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Assistant Professor of Health Information Management

Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution Dakota State University
Working Title Assistant Professor of Health Information Management
Posting Number F00136P
Department DSU-Health Information Mgmt S
Physical Location of Position (City) Madison
Posting Text

Dakota State University is seeking a dynamic health information management faculty member for a 9-month faculty position beginning Fall 2018. The College of Business and Information Systems offers CAHIIM-accredited B.S. and A.S. Health Information Management degrees, a coding certificate, a Health Information clerk certificate, a minor in Health Information Management, a graduate degree in health informatics and information management, and health information systems specializations at the master’s and doctoral levels.

Minimum qualifications include a master’s degree in health information management, information systems, business, health informatics or related field plus certification as an RHIA and active membership in AHIMA. Applicants must have at least 4 years of experience in the health information management field, excellent computer knowledge and knowledge of health information management applications. Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience in teaching or training, particularly in an online format.

Responsibilities include teaching face-to-face and online (Internet), advising, scholarly activity and service to the college and university, including active participation in the program’s advisory committee and development, implementation and evaluation of the program. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Supplemental contracts for grant-funded research and/or teaching may also be available.

DSU accepts applications through an online employment site. To apply, visit For questions concerning the position, send emails to

Posting Date 03/07/2018
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Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 03/16/2018
Advertised Salary DOQE
Duration of the Term 9 months
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Appointment Percent 100
Tenure Status Tenure Track
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Appointment Type Regular
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
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Department Description and Cultural Expectations

Dakota State University is a state university located in Madison, S.D. DSU offers technology-intensive and technology-infused degrees in a variety of majors, from the associate to the doctoral level. Strategic partnerships with governmental entities and corporations have bolstered DSU’s position as a technologically forward-thinking institution. Both online and on-campus programs have been recognized for their quality, affordability and graduates’ job placement records, which are 100 percent for several majors.

Dakota State employees receive a comprehensive and flexible benefits package including paid time off, health and retirement benefits, and life and disability insurance options. Other benefits include reduced tuition, paid professional liability insurance, longevity pay and training opportunities.

Dakota State is located in Madison, S.D., a growing community of 7,200 people (2016 population estimate). Both the community and campus have been recognized as the safest in South Dakota. The greater Madison area has top-rated K-12 educational systems, an award winning critical access hospital, and a strong manufacturing and business environment. The area also has year-round recreational choices at its state parks, two scenic golf courses, joint community and campus fitness facility called the Community Center, and historic Prairie Village. Entertainment venues are located in Madison, and in nearby Brookings, Mitchell or Sioux Falls, S.D.

Affirmative Action Statement

Dakota State University is committed to recruitment, hiring and retention of minorities. We urge individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. Applicants with disabilities are invited to identify any necessary accommodations required in the application process. E-verify, EOE.

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