Set the strategic vision, provide leadership, and maintain oversight of the Center for Holistic Health to advance services that promote student well-being and success. Work effectively in close collaboration with campus partners, as well as other offices within the division of Student Development and Campus Life, to promote, enhance, and sustain student wellbeing initiatives, including counseling services, health, and disability services coordination, and campus-wide programming aligned with wellbeing priorities. Ensure that resources are used creatively and wisely to promote broad utilization of the center to support student wellbeing and overall success.
1. Leadership of the Center for Holistic Health Provide leadership and vision for the center, and initiate programs and processes that implement best practices in meeting student support needs as they change over time.
Administration o Oversight for the Center for Holistic Health including management, coordination, and delivery of all services provided by the Center staff o Utilizes information from SDCL staff to assist in prioritizing student needs o Fosters and maintains a Center that values and supports strong working relationships across the division and campus o Plans and implements exemplary assessment and quality improvement efforts for programs, services, and activities within the center o Maintains all financial oversight for the Center in collaboration with the Vice President for Student Development and Campus Life o Serves on the SDCL Leadership Team, directly reporting to the Vice President
Supervision o Provide effective and supportive supervision of Center for Holistic Health staff (Disability Services Coordinator, Health Services Coordinator, Administrative Assistant, two mental health counselors, interns) that promotes professional growth and enhances the center’s capacity to meet students’ needs o Establishes clear and effective supervisory lines for the interdependence of staff work o Fosters the cohesion and collaboration of all center staff o Meets with supervisees regularly and is available for consultation in the management of urgent and complex situations o Provides ongoing feedback to promote shared goals and progress toward division-wide initiatives, including the curricular approach o Facilitates a philosophical approach to working with students that is proactive, nurturing their growth and development, and fostering successful self-regulation o Engage with a division-wide curriculum to help students progress in the areas of practical competence, personal development, intercultural maturity, and community engagement in order to reach specified learning outcomes
Resource and consultant to the campus community o Serves on relevant student-focused campus committees as needed o Provide collaborative vision and leadership from Student Development and Campus Life on collegewide wellbeing initiatives o Liaison with faculty and staff about relevant issues directly related to supporting student holistic health and wellbeing, such as curricular innovations and programming initiatives 2. Division Leadership for Student Wellbeing · Actively participates in the management of issues related to student development, including serving as Chair of the CARE Team and a member of the SDCL on-call rotation · Provide leadership for the health-related network of support for students · Engage effectively with campus partners on wellbeing initiatives that foster campus-wide collaboration · Work collaboratively with offices and colleagues across campus to identify issues that impact the student experience and create student-centered solutions · Oversight of implementation of basic needs support, in alignment with college priorities (data, assessment, resources, communication with students) · Promote initiatives that facilitate student learning within the SDCL Curricular Approach learning outcomes
3. Direct student-facing support · Provide direct support for emergent student needs · Interface with parents, when appropriate and necessary · Respond to critical incidents when relevant
This position is eligible for a $1,000 sign-on bonus.
· Advanced degree in mental health or related profession, with Minnesota licensure or license-eligibility within 6 months · Demonstrate significant experience as a licensed care provider · Five or more years of relevant professional experience
· Dual licensure in MN and ND · Higher education experience · Demonstrated administrative skills · Demonstrated supervisory skills · Experience in coordinated care for underserved populations · Experience or willingness to seek grant funding for wellness initiatives · Demonstrated knowledge of the higher education setting and the developmental stage of young adults
Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn., is a liberal arts college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America awarding Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music degrees, as well as a Master of Education in World Language Instruction and a Master of Science in nutrition. The curriculum has more than 50 majors and 12 pre-professional programs offered in 20 academic departments and the Offutt School of Business.