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Director of Student Health and Counseling Services (Job #S48)
Tuskegee University

Date Posted Sep. 8, 2021
Title Director of Student Health and Counseling Services (Job #S48)
University Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Health Services
    Counseling Services

Position: Director of Student Health and Counseling Services                                              Department: Student Health

Status: Full-Time (Exempt)

Special QualificationsSpecial QualificationsIn keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University Becoming "One Tuskegee", the ideal Director of Student Health and Counseling Services will possess the willingness to use their expertise in transforming Tuskegee into a leading 21st century living and learning environment.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

The Director of Health and Counseling Services provides vision, leadership and direction for a comprehensive, integrated health and well-being approach to students’ health and mental health needs. The Director supervises Student Health Services and Counseling Services. He/she serves as the Director for the daily programmatic and service operations for both health and counseling services.

Provides leadership and direction for the daily operations of Student Health and Counseling Services. Recruits, selects, trains, mentors and evaluates a diverse professional staff in health services and counseling services.
Chair and convene a healthy campus advisory committee.
Researches, develops and collaborates to implement a comprehensive health and well-being outreach program for students, including health, mental health, sexual health, alcohol and other drug education, sexual assault and other key campus health issues. Collaborative partners include, but not limited to, athletics, residence life, fraternity and sorority life, student activities, diversity and inclusion and Wellness.
Maintains budget authority and oversight.
Ensures counseling support to students, both individually and groups as needed.
Advocates for and supports both individual students and the broad student experience by providing intervention support as part of the Student Affairs Team and the University crisis on-call response. Manages crises involving students as needed.
Serves as a liaison to our attending physician regarding procedural changes or needs.
Maintains all administrative compliance reporting including state immunization reports, Department of Health Services reporting, etc.
Provides communication to students/families regarding student health insurance.


Masters in counseling, health, nursing or related area and licensure with a minimum of five years’ progressive leadership experience required.
LPC, LIS W, LCS W, MD, DNP, EdD, PhD and/or related administrative responsibilities in student health or counseling services on a college or university campus preferred.
Demonstrated ability to communicate a strong leadership vision for student health and well-being and inspire and engage in collaboration with a diverse student, faculty and staff constituency.
Must participate in on-call response.

Commensurate with education, training and experience

Additional Position Information:
This position require weekend and after work hours’ job responsibilities. ​

**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 are available at the following link:

Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) to (5) references (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. Application packets with missing information will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.

Human Resources Department
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088

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