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Tulane University Director, Public Health Initiatives & Assessment


Tulane University is pleased to invite applications and nominations for the position of Director, Public Health Initiatives & Assessment. This is an exciting opportunity to lead and oversee a team of committed health professionals focused on facilitating student health and 
wellbeing as a core institutional value through a holistic approach. Tulane seeks a visionary, experienced, and collaborative Director to be a visible campus spokesperson and leader on innovative health related initiatives in directing The Well for Health Promotion (The Well). The Well provides resources, programs and services that help Tulane students make healthy choices in support of their academic, personal and professional goals.

The Director will ensure that Tulane is on the cutting edge of effective health and wellness education, harm-reduction initiatives, and prevention and intervention strategies for college student populations. Successful candidates must combine visionary leadership and excellent communication skills with a strategic public health approach to leading and assessing a comprehensive institutional effort to mobilize the entire Tulane community to address and prevent high-risk areas such as alcohol and other drugs and sexual violence.


Position Summary

The Director, Public Health Initiatives & Assessment (1) leads campus-wide stakeholders in developing a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to improving student health and well-being by forming cross-functional teams; (2) provides strategic direction and administrative oversight for The Well for Health Promotion; and (3) coordinates Campus Health’s continuous quality improvement (CQI), surveillance, and assessment efforts. The Director supervises The Well’s Assistant Directors and the Campus Health Services Data Analyst. This position serves as deputy to the AVP Campus Health, and is part of the leadership team for Campus Health. Campus Health is fully accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and serves more than 13,000 students. 


Requirements

  • Master’s degree in public health, health education, or related field.
  • Five years of work experience in health promotion program planning, implementation and evaluation in the higher education setting.
  • Five years of supervisory experience.
  • Certification or eligibility and intent to become certified in at least one of the following: Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES), or Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), or Certified in Public Health (CPH).
  • Extensive knowledge of current and emerging college health issues, environmental management/prevention strategies, health behavior change theories and ecological framework, and evidence-informed practice, as well as demonstrated ability to apply this knowledge to college-age population through assessment, program planning, implementation, and evaluation.
  • Extensive knowledge of research methods and continuous quality improvement processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize a variety of health communication strategies.
  • Proficiency in community needs assessment including survey design, environmental scans, and other qualitative/quantitative data collection methods and translating assessment results into action.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills that facilitate effective communication and interpersonal relationships with students, faculty, staff, and administration.
  • Ability to work successfully with a diverse community and provide services from a non-judgmental perspective.
  • High level of organizational skills and proven record of delivering quality results in a timely manner. Ability to manage projects and deliver results.
  • Demonstrated grant seeking and writing skills, grant administration experience.

Preferred Qualifications: (1) PhD in public health or related health field; (2) more than five years of experience in health promotion planning, implementation and evaluation in high education; and (3) more than five years of experience supervising professional staff.


About Tulane

Located in New Orleans, Tulane is one of the most highly regarded and selective independent research universities in the nation and is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU). Tulane has a student body of 13,500 and offers undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in the liberal arts, science and engineering, architecture, business, law, social work, medicine, and public health and tropical medicine.


Application Procedure and Timeline

The University has partnered with Keeling and Associates, LLC (K&A), in this search process. Application materials, including a resume and cover letter addressing experience and interest in the position, should be submitted electronically to recruiting@keelingassociates.com with the subject heading “Tulane-Director, Public Health Initiatives & Assessment.” Applications submitted to the Tulane jobs site will not be considered.

Review of materials will begin October 23, 2017; materials submitted by November 6, 2017 will be assured full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

Nominations, expressions of interest, and requests for confidential conversations about the position prior to application are welcome and should be directed to Dr. Jan Walbert (jwalbert@KeelingAssociates.com), the K&A senior consultant leading this search.

Tulane University is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to qualified persons without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, military status, veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state or local law. This commitment to equality extends to all personnel actions, including recruitment, advertising for employment, selection for employment, compensation, performance evaluation, and selection for training or education, treatment during employment, promotion, transfer, demotion, discipline, layoff and termination. Discrimination on the basis of any protected classification will not be tolerated.

Tulane maintains a written affirmative action policy. Tulane invites qualified individuals with disabilities, special disabled veterans and Vietnam-era veterans to identify themselves if they wish to do so. Questions regarding Tulane’s equal employment opportunity policies or its affirmative action policy should be directed to the Office of Institutional Equity.

