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Assistant Director CDHAI, JHU Carey Business School

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Posted by Upasna Sagar
Wed Sep 13, 2023

Job Description:

The JHU Carey Business School presents an exciting grant-funded opportunity to serve as Assistant Director for our newly established Center for Digital Health and Artificial Intelligence (CDHAI). Reporting to the Co-Director for the Center, the Assistant Director, CDHAI will provide outreach to industry, oversee and carryout research and will plan and execute major academic conferences, seminars and related meetings.

The Assistant Director will collaborate closely with a team of dynamic and energetic individuals to lead major nationally attended conferences, promote the work of CDHAI to industry and academic leaders throughout the country, conduct research and oversee the work of the research assistants, including several student positions.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities


  • Represent CDHAI at local, regional and national meetings.
  • Create custom presentations.
  • Assist with the development of business proposals.


  • Manage marketing communications in collaboration with internal and external marketing and communications channels, serving as editor of CDHAI's newsletter, and developing CDHAI's web presence and social media presence.
  • Execute programs and projects by deploying best practices for project management, assigning resources, delegating tasks, employing and supervising student assistants and fellows, and delivering and presenting projects to clients and stakeholders.
  • Provide and promote regular and consistent communication with managers and across the CDHAI team, seeking guidance when needed.

Conference planning and execution

  • Manage major events hosted by the center, such as the Conference on Health IT and Analytics (CHITA) and other seminars and related academic and industry events.
  • Collaborate with CDHAI staff and directors, Carey events and marketing teams, and other support departments across the University to navigate logistics and secure the necessary resources for seamless execution of events.
  • Provide financial oversight for all associated events.


  • Working with Center co-directors and a team of research assistants, prepare proposals, IRB, plan, and carryout industry research to enhance and inform the work of CDHAI
  • In collaboration with Center administrator and Carey Finance, ensure appropriate funding is secured and utilized in a manner that is compliant with regulations and JHU policy and practice.
  • Produce research papers, whitepapers, presentations, and articles to be submitted for publication in peer-reviewed journals and/or trade publications
  • Oversee the hiring and management of a team of Research Assistants, inclusive of full-time employees as well as students

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong project management skills
  • Working knowledge of Health Information Technology and Artificial Intelligence
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Strong technical and narrative writing skills
  • Ability to work independently or in a team setting, adjust to changing priorities, and maintain a professional and positive demeanor
  • Ability to recruit, manage and develop research staff
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Five years related experience
  • Additional education may substitute for experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's Degree
  • 2 or more years' working in health information technology or related field
  • 1-2 years' research experience
  • Acquainted with health care, and data science and or Artificial Intelligence (AI) terminology and practices





Closing Date

Dec 31, 2023

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