Cal Poly Pomona


Recruitment No. 50565
Administrative Grade Level Administrative Grade Level II
Collective Bargaining Unit N/A
College/Department Student Health & Counseling Services
Timebase Full-time
Type of Appointment Management Personnel Plan (MPP II)
Application Materials Required University Application, Resume,Letter of Interest and References Required
Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Recruitment Closing Date Open Until Filled. First consideration will be given to complete application packages received no later than August 26, 2013


The mission of Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS) is to promote academic and personal success and help students develop healthy lifestyles by providing student-centered, professional, and quality medical, psychological, and health education services to our diverse community. To provide cost effective care that will assist students with information and the skills necessary to develop a healthy lifestyle while emphasizing a developmental and holistic approach to mental, physical health and wellness designed to facilitate growth, retention and graduation of students. The unit strives for excellence in student services by adhering to the values adopted by the Division, i.e. A Student Centered Philosophy, Integrity, Interconnectedness, Passion, Quality, and Richness of Diversity. In keeping with these values, this position supervises and is responsible for the success of the nursing staff, Laboratory, and Radiology areas.


The Associate Director for Clinical Health Services serves as a principle advisor to the Executive Director, Student Health & Counseling Services (SHCS) and serves as SHCS HEERA Manager and Acting Executive Director as designated; represents SHCS on campus committees, campus events and activities;  performs responsibilities in compliance with California State University Trustee policy, collective bargaining agreements, privacy practices, and federal, state and local laws, regulatory and licensing requirements and  ensures that student health practices comply with all university, CSU, and federal and state regulatory requirements including but not limited to licensure boards, department of health, etc.; and supports the Division of Student Affairs Philosophy Statement and the Mission Statement and goals of Student Health Services at all times. The incumbent is responsible for the daily clinical operations of Student Health Services which includes patient flow, clinical work schedules and assignments; schedules formats for daily clinical staff, nursing visit appointments (immunization clinics/ well patient physical exams); selects, trains, assigns, supervises and evaluates all licensed nurses, medical assistants and clinical assistants; and also supervises employees and has oversight for the auxiliary areas of Radiology and Laboratory operations.  The incumbent initiates recruitments and determines staffing requirements; interviews candidates, and makes recommendations for appointments; assigns and schedules work; defines positions and duties; provides training for staff; recruits, hires, supervises and evaluates employees in accordance with the Management Personnel Plan and the appropriate collective bargaining units.  The incumbent ensures that the legal and ethical standards are upheld in the execution of clinical services; ensures that professional staff maintains a proficient understanding of laws and regulations, and satisfy applicable training requirements (i.e.; OSHA, safety); ensures clinic staff members have received and properly documented all required clinical and campus safety training requirements; coordinates a comprehensive training and professional development program for the clinical staff within the Student Health Services area and  creates reports and reviews tracking systems (EMR) for statistical purposes to maintain operational compliance and efficiencies.  The incumbent serves as primary liaison to the Lead Physician, Health Promotion & Wellness Services Coordinator, Assistant Director for Administrative Services and Executive Director on all clinical health and nursing matters; serves as a liaison with Student Health Services staff in interpreting policies and encouraging communication between areas; and establishes, maintains and promotes effective relations with relevant individuals, campus offices, and external agencies. The incumbent initiates and recommends all personnel actions for directly supervised staff; recommends personnel actions including the retention, tenure, promotion or dismissal of employees; supervises, coordinates, and evaluates work performance in accordance with the Management Personnel Plan and the appropriate collective bargaining units and is responsible for the continued professional growth of staff.  The incumbent provides clinical coverage as needed; possesses nursing skills and knowledge to triage all patients and identify those who required immediate medical intervention; provides nursing assessment, observation and intervention in any patient care area of Student Health Services; and evaluates the need for laboratory tests and x-rays for patients.  The incumbent provides oversight and guidance for risk management, quality improvement and emergency response; works to ensure that Student Health Services meets standards established by the American College Health Association (ACHA) and the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC); serves as lead for Nursing Quality Management and Improvement studies which may involve Peer Chart Review, Medication documentation and Hepatitis B chart review; participates in Nursing Quality Management and Improvement Programs.  In conjunction with the Executive Director and Administrative Leadership Team, develops, plans, implements, test, and evaluates emergency response and crisis intervention efforts to address the medical and mental health needs of the campus community in a disaster/emergency; serves as a key contact for student health and counseling services department during an emergency; and performs other duties as assigned.



Bachelor’s degree in business, psychology or related field; Registered Nurse, Registered Nurse Practitioner or another clinical license in the State of California AND 3 - 5 years of experience in ambulatory care clinic, college health or acute care facility, with some Lead/supervisory experience; capacity to lead others,  to create action plans to create healthy communities and to lead productive teams; ability to collaborate and create relationships with colleagues with diverse multidisciplinary backgrounds and needs, such as clinical, community, campus and administrative leaders. Effective oral and written communication skills; ability to listen to divergent views and facilitate
resolution to situations as needed; effective administrative skills in scheduling, decision making, conflict resolution; and the ability to provide constructive (strengths and areas for growth) feedback to others.  The candidate must have the
ability to remain calm and take action in crisis/emergency situations; ability to initiate, develop, organize and follow-through on projects; and the ability to identify and work independently and collaboratively with others.  The candidate must have the ability to assist a patient on or off a stretcher, able to assist a patient into a wheelchair and push the wheelchair to any area of Student Health Services; and the ability to respond to a campus emergency or mass casualty incident without physical limitation.



The position is open until filled.  First consideration will be given to complete application packages received no later than July 22, 2013.  Early response is encouraged. All candidates must submit a 1) completed formal application, 2) resume, 3) letter of interest which includes a narrative detailing how the candidate satisfies the position description, and 4) the names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references who can provide current assessments of the candidate’s qualifications for the position.

Finalists for this position may be required to submit to and successfully pass a LiveScan criminal records check prior to being hired.


Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status.


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