Director, Student Affairs/Wellbeing
Under the direction of and in collaboration with the Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Wellbeing, the Dir, Student Affairs/Wellbeing is responsible for development and leadership concerning student life and the learning environment, including oversight and improvement. This role will serve as a liaison with SHU and HMH services and community offices and external accrediting and other organizations. This role will provide general oversight for staffing, daily operations, assessment and planning for the department of Student Affairs and Wellbeing.
Essential Generic Job Functions (List in order of importance):
- Develop policies and procedures, implementation, assessment and manage improvement planning for all student affairs and wellbeing activities and functions, e.g. enrollment, student support and wellness, career advising, interview process/residency matching, student interest groups, visiting students.
- Oversee budget planning and personnel hiring for Office of Student Affairs and Wellbeing.
- Oversee compliance and accreditation activities (data collection, drafting reports).
- Assist with key projects of the SOM and Office of Student Affairs and Wellbeing, e.g. student wellbeing events and activities, inter-professional education programs, orientation, graduation, and recruitment activities.
Knowledge, Education and Skills Required:
- Bachelor’s degree.
- Minimum of 5 years of higher education experience with progressive responsibility.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office products Excel, Word, Outlook, education management software systems (blackboard, new innovations, or similar).
- Excellent oral and written communication skills to develop and update informational materials; policies and procedures, correspond with those internal and external to SOM.
Knowledge, Education and Skills Preferred:
- Master’s degree.
- Minimum of 10 years progressive responsibility in higher education.
- Medical school experience preferred.
- Experience in higher education support services (academic, enrollment knowledge or services, disability or wellness services).
- Knowledge of undergraduate medical education training requirements and accreditation.
- Knowledge of student information systems (e.g., PeopleSoft, Banner).
- Familiarity with specific medical school resources (e.g. AAMC) and regulations: State, Federal and LCME.
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