the Association of the Advancement of Sustainability of Higher Education (AASHE). The STARS assessment enables the College to plan our goal of carbon neutrality on campus by 2036.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Please complete our online application by visiting www.sjcme.edu and clicking on “Careers at SJC”. Please include your resume and cover letter, the names and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references, and read and sign the Pre-Employment Statement.

Saint Joseph’s College is an EEO employer.

Specific questions may be emailed to: sjcemployment@sjcme.edu or call 207-893-7757.