The Highlights:
The Manager of Community Partnerships for DePaul’s Master of Public Health (MPH) program reports to the Program Director and will be responsible for establishing, maintaining, and evaluating partnerships with agencies which provide practicum and other opportunities for DePaul University MPH students and faculty. Serve as an instructor for the MPH practicum experience course and will develop education materials, evaluate the project portfolio, advise students, and act as the liaison between the MPH program and its partner sites.

What You’ll Do:

Establish, maintain, and evaluate relationships with community partners which support MPH students in practicum and other courses.
Teach the practicum experience course (MPH 699), MPH 600 (Preparation for Public Health Practice), and supervise MPH graduate students for the duration of the academic year.
Create and maintain all practicum-related documentation mandated by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) and DePaul University.
Work with MPH program and DePaul University to develop, disseminate, and implement and evaluate policies and procedures related to practicum.
Work with MPH program staff and faculty to coordinate activities including graduate admissions, capstone committee, the Health Equity & Social Justice Conference, and the graduate forum.
Represent the program at recruitment, institutional, and community partner events.
Supervision and oversight of select program projects

What You’ll Need:

Graduate degree in public health or allied field required; MPH degree from an accredited institution preferred
Five years of full-time (or equivalent) professional experience is preferred.
Prior supervisory responsibility required.
Prior experience with graduate students required.
Excellent overall written and oral communication skills
Extensive knowledge of Chicago-area public health agencies and organizations
Must be able to establish and maintain partnerships with agencies and individuals connected to student learning as well as work within an academic setting.
Must be able to travel in the Chicago area for site visits.
Must be able to monitor student learning and be proactive in assessing and solving challenges.
Must be available some evenings to accommodate class meetings and events.
Must be able to work with academic faculty, student workers, and others connected to the MPH program.
Must be comfortable in using email and social media to disseminate reports and communicate with the public.


Working for a stable and well-known University that values diversity and inclusion.
Top choice medical, dental, and vision benefits.
Retirement plan matching contribution of 10%.
Tuition waivers for employees and dependents.
Generous paid time off, sick time, holidays, floating holidays, and more!
Full-Time Benefits
For consideration, please include a resume and cover letter.
Diversity and Inclusion Statement:
Guided by an ethic of Vincentian personalism and professionalism, DePaul compassionately upholds the dignity of all members of its diverse, multi-faith, and inclusive community. We seek to hire collaborative, open-minded, and dedicated professionals who are committed to advancing our university mission to making education accessible to all, with special attention to including underserved and underrepresented communities. Successful candidates thrive in an environment where ideas and perspectives representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds and experiences are welcome and supported.
Required Background Check:

Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a background check. Only final candidates who are extended an offer of employment will undergo a background check.

Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect:

Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire. A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected. For more information, please visit the following pages:
Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS)
Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act

DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.