University of Oregon — Executive Director of the University Health Center

Nestled in the lush Willamette Valley, with an easy drive to both the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountains, the University of Oregon (UO) is renowned for its research prowess and commitment to teaching. Founded in 1876, the UO currently enrolls over 23,600 students from all fifty states and more than a hundred countries. The University of Oregon is one of just two schools in the Pacific Northwest selected for membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities and leads the nation in finding creative solutions to environmental challenges. 

The Executive Director of the University Health Center (UHC) develops and directs fiscal and resource strategies, plans, and policies for the University Health Center, a significant unit within the Student Services and Enrollment Management (SSEM) division. The Executive Director specifically oversees the multiple departments inside the University Health Center, including Primary Care, Psychiatry, Nurse Specialty, Laboratory, X-Ray, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy/Sports Medicine, Dental, Central Services, Health Insurance, and Health Promotion. The Executive Director provides visionary leadership for the UHC and ensures that the UHC works to achieve the goals and mission consistent with SSEM and University strategies; collaborates with colleagues in SSEM and with senior administrators of the institution to create policies and procedures essential to an impactful, positive student experience, specifically related to student health and wellness; and provides leadership through the research and introduction of new services, programs, and technologies which support long-range planning supporting the University Health Center and University goals. The Executive Director provides leadership for approximately 140 employees and is responsible for the University Health Center annual budget of about $14 million. 

A master’s degree and ten years of experience in student services or health care are required. A terminal degree and five years of senior leadership experience in college health or in a closely related area of health care practice and administration are preferred. The ideal candidate will possess strong business acumen including finance/budgeting; a commitment to the health, wellness and academic success of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students; experience with electronic health records; knowledge of, and experience with, quality improvement and accreditation standards and processes; and leadership in advancing a culture of well-being within an organization. Candidates will also have demonstrated experience working with diverse populations and extensive knowledge of university administration and national university health care trends.

Review of applications will begin July 5, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at Nominations for this position may be emailed to Mark Hall at Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.

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