As a school of public health, our obligation is to understand critical issues, actively participate in our community, and inspire and teach current and future leaders to address pressing health issues. These leaders need skills to work collaboratively with affected communities and policy makers, and with each other, to create real, lasting change. Through research, education, and service, BUSPH is able to understand and address public health concerns locally, nationally, and internationally. This position manages the strategic planning and overall operations of the MDPH-funded Local Public Health Institute of Massachusetts (LPHI). LPHIs mission is to improve public health and preparedness capabilities and the health of the residents of the Commonwealth by creating, implementing, and sustaining workforce development activities for local public health and other public health system partners.
The incumbent facilitates collaboration and communication with BUSPH Lifelong Learning Office (LLO) and LPHI partners and stakeholders; manages the work of staff, consultants, and subject matter experts; organizes and supports Project Officer and LPHI Advisory Council meetings; facilitates, develops and/or reviews LPHI trainings; assures the issuance of continuing education units; oversees the LPHI website and learning management system (LMS); and completes required reports. She/he also represents LPHI in local, state, and national discussions with the other agencies and organizations involved in workforce development.
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