Georgia Institute of Technology Director of the Counseling Center


Outstanding Opportunity for an Experienced and Innovative Mental Health Leader


The Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of the Counseling Center in the Division of Student Life. This is an excellent opportunity that requires a highly collaborative and skilled psychologist to provide leadership and direction to a well-experienced and dedicated staff. The Director will provide vision in the development, implementation and evaluation of all programs and services provided by the IACS accredited Counseling Center. Through innovation, creativity, and a collaborative spirit, the Director will provide campus-wide leadership on mental health-related issues and will advocate for and enable the optimal provision of high quality programs and services to a culturally diverse population of nearly 27,000 students.

The role encompasses a wide range of support programs and services for students, including short-term individual counseling, group and couples counseling, assessment, crisis intervention, outreach programming, and the Georgia Tech Campus Recovery Program; the Center also offers an APA accredited doctoral internship in Health Service Psychology. The Counseling Center is staffed by a talented and student-centered team of licensed psychologists, counselors, and marriage and family therapists, as well as pre-doctoral interns and graduate practicum students. The Center enjoys strong partnerships with colleagues in Health Services, throughout the campus, and in the Division of Student Life — all enthusiastic and supportive partners.

Georgia Tech is situated on a beautiful campus in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with excellent economic and cultural strengths. Ranked as the 7th best public university, Georgia Tech provides a technologically focused education to undergraduate and graduate students. Equipped with the extremely rich resources of an outstanding student body and faculty; strong partnerships with business, industry, and government; and support from alumni and friends, Georgia Tech is designing a future of global preeminence, leadership, and service. The Institute is a member of the University System of Georgia, the Georgia Research Alliance, and the Association of American Universities (AAU).


Position Summary

Leading an experienced team of mental health providers, the Director has comprehensive responsibility for providing clinical, fiscal, and administrative vision in overseeing and managing the day-to-day operations and overall delivery of effective counseling services, while also providing direct clinical service to students as needed. Collaborating with other departments within Student Life, as well as with campus partners across the institution, the Director serves as a key liaison to other departments, administrators, faculty, students, staff, and parents on mental health issues, policies and practices. The Director provides supervision, recruitment, training, professional development, and evaluation of professional and support staff; manages the operational budget and setting of priorities for resource utilization; directs clinical and consultative services, including crisis intervention, outreach, and consultation with students, faculty and staff; oversees the doctoral internship program; oversees the maintenance of accreditations from the American Psychological Association and the International Association of Counseling Services; and leads the Counseling Center in the strategic planning, development, implementation, evaluation, and continual improvement of comprehensive behavioral health initiatives that incorporate multicultural diversity, inclusivity and social justice concepts and principles.

The Director reports to the Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students and is a core member of the Student Life leadership team.


Required Qualifications

  • Doctoral level degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from an APA accredited program.
  • Licensed as a psychologist in the state of Georgia or currently licensed in another state and eligible to attain Georgia licensure within one year.
  • At least ten years clinical and administrative experience in a college counseling or similar mental health setting, with increasing leadership responsibilities, including at least three years of supervising clinicians.
  • Strong fiscal management/budget skills.
  • Well-developed skills of team management, coalition building, and operation in interdisciplinary environments.
  • Ability to assess training and in-service needs and to provide consultation and arrange/facilitate training and seminars.
  • Experience working within a culturally diverse community.
  • Demonstrated supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Excellent public speaking, interpersonal, communication, and critical thinking skills.
  • Knowledge of related accreditation and certification requirements.
  • Knowledge of codes of ethics of the American Psychological Association and the International Association of Counseling Services, Inc.


Preferred qualifications

  • Ten or more years of providing clinical and administrative supervision for a team of mental health providers.
  • Experience in a college or university mental health setting.
  • Experience or past participation with a clinical training program (i.e., doctoral internship, postdoctoral fellowship, advanced practicum training program) within a college or university counseling center.
  • Expertise in crisis intervention and working with a broad range of presenting problems and constituencies.
  • Expertise in current and emerging college-age mental health issues.
  • Experience with electronic record keeping.


Application Procedure and Timeline

Georgia Tech continues to partner with Keeling and Associates, LLC (K&A), in this search process. Applications should include a letter of interest and a resume or curriculum vitae, preferably in PDF format, and must be sent to recruiting@keelingassociates.com with a subject heading “Georgia Tech-Director of the Counseling Center.” The position will remain open until filled, but applications received by October 18, 2017 will be assured full consideration. Previous applicants will not be considered. 

Nominations, expressions of interest, and requests for confidential conversations about the position prior to application are welcome and should be directed to Dr. Jan Walbert (jwalbert@KeelingAssociates.com), the K&A senior consultant leading this search.

Georgia Tech is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Consistent with its obligations under federal law, each company that is a federal contractor or subcontractor is committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, disabled individuals, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam era, and other eligible veterans.

