Medical Director

University of North Carolina, Wilmington
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 20, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Working Title

Medical Director

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Location of Workplace

Main UNCW Campus


Student Health Center - 40210


Student Affairs - 40000 Division

Brief Summary of Work for this Position

The Medical Director will spend approximately 80% of their time on clinical duties including providing medical care to UNCW students and functioning as supervising physician to the mid-level providers. The remaining 20% will be spent on administrative duties including serving as the lab director, assisting in the development of policies and procedures, and keeping abreast of current medical trends. The Medical Director will be a part of the senior leadership team for the Student Health Center and will need to maintain an active presence on campus.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Minimum requirements include

  • An MD or DO degree from an accredited medical school; current North Carolina medical license; and board certification in family practice, internal medicine, emergency medicine, or related field.
  • Five years of experience practicing medicine including three years as a supervising physician is required.

  • Current CPR certification required

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Previous work experience providing medical care in a college/university setting is strongly preferred.

Required Certifications or Licensures

  • North Carolina Medical License by employment date

  • Board Certification in Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, or related field

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The mission of the Abrons Student Health Center ( SHC ) is to provide student centered affordable, quality health and preventive services to the students of UNCW . The SHC provides comprehensive medical services, a retail pharmacy, health education, and intervention services. The SHC staff work collaboratively to best help students stay healthy and make healthy decisions while at UNCW .

As a part of the SHC, the Hundley Health Education Center serves as the campus resource for information on a variety of health and wellness topics, including alcohol and other drugs, nutrition, sexual health, sleep, and stress. They provide services and educational programming to increase students’ knowledge and commitment to personal health and well-being. The office also provides educational programs for the campus conduct system, and coordinates the collegiate recovery community.

College/School Information

The Division of Student Affairs consists of fourteen functional departments, each of which is responsible for providing a variety of student support, service, and educational programs which are accessible to all members of the university community. The staff members are dedicated individuals known for their passion and commitment to implementing programs and services that affect student development over the course of a lifetime. Student Affairs provides excellent delivery of student services that are responsive to student needs and promotes the quality of life and education both inside and outside the classroom. We build institutional traditions and lifelong affiliations through creative programs, vibrant student organizations, and a living/learning environment built on core values and uncompromising principles. The Division is a leader and primary spokesperson for students.

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to- BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.

EEO Statement

At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington ( UNCW ), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.

Eligibility for Employment

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. UNC Wilmington participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Number of Openings

Single Incumbent

Special Notes to Applicants

To receive full consideration, please be sure you have completed the ‘Work History’ section of the application before you apply for this position. Also, please provide a cover letter that describes which specific skill set you are interested in and your work experience that will support being successful in this role. 3 or more professional references are required.

For more info/to apply visit Applications must be submitted through the online application system to be considered.

Months Per Year

12 Months

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of 3 Professional References
Optional Documents Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have prior experience working in a Student Health Center?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * How did you learn of this opportunity with UNC Wilmington (2021)?
    • UNCW Website
    • UNCW Facebook Page
    • UNCW Linkedin Page
    • UNCW Twitter Account
    • UNCW Employee Referral
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Glassdoor
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • North Carolina Job Network
    • Women In Higher Education
    • Other

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