Public Health Workforce Development Coordinator

University Of New England   •  

Portland, ME

Industry: Education.


Less than 5 years

Posted 365 days ago


This position will work primarily with alumni and employers to identify and meet public health workforce needs through development of surveys, seminars and other training modules. This position also involves teaching one graduate-level public health course per year. Incumbent is required to work on the Portland Maine campus.

Works in a business office environment with computers and other standard business office equipment. Occasional travel between the Portland and Biddeford Campuses of UNE is expected, which may require the use of an automobile.

There are no supervisory responsibilities with this position.


*Identify public health workforce development trends and needs.
*Work with the College of Graduate and Professional Studies’ (CGPS) Research and Strategy team to conduct relevant surveys, analyze data, and inform activities to ensure program meets identified workforce needs.
*Work with community stakeholders, advisory board, and subject matter experts to develop content for workforce development/continuing education training modules.
*Lead workforce development activities.
*Develop and maintain strong partnerships with employers of public health graduates.
*Connect with alumni and employers to assess competency attainment by alumni.
*Track key workforce issues addressed in curriculum through annual updates, and ensure that curriculum aligns with identified workforce needs.
*Teach Integrated Learning Experience (MPH capstone seminar) and other relevant public health core and elective courses.
*Provide academic advising to current students.
*Assist GPPH Program Manager in strategic planning and maintaining CEPH accreditation.
*Understand and comply with the University of New England Safety Manual.
*Perform other related duties as assigned.


DrPH or PhD in a related field required, plus 3+ years of relevant experience.
*Ability to interact with wide variety of personnel including faculty, students, departments and outside agencies.
*Ability to work independently and provide attention to detail.
*Good understanding of higher education organizational structure, policies, procedures and administrative operations.
*Familiarity with Blackboard Learning Management System a plus.