University of South Alabama Director, Counseling and Testing Services


Excellent Opportunity for a Visionary University Counseling Leader


The University of South Alabama is pleased to invite applications and nominations for the position of Director, Counseling and Testing Services. This position provides the opportunity for a collaborative leader to provide administrative leadership and strategic direction for a range of mental health support services at one of the fastest growing universities in the South.

The University is seeking a director with strong administrative, clinical, and management expertise, who can build on existing excellent relationships, motivate and inspire confidence among staff, introduce current trends and best practices, and work effectively as a member of the Student Affairs leadership team. The director will have the opportunity to identify strategies for strengthening Counseling and Testing Services and programs in alignment with the institutional mission and values. The successful candidate will have the training, credentials, licensure, and in-depth knowledge and experience with mental health issues affecting college students, as well as a strong foundation in programs and services required to lead and ensure excellence in the delivery of clinical services, outreach programs, and testing services.


Position Summary

The Director, Counseling and Testing Services serves as the chief mental health officer on campus and oversees the management of the Counseling and Testing Services (CTS) administrative, operational, and financial responsibilities. This position reports directly to the Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students and is responsible for the day-to-day administration of a multi-disciplinary team of mental health professionals, testing specialists, trainees, and support staff. The Director provides leadership and strategic direction to ensure that CTS provides high quality and timely clinical services, supportive testing/evaluative services, effective outreach programming, and consultation to faculty, staff, and the University community.

Other major responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervising CTS staff, with responsibility for all aspects of staffing, accountability for the department, coordination, and oversight.
  • Providing crisis management oversight and monitoring CTS services in regard to professional and ethical service provision.
  • Providing direct clinical services to students.
  • Overseeing and supervising a master’s level Practicum and Internship Program for students in the University’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling M.S. program, as well as doctoral level practica for students in the University’s Combined Clinical and Counseling Psychology Doctoral Program.
  • Maintaining a training curriculum for practicum and intern students training at CTS.
  • Managing the operational budget and setting priorities for resource utilization.
  • Annually updating the CTS Policies and Procedures manual and CTS forms and assessments.
  • Maintaining a collaborative working relationship with Student Health Services to coordinate services as needed.
  • Facilitating referrals to the Student Health Center Psychiatry Clinic, Student Disability Services, the USA Psychological Clinic and other appropriate care providers; maintaining working relationships with regional agencies and resources.
  • Overseeing a 24 hour on-call counseling service with the University Police Department.
  • Serving on the University’s Behavioral Assessment Team.
  • Serving as a key liaison to other Division of Student Affairs departments, administrators, faculty, students, staff, and parents on mental health issues, policies and practices.
  • Ensuring compliance by center staff with patient confidentiality procedures including those required under HIPAA federal law
  • Following applicable university, state and federal regulations, licensing requirements, and accreditation standards.


Minimum Requirements

  • A doctoral degree in Counseling, Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, or a related field from an accredited institution as approved and accepted by the University of South Alabama.
  • Five years of clinical and administrative supervision experience at a college/university counseling center or at least seven years of leadership and supervision experience in an organization focusing on issues common to college age students.
  • Active licensure or eligibility for licensure in Alabama at the time of hire with the appropriate mental health professional licensing board in the state of Alabama.
  • Strong diagnostic skills, knowledge of psychological crisis intervention and management.
  • Experience in budget management and long-range planning.
  • Comprehension of psychological trends on college campuses and familiarity with legal issues related to directing a college/university counseling center.
  • Knowledge of application of “best practices” in a college mental health setting and in evidenced-based approaches to therapy.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a college/university counseling center.

  • Certification with the National Board for Certified Counselors (NCC) or the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP).

  • Experience or past participation with a clinical training program (i.e., master’s internship, postdoctoral fellowship, advanced practicum training program) within a college/university counseling center.


Application Procedure and Timeline

The University has partnered with Keeling and Associates, LLC (K&A), in this search process. Applications should include a letter of interest and a resume or curriculum vitae, preferably in PDF format, and must be sent to recruiting@keelingassociates.com with a subject heading “USA-Director, Counseling and Testing Services.” A confidential review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

Nominations, expressions of interest, and requests for confidential conversations about the position prior to application are welcome and should be directed to Dr. Jan Walbert (jwalbert@KeelingAssociates.com), the K&A senior consultant leading this search.

