Associate Director, Student Health Services

Job  Posted: July 1, 2020
Rank: Administrator IV
Search: S20-013


Southern Connecticut State University is a diverse and student-centered university dedicated to academic excellence, access, and service for the public good. Southern provides a supportive and welcoming environment for all members of its community through a campus wide commitment to social justice.  Founded as a teachers college in 1893, Southern has evolved over the past century into a comprehensive public university of more than 10,000 students, offering graduate and undergraduate programs in the liberal arts and professional disciplines. It is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities System. The University is located in New Haven, a city rich with arts and culture, and less than 90 miles from New York City and 140 miles from Boston.

Reporting to the Director of Health Services, the Associate Director will play a key role in the overall management of the Health Center. This position provides an exceptional opportunity for a team-oriented clinician with a strong commitment to the wellbeing of college students to deliver a holistic model of healthcare. The Associate Director is responsible for developing, coordinating, administering, evaluating, and providing supervision for the daily operations of the student health center.  This role provides an opportunity for a perfect blend of direct clinical care, leadership and administrative responsibilities.  The Associate Director must have strong clinical acumen, compassion, and interpersonal skills; lead from a broad institutional perspective and work effectively as both a team leader and team member; and be someone who can inspire confidence and trust. The Associate Director will engage staff in seeking opportunities for innovation in program, service, and business models while ensuring outstanding quality in all aspects of care and operations.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in nursing; at least four years of nursing experience; demonstrated ability to relate effectively to students and staff; and hold a current license to practice professional nursing in Connecticut. Preferred qualifications include: Master's degree or Nurse Practitioner; and experience working with young adult populations. Candidates lacking the B.S.N. may be considered in the case of appropriate experience. 

For priority consideration, please submit a letter of interest, resume, and three professional reference letters to Mrs. Marisol Lopez-Castro at no later than Wednesday July 22, 2020.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will remain open until filled. 

Southern Connecticut State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  The University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff.  People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.