Assistant Vice President for Health & Wellness
Company: California State University, Stanislaus
Posted on: February 18, 2021
Assistant Vice President for Health & Wellness Apply now Job no:
Department: Health and Wellness
Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Stanislaus - Turlock
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Full Time
- Position Summary
- Full-time position under the Management Peronnel Plan (MPP)
available on or after May 3, 2021 in the Student Affairs
The Assistant Vice President for Health and Wellness oversees a
dynamic portfolio encompassing: the Student Health Center, Health
Education and Promotion, Campus Recreation and Psychological
Counseling Services. The position provides leadership and
management of strategic and financial planning, policy and
procedure, personnel practices, assessment, and internal and
external collaborations.The AVP for Health and Wellness is
responsible for delivering programs and services that promote
holistic student well-being ensuring the mission, vision and values
of the unit align to divisional and institutional priorities. To
accomplish this, the incumbent oversees a myriad of programs
spanning the college student experience from admission through
graduation. The AVP leads the unit in the development and
maintenance of relationships with a broad spectrum of
collaborators, the area community and families when appropriate.
- Job Duties
- Duties include but are not limited to:
- Lead unit planning, ensuring alignment with division and
institutional priorities, inclusive of the strategic plan, student
success initiatives and priorities. Manage and lead/co-lead
holistic and integrated health, well-being and mental health
activities; compliance, reporting and accountability; financial
planning, annual operating budget, and expense monitoring; seven
dimensions of wellness and co-curricular learning objectives;
diversity and inclusion practices; emergency operations and
contingency planning; assessment and data driven decision-making;
identification and implementation of best practices; internal and
external partnerships in support of program and policy
- Demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion,
support university affirmative action and equal opportunity goals
and objectives, and affirm inclusion as a fundamental value of the
- Partner and collaborate with key stakeholders, students, campus
colleagues, community partners to remove barriers to student
well-being promoting student persistence and graduation.
- Oversee collaborations with campus partners across divisions to
achieve smooth coordination and implementation of health-related
prevention, assessment, and treatment of services for
- Support a community where students may develop holistically as
scholars, citizens and leaders; provide curricular and
co-curricular experiences to develop and enhance student success,
awareness and appreciation of diversity, and civic
- Foster student achievement by promoting program innovation and
- Promote awareness and knowledge of unit services and programs
including, educational and outreach materials focusing on alcohol
and other drugs, suicide prevention, depression and anxiety,
relationships, stress management, sexual health, other addictions,
smoking cessation, sleep disorders, dietary needs, exercise and
sexual assault and violence prevention.
- Accountable for the creation and dissemination of health,
psycho-social and wellness communications and multi-media
informational materials produced and disseminated by departments
within the unit.
- Maintain operational policies, protocols, procedures and
processes that for areas within Health and Wellness that align with
CSU Trustee Policy and accrediting agencies, as well as national,
state and local regulations and agency requirements.
- Enforce privacy practices, ensuring all regulatory and
licensing requirements are being met.
- Ensure emergency operations procedures and contingency plans
- Plan training activities and ensure plans are annually
- Serve as a health and wellness liaison and/or consultant during
student and campus crisis, emergencies or disaster.
- Partner with University Police Department, Safety and Risk
Management, Dean of Students and others as needed.
- Create a culture of data-driven decision-making in all areas of
- Compile, analyze and use program and service data, preparing
annual and progress reports to continuously improve student
persistence, retention and graduation rates.
- Serve on campus and other committees, including the Student
Affairs Committee, SAFE committee, Clery Committee, Behavioral
Intervention Team, Infectious Disease Response Team, and more.
- Represent the Vice President at various meetings as functions
- Assist in the professional development, management, supervision
and evaluation of directors and their staff.
- Facilitate a fair and inclusive working environment.
- Practice fair and impartial recruitment, hiring and supervision
- Engage in performance management for direct reports and support
the use of performance management within unit departments.
- Communicate work expectations to employees, conduct appropriate
personnel action/resolution, and document as appropriate.
- Provide direction, guidance and training to staff regarding the
interpretation and application of policy, procedure and
- Provide professional development opportunities and invest in
employee growth and development.
- Be an advocate and agent of the unit in conversation and
partnerships with colleagues.
- Establish and maintain open channels of communication.
- Plan and facilitate unit meetings, one-on-one discussions, work
groups, retreats, etc.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Minimum Qualifications
- Education: Master's degree from a college or
university.--Experience: Three to five years of progressive
experience of directly related work.
- Preferred Qualifications
- Previous experience working in college health and wellness
- Innovative, creative and energetic work style.
- Knowledge of student development theory, university trends and
relevant best practices.
