Arcadia University

The Department of Public Health at Arcadia University is seeking applications for the role of Part-time Program Support Specialist. This position is a part-time (19.5 hours a week), 9-months (September - May). This will require some flexibility of schedule for special events at times.

Programs offered within the Department include a BSPH with a concentration in Global Health, an undergraduate minor in Global Public Health, MPH in Community Health, and MPH dual degrees with the Physician Assistant, Physical Therapy, International Peace and Conflict Resolution, and Counseling programs. All programs are currently accredited by CEPH. The role pertains to assisting with the Undergraduate Public Health Program.

Arcadia's College of Health Sciences (CHS) houses the University's Public Health, Health Education, Medical Science (Physician Assistant Studies), and Physical Therapy programs. Through evidence-based practice and project-based learning, these programs prepare health care professionals for success in a rapidly changing global environment with applied and pro bono clinical thesis work, clinical rotations, international fieldwork, and multicultural assessment. Graduates of Arcadia's CHS programs are at the forefront of their respective fields and employed by leading health organizations.

Arcadia University is a top-ranked private University in Greater Philadelphia that provides a JEDI (Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion)- and values-based educational experience that keeps students at the center of all its efforts. The Institute of International Education has ranked Arcadia first nationally in study abroad for 10 of the last 11 years, and the Princeton Review has ranked Arcadia among the "Best in the Northeast" from 2017 to 2021. The University's Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs are nationally ranked in their respective categories by U.S. News & World Report, which ranks Arcadia among the top 25 percent in its category and cites Arcadia for being among the "most innovative" and "best value" colleges. Approximately 3,700 students study at Arcadia, with 2,300 undergraduate students choosing from more than 65 fields of study. Arcadia promises a distinctively global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world. Visit www.arcadia.edu.

Applications must be submitted online through Arcadia's Human Resources portal to receive full consideration. Please do not email application materials to the hiring manager. Due to the volume of applications received, communication will generally be limited to candidates selected for additional consideration.

For additional information and to apply, please visit: https://arcadia.isolvedhire.com/jobs/ and upload a cover letter, resume, and names and phone numbers of three professional references.


Application review will begin immediately. Posting will be removed from the website once we've established a sufficient talent pool for consideration.


At Arcadia University, our JEDI principles of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are the foundation of our highly-regarded, values-based learning community, which reflects the world in which we want to live. As such, Arcadia actively seeks and welcomes candidates of diverse backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, age, gender identity, military or military veteran status, disability, family medical or genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. All offers of employment are conditional based on the successful completion of a background check. Employment may not begin until the University accepts the results of the background check.


Detailed qualifications, roles, and application procedures are provided below:

Essential Functions:

  • Provides support for the BSPH program in the department of Public Health to ensure effective and efficient operations of an academic undergraduate program.
  • Specific duties include, but are not limited to, facilitating evaluation procedures, assistance with student engagement, data management, communication, departmental functions, recruitment, advertising, maintaining social networking sites, academic program accreditation functions, and establishing and managing collaborative networks.

Marginal Functions: Additional duties in support of the mission and vision of the Public Health Department.

Minimum Requirements:

  • HS graduate, BA/BS preferred 2 years of equivalent combination of education and experience required

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong database management, computer and database/software skills, oral/written communication, organizational skills, customer service orientation and student-centered approach required.
  • Some background knowledge of public health will be considered highly desirable.
  • Must be able to work daytime (and occasionally weekend and evenings) hours agreed upon with the Program Director. Required attendance at open house or other events.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively communicate with undergraduate students is required.

Arcadia University requires all employees to be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine by your employment start date. Arcadia will consider requests for exemptions from the vaccination policy due to medical condition or religious belief. You will be required to provide proof of vaccination at the time of hire and/or on your first day of employment. Our vaccination protocols are subject to applicable laws and will be updated from time to time to reflect evolving conditions and federal, state, local, and other applicable health and safety guidelines.

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