Director and Lecturer, Community Health
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Work type: Faculty (Non-Tenure Track)
Location: Orlando, FL
Categories: Hamilton Holt School, Health Professions
Division: Academic Affairs
The NEW undergraduate major in Community Health program in the Hamilton Holt
School at Rollins College is seeking applicants for a Lecturer position to
serve as director and instructor beginning in January 2023 to help prepare the
launch of the program in the Fall.
The position includes directing and teaching undergraduate courses in the
Community Health program in the Hamilton Holt School. The ability to teach an
array of community health courses at the undergraduate level is highly
desirable. Other responsibilities of the position may include recruiting,
scheduling, advising, program and curriculum development, assurance of
learning (AOL), service activities, and general education. The willingness
to teach hybrid/blended and evening courses is also expected.
This is a two-year contract with possibility to renew. The normal teaching
load will be the equivalent of eight courses a year with a course release for
administrative responsibilities. Opportunities for summer teaching may be
Doctorate in Community Health, Public Health, or a closely affiliated
Some college-level teaching is preferred.
Practical experience in community health is highly desirable.
Candidates must have the ability to develop and deliver curriculum; meet
the demands of the position in a timely manner; and assess student
Candidates should have strong oral and written communication and strong
Candidates are expected to be up to date on current topics in community
health. Candidates need to have the ability to translate theory and
concepts and apply it to realistic community health applications. Teaching
in a highly interactive manner with students is part of the hallmark
The successful candidate must be able to contribute to a diverse and
inclusive learning and working environment at Rollins. We view differences
(e.g., nationality, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic
class, physical ability, learning styles, perspectives, etc.) as rich
opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth.
Big Things Happen in Small Classes
The Hamilton Holt School houses the Department of Health Professions, the
home department to this new major in Community Health. Currently, courses are
offered in the evenings and the department offers an undergraduate major in
Health Care Management, an MPH, and an MA in Applied Behavioral Analysis and
Clinical Science. You can find additional information regarding our Department
of Health Professions on the department's website:
https: // www. rollins.edu/health-professions/.
Make Tomorrow Happen
Founded in 1885, Rollins is Florida's oldest recognized college. Rollins is
an independent, comprehensive, residential liberal arts college. The campus,
noted for its lakefront beauty and for its unique location, is set in the
residential community of Winter Park, just 15 minutes from one of the nation's
most dynamic urban centers, Orlando. For the last 10 years, U.S. News & World
Report ranked Rollins No. 1 or No. 2 among southern regional universities.
Rollins is one of only 36 Ashoka U Changemaker Campuses in the world. For
additional information, please visit the College website at www. rollins.edu.
Nationally recognized for our commitment to community engagement, service, and
social responsibility, Rollins seeks candidates who are committed to
integrating these values into their roles at the College. For more information
about these efforts at Rollins, visit the Center for Leadership & Community
Engagement website, https:// www. rollins.edu/leadership-community-engagement/.
In order to plan and keep our campus as safe as possible during the pandemic,
it is imperative that we know how many employees are vaccinated. New employees
will need to report their vaccination status within 3 days of their start
date. To learn more about Rollins effort about the College's response to
COVID-19, please click here.
Instructions to Applicants:
To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:
Letter of application addressing your background, your interest in the position, your views on community health, and why Rollins is of interest to you.
Evidence of teaching excellence including a statement of teaching philosophy and sample course evaluations
Provide three reference names and email addresses on application
Preference will be given to candidates who apply by September 1, 2022.
The position is open until filled.
Inquiries can be directed to:
Dr. Robert Sanders
Chair, Search Committee
Dean, Hamilton Holt School at Rollins College
Rollins seeks to foster and to model a campus environment that is welcoming,
safe, and inclusive to all of our administrators, faculty, staff, and
students. We view differences (e.g. nationality, race, gender, age, sexual
orientation, socioeconomic class, physical ability, learning styles,
perspectives, etc.) not as obstacles to be overcome but as rich opportunities
for understanding, learning, and growth.
Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just
community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-
represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does
not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color,
national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual
orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical
characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local
law, in its educational programs and activities.
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