St.  Catherine University

Practicum Coordinator / Faculty - Public Health

Location
Minnesota
Posted
Jul 05, 2022
Closes
Jul 08, 2022
Ref
20220115-FAC
Category
Education
Employment Status
Full Time
Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title
Practicum Coordinator / Faculty - Public Health
Division
Academic Affairs
Department/Office
Public Health

Position Summary Information

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The Henrietta Schmoll School of Health at St. Catherine University invites applications for a full-time Practicum Coordinator in Public Health. This position will begin in August 2022 with an annual contract for a professional faculty role.

The Public Health program aligns with the vision and mission of the institution, emphasizing global perspectives, diversity, and social justice. The program's vision is a world where under-served communities, locally and abroad have achieved health equity. St. Catherine's public health bachelor degree programs were the first undergraduate programs in Minnesota to receive accreditation from The Council on Education for Public Health. The undergraduate program offers four tracks for Public Health students: Health Sciences, Public Policy, Health Promotion, and Education and Community Health Worker.

The Practicum Coordinator manages practicum preparation, practicum courses and student experiences. Responsibilities:

ADD TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES ?
  • Identify, organize and coordinate the development and maintenance of practicum experiences for undergraduate public health students and community health worker students that are respectful and collaborative.
  • Establish a searchable data base and tracking system for practicums
  • Support and participate in the public health meetings and committees and other related activities including coordinating with MPH program coordinator on dissemination of activities in program.
  • Maintain presence at the MN Community Health Worker Alliance
  • Build sustainable relationships with community stakeholders.


Language other departments have used for teaching and student interactions:
  • Teach the equivalent of six undergraduate courses during the academic year
  • Teach in traditional classroom, online and hybrid environments.
  • Teach an advanced lab course in their area of expertise as well as core department courses
  • As an educator, and advisor, and a mentor, foster a culture of inclusive excellence through authentic relationships with students of all cultures and abilities.
  • Foster a culture of inclusive excellence through authentic relationships with students as an educator, an advisor, and a mentor
  • Monitor and assess student-learning outcomes and provide timely and frequent feedback to students on academic performance


St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation's largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for all genders. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Experience managing data with an exceptional degree of accuracy.
  • Experience using the Google and Microsoft Suites
  • Familiarity with various social media platforms.
  • Experience communicating respectfully and effectively to people of all cultures, in a manner that affirms the worth and preserves the dignity of individuals, families, and communities.
  • Experience collaborating and working with people who have a variety of cultural experiences.


AND EITHER :
  • Bachelor's degree in public health or related field
  • Four (4) years of experience working in the public health or related field that includes the bullets above.

OR:
  • Master's degree in public health or related degree
  • Two years of experience working in the public health or related field that includes the bullets above.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree of Public Health or similar degree
  • Community Health Worker certificate
  • Experience using academic software like D2L, Canvas, Blackboard, etc.
  • Experience working in an academic setting
  • Experience working with contracts, partnerships and compliance
  • Fluency in languages other than English


We seek creative, adaptable staff who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity, multicultural understanding, and cultural fluency. Consistent with the university's commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their experience and service.

EEO Statement

St. Catherine University is an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to inclusion reflects the central value of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet to “love of neighbor without distinction” and provides a learning and working environment that is enriched by the diversity of all our members. Individuals of religious, racial, ethnic, gender identity, nation of origin, or disability groups that have traditionally had less representation in higher education are encouraged to apply. Should you need an interview accommodation please contact us at hr@stkate.edu or 651-690-6565.

Application instructions for FACULTY

Visit St. Kate Careers to apply. Three references and successful completion of a background check will be required for employment.

Given the way campus life inherently puts people in close proximity to each other, including residence and dining halls, classrooms, and gatherings, the University has determined that a vaccination requirement is the best way to keep our community safe and prevent potential outbreaks as we return to more regular, in-person operations. St. Catherine University is requiring all students, faculty (including adjuncts contracted for the fall semester and beyond), staff, and residents age 12 and older to complete their COVID -19 vaccination series, including a booster, unless the University approves a medical or religious accommodation or other accommodation/exemption as required by applicable law. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exemption/accommodation before beginning work. For more information, visit stkate.edu/coronavirus-info/vaccine .

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Workplace / Tobacco Free Workplace

Our university is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit: www.uppermidwestherc.org.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * What is your highest level of completed education?
    • Some high school
    • High school diploma or GED
    • Some college
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Some graduate school
    • Master's degree
    • ABD
    • Professional degree (e.g., JD, MD)
    • Doctoral degree
  2. * For any education beyond high school, please list the degree or certification and the area of focus.
    (Open Ended Question)
  3. * St. Kate's is committed to making Inclusive Excellence a reality and has identified “Drive a Culture of Inclusive Excellence” as one of six priorities in the strategic plan. Give a specific example of how you have promoted a culture that values diversity, equity and inclusion in your current or recent role(s).
    (Open Ended Question)
  4. * Given the way campus life inherently puts people in close proximity to each other, including residence and dining halls, classrooms, and gatherings, the University has determined that a vaccination requirement is the best way to keep our community safe and prevent potential outbreaks as we return to more regular, in-person operations. St. Catherine University is requiring all students, faculty (including adjuncts contracted for the fall semester and beyond), staff, and residents age 12 and older to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series, including booster, unless the University approves a medical or religious accommodation or other accommodation/exemption as required by applicable law. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exemption/accommodation before beginning work. For more information, visit stkate.edu/coronavirus-info/vaccine. We include this information to ensure that candidates are aware of and acknowledge understanding of the new requirement.
    • I have read and understand the requirement.
  5. * Are you presently legally authorized to work in the United States for any U.S. employer? Please be aware that St. Catherine University is only able to consider candidates who are authorized to work in the United States.
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * St. Catherine University welcomes applications from candidates who are traditionally under-represented. We are happy to consider candidates who are currently in possession of a temporary work visa, however, please be aware that we do not offer employment visa sponsorship. Will you now or in the future require an employer to sponsor you for an employment-based visa/status in the U.S. (e.g. H-1B status)?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Maybe
  7. * Can you perform the essential functions of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * How did you hear about this opportunity?
    • St. Catherine University website
    • St. Catherine University employee
    • Academic Jobs
    • American College Personnel Association (ACPA)
    • Association of Catholic Colleges/Universities
    • Association of Student Affairs at Catholic Colleges and Universities
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
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    • DisabilityConnect.com
    • Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
    • DiversityConnect.com
    • Facebook
    • Google Jobs
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Higher Education Case Managers Association (HECMA)
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine
    • IMDiversity
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Insight Into Diversity
    • Latinos in Higher Ed
    • LGBTConnect.com
    • LGBTQ in Higher Education
    • LinkedIn
    • Minnesota College Professionals Association
    • Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
    • MinnesotaWorks.net/Minnesota Workforce Center
    • Minority Jobs
    • NAFSA: Association of International Educators
    • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
    • National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA)
    • National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE)
    • OutandEqual.com
    • People of Color in Higher Education
    • Pioneer Press
    • Pollen Midwest
    • Saint Paul Chamber of Commerce (SPACC)
    • SimplyHired.com
    • Star Tribune
    • StudentAffairs.com
    • Twin Cities Senior Student Affairs Officers listserv
    • Twitter
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    • Women in Higher Education
    • ZipRecruiter
    • Other

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
Optional Documents

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