Director, Beu Health Center

Macomb, McDonough County
Mar 25, 2015

Company Description:

Western Illinois University, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, serves more than 12,000 students at its traditional, residential four-year campus in Macomb, IL and its metropolitan, non-residential campus in Moline, IL. Compliance to state and federal hiring standards is coordinated through WIU's Office of Equal Opportunity & Access.


Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including, but not limited to, minorities, women and individuals with disabilities. WIU has a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, and veteran status.

Job Description:

APPOINTMENT: July 1, 2015


RESPONSIBILITIES: The Director of Beu Health Center provides direct supervision for the Medical Chief of Staff, staff physicians, Assistant Directors, and numerous other medical staff. The Director is responsible for providing overall supervision and executive management of the health service activities of the Beu Health Center and Western's AOD Resource Center. The Director develops and implements goals and objectives to meet the student health needs of the University community; develops strategies and policies needed to meet these goals and objectives; develops, coordinates, and presents the annual budget request for the Center's operation; determines staffing; coordinates and directs the activities of the Center; serves as the privacy officer for the University on issues related to health insurance portability and HIPPA; facilitates the development of quality control and quality assurance mechanisms; maintains a Student Health Advisory Board; develops and maintains a data collection system for describing clinic utilization, conducting quality assurance studies and executing long-range planning and program evaluation; and evaluates all student health operations. Serves as part of Student Services Leadership Team.


RANK & SALARY: Director. Salary commensurate with experience. Western Illinois University offers a competitive benefits package including domestic partner benefits. For full benefit  information  visit: _resources/benefits/


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in a health related field with a secondary emphasis in business administration, management or personnel administration and experience as an assistant/associate administrator in a college health facility, community hospital, multi-physician clinic, or other health agency. Knowledge of fundamentals of organization and administration, the ability to work  effectively with groups, effective communications skills, and the ability to relate to students.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Well-developed skills in personnel administration and public  relations  work,  and  a  minimum  of  five years  of  college  health  facility administrative  experience.

Additional Information:

THE DEPARTMENT: Beu Health Center serves more than the medical needs of students on the Western Illinois University campus with a strong focus on prevention, especially in the alcohol and other drugs area. Through in-house and outreach efforts, Beu reaches about 80% of the student population annually. The mission of Beu Health Center is to enhance the educational process of the university through assisting students in the modification or removal of health-related barriers to learning by providing appropriate medical services and collaborative programming. In addition, Western Illinois University operates the only university Level 1 diagnostic and treatment facility in Illinois.


THE UNIVERSITY: Recognized as a "Best Midwestern College" by the Princeton Review and one of 39 public universities ranked a top tier "Best Midwestern University" by U.S.News & World Report, Western Illinois University (WIU) serves approximately 12,200 students in the heart of the Midwest through its traditional residential campus in Macomb and its metropolitan, non-residential location in Moline, Illinois.


The WIU-Macomb and -Quad Cities campuses are comprised of accomplished faculty, state-of-the-art technology and facilities, and a wide range of academic and extracurricular opportunities. Western is a comprehensive university offering 65 undergraduate and 37 graduate degree programs, including a doctorate in education. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1, the University's 612 full-time faculty members teach 93.5 percent of all undergraduate and graduate courses, in addition to 10 pre-professional degree programs and 19 certificate programs.


Western offers a broad-based athletics program, sponsoring 20 NCAA Division I intercollegiate varsity sports. Football competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision through the Missouri Valley Football Conference; all other varsity sports compete at the Division I level through The Summit League. WIU is the cultural center of the region. University Libraries house an extensive collection and offer online database access to thousands of academic periodic journals and publications.


WIU-Macomb, IL (Student Population: 10,003): A traditional, residential four-year campus with select graduate programs, WIU-Macomb is located in the heart of west central Illinois in Macomb (population 20,000). Macomb is an Amtrak city with twice-daily service to Chicago. Macomb is located approximately 75 miles from the Quad Cities International Airport (Moline, IL) and 70 miles from the Greater Peoria Regional Airport (Peoria, IL).


WIU-Quad Cities (Student Population: 1,204): The only public university in the Quad Cities area, WIU-QC offers select undergraduate and graduate programs, including a doctorate in education, at its metropolitan, non-residential campuses in Moline, IL (population 44,000). The Quad Cities (population 376,000) rests on the banks of the Mississippi River and is comprised of Moline and Rock Island in western Illinois and Davenport and Bettendorf in eastern Iowa. Moline, Illinois is home to the Quad Cities International Airport.

Application Instructions:

APPLICATION: Complete applications include:

1) a letter of application

2) current curriculum vita or resume

3) the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three current professional references

4) copies of unofficial academic transcripts, official transcripts will be requested of selected candidate


Please upload the requested documents by clicking APPLY NOW or by navigating to the WIU Employment page at the following URL


**Note** In order to upload Individual documents must be under 2 MB in size.


Screening will begin on April 24, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.


Questions regarding the search may be directed to: Jessica Butcher, Assistant to the Vice President for Student Services, at


For assistance with the online application system contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309)298-1977 or via email at