The Director ensures the positive impact and long-term success of Minnesota State University, Mankato Student Health Service. This position leads, promotes, and evaluates the Student Health Service Department with primary responsibility for positioning the department to remain competitive in a changing environment.
Responsibilities and Results
Provide supervision and leadership for all Student Health Service staff, initiate and recommend personnel actions in compliance with five union contracts.
Oversee departmental policy review and policy development, emergency preparedness, AAAHC accreditation, assessment, quality assurance, and credentialing and privileging of professional staff.
Communicate effectively with students, organizations and the university community to promote a healthy campus environment.
Develop internal and external relationships such as with Student Affairs Council, American College Health Association, Blue Earth County Public Health and the State of Minnesota.
Develop and maintain a relationship with Minnesota State Student Association and other student advocacy groups such as SHAC and peer educators.
Develop, implement and monitor the Health Service budget and administer fiscal operations for the department. Seek external funding for programs and services.
Comply with state and federal law in addition to accreditation requirements to ensure compliance and equitable service delivery.
Master's Degree in Health Sciences, Health Education, Health Care Administration, Business Administration or other health fields related to position responsibilities.
Minimum five (5) years' experience in Health Education, Clinic Manager, or Health Care Administration.
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
Ability to effectively recruit, supervise, and evaluate staff.
Experience in program development, inter-agency collaboration, policy development, administration, resource management, and strategic planning.
Experience with or knowledge of topics such as quality assessment, accreditation, program evaluation, medical technology applications, health information management training, and federal and state health care regulations.
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to work successfully with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and external parties.
Work safely at all times, which includes but is not limited to, participating and completing all required safety trainings, as well as performing all job tasks in accordance with Minnesota State University, Mankato policies and procedures utilizing appropriate tools, equipment and personal protective equipment.
Based on the essential functions of this position, MMB Policy #1422, and University policies relating to felixible work, this position is eligible for the following work modes: Please note: Work modes are at the discretion of management and implemented in accordance with the previously mentioned policies
Telework: A position with a work arrangement that allows an employee to perform work on a regular basis at a telework location that is not the employee's permanent/principal work location for up to 20% of the time.
Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at: www.mnsu.edu
The salary range denoted above is the contractual range; however, salary upon hire is dependent upon qualifications and experience.
Minnesota State University, Mankato is a member of the Minnesota State system. Minnesota State has established a strategic vision, Equity 2030, which aims to close the educational equity gaps across race and ethnicity, socioeconomic status, ability, and geographic location by the end of the decade at every Minnesota State college and university and to provide an opportunity for all Minnesotans to create a better future for themselves, for their families, and for their communities. The focus of the work includes:
· Enhancing access and student success.
· Providing Minnesota with the talent it needs.
· Anchoring the communities and regions we serve.
Equity 2030 seeks to bridge efforts occurring within divisions and institutions, creating an intentional statewide culture of equity-minded collaboration and resulting in equitable practice embedded throughout our institutions. The full Equity 2030 plan is linked here. https://www.minnstate.edu/Equity2030/index.html
Minnesota State University, Mankato has identified five broad themes as our basis for discussion in developing our next comprehensive strategic plan. The themes are Serving Students and Managing Enrollment, Focusing our Resources, Offering an Exceptional Student Experience, Caring for Health and Well-Being, and Ensuring a Welcoming, Equitable, and Inclusive University. We seek to attract teacher-scholars who will be culturally and academically diverse faculty members, and staff with a demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. Minnesota State University, Mankato, is student-centered and focuses on applied research that expands knowledge; improves learning; and serves the region, state, and nation.
Founded as a Normal School in 1868, Minnesota State University, Mankato is now the second largest university in Minnesota with a tradition of combining big-ideas with real-world thinking to find solutions for pressing problems in the state, region, and global society. Mankato, Minnesota, is a community of nearly 44,500 people, about 85 miles southwest of the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. The University acknowledges the land and the tribal nations upon this land whose work is being accomplished. We acknowledge that we are on Dakota land. We also take the opportunity to recognize that we live, work, and learn in the homeland of the Dakota people, whose language frames our name—Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Serving approximately 14,000 students annually, the University is an applied research institution, with more than 200 academic programs, from bachelor's through doctoral degrees. The University is a diverse and global campus with 18% students of color and 1,175 + international students from 95 countries, cutting-edge information technology solutions and extensive partnerships. With 1,600 faculty and staff, including 700 teaching faculty. The University has additional locations and a growing number of on-line programs to accelerate educational access and opportunity. These locations include partnerships in northern Minnesota's the iron range region. Fast facts about the university can be found here: https://mankato.mnsu.edu/about-the-university/fast-facts/
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Minnesota State University, Mankato is where tireless thought and innovative research bring real solutions to real needs. The University's environment of big ideas coupled with real-world thinking equip Minnesota State Mankato students to go well beyond expectations and into exciting, rewarding futures.A growing international reputation for breakthrough research distinguishes the University, as does the unique quality of life that marks the proud community of greater Mankato.