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Job ID: 118993

Director of Student Health
Tuskegee University

Date Posted Jan. 30, 2019
Title Director of Student Health
University Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL, United States
Department Office of Student Affairs
Application Deadline Mar. 4, 2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Health Services

Posting Date: June 25, 2018

Posting End Date: March 2, 2019

Position: Director of Student Health

Location: Student Health Services/ Student Affairs and Enrollment Management

Status: Full Time

Special Qualifications In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University becoming an "Outcomes-Oriented University," the ideal Director will possess the willingness to use their expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence. Tuskegee University 2015-2020 Strategic Plan

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide overall leadership for the Unit and supervision of direct reports
  • Manage daily operations
  • Manage Health Services, which include Clinical Services, Referrals System Services to Clinics and Hospitals, health Education Programs, and the TU Student Health Insurance Program.
  • Provide direct primary care appropriate to the needs of college students, including diagnosis, treatment, referral for consultation or specialty services
  • Administer medications as needed, follow-up care, evening urgent care calls, and on-call emergency consultation.
  • Assess the physical and psychological status of individuals by performing an appropriate examination
  • Oversee the area’s strategic planning process, plans, goals, priorities, and establish alignment with the University’s mission, vision, strategic direction
  • Participate in the development of criteria for quality assurance programs to evaluate the effectiveness of care being given
  • Maintain a safe, secure, confidential, and accurate system of health records, compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accounting Act (HIPAA)
  • Maintain licensure and attend continuing educational programs to remain current
  • Manage budget
  • Provide advice on clinical needs and suggest methods to enhance efficiency and revenue
  • Document assessment and treatment appropriately, in a legally defensibly manner, utilizing Electronic Medical Records
  • Serve on committees and projects as assigned by the Vice President of Student Affairs
  • Perform other duties as needed


  • Experience and current license as a Registered Nurse (Nurse Practitioner preferred)
  • Bachelors Degree (Master’s preferred in Health or Health Education discipline)
  • Must be certified; also must have current certification in Basic Life Support
  • Supervisory ability
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in management, practice and delivery of health services
  • Ability to maintain medical records
  • Medical billing background/ experience

Salary Commensurate with education, training and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **
APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, (3) to (5) letters of reference (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints.
Office of Human Resources
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
1200 West Montgomery Road
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
Email Address: Fax: 334-724-4319

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled
    Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verifications on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

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Contact Information

  • Office of Human Resources
    Employment Manager
    Tuskegee University
    1200 West Montgomery Road, Ste. 101
    Tuskegee, AL 36088
  • 334-727-8510
  • 334-724-4319


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