Director, Interprofessional Education & Telehealth Practice Center

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Director, Interprofessional Education & Telehealth Practice Center

The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.

The UNH Diversity Resource Guide with information and programming available in the seacoast area, New Hampshire, and the region can be found here: https://www.unh.edu/hr/diversity-resource-guide

Summary of Position

The Director of Interprofessional Education (IPE) and the Telehealth Practice Center will report to the Dean of the College of Health and Human Services. The Director will engage in the academic mission of the College to strengthen our IPE curriculum and our recently launched Telehealth Practice Center (TPC).  Responsibilities include the integration of telepractice and e-health modalities in undergraduate and graduate education, service, and research for the health and human services disciplines across UNH. This individual will work with staff and faculty to continue integrating telepractice and e-health curriculum into courses across the college.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Budgetary–Maintain a budget for the TPC and establish and maintain a productive level of engagement that creates sustainable funding streams for the college to support IPE and TPC, e.g., grant opportunities, grant management, billable services, external partnerships, etc.
  • Curriculum Development–Develop effective IPE curriculum and educational activities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and successfully lead an interdisciplinary telehealth practice center, provide growth opportunities and support existing successful programming.
  • Collaborate–Build partnerships with local, state and national stakeholders pertinent to the delivery of telehealth and promote internal and external outreach activities of the telehealth center within the college, university and community partners through teaching, practice and/or research.
  • Supervision–Supervise day-to-day operations of a laboratory facility, manage programs, estimate program costs, and develop timelines.

Acceptable Minimum Level of Education

  • Master's degree

Acceptable Minimum Years of Experience

  • 10+ years

Other Minimum Qualifications                                         

  • An advanced degree in health and human services or closely related field.
  • An understanding of best practice around IPE in health and human services curricula including classroom, simulation and clinical instruction will be essential.
  • Clinical knowledge and understanding of the implementation of digital health technologies into service delivery, including funding/payment mechanisms.
  • Experience in the area of sustainability planning and grant development and management, especially through the provision of revenue-generating projects and services.

Additional Preferred Qualifications                                 

  • A Doctoral degree in health and human services or a closely related field.
  • Expertise in the intersection between interprofessional education (IPE) and non-traditional, future-oriented care delivery models.

Salary Information                                                                

  • Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/41851

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.