Assistant Director-Community Health

Employer
NC State University
Location
Raleigh, North Carolina
Posted
Apr 15, 2021
Closes
Apr 18, 2021
Ref
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Sector
Law
Organization Type
Corporate
*Posting Number:*PG190843EP*Internal Recruitment :*No*Working Title:*Assistant Director-Community Health*Anticipated Hiring Range:*Commensurate with experience and qualifications.*Work Schedule:*Monday -Friday 8am-5pm evening and weekends as needed*Job Location:*Raleigh NC*Department :*Student Health Services*About the Department:**Division of Academic and Student Affairs Mission, Values & Objectives** We promote the success of the whole student. In collaboration with our colleagues across campus, we prepare students to succeed academically, professionally and personally, to embrace a commitment to lifelong learning, and to become informed, engaged, and productive citizens.* The purpose of Student Health Services (SHS) is to provide appropriate, affordable, accessible and high quality primary health care to eligible members of the campus community. The major function of SHS is to provide outpatient care to the 34,000+ NC State students. Some level of medical care or nursing advice is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Hours of service vary during the summer and during holidays and student breaks.* All of our staff members have standards that guide the work we do everyday: Student Health Values are Respect, Integrity, Customer Service, Teamwork, and Excellence.*Essential Job Duties:** Whether it is handling a flu epidemic or large scale pandemic, the Assistant Director, Community Heath is needed to manage logistics, resources, and coordinate efforts between SHS and other campus stakeholders to ensure the health and safety of students, faculty, and staff in an efficient manner. As a member of the management team in SHS, this person would have the organizational awareness of the skills and resources within SHS and well as the resources available campus-wide. Beginning in 2017, the expectation of SHS to respond to issues "outside the four walls" became even more apparent with the occurrence of 3 concurrent norovirus outbreaks, 5 chemical spills and preparations for opioid overdoses on campus. The provided expertise went beyond the simple medical management but included collaborative planning and response. With COVID-19, the overall leadership of many of the public health operations were led by SHS, taxing the staff, many of whom were ill-prepared or still occupied with providing direct patient services. These events highlighted the need for an individual who would be responsible for planning and implementation of programs for a SHS response.* Ongoing Community Health(CH) Programs: This person will develop, coordinate and implement ongoing and annual community health programs that work to prevent large scale outbreaks for Student Health and in conjunction/ coordination with other division and campus units. For example: Planning and managing the annual annual campus-wide flu vaccination campaign. Developing and leading student (primary audience), staff and faculty education and training programs concerning prevention and mitigation for large scale outbreaks.* Emergency Programs: Act as an Emergency Manager for Student Health Services. This person will develop, implement and coordinate the SHS Emergency Management and Preparation program, in conjunction with other division and campus personnel. This position, as a liaison to various University Committees, will assist in developing new policies and revising existing policies, necessary to meet the current emergency planning needs for SHS. This position will work to plan, prepare, mitigate, respond, and recover for SHS in the event of an emergency, disaster or public health emergency.* Emergency Response Coordination: This position will provide leadership and coordination of the response of SHS "outside the walls" of the SH Center for emergencies such as outbreaks, hazardous substances, physical and structural emergencies. This will be done in coordination with the medical expertise within SHS and other division and campus units.*Other Responsibilities:** Participates in emergency preparedness drills.* Other duties as assigned.*Minimum Education and Experience:** Requires a relevant post-Baccalaureate degree with a minimum of three (3) years or greater of related professional experience, or a relevant undergraduate degree and a minimum of five (5) years or greater of relevant experience may be substituted for the advanced degree.*Other Required Qualifications:** Experience in public health and public health preparedness and response preferred. Alternatively direct mid-level or higher leadership experience in responding to campus emergencies and outbreaks. National Incident Management System 7(NIMS) certification ICS 100, 200 Demonstrated ability to coordinate and communicate across departments and disciplines in both a planning and a crisis environment.* Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to connect with diverse audiences.* Demonstrated organizational, project and program management skills.*Preferred Qualifications:**Preferred Experience, Credentials, Qualifications** Experience in developing and executing public health educational programs.* Experience in public health and public health preparedness and response preferred. Alternatively direct mid-level or higher leadership experience in responding to campus emergencies and outbreaks.* National Incident Management System (NIMS) certification ICS 100, 200* Demonstrated ability to coordinate and communicate across departments and disciplines in both a planning and a crisis environment* Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to connect with diverse audiences.* Demonstrated organizational, project and program management skills.*Required License(s) or Certification(s):*n/a*Valid NC Driver's License required:*No*Commercial Driver's License required:*No*Job Open Date:*03/12/2021*Anticipated Close Date:*Open Until Filled.*Special Instructions to Applicants:** Please provide contact information for three professional references.*Position Number:*00108409*Position Type:*EHRA Non-Faculty*Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):*1.00*Appointment:*12 Month Recurring*Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather:*Mandatory - Adverse Weather*Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events:*Mandatory - Fire/Explosions, Mandatory - Medical Emergencies, Mandatory - Hazardous Material Incidents, Mandatory - Transportation Accidents, Mandatory - Evacuations/Natural Hazards, Mandatory - Utilities/Infrastructure Failure, Mandatory - Threats of Violence/Terrorism/Interpersonal Emergencies*Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?:*No*Department ID:*244030 - Student Health Services*AA/EOE:*NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or workatncstate@ncsu.edu. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at www.wes.org or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.NC State University 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.

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