University of Iowa - MHA Program Director, College of Public Health

IA, Iowa City

The University of Iowa’s College of Public Health seeks a visionary, innovative and dedicated professional to lead its Master of Health Administration program. The next director will drive the college’s ongoing efforts to prepare the next generation of leaders across existing and emerging models of healthcare, building on the MHA program’s tradition of excellence to enhance its distinction and national renown.

The next director will foster curricular innovation and recruit exceptional, diverse instructors committed to student success. The program director will prioritize diversity, equity and inclusion among students and instructors while incorporating those core values into the MHA curriculum. The college will look to the next director to diversify experiential learning and networking opportunities for students, enhance research and scholarship, and promote interdisciplinary and interprofessional collaboration.

The MHA Program Director will foster curricular innovation and champion student success. The program director will prioritize diversity, equity and inclusion among students and instructors while incorporating those core values into the MHA curriculum. The next director will diversify experiential learning and networking opportunities for students, promote research and scholarship, and enhance interdisciplinary and interprofessional collaboration.

HMP faculty serve as PIs on more than $15 million in research grants and contracts. The department’s PhD, MHA, EMHA and MPH programs are renowned for excellence in recruiting, training and placing graduates. The MHA program is ranked No. 8 nationally, and the PhD program is ranked No. 13 among the 25 Best Health Management and Policy PhD Programs.

The College of Public Health takes a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to addressing public health challenges and to training the next generation of public health educators, researchers and leaders. Home to nearly 80 full-time faculty and more than 400 graduate students, the college ranks among the top 10 publicly supported schools of public health in the U.S.

Ranked among the top 10 publicly supported schools of public health in the U.S., the college provides an educational and research focus to public health efforts and initiatives across the university. Strong collaborations with NGOs and state agencies, University of Iowa Health Care and the Iowa City VA Health Care System, and other Iowa colleges, departments and centers make it an important and vital member of the campus and local communities.

The college is a stone’s throw from the heart of downtown Iowa City, perennially considered one of the most livable cities in America. Building on rich traditions and forging new collaborations on campus and beyond, the College of Public Health promotes global leadership in rural public health while aspiring to be the leading state-supported school of public health in the nation.

The successful candidate will have professional experience in healthcare delivery and/or a record of success in an academic or educational environment. An advanced degree and record of scholarship is preferred. To learn more, download the leadership profile.

Applicants should provide a CV and a letter of interest using the buttons below. Candidates will be considered until an appointment is made. Confidential nominations and inquiries can be directed to Philip Tang and Ashlee Winters at IowaMHADirector@wittkieffer.com.

The University of Iowa is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is committed to recruiting and retaining the most talented and diverse faculty and staff, which involves providing opportunities for employees to “Build a Career | Build a Life.” Learn more about local work/life resources, including dual-career support.