This is a senior leadership position. Candidates are expected to have appropriate credentials to qualify for an academic appointment in the respective Schools at OHSU.
Requires an individual with vision, excellent leadership, administrative and problem solving skills, interest and experience in collaboration, and acumen in effectively working with various community, state, and national health, public health, policy, and legislative leaders. Core competencies for administration include strategic planning and program development, strengths-based faculty and staff professional development, strong organizational and human relations skills, knowledge of business practices, program budget development and monitoring, grant writing, and excellent verbal and written communication. Requires knowledge and experience in health care systems and public health issues related to children and youth with chronic conditions and disabilities and their families and providers.
Successful candidates should have knowledge and experience concerning the basics of health care insurance, values, priorities, and incentives of health insurers, and the implementation of evidence based, data driven, implementation of public health or health services programs. Successful candidates will have demonstrated evidence of successful grant writing and administration, and a record of peer reviewed publications.
Doctoral degree is preferred, minimum of Masters Degree in a health related field and extensive work experience in a leadership position in a public health or health services preferably within an academic environment, with responsibility (5 years +) for major system development, including fiscal, personnel and programmatic responsibility and management. Direct professional experience in the administration or delivery of health services to children and youth with special health needs and their families is required.