Director of the Health Center

New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 28, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

About SUNY Oneonta:

SUNY Oneonta is a public college in Central New York, enrolling about 6,500 students in bachelor's, master's and graduate certificate programs. Most of SUNY Oneonta's main campus lies within the City of Oneonta, which is located in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, the City of Oneonta is the largest municipality in a rural region dominated by agriculture and tourism.

Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially and live purposefully. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance and culture. The college's and ratings are 4.5 and 4.1, respectively.

Beyond campus, many residents enjoy the natural beauty of the Catskills. Outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and running are among the most popular. Several ski areas nearby typically operate for seasons lasting over 100 days beginning in late November or early December. During the summer, boating, swimming and other water sports are popular on lakes throughout the region.

Job Description:

The Health and Wellness Center at the State University of New York (SUNY) College at Oneonta invites applications for the position of Director. Expectations for this eleven-month position include managing the daily operations of the SUNY Oneonta Health Center and developing policies, procedures and recommendations to enhance best practices. The incumbent ensures compliance with federal, state, local, college and professional standards, regulations, procedures, laws and practices.

SUNY Oneonta's Health and Wellness Center is a busy and vibrant source of medical services with a mission to support the education and personal growth of students by promoting their optimal health and well-being. Primary health care services are provided to students of the College and these health care services are student-focused and provided with a respect for diversity and dignity. To learn more about the College or the department, please visit or .

Duties include but not limited to: administering the day-to-day operations of the Health Center that includes overseeing budget, staff resources, electronic medical records system, medication dispensary, medical supplies, and quality improvement program; providing medical care and preventive services to students of the College; ensuring Health Center compliance with OSHA, federal and New York State laws, standards and other regulatory requirements and maintaining the highest technical, legal and ethical standards of care; advancing the reputation of the Health Center with regard to providing a welcoming and supportive atmosphere for students of diverse identities. This position requires at least 50%-time clinical responsibilities.

The Director promotes collaboration with other campus offices, including Counseling Center, Athletics, New Student Services, Residential Life, International Education Office and Admissions. The Director represents the Health Center to students, parents and other stakeholders in the College and local community and reports to the Vice President of Student Development.


Required qualifications:

  • master's degree in nursing in family health or adult health, applicable national board certification such as ANCC/AANP -OR- a bachelor's degree from an accredited PA program, applicable national board certification from NCCPA;
  • five years' clinical experience;
  • current BLS issued by the American Heart Association and an Infection Control Certificate;
  • Registered Professional Nurse license and current Nurse Practitioner certification -OR- current Physician Assistant license - must be transferable to New York State.


  • master's degree;
  • experience working in a college health center and/or family practice;
  • two years' administrative experience;
  • seven or more years' clinical experience;
  • experience using an electronic health records management system;
  • experience working with psychiatric disorders;
  • experience working with and serving diverse populations.

Additional Information:

For other employment and regional opportunities, please visit our website at: .

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at .

SUNY Oneonta values a diverse college community. Please visit our website on diversity at: . Moreover, the College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

To apply online go to: Please upload a resume, letter of interest, and copies of required licenses and certifications. Contact information for three professional references is required.

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