Florida Atlantic University (FAU) invites applications from and nominations of experienced, collaborative, patient-centered, and innovative healthcare leaders for the position of Director of Student Health Services. This is an outstanding opportunity to shape the future of a strong student health program located in a beautiful campus environment. The new director will provide leadership, vision, and administrative direction to a talented multidisciplinary staff committed to providing comprehensive and high-quality healthcare, education and public health services to a diverse student population of approximately 30,000 students.
This position requires superior team-oriented leadership, communication, and financial and administrative management skills, and the experience and stature to inspire staff and students. With a student-centered approach informing all programs and services, the new Director will engage staff in seeking opportunities for innovation in program, service, and business models while enhancing quality in all aspects of care and operations.
The Director of Student Health Services (SHS) is responsible for strategic leadership, vision, and direction, effective management, supervision, and day-to-day administration of a talented, multidisciplinary team of health care professionals and support staff on all campuses that provide comprehensive college health programs and services. Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Health & Wellness, the Director serves on the Student Affairs Vice President’s Council and collaborates closely with colleagues throughout the Division of Student Affairs, as well as with other campus and community stakeholders to ensure the delivery of high quality health care to students in alignment with University and divisional goals, purposes, and priorities.
The Director has responsibility for the oversight and operation of:
This is a full-time, 12-month administrative position located on the Boca Raton campus with responsibilities for the Davie and Jupiter campus student health services. Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. FAU offers a competitive fringe benefits package.
Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Preferred qualifications include: (1) Knowledge of and/or direct experience in college health; (2) ability to work cooperatively and effectively with other medical professionals and support staff; (3) ability to work well with students and with individuals with diverse cultural backgrounds; (4) knowledge of/experience with AAAHC Accreditation (or similar) preferred; and (5) experience with healthcare technology.
Florida Atlantic University offers students the best of everything — a world-class education in a beautiful sub-tropical setting. A comprehensive public university that is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, FAU is currently serving 29,000 students at sites throughout its six-county service region in southeast Florida, with state-of-the-art student housing available on the Boca Raton and Jupiter campuses. The University’s 10 colleges offer more than 170 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
The University has partnered with Keeling & Associates, LLC, in this search process. Application materials should include a resume/curriculum vitae and a letter of interest and must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. The subject line of the email should read “FAU – Director of SHS.” A confidential review of applications will begin on December 15, 2017 and all materials submitted by December 22, 2017 will receive full consideration. Consideration of applicants 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 Dr. Jan Walbert (jwalbert@KeelingAssociates.com), the K&A senior consultant leading this search.
Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or other protected status.
FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service. All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.