Department: Center for Counseling, Health and Wellness
Employment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Ithaca College is pleased to announce the national search for the newly created position of Executive Director for Student Wellness. Embracing the institutional commitment to meet the growing physical, psychological, and behavioral health needs of Ithaca's student body, the Executive Director will establish a framework and strategy for building and advancing a visionary, forward-thinking approach to providing a fully integrated student wellness model comprised of Counseling and Psychological Services, Health Services, and Health Promotion.
In recruiting for the Executive Director, Ithaca seeks an experienced and collaborative healthcare professional to engage the College community to ensure the effective delivery of outstanding health, counseling/mental health, and wellness services to Ithaca students. This position requires a strategic-minded leader with a strong appreciation for working in a team environment and overseeing a highly dedicated staff in support of an inter-professional approach to care and services. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to outstanding, student-centered healthcare in higher education and a significant and visible record of being an innovative leader and effective administrator with a commitment to inclusive excellence.
The Executive Director will provide strategic leadership, long-term vision, and direction as the administrator responsible for all aspects of a multidisciplinary approach to student wellness. This position reports directly to the Vice President for Student Affairs and Campus Life (Vice President) and will collaborate closely with colleagues throughout the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Life, as well as with other campus and community stakeholders to ensure the delivery of high-quality health, counseling/mental health, and wellness services in alignment with institutional goals, purposes, and priorities. The Executive Director, in consultation with the Vice President and other key stakeholders, will champion the provision of comprehensive, collaborative, and integrated care to undergraduate and graduate students.
The Executive Director will provide senior-level leadership to effectively advocate for, organize, and deliver appropriate health and wellness services; and will lead, direct, and facilitate collaboration among all staff in Counseling and Psychological Services, Health Services and Health Promotion. This position is responsible for all of the administrative functions of Counseling & Psychological Services, Health Services and Health Promotion – including budgetary, financial, management, and planning authority. In addition, the Executive Director is responsible for the oversight of personnel, including supervision of Director of Counseling and Psychological Services, Director of Medical Services, and Program Director for Health Promotion.
Instructions for submitting your application:
Ithaca College has partnered with Keeling and Associates, LLC (K&A) in this search process. Applications should include a cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae and must be sent, preferably in PDF format, to recruiting@KeelingAssociates.com. The subject line of the email should read
Internal Number: 15145
About Ithaca College
To provide a foundation for a lifetime of learning, Ithaca College is dedicated to fostering intellectual growth, aesthetic appreciation, and character development in our students. The Ithaca College community thrives on the principles that knowledge is acquired through discipline, competence is established when knowledge is tempered by experience, and character is developed when competence is exercised for the benefit of others. A comprehensive college that since its founding has recognized the value of combining theory and performance, Ithaca provides a rigorous education blending liberal arts and professional programs of study. Our teaching and scholarship are motivated by the need to be informed by, and to contribute to, the world's scientific and humanistic enterprises. Learning at Ithaca extends beyond the classroom to encompass a broad range of residential, professional, and extracurricular opportunities. Our undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni all contribute to the learning process. Ithaca College is committed to attracting a diverse body of students, faculty, and staff. All members of the College community are encouraged to achieve excellence in... their chosen fields and to share the responsibilities of citizenship and service in the global community.