Master of Health Administration (MHA) Online Coordinator

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Aug 01, 2021
Aug 03, 2021
Full Time
Master of Health Administration (MHA) Online Coordinator

The George Mason University, Department of Health Administration and Policy (HAP) in the College of Health and Human Services is seeking a Faculty Coordinator for the online CAHME accredited MHA program. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

About the Position:

This Term Faculty position will serve as the Online Program Coordinator for the Master of Health Administration (MHA) Program in Health systems Management and will serve as teaching faculty in the Department of Health Administration and Policy, teaching courses consistent with their background/expertise across HAP's Health Systems management programs (BS through PhD). All HAP faculty teach across the graduate and undergraduate curriculum with varied responsibilities including but not limited to teaching, research and securing external funding, curriculum and dissertation guidance, student advisement, university and community service.

Because our faculty is composed of scholars from many academic and professional disciplines, and because we collaborate with faculty throughout George Mason University, we are especially interested in bringing in a colleague whose work can transcend disciplinary boundaries. Information about GMU's Health Administration programs can be found on website at:

The appointment is a full-time (12-month) teaching intensive position that will begin as soon as hired in 2021.


  • In collaboration with the MHA Program Director, the Program Coordinator will have responsibility for student onboarding and student advising (professional and academic advising);
  • Responsible for the development, interpretation and analyzation of various program related reports (such as student attrition, new admits and graduates etc.);
  • Serves as liaison and online teaching resource to adjunct faculty;
  • Serves as liaison with vendors and members of various healthcare related organizations and other professional entities;
  • Responsible for program growth and cross collaboration with various internal departments and/or key personnel, such as the academic success coach.

Required Qualifications

  • Graduate degree with professional certification and experience or an earned Doctorate in a discipline related to Health Systems Management;
  • Academic program teaching experience (on-line and traditional formats);
  • Experience in course development and/or course revision, that adheres to program goals and accreditation competencies and standards;
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills and experience in relevant to managing program implementation;
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and think critically;
  • Ability to adjust to a rapidly changing environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Academic teaching experience;
  • Background and experience working in health service organizations;
  • Experience managing programs that service the health care industry.

Applications are to be submitted electronically for position F190Az at All candidates must apply online and include (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae summarizing teaching interests and experience; (3) three professional references with contact information; (4) a diversity statement (as other.doc) addressing the prompt noted below. Please send email inquiries to Jay Shiver, Search Committee Chair, at

Diversity Statement Prompt:

Have you worked with any individuals in a teaching, mentorship or advisory capacity who are from marginalized groups? If so, how did you help them identify and overcome barriers to success? Think about your experience with research mentorship, teaching or tutoring, academic advising, and community mentorship. (No more than 2 paragraphs.)

Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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