The University of South Alabama is an EO/AA employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression), religion, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Carnegie Mellon University Associate Vice President for Community Health and Well-Being


Exciting Opportunity to Enhance Student Well-Being and Success

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) is pleased to announce the national search for the newly created position of Associate Vice President for Community Health and Well-Being (AVP). Keeling & Associates is supporting CMU in its search for an experienced professional who can provide vision and strong leadership in the University’s expanding efforts to prioritize health and well-being as a foundation for lifelong success and happiness. Building on the expertise of Counseling & Psychological Services (CaPS), University Health Services (UHS), and Wellness Initiatives (WI), the AVP will establish a framework for developing a visionary, forward-thinking approach to providing integrated holistic health and well-being that engenders a common responsibility for individual and community health that will be a cornerstone of the CMU experience.

The AVP is responsible for the strategic leadership and visionary direction of a multidisciplinary team and will champion the directors of CaPS, UHS, and WI in their successful management of operations and the advancement of programs and services. The AVP reports directly to the Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students and serves as a member of the Student Affairs senior leadership team. The recently-convened Task Force on the CMU Experience will offer the AVP a meaningful opportunity to engage directly with those who are working to positively influence campus culture.

The AVP will take a leadership role in all facets of design, construction, opening and managing a new health and wellness center anticipated to open in 2020. The center is intended to integrate with athletics and recreation programs in a visionary new state-of-the-art complex that supports an active mind, body and spirit.

The AVP will capitalize on the University’s forward progress and share Carnegie Mellon’s core values of dedication, collaboration, and creativity, supporting a campus climate known for an intensive and engaged approach to human development, problem solving, and real world impact.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide visionary leadership for a center that prides itself on the delivery of care, resources and programs.
  • Supervise and manage direct reports, including, but not limited to the following: Executive Director, Counseling and Psychological Services; Executive Director, University Health Services; and Program Director, Student Affairs Wellness Initiatives.
  • Manage new center operating budget of approximately $4 million per year.
  • Organize and lead strategic planning efforts.
  • Coordinate the University’s case management and care team that manages behavioral intervention responsibilities through an individual student success and self-advocacy model.
  • Assist in fundraising and grant-writing efforts in support of the new facility and ongoing programs.
  • Develop and coordinate a strategic campus outreach and communication plan to convey University priorities, resources and opportunities to support our vision for health and well-being.
  • Support campus emergency preparedness and response, including UHS executive director’s leadership of and communication about public health issues.
  • Develop and maintain intentional collaborative relationships to promote teamwork and advance the priorities of the Division and University.
  • Serve as a core member of the Student Affairs Leadership Team; provide counsel on matters related to the health and well-being of students and the campus community to institutional leadership.


Required Qualifications

  • A master’s degree in health, counseling, wellness, student affairs administration, higher education or an appropriately related field. Terminal degree in an appropriate field preferred.
  • At least seven years of relevant progressive leadership and track record of success in management and supervision of health, mental health, health promotion, or a closely related area of health care practice and administration.
  • Ability to articulate, integrate and implement health and counseling models and standards of professional practice and licensure appropriate to a university setting, evidenced by previous experience.
  • Knowledge of local, regional and national issues, trends, and best practice standards in primary health care, health promotion and prevention, mental health, health insurance, and managed care, as well as of national certification and accreditation requirements.
  • Proven record of success and commitment to working with issues related to diversity, equity and inclusion, including an ability to work well with a globally diverse student body.   
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement strategic objectives, motivate and develop staff, effectively manage resources, and cultivate strong collaborative relationships with multiple constituent groups.
  • Evidence of innovation through partnerships, projects, programs, and initiatives.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, communications and critical thinking skills are essential.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge and direct experience in a college or university student health, mental health or health promotion setting.
  • Experience in dealing with public health issues, crisis management, and emergency response.
  • Experience with behavioral intervention teams.
  • Grant writing experience.


About Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon is a highly selective global research university with more than 13,900 students, over 106,000 living alumni, and nearly 6,000 faculty and staff. Recognized for its world-class arts and technology programs, collaboration across

 disciplines, and innovative leadership of education in the fields of Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering, Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Public Policy & Information Systems, and Science, Carnegie Mellon isconsistently ranked among the top 25 universities in the United States. With a main campus in Pittsburgh, the University also has campuses in Silicon Valley and in Qatar, and programs in Australia, Portugal, Rwanda and other locations throughout the world.

Carnegie Mellon University is situated in the heart of Pittsburgh, a city that has reinvented itself as a hub of innovation and information and life sciences technology. The city boasts nine colleges and universities, museums, opera, a world-class symphony, and several professional sports teams. Pittsburgh is known for its diverse neighborhoods, top schools and hospitals, affordable housing, eclectic restaurant scene, lively arts and music communities, and recreation opportunities that abound in the city’s more than 2000 acres of city parks and on its three rivers. Pittsburgh offers a quality of life that has been internationally recognized, prompting the city’s ranking as America’s most livable city in recent years.


