The University of Alabama — Associate Vice President for Student Health and Wellbeing
Filed in Administrative on September 16, 2016
The University of Alabama is seeking an experienced administrator to provide visionary leadership for a holistic, multidisciplinary approach to student health and wellbeing. Reporting to the Vice President, the Associate Vice President position provides leadership and supervision to the following departments within the Division of Student Affairs: the Collegiate Recovery Community, Counseling Center, MPACT (Maximizing Potential through Academics, Community and Treatment) substance abuse program, Student Health Center and Pharmacy, and University Recreation. The successful candidate will have a strong background of proven leadership experience in one or more of the assigned areas of responsibility.
The Associate Vice President will be an advocate for student success by creating and maintaining a healthy campus environment. The Associate Vice President will establish strong partnerships across campus; be committed to a holistic, multidisciplinary approach to health and wellbeing for a growing and diverse student population; and understand and demonstrate effective team leadership. The Associate Vice President will have knowledge of student development theory; understand the diverse health and wellbeing issues facing college students; be well-informed of current topics facing higher education and student affairs; be an effective written and verbal communicator; use data in the process of decision making; have experience with crisis management and emergency response; and demonstrate commitment to diversity and inclusion, student success, student learning and development, as well as being an active member of the campus community.
The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in higher education, student affairs administration, health science, or related field as well as a minimum of seven years of pertinent, progressive experience as a Dean/Director or Assistant/Associate Dean/Director. Previous supervisory responsibility of professional staff and multiple departments is required.
Interested applicants are encouraged to apply at http://staffjobs.ua.edu/. The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.