The Executive Director is responsible for all budget, personnel, facilities and program planning functions. Supervisory responsibility for 27 employees, including both EPA and SPA staff- including physicians, psychologist, psychiatrist, physician extenders, nurses, pharmacist, lab technician, administrative staff and other related support positions. The Executive Director is responsible for actively fostering and promoting a health service program that is responsive to the needs of students. This individual provides leadership and is the campus resource on matters pertaining to student health issues. The Executive Director works closely with key administrators in such areas as Residential Life, Athletics, Career Services, Student Disability Services and various academic units such as the departments of Nursing, Health Education, Psychology and Counseling.
DEPARTMENT: Student Health Services
DIVISION: Division of Student Affairs
Reports to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Insure the delivery of comprehensive, quality , health care for eligible individuals through the oversight of all service /activities in the Student Health and Counseling Center: clinical care, mental health services, nursing, medical records, pharmacy, laboratory, health education, administrative support services, student insurance, graduate student training program, standardized testing
• Supervise a diverse medical and professional staff, and maintain appropriate medical administrative policies and structure; and requires staff competencies which assure the fulfillment of stated goals.
• Maintain a keen awareness of the changing health care environment and making recommendations to administration as they relate to changing organizational needs, staffing patterns, revenue sources, etc.
• Direct the preparation of the department’s budget in excess of one million dollars and insuring that departmental needs are met within the limitations presented by the budget, implementing a budget planning process that insures the most effective use of resources.
• Develop and implement operational policies regarding SHCS
• Maintain appropriate medical administrative policies and structure; and require staff competencies which assure the fulfillment of stated goals
• Provide leadership in the development and implementation of a planning process for the programs of SHCS on an ongoing basis
• Provide structured training programs and opportunities for professional in training and serve as an academic resource for student pursuing careers as health professionals
• Recommend to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs the appointment, promotion and salary adjustments of personnel, including appointments of members of the professional staff consistent with University policy and state law
• Provide expert and appropriate consultation to the University community pursuant to health issues of individual students or broader issues of community well-being
• Coordinate the response of the University to health issues that arise within the University community through participation on Emergency Preparedness Task Force
Master’s degree in public health, healthcare administration, public administration or related field with a
minimum of six years full time experience in organizing and administering ambulatory care facilities. Experience in College Health preferred
Experience must have been progressively responsible analytical or administrative, or clinical management or supervisory experience in the health care field.
o This work may have been performed in an operating health care facility or a higher organizational echelon with advisory or directional authority over such facilities.
o Work must have involved a close working relationship with facility managers and analysis and/or coordination of administrative, clinical, or other service activities
o Candidate must have knowledge of: missions, organizations, programs, and requirements of health care delivery systems; regulations and standards of various regulatory and credentialing groups; and government-wide, agency, and facility systems and requirements in various administrative areas such as budget, personnel, and procurement.
Knowledge of federal and state laws, accrediting body’s regulations and standards, quality improvement and electronic medical records management required. Demonstrated effectiveness in budgeting; staff supervision; facility operations; and strategic planning. Evidence of successful collaboration across University departments, involving students, faculty and staff as appropriate.