Application Process

A detailed position description is available here and potential candidates are encouraged to review it.

Carnegie Mellon University has partnered with Keeling & Associates, LLC for this search. The search process is underway and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, please submit materials before August 28, 2017. Applications should include a letter of interest clearly addressing the position requirements, and a resume or curriculum vitae. Materials must be sent, preferably as PDFs, to recruiting@keelingassociates.com with subject heading “CMU AVP.”

Confidential nominations and inquiries should be forwarded to Dr. Jan Walbert, Vice President and Senior Consultant for Executive Search, Keeling & Associates, at jwalbert@keelingassociates.com. 

Carnegie Mellon University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.  Qualified candidates who can contribute through their work/life experiences to the diversity and excellence of the academic community are encouraged to apply.

Michigan State University Director of Counseling and Psychiatric Services


Extraordinary Opportunity for a Dynamic and Visionary University Counseling and Psychiatry Services Leader

Michigan State University invites applications and nominations for an inspirational, innovative, and experienced clinician and leader to serve as the inaugural Director of Counseling and Psychiatric Services, the mental and behavioral health component of the University’s newly integrated Student Health and Wellness Services. This is an exceptional and distinctive opportunity to build and shape comprehensive, University-wide counseling and psychiatric services for students. MSU is committed to developing a multi-disciplinary, holistic counseling and mental health unit within a public health and wellness framework that will serve a large and culturally diverse student population. Leading the team of counselors, psychiatrists, and other mental health professionals, the director will establish strong collaborative relationships with other on- and off-campus psychological services to support and sustain an integrated service model—creating and implementing a dynamic, distinctive, and campus-wide vision for high quality, effective, and efficient programs and services to support students’ mental health and well-being.  

 

About Michigan State University

Michigan State University (MSU) is one of the largest universities in the United States, with more than 50,000 students across more than 200 undergraduate, graduate and graduate-professional programs. MSU is part of the Big Ten Athletic Conference and the Big Ten AcademicAlliance. It brings together the resources, commitments, and values of the nation’s prototype land-grant university, the distinction of membership in the Association of American Universities, and a diverse and vibrant campus community in East Lansing, Michigan.

The main campus occupies 5,200 contiguous acres near the state capital of Lansing, Michigan. Michigan State also encompasses a medical complex in Grand Rapids, a public health program in Flint, and two additional medical school campuses in the Detroit metropolitan area. MSU offers more than 275 study abroad programs in more than 60 countries and on all continents.

Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS)

CAPS is the comprehensive mental and behavioral health component of Michigan State’s integrated Student Health and Wellness Services, which also includes Health Services (primary care, specialty services, ancillary services, and clinics in the University’s Neighborhoods), Wellness (health promotion, health education, student engagement, and health-related surveys and research), and the Sexual Assault Program. CAPS provides counseling, psychiatric services, and mental health outreach; offers services in the Neighborhood clinics; and includes a distinguished doctoral internship training program that is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association.

Michigan State’s students are a culturally diverse population who come from 82 counties in Michigan, all 50 states, and 133 other countries. Just over half are women; nearly nineteen percent are students of color, and one in seven is an international student. CAPS emphasizes—and has a distinguished history and record of success in supporting–diversity and a multicultural approach in its programs, services, and internship program.

 

Position Summary

The Director of CAPS leads and directs all CAPS programs and services, provides oversight of all clinicians and staff, ensures the effective and efficient management of CAPS’ resources, and collaborates with directors of other components of Student Health and Wellness Services and with key campus colleagues to advance the health and wellbeing of students and the Michigan State community. This is a newly established and critically important position; the selected candidate will be the first Director of CAPS, which was created in early 2017 to strengthen comprehensive mental and behavioral health services. The CAPS director reports to the Executive Director of Student Health and Wellness Services (in the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs portfolio) and collaborates with Student Affairs and Services.

The Director is responsible for ensuring that the programs and services provided by CAPS meet the needs of the diversity of Michigan State’s students, are of consistently high quality, are fully aligned with the CAPS care and service model, and are delivered in a fully ethical and accountable manner. The Director leads the development and implementation of strategy for CAPS and ensures that rigorous assessment and quality improvement methods are utilized throughout the service, and that all policies, practices, and programs comply with applicable statutes, regulations, accreditation requirements, and professional standards. In addition, the Director and staff are responsible for the quality and effectiveness of health promotion and education programs that are an essential link to the clinical services. 

The Director supervises CAPS’ associate directors; oversees the hiring, evaluation, and professional development of all staff; provides diligent fiscal management and develops and implements the operational budget; and, in partnership with all members of the staff, ensures the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of comprehensive behavioral health initiatives that incorporate diversity, inclusivity, and social justice principles and commitments.

