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Integrated Health Studies Program Administrator Job #511362

Categories: South Central Region 7


Arts & Sciences Deans' Office


Kansas State University

Date Posted:

Sep 27 2021 9:58AM

Close Date:


Position Description

The College of Arts & Sciences is hiring for an Integrated Health Studies Program Administrator. This role is designed to coordinate/manage/direct the new Integrated Health Studies (IHS) secondary major in the college. The IHS program was created to strengthen existing pre-health programs with a holistic program that pairs a strong science foundation with social and ethical skills to help create good patient-centered health care practitioners. The Program Administrator for IHS will be responsible for oversight of students in the major, and for recruiting and marketing for the program.


Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
-- Lead and direct the program; Organize and coordinate enrollment and progression of students through the program; Advise IHS secondary majors who do not have a pre-health advisor;
Coordinate with departments on course offerings for the major; Coordinate and approve internships/research experiences for capstone requirement; Compile data and prepare reports relating to student enrollment, graduation, and assessment of degree program

--Develop, oversee and teach IHS capstone course; Oversee and teach one course per semester; Work with pre-health advisors on content and instruction of some aspects of courses; organize lectures from faculty and outside speakers

--Recruit for IHS, pre-health and other interdisciplinary programs; maintain IHS website, social media and advertising; Travel to high school and college recruiting events and community colleges as needed; Develop and organize outreach/growth programs; Advise or co-advise three pre-health clubs that meet twice a month

Application Process

In order to receive full consideration, please upload the following documents:
1. A cover letter that includes detailed information describing previous work or education history that makes you a good candidate for this position.
2. Current curriculum vitae/resume
3. List of three professional references with contact information

Institution Information

Kansas State University employees take pride in making a difference in nearly 21,000 lives at the nation's first operational land-grant university. In fact, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities recently designated K-State as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University. As the Princeton Review's No. 3 university in the nation for quality of life, K-State also takes pride in its employees. K-State was also ranked No. 3 in Forbes - America's Best Employers by State. Beyond offering an unmatched sense of community and inclusiveness, K-State provides employees with a variety of benefits, including health care, retirement options, discounted event tickets and much more. Of course, our employees also are members of the Manhattan community,'s #16 place to live in the nation, featuring eclectic restaurants, a treasure trove of shopping and, of course, plenty of purple. Experience the Wildcat Way: Learn more about Manhattan, also known as the Little Apple:;

Additional Information

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:
The College of Arts and Sciences seeks to foster diversity in a commitment to recruit, retain and resource peoples historically under-represented in university education in the United States. Fostering diversity goes beyond increasing the numbers of under-represented students, faculty and staff. It also includes a commitment to substantial curricular offerings, resources, and programming that foregrounds the knowledge, perspectives, cultures, and histories of marginalized communities. A truly diverse college culture and structure will benefit all members of the university community to better serve and excel in an increasingly global and multicultural world.

Contact Information

Dean Alison Wheatley,; 785-532-6904


Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree One year of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s Degree in health sciences or related field
Three years relevant experience
Strong communication skills Successful experience and collaboration and outreach to multiple constituents Strong multicultural competencies