Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 02/24/2020. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The Student Health and Well-being (SHW) cluster of the UC San Diego Health System plays a leadership role in creating a strong and active wellness culture at UC San Diego that enables all students to flourish in body, mind and spirit. This includes promotion and the expansion/development of a student health and well-being center, and the transformation of existing departments, under the oversight of the executive director, into a cohesive, trans-disciplinary source of integrated wellness services. The SHW cluster includes the departments of Student Health Services (SHS), Health Promotion Services (HPS), Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and SHW Administration.
SHW provides health promotion, counseling and psychological services and primary medical care, including urgent care and support services to over 39,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. Staff consists of physicians, psychiatrists, psychologist, pharmacists, optometrists, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, social workers, x-ray technologists, clinical laboratory scientists, medical lab assistants, medical assistants, health educators, administrative and other healthcare professionals.
The Executive Director, Student Health and Well-being plays two vital roles on the UC San Diego campus: overseeing and bridging the staffing, programs and resources among several departments that constitute the Wellness cluster, and playing a leadership role in creating a strong and active wellness culture at UC San Diego that enables all students to flourish in body, mind and spirit. The latter role includes promotion and expansion of the wellness initiative, development of a student wellness center, and the transformation of existing departments under his/her oversight into a cohesive, collaborative, trans-disciplinary source of holistic wellness services.
Close collaboration with other departments within UC San Diego Health is essential, including participation in the Health System Executive Team and quarterly attendance of the UC San Diego Health Governing Body, as well as with potential partners outside UC San Diego Health (e.g., Student Affairs, Dept. of Psychiatry, etc.) The Executive Director oversees Student Health Services, Counseling and Psychological Services, Health Promotion Services and the SHW Administration.
Bachelor's Degree in related area; or equivalent combination of experience and training. Advanced Degree preferred (Ph.D., M.D. or other advanced degree with appropriate license/credential)
Demonstrated knowledge of health care administration and systems. In-depth understanding of policy issues related to higher education health care programs.
Strong knowledge and practical experience with development and implementation of holistic wellness programs in a university setting, including more than one of the following areas: health education, psychology, nutrition, recreation, spirituality, nutrition.
A well-developed sense of how the above services or specialties might be made available to students in a holistic, cross-disciplinary manner to enable students to flourish in mind, body and spirit.
Advanced knowledge of HR-related policies and procedures. Knowledge of union contracts and preparation of contract negotiations, in consultation with Human Resources.
Advanced knowledge of business process re-engineering, organizational planning and communications.
Thorough knowledge of strategic funding of health care programs and operations, public relations, and marketing, fundraising.
Proven experience in program development. Highly experienced and skilled at planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating activities appropriate to the advancement of organizational goals.
Must have project management and organizational leadership skills. Advanced knowledge of budget/fiscal management and related processes. Highly experienced with proven leadership and team-building skills. Knowledge of the principles and practice of supervision and management.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must be computer literate.
Must be able to build rapport and collaborate with medical staff, administration, students and others across campus, both internal and external, at all levels in the organization on matters of significance.
Demonstrated ability to analyze data, to identify, define, and evaluate problems, and to plan and develop strategies and solutions.
Demonstrated ability to set specific, measurable, challenging, and realistic go
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