Director Of Graduate Programs In Health Administration

University Of Colorado Denver , CO 80208

Posted 6 months ago

University of Colorado Denver

Business School

Director Graduate Programs in Health Administration

[Job Posting #16189]

Position # 00615188

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) Business School seeks a full-time Director for its two graduate programs in Health Administration. This individual will also hold an non-tenure track faculty position as an Instructor. One program is a traditional residential MBA in Health Administration. The other program is an executive MBA in Health Administration that is a hybrid face-to- face and online program.

As one of the University of Colorado's several campuses, CU Denver is the premier research university in Colorado, serving more than 30,000 undergraduate, graduate and health professions students in Denver, Aurora and online. It awards nearly 4,000 degrees each year. The renowned researchers and award-winning faculty of CU Denver offer more than 100 degree programs through 13 colleges and schools. The Denver campus is located in one of America's most vibrant urban centers, just steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts, the LoDo District and the State Capitol.

Recognized for its educational excellence, the CU Denver Business School brings together a world-class faculty, top-notch students and influential business partners. With classes offered during the day, in the evening and online, the Business School is the largest graduate school of business in the region and is a first choice of business professionals for advanced degrees. It is one of a very limited number of schools in Colorado that has earned accreditation at both undergraduate and graduate levels by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

The two CU Denver Health Administration Programs are the only two programs in Colorado accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME). In addition, the health administration programs are ranked #17 and #22 in the United States by U.S. News & World Report.

The Program celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2018, with its successful alumni in healthcare organizations throughout Colorado, the United States, and internationally.

Duties, and Responsibilities of the Program Director:

  • Maintains an active presence in the American College of Healthcare Executives, the Association of University Programs in Health Administration, the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education, Medical Group Management Association, and the Business School Alliance for Health Management.

  • Maintains and enhances the positive reputation of the academic programs as measured by national rankings and the applications for admission to each program.

  • Assures the programs meet the accreditation standards of CAHME, AACSB, and/or any other accrediting agency as appropriate.

  • Oversees the annual evaluation and periodic peer evaluation of faculty members in each of the two health administration programs.

  • Recruits new faculty members as needed.

  • Serves as Co-Chair of any committees involved in program planning, alumni relations, and curriculum modifications.

  • Teaches in at least one course in each health program, preferably the programs' capstone courses.

  • Has a positive relationship with practitioners in the healthcare field that will allow student placement for internships, jobs, field study assignments, etc

  • Effectively uses the Program's Health Advisory Board and the HA Alumni Board in making program recommendations. Recruits new members to these boards as appropriate.

  • Supervises and directs activities related to student recruitment as Chair of the Admissions Committee.

  • Advises students as needed regarding career options and academic problems.

  • Plays a key partnership role in fundraising activities for scholarships and other activities.

  • Maintains effective relationships with the leadership of the CU Denver Business School.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at

The University of Colorado Denver is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. CU Denver's location in downtown Denver attracts a diverse student population, many of whom are non-traditional students. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. This commitment enriches a learning environment that welcomes, embraces, sustains and celebrates the unique and shared experiences of faculty, staff and students.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees prior to their employment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Has a Ph.D., MD, or similar doctorate.

  • Has published relevant books or articles on healthcare.

  • Has experience managing a significant part of a healthcare organization.

  • Has the ability to teach in an executive program as well as a residential program.

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Director Of Graduate Programs In Health Administration

University Of Colorado