Collaborating with other departments within Student Health and Wellness Services, as well as campus partners, the Director serves as a key liaison to other University departments, including Student Affairs and Services and the academic colleges, administrators, faculty, and staff on mental health issues, policies and practices. Michigan State is developing a campus-wide, community- and public health-oriented approach to prevention, recognition, and response to students’ psychological and behavioral health concerns; the Director is expected to have a strong leadership role in ensuring the effectiveness and success of that model of mental health services, which depends on high levels of collaboration among multiple departments and student leadership on campus.

 

Required Qualifications

  • Doctorate in a clinical mental health discipline (i.e., Ph.D., Psy.D., M.D., D.O., D.N.P., D.N.S.). Note: Candidates who are physicians must have current Board certification in psychiatry.
  • Licensed or license-eligible in Michigan.
  • At least ten years’ clinical and administrative experience in either a college/university counseling or a similar mental health setting, including seven years of progressive supervisory/managerial experience.
  • Demonstrated ability as a leader and manager with an administrative style committed to excellence and a positive approach to problem solving.
  • Commitment to high quality professional and clinical standards, diligent attentiveness and dedication to professional ethics, and strong commitments to inclusion and full participation.
  • Experience and comfort in using electronic health records.
  • Well-developed, demonstrable skills in and affinity for team management, coalition building, and operation in interdisciplinary and inter-professional care environments.
  • Strong fiscal management/budget skills.
  • Effectiveness and documented success working with a culturally diverse community with a commitment to the values of strong multicultural competence.
  • Excellent communication, public speaking, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop a broad institutional perspective and work collaboratively with other departments and campus partners.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in a college or university mental health setting; and experience in doctoral internship training programs.

 

Application Procedure and Timeline

Michigan State University has partnered with Keeling and Associates, LLC (K&A) in this search process. Applications should include a letter of interest clearly addressing the position requirements, and a resume or curriculum vitae and must be sent, preferably as PDFs, to recruiting@KeelingAssociates.com

A confidential review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Confidential inquiries and nominations should be addressed to Dr. Jan Walbert, Vice President and Senior Consultant for Executive Search, Keeling & Associates, jwalbert@KeelingAssociates.com.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The university actively supports partner accommodations and encourages applications and/ or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

Rutgers University Director of Student Health Services


Extraordinary opportunity for a dynamic, experienced, and collaborative physician leader


Rutgers University seeks nominations and applications for the position of Director of Student Health Services, a comprehensive primary care operation that serves all Rutgers students including a large and diverse residential population of approximately 41,000 undergraduate and graduate students and is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). This is an exceptional opportunity for a collaborative, energetic, and experienced physician to contribute to campus-wide leadership on public and community health prevention and crisis management and to inspire a multidisciplinary clinical team in providing high quality healthcare services to Rutgers students.

The Director will provide confident and trustworthy clinical leadership; expert medical administration, including the supervision and management of professional health care providers; and direct patient care. The Director will be a key member of the Health and Wellness team, dedicated to offering holistic healthcare with outstanding programs, services, and initiatives that promote the well-being of the student community. The Director will work as a strategic partner with the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Health and Wellness in realizing the vision of a student-centered and deeply integrated approach to health and wellness.


Position Summary

This position reports to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Health and Wellness in the Division of Student Affairs. The Director provides leadership and manages clinical medical operations for Rutgers Student Health Services. The Director will collaborate with others across the Division and campus on issues relating to community health and wellness, including public health and emergency/disaster planning. The Director will oversee and manage three health centers (Bush-Livingston, Hurtado, and Cook-Douglass), eight direct reports including the Associate Director of Medical Services, five Medical Physicians, a Nurse Supervisor and a Medical Office Lab Coordinator, a total staff of approximately 30 employees and a budget of over $4.9 million. The department sees approximately 39,000-40,000 visits per year.


Key Responsibilities

  • Provide direct primary care for eligible patients, appropriate to the needs of college students, including diagnosis, treatment, referral for consultation or specialty services, follow-up care, evening urgent care call, and on-call emergency consultation.
  • Clinical Medical Services Planning and Delivery: Provide supervision of direct reports who support the day-to-day provision of clinical medical care and services; administer and oversee all medical service functions of the Health Center, including medical policies and procedures, medical staff call, vacation leave requests, meeting schedules, staff training; provide medical consultation and resolve concerns regarding medical care with parents, patients, and clinical staff; work with patient service management and appointment scheduling to ensure smooth and efficient operations to meet the needs of the student population; adjust scope of medical services to meet needs of students; review budget and advise on clinical needs; and suggest methods to enhance efficiency and revenue.
  • Clinical Quality Improvement: Provide clinical expertise in support of quality activities and accreditation standards for Student Health Services; develop and implement clinical medical quality initiatives and work closely with the Director of Quality and Compliance to support compliance and overall quality program; and oversight of committees responsible for professional staff credentialing, privileging, peer review, clinical guidelines and oversight of clinical staff training.

