Director, Student Health Services

Salisbury University   Salisbury, MD   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on June 16, 2022
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Director, Student Health Services

Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 61 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Committed to the fulfillment of the Salisbury University Mission, the Division of Student Affairs engages students in supportive communities where holistic learning and success are possible. All positions in Student Affairs share the responsibility for creating a campus community that values diversity, inclusion and the uniqueness of others by modeling integrity, care, compassion and respect during interactions with all members of the Salisbury community.

Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director, Student Health Services.

Primary Job Duties:  Provide vision, leadership, supervision and assessment of all aspects of campus Student Health Services.  Delivers independent acute and/or routine medical care to undergraduate and graduate students.  Assist Student Affairs leadership with enhancing resources, profile, and influence of the department through, for example, internal and external partnerships (particularly with Counseling Center, Athletics, and Case Management), research and assessment, professional development, and relationship-building. Engage with leaders in the management of emergency/traumatic situations. Delivers independent acute and/or routine medical care to undergraduate and graduate students. Contribute to creating a culture of care and success for all university students from enrollment to commencement by providing exceptional and direct patient care consistent with evidence-based practices. Assist with making connections between personal health and academic success through screenings, patient education, and health promotion initiatives. The Director has limited patient-based Covid-related responsibility as the University maintains a separate operation for testing and oversight for COVID.   

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in health-related discipline and five to seven years of related experience. Must be licensed as a Registered Nurse and nationally certified as an Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner.

Must be detail oriented and have excellent interpersonal, customer service, organization and planning, prioritization, problem solving, follow through, time management, and oral & written communication skills.  Also, must be flexible and possess the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously and work well under pressure, independently, and in a team-oriented environment. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) is required. 

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred degree from an accredited School of Nursing.  Experience with supervision and management of a health and/or wellness program. Knowledge of Point and Click electronic health records system.  Experience in accreditation of a campus health services operation is a plus.

This is a full-time, exempt, State position with a full benefits package.  Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Position requires occasional evening and/or weekend work to meet operational needs and requirements of the position, especially in support of campus outreach programs and/or emergency response protocols, and all Student Affairs positions require performing other mission-specific duties contingent upon student, university and operational needs. This position is considered essential and may be expected to report to work when the campus is closed such as in extreme weather conditions.

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions. To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit a cover letter and resume. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail. Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted.

Applications received by July 7, 2022 will be given full consideration. The job will remain open until filled. 

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our institution, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit

Salisbury University (SU) has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunities to all qualified people. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President, Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, 100 Holloway Hall, Tel. (410) 548-3508.