The individual who accepts this position will be responsible for overseeing the internship, career development, and professional growth components of the curriculum. The individual will develop and modify curriculum related to these areas and teach internship seminars. The individual will coordinate the placement of students in their internships, resolve student concerns and other issues related to the internship, and mentor student’s professional development. The individual will also develop and maintain internship partnerships with community organizations and act as the liaison between the department and the community partners. The individual will coordinate with support staff to maintain internship contracts and records. The individual will conduct student learning outcomes assessments and evaluate community agencies for quality and fitness with program goals. The individual will provide service to the department, college, university, and profession.
The Ideal Candidate We are seeking a dynamic, positive, and contributive colleague with a passion for teaching and a commitment to student success through internships and career and professional development. The ideal candidate will have two or more years of teaching undergraduate students and demonstrated ability to work effectively with learners of diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds. Candidate will have experience as an internship coordinator - teaching internship seminars, managing internship placements and records, developing and maintaining community partnerships, and giving presentations and workshops. Finally, candidate should possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, initiative and resourcefulness, and demonstrated ability to collaborate with colleagues.
Coordinate student internship placements at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Plan and conduct internship orientations, workshops, and community outreach events.
Maintain student internship records and evidence-based indicators of student success.
Conduct internship site visits to monitor quality of internship experience.
Develop and maintain internship partnerships with community organizations.
Evaluate student learning outcomes and organization fitness.
Establish career and professional development opportunities.
Teach courses related to the internship and other health science topics as needed by the department.
Provide service to the department, college, university, and profession.
A master's degree in public health, health administration, or health related field.
Experience teaching internship courses and mentoring undergraduate students in health related to fields.
Experience establishing and maintaining internship affiliations with community constituents.
Experience placing students in internship settings and maintaining fieldwork records.
Experience evaluating student learning outcomes and agency fitness.
Experience mentoring students in career development and professional growth.
Evidence of excellence in communication and interpersonal skills.
Experience in teaching undergraduates from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.
Preferred /Desired Qualifications
Earned doctorate in public health, health administration or health related field.
Two or more years of teaching experience at a 4-year college or university at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Experience advising undergraduate and graduate students at a 4-year college or university.
Experience giving presentations and organizing community outreach events.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively on college or university projects or committees.
Employment Requirement – Background Check
Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
Internal Number: 3408
About California State University, Dominguez Hills
CSU Dominguez Hills is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), the accrediting body for institutions of higher learning in the West. The academic programs of the university are organized under the Colleges of Arts and Humanities, Business Administration and Public Policy, Extended and International Education, Natural and Behavioral Sciences, Education, and Health, Human Services, and Nursing. While continuing to emphasize the liberal arts and sciences, professional programs offered at the undergraduate and graduate level, developed to serve the region’s workforce needs, are of great interest to students and prepare them for professions in a variety of industries. The university offers 45 baccalaureate degrees, 24 master's degrees, and a number of certificate and credential programs. Enrollment exceeds 14,000 students and the student population is among the most ethnically and culturally rich in the nation: 45% Hispanic, 23% African American, 17% white and 12% Asian/Pacific Islanders. A tradition of teaching excellence lies at the heart of the university experience for Dominguez Hills' students. Most of the faculty have earned doctoral degrees from... prestigious universities across the nation. The faculty strives to sustain a dynamic teaching and learning environment in a multicultural setting. The Academic Senate provides a forum for faculty, administration, students and others to be represented and consulted regarding such vital issues as budget priorities, academic standards, curriculum and instruction, and student affairs. Class sizes are small as compared with large research universities and classes are taught by the faculty, not by teaching assistants. Many of the university's students are the first in their families to earn a university degree. While the university enrolls traditional full-time students, many students enroll part-time and attend late afternoon, evening and weekend classes because of work and family responsibilities. At CSU Dominguez Hills, there's more to student life than the classroom. The university offers a dynamic, interactive and enriching community of learners, teachers and peers sharing diverse points of view. There are multitudes of ways for students to pursue interests, get involved, and get the most from their academic experience.The university is located in Carson, California, in the South Bay region of Los Angeles County. Its 346-acre park-like campus is situated in the historic Rancho San Pedro, the oldest Spanish land grant in the Los Angeles area.