Associate Vice Chancellor for Health and Wellbeing
Position Type: Permanent Staff
Department: SA Vice Chancellor Admin - 640101
Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty Instructional
Vacancy ID: NF0002507
Position Summary: The Associate Vice Chancellor for Health and Wellbeing in Student Affairs provides strategic direction for a comprehensive portfolio including Campus Health Services, Counseling and Psychological Services, Student Wellness, and Campus Recreation. The position will lead and direct a collaborative and integrative care model in Student Affairs working in partnership with nationally recognized professional schools and UNC Healthcare. The position requires a comprehensive understanding of the diverse issues facing undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, and post-doctoral scholars. The individual in this position must be a visionary and student-centered leader who has the knowledge, skills and preparation to develop and lead a world-class program of best practices in integrative college health and wellbeing, and will have demonstrated sound judgment and strategic thinking. The position reports to the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and is a member of the Senior Executive Team and Student Affairs Leadership Team.
Education Requirements: Master's degree in higher education, Student Affairs Administration, College Student Personnel, Counseling, Public Health, Health Administration, or equivalent is required. A doctoral degree in a relevant health discipline (e.g., counseling, clinical psychology, medicine, public health) or a doctoral degree in higher education, student affairs administration, health science, or related field is preferred.
Qualification and Experience: A minimum of seven years of pertinent, progressive experience as a Dean/Director or Assistant/Associate Dean/Director or comparable position and previous supervisory responsibility of professional staff and multiple departments is required. Experience at large public institution of higher education an experience with college health care at institution with large medical school and regional hospital is desirable. Strong background of proven leadership experience in one or more of the assigned areas of responsibility. Seasoned and politically savvy leader and decision maker. Demonstrated understanding of the diverse health and wellbeing issues facing college students. Knowledge of current trends in healthcare, behavioral health, health education and wellness, policy, and healthcare technology in a university context serving a highly diverse student population. Commitment to the highest ethical standards of professional practice as well as personal and professional integrity in the ability to collaborate and foster a spirit of engagement. Excellent leadership, diplomacy, and team management skills with the ability to engage others through a participative process, while serving as key decision maker. Strong project and program management and evaluation skill. Demonstrated strengths in public speaking and presenting. Exceptional communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary environment. Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated experience in areas of financial and personnel management and knowledge of technology applications as they apply to health care. Active participation in national professional associations and scholarly activities. Knowledge of the private healthcare industry including continuum of care best practices, and associated insurance reimbursement and funding models.
Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Department Contact Name and Title: Christi Hurt, Assistant Vice Chancellor/Chief of Staff for the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: [email protected]