The Director of Health and Counseling Services provides
visionary, strategic and operational leadership to a merged health
and counseling services unit consisting of the Decker Student
Health Services Center (DSHSC), the University Counseling Center
(UCC) and Employee Assistance Program (EAP). This role facilitates
the planning, development, maintenance and evaluation of premier
programs and services that address holistic health needs of all
students and recognizes the importance of cultural diversity on
health care behaviors and needs. The Director is responsible for
departmental compliance with applicable state and federal laws and
mandates and creates relevant departmental policies and procedures.
Relative to operations, the Director is responsible for the
development and oversight of the departmental budget, recruitment
and staffing and creation of monthly, annual and ad hoc
departmental reports as requested. Periodic responsibilities
include active involvement in the development of requests for
proposal for the University sponsored domestic student health
insurance plan and contracted lab services. Seeking sources of
external funding to support programs and services is an
Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Health &
Wellness, this position interfaces with upper administration and
collaborates and liaisons with other internal and external partners
including students, student groups, parents, university departments
and off campus agencies. Amongst those directly supervised by the
Director include the Medical Director of the DSHSC, Clinical
Director of the UCC, Associate Director of EAP, Director of
Operations and the Coordinator of Clinical Services (DSHSC).
Indirect supervision is provided to approximately 40 additional
staff members representing three bargaining units (UUP, PEF and
Participation in divisional and university committees and projects
is expected, including close collaboration in strategic planning
and implementation of the University’s Healthy Campus Initiative.
Other committee responsibilities include chair of the Student
Health Advisory Committee (SHAC); Harpur’s Ferry Board of
Directors; the Students of Concern Committee, the Threat Assessment
Team, and the Sexual Assault Response Team. This role is engaged in
University level case and crisis management. There will be
expectations of off hours responsibilities, especially related to
- Master's degree in a relevant health science or mental
- At least five years of progressively responsible, relevant
administrative experience in a health/mental health care
- Experience with administrative duties and functions such as
strategic planning, developing and implementing policies and
procedures, budget planning and managing resources, and report
- Supervisory and leadership experience and ability to build
effective teams. Ability and interest in developing collaborations
and working collaboratively.
- High level of personal and professional integrity, strong sense
of ethics and respect for privacy and confidentiality.
- Possesses a commitment to customer satisfaction.
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and
- Demonstrates a strong work ethic, ability to multi-task, meet
deadlines and work in a complex and fast paced environment.
- Ability to effectively manage during crisis, with
- Keen problem solving and critical thinking skills.
- Proficiency in oral and written communication and interpersonal
skills, public speaking and leading group discussions.
- Terminal degree preferred, but not required.
- License to practice in New York State, if eligible.
- Clinical background in the health sciences or mental health
- Experience in higher education setting.
- Knowledge and experience in primary care, mental health and/or
employee assistance program services.
- Experience with managing clinical delivery models including
clinical flow, trend analysis and scheduling.
- Grant writing skills and/or experience in soliciting external
Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful
completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of
degree(s) and credentials.
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