- Demonstrated ability to source necessary and relevant
information in order to conduct
accurate and factual research.
- Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to
perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent
attention to detail; ability to write memos and letters,
- Experience working in a unionized environment.
- Experience serving on committees or work groups.
- Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule.
- Required Qualifications
- Thorough knowledge of community resources in health and
wellness, with an ability to
serve as a resource consultant for other health and wellness
- Demonstrated leadership and managerial experience: visioning,
and strategy, co-curricular program development, student learning
outcomes, and assessment.
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build
relationships and to communicate with an ethnically and culturally
- Commitment to social justice, equity and access.
- Experienced supervisor with a philosophy of mentorship,
personal accountability and
- Skilled with performance management.
- Experience creating and--facilitating staff development and
- Knowledge and skills relating to the management of financial
- Ability to understand, communicate and implement regulations,
procedures, and guidelines.
- Proven ability to handle confidential information with
discretion, be adaptable to various competing demands, and
demonstrate the highest level of service and response.
- Ability to serve as an agent of the institution for community
and regional partnerships,
interactions with parents and family of students, community
agencies and/or collaborators.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Competency with office technology and software.
- Physical Requirements
- The physical demands described are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
job functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
- Extended periods of sitting, keyboarding, and manipulating a
computer mouse or similar device.
- Commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of
the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive
benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, outstanding
vacation, health, dental, and vision plans; a fee waiver education
program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement
System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year. Link to Benefits
Summary: CSU Employee Benefit Summary
- How to Apply
- To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a completed
Stanislaus State online employment application, cover letter, and
resum--. Applications are accepted electronically only. Please note
that failure to completely fill out each section of the online
application may result in your application not receiving
consideration. To apply online, please click the "Apply Now" button
on this page.
- Application Deadline
- OPEN UNTIL FILLED; SCREENING TO BEGIN ON OR AFTER MARCH 8,
2021. (Applications received after the screening date will be
considered at the discretion of the university.)
- Criminal Background Clearance Notice
- Satisfactory completion of a background check (which includes
checks of employment records, education records, criminal records,
civil records; and may include motor vehicle records, professional
licenses, and sex offender registries, as position requires) is
required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of
employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals
disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the
candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to
satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the
continued employment of a current CSU employee who was
conditionally offered the position.
- Additional Information
- Campus & AreaCalifornia State University, Stanislaus serves the
San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a
six-county region of approximately 1.5 million people. The
University is fully committed to creating a culture of diversity
and inclusion - one in which every person in the University
community feels safe to express their views without fear of
reprisal. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the
University has 10 nationally accredited programs and 662 faculty
members. 94 percent of full-time faculty holds doctorates or
terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 43
undergraduate majors, 16 master's programs, 7 post-graduate
credentials, a doctorate in education and serves more than 10,000
students. New instructional facilities have been built for the
unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences and
performing arts.Stanislaus State continues to receive national
recognition with its ranking as one of the best 384 colleges in the
nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public
universities in the nation to be recognized by the American
Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating
exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In
addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks Stanislaus State in its
top 10 among public universities in the West, while Washington
Monthly honored Stanislaus State as the West's No. 1 university for
the money. Stanislaus State also is recognized as a
Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of
Education.Clery Act DisclosurePursuant to the--Jeanne Clery
Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics
Act,--the annual security report (ASR), is now available for
viewing at--https://www.csustan.edu/annual-campus-security-report .
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy
statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information,
crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and
drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains
statistics of Clery Act crimes for Stanislaus State for the
previous three years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon
request by contacting the office of the Clery Director located at
One University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382.Equal Employment
OpportunityThe university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does
not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion,
color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender,
gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical
condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered
veteran status, or any other protected status. All qualified
individuals are encouraged to apply. The person holding this
position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California
Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply
with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083,
revised 7/21/17, as a condition of employment.Applicants requiring
necessary accommodations to the application process may contact the
Human Resources Department at (209) 667-3351. California Relay
Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929
TDD. As a federal contractor, we are committed to attracting a
diverse applicant pool. Please consider completing the Voluntary
Self-Identification of Disability form (your response will not be
shared with the search committee) at: Voluntary Self-Identification
of Disability PDF Form .CSU Stanislaus hires only individuals
lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance
with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify
identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to
complete the required employment eligibility verification document
form upon hire. The individuals who appear to be the best qualified
for this position will be contacted by telephone or email for an
interview. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE
SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE Advertised: February 12, 2021
(6:00 PM) Pacific Standard Time
Applications close: Open Until Filled One University Circle
Turlock, California 95382
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