Director of Health Services

San Mateo
Apr 04, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

San Mateo County Community College District

Director of Health Services

Posting Number: 2014430S

Department: Health Services CSM (DEPT)

Location: College of San Mateo

Position Number: 4F0009

Percentage of Full Time: 100%

Months per Year: 12

Salary Range: $112,140 (annual) - $142,068 (annual)

Position Type: Staff & Admin

General Statement:

San Mateo County Community College District values the principles of diversity and equity. We provide our students with a rich and dynamic learning community that embraces differences, emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become critical thinkers and socially responsible leaders.

The Director of Health Services performs complex work involved with the coordination and operation of student health services centers at Canada and College of San Mateo within the San Mateo Community College District. The Director also provides oversight for personal counseling services and assists in the implementation of Title IX requirements. Public contact is extensive and includes staff, students, other educational institutions, business and community representatives and leaders, campus visitors, and the general public. A high degree of independent judgment and creativity is required to resolve minor and major problems that arise. Consequences of errors in judgment could be costly in employee time, student health and money; however, administrative and policy controls limit the risk of serious consequences. The Director of Health Services supervises the work of faculty, classified staff, and student assistants as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Current California license as a registered nurse (or ability to obtain one upon hire)
• Either possession of a Master’s degree or above from an accredited institution in nursing and a California Public Health Nurse certificate OR a Bachelor’s degree in nursing, a California Public Health Nurse certificate, and a Master’s degree in health education, sociology, psychology, counseling, health care administration, public health or community health or the equivalent

Other health services personnel shall not be subject to statewide minimum qualfications; however, all personnel shall possess appropriate valid, current licensure or certification to practice in California when required by law. Ancillary personnel shall work under appropriate supervision when required by their license laws.

• Current CPR certification (or ability to obtain one upon hire)
• Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff
• Skill in monitoring budgets and expenditures
• Skill in researching, compiling data for, and preparing a variety of reports and records
• Skill in training, supervising, and evaluating the work of others
• Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication, including persuasive communication
• A high degree of professionalism and the ability to work effectively with administrators, faculty, coaches, and staff

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Recent successful experience in a student health services, emergency care, public health services, or health education setting
2. Understanding of and commitment to the role and purpose of the community college
3. Demonstrated knowledge and experience with disadvantaged and underrepresented students
4. Knowledge of a variety of innovative health education strategies, techniques, and practices
5. Skill in oral and written communication; listening
6. Skill in persuasive communication; negotiation; compromise
7. Skill in implementing both short and long range operational plans and procedures
8. Knowledge of and skill in working under federal, state and local regulations, policies, and procedures
9. Proficiency in use of a variety of computer software and database programs related to student and other educational services
10. Knowledge of budget management and reporting; data analysis
11. Skill and ability to work as a self-starter and independent of direct supervision
12. Ability to perform accurate work under deadline pressure; skill in attention to detail
13. Ability to multi-task, be flexible, and adapt

Preferred Qualifications: • A current Nurse Practitioner License • An active DEA License • Ten (10) or more years of successful nursing and managerial experience • Bilingual

Benefits: Benefits include paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. The District pays all or a portion of monthly medical plan premiums (depending on the coverage) and pays all of the monthly dental and vision plan premiums for employees and eligible dependents. Additional paid benefits include life insurance, salary continuance insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program. Optional tax-deferred flexible benefit 403(b) and 457 plans are also available. Academic managers participate in the State Teachers’ Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California. Employees may also be eligible for various first-time homebuyer programs.

First Review Date: 04/27/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

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The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.


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