ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, FACULTY AFFAIRS, School of Public Health (23500585010215)

Boston University
March 18, 2023
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The Assistant Director of Faculty Affairs will assist with the daily management and oversight of the Faculty Resources team at the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH). The BUSPH Faculty Resources Office supports the recruitment, promotion, and advancement of the schools 300 faculty. Working closely with department chairs and department administrators, the Faculty Resources Office facilitates appointments and promotions, faculty development, and recruitment and retention, and the data systems and operational processes that support those activities. Ranked 6th among the best graduate schools of public health in the country by U.S. News and World Report, BUSPH is a leader in the academic public health community. BUSPH believes that the cultural and social diversity of its faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of its research and academic programs. The School seeks an individual who will support its institutional commitment to ensuring that BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a place where all constituents can thrive. Boston University is an AAU institution with a rich tradition dedicated to inclusion and social justice. The institution is proud to be the first American university to award a PhD to a woman, and it continues the tradition of educating a diverse and talented student body. BUSPH pursues a detailed plan for fostering a diverse and inclusive community, recognizing that diversity of experience deepens the intellectual endeavor.

Working closely with the Director of Strategic Partnerships and Faculty Advancement, the SPH Assistant Director of Faculty Affairs will supervise three full-time staff supporting the units key functions:

  • Faculty personnel actions: support appointments and promotions, onboarding, coverage, and personnel actions for a diverse, agile, results- oriented cadre of SPH faculty
  • Faculty recruitment and professional development: implement best practices to recruit, retain, and advance talented and diverse public health scholars
  • Data systems design and support: implement and develop flexible, reliable, state-of-the-art business tools and technologies to support the school's mission, processes, and faculty.
  • The Assistant Director will support the oversight of complex administrative functions and business operations in research and faculty advancement; actively participate and provide leadership in project management; facilitate, implement and coordinate organizational systems and processes for research and faculty development. They will collect, synthesize and interpret data, assist with metrics and reporting. This is an exciting role in a fast-moving environment, supervising a team of passionate young professionals.

    Required Skills

    A Bachelor's degree is required for this position. Ideally, we are seeking a candidate who:

  • Has at least 3-5 years of direct experience including 2+ years of management experience
  • Has strong interpersonal skills and experience managing staff
  • Demonstrates strong analytical skills
  • Is an effective problem solver
  • Displays excellent written/oral communication skills
  • Has the ability to manage multiple and competing deadlines
  • Discretion; ability to handle confidential information
  • Work well independently and in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment and
  • Is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University's COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption ( instructions ). For further information on the University's response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources site.

    We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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     BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

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