The OHSU-PSU School of Public Health (SPH) is aligned with the American Public Health Association in declaring racism a public health crisis, and our School is committed to becoming an antiracist SPH. We are working to center social justice in our internal and external work as a school and are committed to addressing structural and institutional racism, and to holding ourselves accountable to this work.
The Assistant Dean for Student and Alumni Affairs (AsstD/SAA) of the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health (SPH) serves as the operational manager for student affairs and student and alumni engagement, workforce development, career services, and student service goals of the SPH.
The AsstD/SAA reports to the Associate Dean of Student and Alumni Affairs (AD/SAA) of the OHSU-PSUSPH, and serves in a managerial leadership capacity within the School as outlined in this position description, SPH Bylaws, and Policies and Procedures. The primary responsibility of the AsstD/SAA is to create the seamless, enriching and high value education experience including student support services, field placements/internships, and career preparations and advising to position students for a health-related career. A health-related career is viewed in the broadest possible sense including but not limited to public health, public policy, health administration, fitness, health law, global health, industry, and clinical care.
Responsibilities will include:
Oversight of alumni relations and workforce development.
Supervision of the Student & Alumni Success Manager.
JPH governance and administration.
Masters degree in higher education administration, student services/student affairs, or equivalent.
A minimum of four years of experience in higher education student services/student affairs administration.
Doctoral degree in higher education administration, student services/student affairs, or equivalent.
Five or more years' experience in higher education student services/student affairs administration
Ability to work with diverse populations and foster collaborative and collegial relationships with academic faculty, students, staff, external stakeholders, and community members.
Exceptional organizational skills, including the ability to balance competing priorities; outstanding written, verbal, and analytic skills; strong leadership ability; and, evidence of a commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
Applicable policies, procedures and agreements related to position, department or OHSU as a whole
Located in Portland, Oregon, one of the nation's most livable cities, the University's innovative approach to education combines academic rigor in the classroom with field-based experiences through internships and classroom projects with community partners. The University's 49-acre downtown campus exhibits Portland State's commitment to sustainability with green buildings, while many of the 124 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees incorporate sustainability into the curriculum. PSU's motto, "Let Knowledge Serve the City," inspires the teaching and research of an accomplished faculty whose work and students span the globe. PSU seeks talented individuals who understand our values and strategic goals and enjoy sharing ideas and collaborating in an environment of mutual respect to achieve those values and goals. We are committed to leading through engagement and seek individuals who support this strategy. Engagement describes Portland State's collaborative approach to the exchange of knowledge and resources with local, regional, national, and global partners for mutual benefit of students, faculty, and the community. As a component of the Diversity Action Plan and the President's... Strategic Mission of achieving global excellence, Portland State University strives to become an institution that is recognized nationally and internationally for the accomplishments of its faculty, the reputation of its programs, and the preparation of it students as world citizens. For more information visit http://www.pdx.edu/about-portland-state