Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Health & Wellness
Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey
Internal Number: 181006
Rutgers University-Newark, an urban public research university and anchor institution, located in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise, is an Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Health & Wellness. Reporting to the Senior Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, the Executive Director of Student Health & Wellness will provide direct supervision of all Health & Wellness units including Student Health Services, the Counseling Center, Health Promotion Division, Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance, Disability Services, and the campus food pantry (pantryRUN).
This position is responsible for and not limited to the following.
Lead and facilitate collaboration among all health and wellness departments to provide high-quality, comprehensive, and collaborative care for our globally diverse student population at Rutgers University-Newark
Provide innovative guidance to promote health & wellness initiatives throughout the campus community
Lead the assessment of student health needs for the total student population and, as a result, formulate, implement, and evaluate plans for comprehensive health and wellness services that integrate medical care, psychological services, health and wellness resources, awareness and education, services for students with disabilities, and support for victims of crime and interpersonal violence
Create and foster partnerships among the health and wellness staff and across the University and staff in Academic Affairs, Enrollment Services, and others to encourage student-centered practices that support the mission of the Division of Student Affairs, and the University at large
Coordinate direct care and RU-N's general health and wellness mission so that students receive culturally responsive and coordinated health and wellness services
Minimum Education and Experience:
Education: Doctorate in Counseling, Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Social Work or related field from an accredited institution.
Experience: Minimum of 5-7 years of full-time experience inclusive of administrative/supervisory and/or clinical responsibility
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must understand college health and wellness and be able to lead a team in providing high quality services to a diverse student population
A high level of comfort for in working with diverse populations and a well-developed sense of cultural competency is required
Must be able to multitask and respond well under pressure. Requires the ability to use data as a guide for decision-making
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and computer literacy are required
Experience working with a diverse population and demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion
Evidence of solid communication and interpersonal skills
Experience with supervision of professional staff
Experience with budget, policy development and compliance
An earned doctorate in higher education, health education, or a related field is preferred.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.