This is a full-time, 12-month position. Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Rutgers offers an extensive fringe benefits package. Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview


Required Qualifications

  • The position requires the degree of Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy from an accredited medical school;
  • Eligibility for or possession of a current unrestricted medical license and DEA registration in the State of New Jersey;
  • Board certification in an appropriate primary care field or medical specialty discipline;
  • Qualifications needed to successfully complete credentialing and privileging;
  • Minimum 7 years of professional clinical experience exclusive of internship and residency in the practice of medicine;
  • Minimum 3 years of professional administrative experience in an ambulatory, medical group, healthcare setting;
  • Experience and comfort with use of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and electronic patient management systems;
  • Experience working with a diverse population and demonstrated cultural competence; and
  • Collaborative leadership skills, excellent clinical judgment and interpersonal skills and a keen sense of the complex and multidimensional needs of students.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the issues in delivery of healthcare to late adolescents and young adults (experience working with a college age population preferred);
  • Working knowledge of public and preventive health principles and practices;
  • Experience in overseeing office-based laboratory functions (CLIA waived and microscopy) or the ability to pursue training to acquire such skills; and
  • Knowledge of and experience in quality improvement and accreditation activities.

The successful candidate will possess personal qualities that include: (1) Passion for the student population, commitment to improving student health and a keen sense of the diverse needs of student patients. (2) A commitment to patient-centeredness and to improving the health of all students – individually and collectively. (3) Strong interpersonal, communication and human relations skills including excellent verbal and written skills. Director will be a highly effective communicator who expresses and disseminates relevant, accurate information in a timely manner, encourages open, two-way communication with staff and patients and follows up on issues and questions of staff and patients. The Director will present information clearly and concisely, and will have the ability to build and sustain consensus among staff. (4) Collaborative. The Director will work in partnership with the Assistant Vice Chancellor and others in the Health and Wellness area and Student Affairs. (5) Comfortable working both independently and in a team environment.


About Rutgers-New Brunswick

Rutgers-New Brunswick, the flagship campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Ranked among the world’s top 60 universities, with more than 41,000 undergraduate and graduate students and 10,000 faculty and staff members, diversity is one of the greatest strengths of the university experience at Rutgers. With one of the largest residence life programs in the nation, Rutgers-New Brunswick has 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students housed in 145 buildings on five campuses in New Brunswick/Piscataway. Residence Life programs and services strive to build community, support diversity, provide leadership opportunities, respond to individual community issues, and promote academic success. For more information, please visit: www.rutgers.edu/about

Spanning New Brunswick, Piscataway, and adjacent towns in central New Jersey, Rutgers–New Brunswick is at the epicenter of America’s northeast corridor that runs from Boston to Washington, D.C.—with excellent air, rail, bus, and highway connections to all points. The vibrant city of New Brunswick, with its restaurants, theaters, parks, medical centers, and corporate headquarters, is the geographic midpoint of New Jersey—just 41 miles from New York City and 66 miles from Philadelphia. The Jersey shore, Appalachian mountain trails, and the pristine Pine Barrens biosphere are also only an hour away. Adjacent town, Franklin Township was recently ranked as one of the top 25 places to live in America.


Application Procedure and Timeline

Rutgers University has partnered with Keeling and Associates, LLC (K&A) in this search process. Candidates must submit an application (resume, cover letter and 3 references) through the Rutgers’ job applicant portal: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/search. Only online applications accepted.

A confidential review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Confidential inquiries and nominations should be addressed to Dr. Jan Walbert, Vice President and Senior Consultant for Executive Search, Keeling & Associates, jwalbert@KeelingAssociates.com.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

Gettysburg College Executive Director, Center for Career Development


Dynamic Leader Sought to Enhance Career Exploration for Students


In a new leader for the Center for Career Development, Gettysburg College seeks energy, creativity, passion, and experience. Keeling & Associates is pleased to join the College in announcing a renewed national search for the Executive Director of the Center for Career Development (CCD). The successful candidate will have the opportunity to build upon a strong existing foundation and to lead a productive staff focused on student development while developing and actively sharing a vision for the Center that will engage both internal and external audiences. The CCD and the College are looking to this new leader to define the next level in career development, and to work toward reaching it.

