Job #7011 Associate Director (Administrator II), Student Health Services

Job description

Job Title: Associate Director (Administrator II), Student Health Services

Job ID: 7011

Location: San Diego Main Campus  

Full/Part Time:Full-Time




San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.  

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on August 23, 2019. To receive full consideration, apply by August 22, 2019. The position will remain open until filled. 

For more information on San Diego State University, please click here.


Position Information

This position is in the Management Personnel Plan (Administrator II) and earns management benefits including medical, dental, vision, $100,000 life insurance plan, and the CalPERS pension plan.  For more information on benefits included for this position, please see the benefits summary.

This is a full-time, benefits eligible, at will position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. but may vary based on operational needs.

Under general direction of the Director, and governance of California State University Executive Order 943, the Associate Director oversees financial management, human resources and facility administration for Student Health Services. The Associate Director serves as the department liaison with administrators in the Division of Student Affairs and other relevant departments for matters involving resource management and general department operations and serves as the administrative director in the absence of the Director.

For more information regarding Student Health Services, please click here


Compensation and Benefits

Salary will be commensurate with experience. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. 

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here



Minimum Qualifications 

  • Minimum of 10 years of significant, progressively responsible administrative experience including the design and/or development of broad based programs and services, and responsibility for fiscal management, including budget development, analysis, and human resources.
  • Experience supervising professional staff and a demonstrated work record of positive people skills is required.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

  • Master’s degree in business administration, management, finance, accounting or a related field.
  • Over 10 years working with fund management systems within a university or college setting
  • Experience working in a university health center
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and providing oversight of comprehensive and flexible operational record systems for dynamic tracking and evaluation of resource expenditure (salary, supply, service, etc.) versus resources available.
  • Competency in using computerized spread sheets and other accounting software, relational database development, and familiarity with medical information systems.
  • Knowledge of the CSU’s policies and procedures governing student health services.
  • Knowledge and understanding of human resources management and collective bargaining practices for both administrative and clinical aspects of a health care facility on a university campus.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, regulations, and standards pertaining to the operation of a comprehensive student health care clinic.
  • Knowledge of current and emerging environmental, regulatory and legislative issues and trends impacting the delivery and financing of patient care in the public sector.
  • Knowledge of relevant healthcare economics.
  • Knowledge and understanding of budgeting and financial management principles and practices related to healthcare in a public institution setting.
  • Familiarity with both current and future uses of technology in healthcare. This includes, but is not limited to billing, health insurance, patient information systems, lab, dental, optometry, imaging, etc.
  • Possession of the following strengths: vision, innovation, consider leader in their field, enthusiastic, collaborative, student friendly, motivated, creative, able to communicate well.
  • Possess strong and strategic planning skills, ability to be forward thinking, with knowledge and demonstrable experience in conflict negotiation and/or resolution; possess diplomacy, tact, cultural sensitivity, knowledge and understanding of the principles organizational sustainability.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, management, finance, accounting, or a related field.
  • Progressively responsible professional experience with demonstrated evidence of administrative ability and the talent to carry out the responsibilities of this position.
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team setting with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Computer skills necessary to work with practice management programs, electronic health records, e-mail and basic Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to rapidly adapt to changing work assignments.


Application Procedures

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page. You must submit the required application materials, including cover letter and resume, by clicking on the "Submit" button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-3953. 


General Information

All management and executive employees shall be required to provide a written statement to the appropriate administrator of any and all outside employment. Employees shall also provide a written statement of outside employment if a written request by an administrator is made.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. 

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.




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Job No: Job #7011
Posted: 7/15/2019
Application Due: 10/13/2019
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