Director of Student Health Services
Texas Lutheran University is seeking a Director of Student Health Services to lead a newly established full time health and wellness program. This is an exceptional opportunity for a visionary, creative, and team-oriented clinician with a holistic health and wellbeing focus and strong commitment to working closely with a highly diverse student community. The Director will provide direct healthcare services and clinical leadership for a health and wellness program dedicated to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for all students and serve as a resource for employee-related health services support for staff and faculty.
The Director reports to the Vice President and Dean of Student Life & Learning and has a responsibility for the strategic leadership management, and day-to-day operations and administration of student health services for a residential campus of approximately 1,300 students. The Director balances clinical and administrative duties, guides decisions regarding campus-wide prevention and wellness initiatives, and ensures that all clinical management guidelines, protocols, and practices reflect and are consistent with current standards and evidence-based research.
Position requirements include:
- Master’s degree or doctorate and completion of training as a physician assistant or related degree.
- Current licensure or license-eligibility in Texas within 60 days of start date and current, active certification as a physician assistant or nurse practitioner.
- Minimum of three years of leadership and relevant professional experience in health care services and administration. Preference will be given to candidates with supervisory and management experience including design, development, and direction of health-related programs and services, responsibility for quality of health care practice and outreach, fiscal management, budget development and contractor/vendor relationships.
- Knowledge of local and national issues, trends, and best practice standards in primary health/urgent care, college health, managed care, as well as relevant federal, state and local laws.
- Ability to multitask, triage health problems, and respond effectively to medical emergencies.
- Ability to triage mental health, alcohol, and other drug issues and work closely with colleagues in the Counseling and Disability Services to provide comprehensive health care support to TLU students.
- Understanding and appreciation for the values of church-related residential liberal arts colleges.
- Knowledge of or experience in supporting a diverse student community, including race, gender, and LGBTQ+ identities, combined with an affinity for working closely with students. This includes knowledge of or experience in sexual health for all identities.
- Strong leadership, interpersonal, communication and critical thinking skills are essential.
- This is a full-time, 12-month position. After hours, weekend consultation, and emergency response as needed.
- Experience with adolescent and young adult/college aged patients, preferably in a college health setting, is strongly preferred but not required.
- Knowledgeable in infectious diseases.
- Telemedicine/telehealth experience.
Benefits are competitive. Texas Lutheran University, an accredited university affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, is located 35 miles from downtown San Antonio. For more information about TLU, consult our web site at www.tlu.edu. Please submit an application, a resume, and the contact information for at least three professional references to:
Texas Lutheran University
1000 W. Court Street
Seguin, TX 78155
Fax: (830) 372-6409
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. Texas Lutheran University is a Hispanic Serving Institution that has been recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education and also is on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and also is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). Texas Lutheran University is committed to diversity.