full-time position; 37.5 hours per week; Monday - Friday
Bloomberg American Health Initiative seeks to improve America's health by focusing on five areas where public health is positioned to make tangible differences. Established though a $300 million gift from Bloomberg Philanthropies, the initiative will focus on addiction and overdose, environmental challenges, obesity and the food system, risks to adolescent health, and violence.
The Bloomberg American Health Initiative seeks a Fellowship Officer who will manage the Bloomberg Fellows program, including guiding applicants through the admissions and enrollment process, providing guidance on academic and course requirements, working with faculty and students to map courses for the five focus areas, and managing the growing network of Fellowship graduates, among other responsibilities. Provide information about academic areas of emphasis to a broad range of contacts, including potential and current students, alumni, faculty, other members of the JHU community and external contacts. Recruitment and outreach efforts will be focused on community, governmental, nonprofit, private, faith-based and philanthropic organizations.
Work closely with the MPH Program office and be responsible for all aspects of the admissions process, including reviewing, interviewing, and evaluating candidate applications for the Bloomberg Fellowship. Will be responsible for the processing of Bloomberg Fellowship applications, academic advising, and tracking progress of the Bloomberg Fellows. Provide information and assistance to prospective and current students about admissions criteria, program requirements, course content and schedules, registrations, and course selections, and will provide information to assist and refer students with inquiries regarding graduation requirements. Serve as the main point of contact for inquiries from applicants and collaborating organizations.
The Bloomberg American Health Initiative seeks to ensure that each Bloomberg Fellow is registered for foundational and relevant courses in their focus area, and the incumbent will work with each Bloomberg Fellow and faculty leaders to develop course mapping relevant to each student's focus area, and assist in identifying cross-cutting seminars for each Fellow. Assist faculty in working with the Center for Teaching and Learning to have courses placed on line.
Compile, track, enter, and maintain student electronic files, ensuring security of student records in the process. Establish and maintain a database of current and former Bloomberg Fellows, and be responsible for ongoing communications with the network as it grows.
Provide information about academic areas of emphasis to a broad range of contacts, including potential and current students, alumni, faculty, other members of the JHU community and external contacts. Respond to inquiries from applicants and collaborating organizations. Manage internal and external relationships with faculty, counselors, prospective students and families, current students, university administrators, and sponsoring organizations. Collaborate with other offices, such as Student Accounts, Financial Aid and/or Registration to resolve student and faculty concerns or questions relating to the Bloomberg Fellowship. Maintain a strong working knowledge of admissions systems including SOPHAS and HopkinsOne, and maintain current knowledge of the Bloomberg Fellowship's structure, curriculum, and activities. Working closely with the Bloomberg American Health Initiative Inaugural and Associate Directors, Admissions Office and the MPH Program Office, monitor and make recommendations to improve the Fellowship process. Some travel to recruit, educate, and interview prospective students may be involved.
Perform other duties as required to support all academic program functions.
Master's or Ph.D. in education or specific field related to program. Five years' experience in all aspects of academic program administration. Must be service and team oriented and aware of the needs, concerns, and uniqueness of the Bloomberg American Health Initiative. Able to communicate effectively with prospective students, faculty, university partners, external stakeholders and effectively represent the Bloomberg American Health Initiative.
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