Director of Health and Wellness

New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 16, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Director of Health and Wellness

St. Thomas Aquinas College, an institution committed to the holistic development and success of its students, is seeking a Director of Health and Wellness to join this vibrant community and provide care and wellness education for its student body. The College is an independent, four-year liberal arts institution serving approximately 2,000 students; it is located in Sparkill, NY, part of the New York City Metropolitan area. This is an opportunity for an experienced Registered Nurse to build upon the solid foundation in Health Services and deliver high-quality care and education to students. The Director will be expected to have a true passion for working as part of a community that is caring and student-centered, strong clinical skills, the ability to educate around wellness issues, and the attention to detail required to accomplish the reporting and administrative tasks. The Director is part of a team dedicated to supporting student success while at the College and to preparing students to thrive after graduation.

Health Services at St. Thomas Aquinas College is a source of confidential health care and wellness information for all students; the office is currently staffed by the Director with part-time administrative support. The Director reports to the Director of Campus Health and Safety and is a full-time, 12-month employee.

The Director of Health and Wellness, a clinician, administrator, and leader, is responsible for developing, implementing, coordinating, evaluating, and providing overall management to the College Health and Wellness Program, including emergency medical interventions to members of the College community. In addition, the Director provides educational workshops, classroom presentations, and other instruction regarding maintenance of good health and wellness and disease prevention, ensures compliance with state and federal laws and regulations, connects students with local health care providers and institutions, and maintains a variety of health records.

The Director must be a currently licensed RN with the ability to obtain licensure in New York and have direct experience in primary care as well as knowledge of public health and wellness related issues affecting college students. Successful candidates will have the ability to work independently and innovatively while also effectively communicating and building relationships with stakeholders on campus. With a student-focused approach informing all programs and services, the new Director will engage the community in seeking opportunities for innovation in programs and services while ensuring outstanding quality in all aspects of care and operations.

For additional information about the position, including responsibilities and qualifications, please see the announcement at

St. Thomas Aquinas College has partnered with Keeling & Associates in this search process. Applications should include a cover letter and resume and must be sent, preferably in PDF format, to The subject line of the email should read "STAC– Director of Health and Wellness."Confidential inquiries and nominations should be addressed to Jeff Ewing, Senior Consultant for Executive Search, at The process will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by March 19, 2021, will receive full consideration.

St. Thomas Aquinas College does not discriminate in its educational programs, activities or employment practices based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation or expression, disability, age, religion, ancestry, genetic information, marital status, veteran status or any other legally-protected category. Announcement of this policy is in accordance with State and with Federal law, including Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. For more information, please contact: EEO, Section 504/ADA Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator, 125 Route 340, Sparkill, NY 10076, 845- 398-4044.