The Executive Director will join Gettysburg College at an exciting time, with a newly constructed home for the CCD on the horizon in Fall 2018. The CCD will be in the center of student life on campus, and in close proximity to other student services and leadership programs. The Executive Director will be expected to take full advantage of this greater visibility for the CCD, and to develop creative and exciting opportunities for the staff to collaborate further with students, faculty, and staff.

The Executive Director oversees the design and implementation of a comprehensive plan of educational opportunities and experiences for students, beginning in the students’ first year and continuing through graduation, that prepare them for their educational or professional lives as Gettysburg alumni.  Gettysburg College’s Strategic Plan, The Unfinished Work, highlights the ongoing strategic importance of the Career Development process.

The Executive Director reports to the Vice President for College Life and Dean of Students and is expected to provide vision, strategic direction, and day-to-day management of the Center for Career Development. Key areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Providing leadership across campus to support students’ career preparation and professional aspirations by creating strong connections and partnerships with faculty, staff, alumni, parents, and employers;
  • Leading the staff and managing the operations of the Center for Career Development, and, through the effective use of technology and data, monitoring outcomes;
  • Developing and continually evaluating a vision for the future of the Center that takes into account changing demographics on campus, and trends and developments in the field; and
  • Ensuring that appropriate services and support are made available to alumni as they navigate their careers.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in an appropriate and related field; a comparable combination of academic preparation and experience will be considered
  • Minimum of seven years of related professional experience with a track record of progressive administrative responsibility, preferably in career development, including at least four years of experience supervising professional staff and managing the functions of an office or organization
  • Demonstrated broad understanding of career development and the expectations of today’s employers, including familiarity with current job search strategies, job market trends, and recruitment methodologies
  • Demonstrated commitment to a climate that welcomes and supports diversity
  • Ability to interact with students, faculty, and staff to build partnerships within the institution
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills and demonstrated ability to share the case for supporting the work of the Center with parents, alumni, and donors
  • Appreciation and understanding of the values and priorities of a residential liberal arts college

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with a college-age population
  • Experience managing a complex organization
  • Deep awareness of the culture of a residential liberal arts college through personal experience


The new Executive Director will inherit a culture of success. Gettysburg has recently been recognized by the Princeton Review among the top colleges and universities in the country that “pay you back,” ranking #11 for internship opportunities, and has been featured in their publication “50 Colleges that Create Futures.” The College is ranked #15 for the best alumni network. The CCD has successfully engaged over 2,000 volunteers (alumni, parents and friends of the College) to support career experiences for students.

The College has partnered with Keeling & Associates, LLC, in this search process. Application materials should include a resume and a cover letter that clearly addresses the candidate’s passion and qualifications for the role.  Application materials must be sent, preferably asPDFs, to recruiting@keelingassociates.com. The subject line of the email should read “Gettysburg – CCD.” A confidential review of applications will begin on September 20, 2017, and will continue until the appointment is made.

Nominations, expressions of interest, and requests for confidential conversations about the position prior to application are welcome and should be directed to Jeff Ewing, the K&A senior consultant leading this search, at jfewing@keelingassociates.com.

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.

 

Keeling & Associates is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Glenn Egelman

Keeling & Associates is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Glenn Egelman as Associate Dean for the Colonial Health Center at George Washington University. Read the full announcement of his appointment.

Models for the Integration of Health and Counseling Services March 11 Pre-Conference Workshop

225 D – Convention Center

9:00am–12:00pm

Integration of health and counseling services requires the blending and synergy of both administrative and cultural aspects of centers; disciplines, traditions and norms, service models, organizational structures, funding sources, and documentation and record management. Integration can take many forms, and there is no single blueprint for making it work. In this session, presenters will review and discuss a range of organizational and cultural models for the successful integration of health and counseling services.

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Sandy Johnson, Ed.D., RIT

Elly Daugherty, Ed.D., UCONN

Richard Keeling, M.D., K&A

Gage Paine, J.D., Ph.D., K&A

                     

How Student Affairs Strengthens Institutional Strategic Plans March 13 Texas B, Grand Hyatt - 8:30am–9:20am

Successful strategic plans recognize the essential partnership of Student and Academic Affairs in a whole campus approach to supporting student engagement, learning, and success. Strategic planning is a powerful opportunity to create a practical vision for the future; strong, student centered plans include structured approaches to integrating learning across the student experience. Those plans define how Student Affairs will contribute to the plan’s—and the campus’ and students’—success.

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Anne Huot, Ph.D.,  President, Keene State College

Kemal Atkins,  Keene State College

Richard Keeling, M.D. , K&A