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Administrative Director, Student Health Services

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
29379299 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $96,700 - $162,250

Position Information

Under the general direction and in collaboration with the Associate Vice Chancellor for Health, Well-being, and Safety (AVC-HWS), the Student Health Services (SHS) Administrative Director is responsible for providing strategic leadership, administrative management, and fiscal oversight of a comprehensive model of health services for a campus of approximately 27,000+ undergraduate and graduate students with a focus on efforts to enhance equity-based, inclusive, and trauma-informed care for all students. This position is responsible for providing the campus with health leadership on known and emerging issues relevant to the health and well-being of all UCR students. The Administrative Director will work in partnership with the AVC-HWS to formulate a long-term strategic plan in concert with the mission, goals, and objectives of the University and the Health, Well-being, and Safety Division. They will identify and respond to campus needs and industry developments while maintaining flexibility; prepare for and proactively responding to shifting opportunities. The Administrative Director creates and maintains effective working relationships with other entities within Health, Well-being, and Safety departments, as well as all on-campus stakeholder groups, including University Administration, Student Affairs, Intercollegiate Athletics (Div. I), Academic Programs, Residential Life, Housing Services, Auxiliary Services, Risk Management, and various student group organizations, workgroups, and government to identify opportunities for synergies and collaborations.

**This position has been designated for a Career Ladder recruitment, which means the hiring department can recruit and fill this role at different levels within the position classification series. This position is currently posted as a Sr. Administrative Director, Student Health Services (job # 29940120) and Administrative Director, Student Health Services (job #29379299). Applicants are encouraged to review both positions to determine the best match for their experience. All applicants will be assessed based on the minimum requirements for the level(s) for which they applied. If you wish to be considered in both pools or are unsure, please apply for both positions.**

**Please be advised that applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume for full consideration. Candidates may be required to provide a work sample and/or conduct a presentation as a part of the recruitment process.**

The salary range for the Administrative Director, Student Health Services is $93,400 - $177,200 annually. The expected pay scale for this position is up to $145,000 annually. We base placement within these ranges on the individual's qualifications as they relate to this position.

Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment.


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Terminal or Master's degree in Health Care Administration, Business, or closely related field. Preferred


Experience Requirement
8 - 13 years of related experience. Required
5 - 7 years of management experience in a large healthcare or ambulatory setting. Required
Experience in delivering a professional practice model that supports collaboration and utilization of data for clinical and administrative operations. Required
Experience in management of public health and population health. Preferred
Experience with nationally recognized accreditation standards in fields related to health care and/ or counseling. Preferred
Experience supervising and evaluating employees in a union environment ensuring compliance with bargaining unit requirements and facilitating the effective resolution of issues between management and staff. Preferred
Previous supervisory/managerial experience. Preferred

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement
Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Required
Travel Required

Minimum Requirements

Comprehensive knowledge of clinical operations. Broad knowledge associated with managing medical care units and establishing operational efficiencies. Knowledge of health care delivery systems. Comprehensive knowledge of campus policies, programs and initiatives relating to Health Care services provided to students, faculty and staff.
Comprehensive knowledge of HR-related policies and procedures. Knowledge of union contracts and preparation of contract negotiations, in consultation with Human Resources.
Skills in providing and managing the delivery of medical care services to a diverse client population.
Position must be able to establish priorities, goals and objectives and timelines for achievement of goals.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills to communicate effectively with students, faculty and staff at all levels in the organization, business partners and the medical community.
Knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources.
Must be able to collaborate with medical staff members and others across campus, both internal and external, at all levels in the organization on matters of significance.
Broad knowledge of financial transactions and financial systems, as well as related policy, accounting, and regulatory compliance requirements.
Must have project management and organizational leadership skills.
Comprehensive knowledge of budget/fiscal related processes.
Must be computer literate.
Effective oral and written communication skills, including facilitating open discussions and writing clear and concise reports; strong leadership and interpersonal skills; collaborating and responding to multiple constituencies and making meaningful connections within and outside the department/ university.
Ability to identify and use metrics to manage ongoing process improvement for service delivery and financial sustainability.
Ability to develop performance measures to demonstrate the impact of services on patient health outcomes.

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to effectively lead a complex organization in a higher education health care setting.

Thorough understanding of young adult contemporary healthcare issues and the skills to work effectively with a college-age population, international students, faculty, and staff.

Knowledge of work associated with Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) in a highly diverse environment.

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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