• Director, Student Health and Wellness

    Posted: 05/16/2024

    Rhode Island College invites applications for the above full-time position.  The Director, Student Health and Wellness is a vital member of the Rhode Island College campus and will serve as a leader in the Division of Student Success to support the College’s strong commitment to the Health and Wellness of its student community. The Director will provide vision and strategic leadership and will envision and enact a model of service delivery and professional training to promote optimal psychological, emotional and physical health and wellness in the Rhode Island College (RIC) community. The range of services will include prevention, intervention, psychoeducation, crisis management, and health promotion for RIC students, consultation to faculty, staff, and organizations within the campus community as well as assessing and analyzing clinical signs and symptoms, and diagnosing actual/potential health problems. This position serves as the director for the Office of Health Services and supervises the Counseling Center and Learning for Life Center. This position supervises staff with a focus on fostering and supporting an integrated team approach to student health and wellness.
     
    Required qualifications include:

    • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program/ Master’s degree in nursing or Physician’s Assistant preferred
    • National board certification as an Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
    • Licensed as a Rhode Island Advanced Practice Registered Nurse or Physician Assistant
    • A minimum of ten years of relevant progressive leadership and professional experience that includes demonstrated success in the management and supervision of health and mental health services.
    Preferred qualifications:
     
    • Understanding of and direct experience in a college or university setting.
    • Experience with Electronic Health Records and commitment to/respect for the relevant student privacy obligations.
    • Experience in Women’s Health.
    • Bilingual
    Licenses: Must have appropriate licensure for the state of RI to perform clinical responsibilities or be eligible for appropriate licensure for the state of RI and obtained within one year from date of hire
     
    Application deadline:  Open Until Filled
     
    Proposed starting salary: $105,000-$115,000

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