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BLS Instructor (Part-time)

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Faculty Rank or Job Title BLS Instructor (Part-time)
Job Category: Faculty/Instructional
Department Dept of Population & Public Health Sciences
Equity & Inclusion No.: 17Y108
Position FTE


Minimum Annual or Hourly Rate Negotiable
Salary Band: FA
Job Summary/Basic Function:

Teaching PPH616, 80-hour elective on breastfeeding and human lactation for first-year (B1) medical students, for the third consecutive year.

This is through Grant number 670416, Breastfeeding Family Environment, is funded with a PHDMC contract effective October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017.

The work for the contract consists of 20 hours per month; Facilitate the six trainings that cover basic knowledge assessment and clinical skills to community-based breastfeeding organizations, hospitals, community-based clinics and worksites. Facilitate the monthly breastfeeding coalition coordination/collaboration meetings. Identify at least 5 community-based organizations providing breastfeeding support. Establish links between maternity hospitals, birthing centers, and community-based breastfeeding support programs. Work with the Birth Outcomes Supervisor and Public Health Community health Workers to set up a referral system for women to access breastfeeding resources. Assist the Birth Outcomes Supervisor with setting up CLC or CLS training for one staff member. Identify training needs of Collaborative members and determine how best to address them. BIWSU staff person will meet with Program Manager at least bi-weekly (once every two weeks) (in person, by email, and/or by conference call) to discuss project progress and interim findings.

Minimum Qualifications

MPH, MSPH or a Master’s degree in a public health discipline; and experience in public health and/or program administration. Ability to teach and supervise graduate-level students; ability to work with a multi-disciplinary teaching faculty; ability to work in a collaborative, multi-organizational academic setting; and ability to work independently. Must be interested in promoting the public health profession and public health practice.

Preferred Qualifications

Formal teaching experience, and/o certification; additional education in population based health; additional education in a public health discipline.

Essential Functions and percent of time:

1. Teach and supervise graduate-level students. 95%
2. Participate in educational, research, and service activities of the Department of Population & Public Health Sciences. 5%

Essential Functions and percent of time (cont'd):
Non-Essential Functions and percent of time:
Working Conditions

Normal office environment.

Special contract terms and conditions of employment only. Length of contract is one year. Annually renewable contingent upon available funding.

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Special Instructions to Applicants
Posting Date 08/22/2017
First Consideration Date:
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes

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Required Documents

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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
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