The Assistant Vice Provost, Director and Chief Health Officer of Boynton Health is responsible for advancing the health of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities community. The AVP/Director/Chief Health Officer is responsible for the strategic oversight and management of the day-to-day operation of Boynton Health, the assessment and monitoring of campus health issues, the coordination of services with Student Affairs and other campus and community organizations, the co-leadership of the Student Affairs’ health and wellbeing programs/units, and the development of programs to address the personal and public health issues of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus community.
Major responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Community and Public Health (20%)
Oversee the prioritization and development of programs, services, and policies to meet the overall personal and public health needs of the University community based on assessment and evaluation
Serve as a key contact for public health emergency planning and response. This includes collaboration within the University Emergency Management Team and with local and state agencies; respond to any public health emergency that affects the University of Minnesota and its students, staff, or faculty.
Develop and advocate for federal, state, local, and University policies that protect and promote the health of members of the University community
?Planning, Policy Development, and Implementation (15%)
Work with department directors, medical staff and the Student Health Advisory Committee to develop overall goals as well as long- and short-term program objectives for Boynton.
Approve all new programs, policies and revisions of existing programs while ensuring that changes are implemented effectively.
Provide guidance to department directors and managers as they establish and maintain policies and procedures required to meet accreditation standards.
Appoint the membership of all standing Boynton Health committees.
Maintain current knowledge of federal, state, local and University policies and regulations affecting BH operations, advise staff, and oversee compliance related to changes in such regulations and requirements.
Responsible for all Boynton operations to ensure operational effectiveness.
Work with Boynton Executive and Leadership Teams.
Ensure that sufficient supplies and equipment, within available resources, are secured for the effective operation of Boynton.
Ensure that building and grounds are maintained, and adequate utilities are available for the operation of Boynton.
Review and take appropriate action on reports or recommendations from directly supervised personnel
Campus and External Relations (10%)
Maintain regular communication with the Vice Provost for Student Affairs as it pertains to the operations of Boynton and its role within the total framework of the Office for Student Affairs.
Establish appropriate liaisons with other University departments, federal, state and community health agencies, and other health-related resources.
Provide effective means for informing the campus community and any other interested public entities concerning the programs and objectives of Boynton.
Serve on campus-wide, health- and wellbeing-related committees as appropriate to meet the mission and objectives of the University.
Available for consultation and external review with national colleagues in college health at the discretion of the vice provost.
Research and Survey Administration (10%)
Oversight for College Student Health Surveys on the University of Minnesota campuses and participating Minnesota State colleges.
Ensure analysis of data and reporting.
Maintain relationships with a wide variety of campus groups with interest in the survey data.
Provide presentations to local and national groups regarding college health data.
Support work with graduate and undergraduate students on projects related to survey results.
Ensure privacy of databases for all survey data collected.
Participate on local, regional and national committees working on college health data.
Communications and Marketing (10%)
Oversee the implementation of marketing plans.
Ensure the promotion of revenue generating areas.
Oversee efforts to provide the University community with an accurate profile of BH services and activates.
As appropriate, and when needed, respond and/or serve as a spokesperson to the media.
Ensure safe and cost-effective healthcare for the University Community through the following clinical areas: primary care, urgent care, women’s health, transgender health, mental health, optometry, preventive medicine, immunization and travel, dentistry, pharmacy, laboratory, radiology, physical therapy, nutrition, health coaching, and public health.
Business Planning and Finance (10%)
With the assistance and cooperation of all departments, ensure the preparation, submission and revisions as necessary of the annual budget for Boynton.
Responsible for the financial oversight of the self-funded Student Health Benefit Plan as well as benefit decisions that impact the cost and value of the plan to University students across the system campuses.
Determine and oversee personnel policies and rules for Boynton employees consistent with University and Student Affairs personnel policies.
Supervise and/or delegate responsibility for all personnel functions of Boynton.
Appoint, reappoint, credential, recredential, and assign medical/surgical privileges for all medical staff.
Provide professional development opportunities for all Boynton staff.
Develop mechanisms for the review and evaluation of Boynton operations and progress of program objectives.
Initiate and review performance evaluations of supervised staff relative to the overall goals of Boynton Health.
Four (4) leadership positions in the health service report directly to the AVP/Director/Chief Health Officer and three hundred twenty-five (325) positions in the health service report indirectly to the AVP/Director/Chief Health Officer.
Appointment: The Assistant Vice Provost, Director and Chief Health Officer is a full-time, 12-month academic professional and administrative (P&A) position appointed by the Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students under the authority of the University’s Board of Regents. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. A comprehensive benefits package is provided (https://humanresources.umn.edu/new-employees/benefits-summaries).
Terminal degree in health care or related field.
Minimum of fifteen years of progressively responsible administrative and health care experience.
Administrative experience in a complex organizational setting.
Supervisory and administrative experience with excellent communication skills, strong budget management experience and demonstrated history of strategic management.
Understanding of student health care as related to student development and critical issues facing college students, including mental health.
Expertise in public and community health.
High standards of integrity and ethics in both performance and leadership.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and recognize importance of discretion.
Demonstrated record of taking action to support diversity, equity and inclusive excellence.
Experience in student health care environment.
Administrative experience in a comprehensive higher educational setting.
Experience responding to or managing student and/or public health crises.
Experience with higher education and/or health care policies.
Key Leadership Competencies
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Initiative Job Knowledge
Internal Number: 329033
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