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Clinical Instructor of Family Medicine(Clinician Educator) Director of the Office for Health Promotion Strategy

Department of Family Medicine Los Angeles, California

The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

The Division of College Health within the Department of Family Medicine of USC seeks to hire a Clinical Instructor (Clinician Educator) to serve as the Director of the Office for Health Promotion Strategy. This Faculty professional will lead the department’s efforts to enhance public health by applying the process of Health Promotion with prevention as one of five essential actions, for the college students at the University of Southern California. S/He will lead the development of the process of health promotion using a settings approach to enhance well-being for the University of Southern California (USC) student community and will assist the Division of Student Affairs in our mission of strengthening a culture driven by student well-being. Using statistical techniques, the Director leads the Backbone infrastructure within a Collective Impact framework toward a shared agenda of broad-based cultural and systemic change through strong engagement and collaboration with campus and community partners.

Job Accountabilities:

The Director of the Office for Health Promotion Strategy in USC Student Health at the University of Southern California will work towards enhancing public health and communal well-being, by applying a Collective Impact framework and a settings approach to the process of Health Promotion with the college students at the University of Southern, focusing initially on the implementation of universal and selective prevention efforts toward strengthen a culture driven by student well-being. This position will oversee the planning, implementation, and evaluation of theory-based and evidence-informed health promotion strategies throughout the USC Student Well-being Collective Impact. This will include strategic plans, goals, and measurable objectives; collaborations with cross campus sectors leadership; Direct development, implementation, and analysis of survey and focus group research.  Hires and supervises a professionally diverse team of faculty and staff; administers operating budgets. Participates on the appropriate organizational leadership and/or executive teams and participates in research and professional writing, publications, and/or presentations, while actively contributing in professional organizations, preferably in a leadership capacity. This professional will lead the backbone organization for the USC Student Well-being Collective Impact to achieve measurable improvements and create health at the population-level and within the environments where students work, learn, live and play. All major responsibilities for this position align with the administration of a collective impact framework.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's in Public Health or other systems-level focuseddegree
  • 5 years of experience in using a settings approach to health promotion on a residential higher educationcampus

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Public Health or other systems level focuseddegree
  • Extensive knowledge of current and emerging issues regarding socio‐ecological model, learning theory, behavior and systems change theory, collective impact, community development, communication, built environment, and evidence‐based practice, as well as demonstrated ability to apply this knowledge using a settings approach with student populations in the a higher education
  • Proven abilities in culturally competent curriculum development, facilitation and training
  • Ability to build relationships and articulate connects across the institution
  • Experience using a collective impactframework
  • Experience leading a collective team member

The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.  Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

REQ20068004 Posted Date: 12/03/2018

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