COVID Health Care Administrator

Emerson College - Boston, MA

COVID Health Care Administrator will coordinate and serve as a single point of contact for all aspects of student contact tracing, testing, quarantine and isolation with respect to the COVID pandemic. This is a short-term, temporary opportunity.

Your Manager: VP, Student Affairs

Your key external partners: Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC), Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH), Tufts Medical Center, The Broad Institute, other Boston colleges and universities

Your key internal partners: Center for Health & Wellness, Campus Life, Epidemiologist consultants, Contact Tracer Teams, Emergency Response Team, various COVID working groups

Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Oversee the contact tracing for Emerson College’s student population.
  • Lead efforts to stay abreast of COVID testing protocols and cutting edge testing and explore viability for the College.
  • Lead the quarantine and isolation process of students with Student Affairs support.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of all COVID health guidance compliant with CDC and department of health.
  • Guide & Recommend ways to maintain the safest campus possible and play a critical role on the COVID leadership team
  • Coordinate with the Center for Health & Wellness
  • Consult and guide senior-level executives on matters related to COVID.
  • Network and connect with colleges and universities in the area to stay abreast of their activities and look for ways to partner/coordinate.
  • Must be available and able to respond on evenings and weekends as an irregular work schedule is
  • likely
  • Coordinate and manage various databases associated with COVID records


  • Demonstrated ability to create solutions to complex problems
  • Strong examples on how to deal with ambiguity
  • Experience making decisions based upon collaboration
  • Drive results
  • Passionate about follow-up
  • Ability to interact with a variety of individuals 


  • Masters in Healthcare Administration
  • Familiarity with MAVEN software or other project modelling/management system
  • Metrics-driven decision making

About Emerson College:

Emerson College is the nation’s only four-year institution dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. It is located in the dynamic multi-cultural city of Boston in close proximity to major arts institutions, performing art venues, and research centers. The college enrolls over 5,100 undergraduate and graduate students from 58 countries and all 50 states. Emerson College has campuses in Los Angeles and the Netherlands. At Emerson College, we seek individuals who bring innovation, creativity, and impact to our campuses to increase our depth, breadth, and diversity in our educational offerings. Emerson’s commitment to inclusive excellence is supported by a range of resources.

This job has been posted by TalentBoost on behalf of Emerson College. TalentBoost is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. It is the policy of TalentBoost not to discriminate based on race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex and gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.

Posted On: Monday, October 18, 2021

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