Clinical Instructor for Health and Behavioral Health Policy and Finance - (170001BZ)
The University Of Maryland School Of Social Work is accepting applications for a Clinical Instructor for Health and Behavioral Health Policy and Finance at The Institute for Innovation and Implementation (The Institute) beginning October 2017. The School of Social Work is one of seven schools at the University of Maryland Baltimore, an urban health, law, and human services campus located in Baltimore, Maryland. The School ranks among the top twenty schools of social work in the United States. In addition to BSW, MSW, PhD, and post-doctoral programs the School provides technical assistance and research services to health, education, justice, and human service ogranizations across the United States.
This position is a non-tenure track faculty position. An MSW is required, with a PhD in Social Work or a related field is preferred. The successful applicant will have held leadership positions with significant experience (minimum 7 years) in public sector systems design work at the local, state, and/or federal level. This position reports to the Assistant Dean & Director of The Institute. The Clinical Instructor for Health and Behavioral Health Policy and Finance will also provide leadership for the School in the area of services to the field. The successful applicants will have the ability to fulfill the following roles:
Developing close working relationships with a wide range of constituencies, including government agencies, academic and research institutions, national coordinating bodies and partners;
Working with stakeholders, constituents and partners to provide technical assistance, leadership and coordination of policy and finance initiatives;
Analyzing, synthesizing and sharing relevant literature on innovations in health care financing;
Planning and facilitating consensus-building processes related to health care financing, including sustainability of health care delivery systems and primary care and behavioral health integration models
Researching, writing and disseminating a variety of materials including reports, briefs, toolkits, presentation materials, policy documents and peer-reviewed publications;
Providing analytical support to faculty and staff within The Institute and the SSW;
Participating in the provision of technical assistance to government entities, family- and youth- run organizations, providers, and other constituencies
Developing mechanisms to analyze local, state, and national data, synthesize materials and develop products that will assist in the education and information dissemination;
Participating in related grant and project meetings, including calls and meetings required by federal funders.
Performing administrative duties that may include, but are not limited to, assisting in developing and submitting grants, papers, abstracts, and manuscripts; presenting studies;
Teaching in the MSW program, at the SSW on policy, and health and health care financing;
Serving as a mentor to graduate students, including service as a field instructor;
Contributing to the mission of the school by engaging in strategic planning and policy-making processes with federal, state and local agencies to strengthen the quality and effectiveness of health care delivery systems across the nation.
The following skills are required for this position:
Knowledge of best practices in the field and all relevant federal, state, and local practices
Ability to establish goals, structures and processes necessary to implement a mission and strategic vision
Leadership, coaching and team building skills to strengthen and cultivate relationships
Strategic and analytical thinking skills with an ability to solve problems/make decisions
Ability to network and interact, as well as support effective partnerships with key groups and individuals
Ability to prioritize ongoing and new projects, as well as conduct research and gather information
Excellent organizational and project management skills
Excellent verbal/written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
Skill in analyzing complex topics, policies and procedures in order to prepare detailed summaries
Ability to operate current computer systems, including relevant software packages
Ability to prepare grants and reports
T o be considered for the position, applicants should submit the following documents: a CV; a cover letter detailing how their professional experience has prepared them to provide leadership to the School in the area of Health and Behavioral Health Policy and Finance, and a minimum of 3 (maximum 5) references with full contact information. No reference letters are required at the point of the initial application.
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Human Resource Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, globa...l health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.