The Director of Student Health is responsible for the leadership and development of a holistic and comprehensive health center including strategic and operational leadership, supervision to the members of the management team, and maintaining policies and procedures to ensure effective programs and services. The Director manages an $8 million operating budget, 53 full-time staff members, and over 30,000 sq. ft. of medical clinic space. The Director reports directly to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Health and Wellbeing (AVC) in the Division of Student Affairs.
SENIORLEADERSHIP: As a member of the AVC's senior leadership team, help set the direction and leadership of the Health and Wellbeing Unit (HWB). Serves on University-wide committees as designated; prepares and submits reports as requested. Participates in the strategic planning process for HWB; directs and oversees this process for all units under their supervision.
SUPERVISION: Hire, train and evaluate five direct reports: Medical Director, Associate Director of Administrative Services, Associate Director of Clinical Services, Pharmacy Manager, and Associate Director of Business Services. Promotes overall leadership and sense of team to the staff within the department.
CLINICMANAGEMENT: Provides overall leadership and direction for the management and administration of the Student Health Center. Actively assess departmental needs and priorities, responding with quality programs, services and procedures. Articulate the value proposition for engagement with health-related matters on campus and the benefits derived.
Minimum Experience / Education:
Master's degree in health administration, business administration, or related field. Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, budget management, and supervision of professional staff. Minimum five years of experience leading a complex organization. Evidence of experience in developing and fostering a diverse staff team.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
The minimum qualifications are a master's degree in health administration, business administration, higher education, or a related field. A minimum of five years of progressive higher education and/or healthcare management experience. Demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writing, knowledge of current trends and issues in college health services, supervision of professional staff and budget management experience.
Demonstrated experience leading, promoting and/or implementing aspects of diversity, equity, and inclusion into the work environment.
Demonstrated understanding of the challenges facing students from underrepresented and/or marginalized backgrounds.
In addition to the minimum qualifications, the most competitive candidates will possess experience in a college or university health facility, managed care organization billing experience, clinic construction/project management, and have director-level or higher experience management experience.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.