Indiana University Bloomington (IU) is seeking an experienced and forward-thinking clinician and administrative leader to serve as the next Medical Director for the Student Health Center—a busy ambulatory care operation supporting the health, wellbeing, and success of a community of over 47,000 students through a wide variety of medical services. Within this robust integrated care setting, the Medical Director leads a highly collaborative clinical team and provides oversight and direction for all medical services, including the Medical Clinic, Acute Care Service, Laboratory, Radiology, Physical Therapy, Nursing, Acute Eye Clinic, and Travel and Immunizations Clinic.

In addition to providing direct clinical care, the Medical Director serves primarily in an administrative and managerial capacity—working with and supporting department managers in each of these service areas around personnel decisions, problem solving, goal setting, clinical workflow, and collaborative care. The Medical Director serves as a key member of the Student Health Center’s senior leadership team and contributes to the overall operational and strategic goals of the Center. Reporting to the Associate Vice Provost for Student Affairs, Health and Wellness, the Medical Director’s reach extends beyond the Student Health Center and into the broader campus community, including representation on University-wide committees focused on student and campus health. This is a compelling opportunity to make a valuable impact on student health and wellbeing at a major research institution.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Nurse Practitioner or Physician with appropriate training and degree from an accredited institution
  • Board certified in a specialty area appropriate to the role and degree
  • Licensed, or eligible to be licensed, as an NP, MD, or DO in the State of Indiana
  • Obtain and maintain appropriate credentialing, privileging, and certifications, including DEA Certificate and Indiana Controlled Substance Certificate
  • CPR and ACLS certification
  • Experience in clinical practice of primary care or college health
  • Ability to work well in a team-based setting, to lead by example, and to demonstrate/maintain trust and respect for patients and staff

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated success in a high-volume, primary care practice setting, with experience in college health or ample experience managing young adult patients
  • Strong leadership potential and decision-making capabilities, which are necessary to ensure success in administrative aspects of this role
  • An understanding of the impact that student health has on student success and campus/community wellbeing
  • Skill in change management and an ability to effectively apply creative and innovative approaches and evidence-based best practices

Application Process and Timeline

Keeling & Associates, LLC (K&A) is supporting Indiana University in this search process. Application materials should include a resume and a letter of interest and must be sent, preferably in PDF format, to The subject line of the email should read “IU–Medical Director.” All candidate materials received by June 5, 2023, will receive full consideration. The application review process will continue until the position is filled.

We welcome confidential inquiries, requests for conversations, and nominations via email to Dr. Shadia Sachedina, K&A Consultant, at

About Indiana University Bloomington

Founded in 1820 and serving over 47,000 students, Indiana University Bloomington is the flagship campus of IU’s seven campuses. Innovation, creativity, and academic freedom are hallmarks of IU’s world-class contributions in research and the arts.

Indiana University students get it all—the storybook experience of what college should be like, and the endless opportunities that come with it. Top-ranked academics. Awe-inspiring faculty. Dynamic campus life. International culture. Phenomenal music and arts events. The excitement of IU Hoosier sports. And a jaw-droppingly beautiful campus located in beautiful Bloomington, Indiana—a welcoming college town surrounded by hills, forests, lakes, biking, and hiking trails.

Beyond academic rankings, IU and Bloomington rack up accolades like #1 City for Work-Life Balance (Forbes), #2 Best College Town in America (USA Today), #6 Best College Town to Live in Forever (College Ranker), and #8 LGBTQ+ Friendly College (College Magazine). IU consistently ranks among the most beautiful campuses in the country and benefits from being just 50 miles away from Indianapolis, allowing for enjoyment of the museums, music, shopping, and everything else a major city has to offer. There are diverse cultural events, a broad array of food, restaurants, and people from across the country and the world.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.