Job Summary/Basic Function
Maryville University is seeking a Director of Health and Wellness
reporting to the Dean of Students. The Director of Health and
Wellness is responsible for the leadership, management, and
development of a holistic health center including strategic and
operational leadership, supervision of staff, and delivery of
student health and wellness services and programs to students at
Maryville. The Director provides consistent, quality, primary care
to students and has a strong focus on educating students on health
and wellness-related topics. The successful candidate must be
committed to fostering a culturally diverse atmosphere for faculty,
staff, and students.
Primary Job Functions:
Administration & Operations
• Develop and manage annual operational budget and allocation of
expenditures; prepares cost estimates and justifications for budget
• Maintain accurate health and immunization records for students
(student-athletes, residential students, and those on clinical and
practicum experiences) in a way which recognizes privacy rights and
• Order and maintain inventory of appropriate drugs, equipment, and
• Recruit and train student staff to be effective participants in
outreach and program facilitation.
Clinical – Direct Patient Care
• Provide direct patient care and follow-up health care for
students as needed.
• Administer effective and timely first aid/emergency care and
medical referral to the Maryville community.
• Prescribe and administer vaccines and medications as
• Consult with off-campus collaborating physician, county health
department, or other experts, as needed, for issues beyond scope of
• Document care and treatment in patient medical records, and
maintain strict confidentiality relative to patient privacy
Training & Campus Outreach
• Plan, implement, coordinate, and manage effective health and
wellness services, and educational and prevention programs.
• Act as a resource to the University regarding current and
relevant health and wellness issues.
• Serve as a member of the Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) and
collaborate with other campus partners to provide additional
support in caring for students.
• Deliver health and wellness trainings, general education, and
programs for student leaders and the campus community.
• Chair Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs (ATOD) Committee, serve
as point of contact for Missouri Partners in Prevention (PIP),
prepare biennial report as required by the Drug Free Schools and
Communities Act (DFSCA), and other wellness reports required by
• Participate in divisional meetings; serve on university and
divisional committees as assigned; and participate in activities
and projects related to student life matters.
• 12-month position
• Some planned evening and weekend hours will be expected
Working Conditions and Physical Demands:
Job functions are primarily performed in a fast-paced, indoor
environment frequently requiring multi-task functioning. Will work
within clinical and office conditions. Lifting and moving items may
be required. Required lifting may be broken down into less heavy,
manageable components. Movement to and from other departments on
campus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the
position. Some planned evening and weekend hours expected.
Working conditions may involve exposure to infectious disease,
blood, body fluids and/or tissue as well as other unpleasant
elements such as accidents, injuries and illness. May be exposed to
and be required to handle varying unpredictable, emergency and
crisis situations. Occasionally subjected to irregular hours
(evenings and weekends) and pressure due to multiple calls and
• Graduate level education – Nurse Practitioner (Adult or
• Five to seven years’ experience in health services
• Knowledge of medication administration and detection of common
• CPR Certification
• Knowledge of OSHA Blood Borne Pathogen Standards
• Excellent customer service skills
• Excellent communication, presentation, and organizational
• Ability to handle all situations with diplomacy, confidentiality,
• Familiarity with resources within the St. Louis area
• Three to five years’ experience in a university health
• Familiarity with Title IX
• Experience with Medicat record management system
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion
of a background screening.
Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment
authorization will not be considered for this position.
Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity
and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, disability,
gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin,
race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or
any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of
the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring,
training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and
Advertised: November 03, 2021