Associate Professor (Institutional Support) - Institutional Diversity & Student Services (900079

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7081451 (Ref.No. 7841-en_US)
Posted: July 21, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Well-Being Director leads the day-to-day operations of the Office of Well-Being within the Office of Student and Trainee Services. The Director will partner with key stakeholders to plan, strategize,leverage current resources, and implement new programs to promote wellness and to enhance resilience among students, trainees and faculty. The Director will coordinate assessments of well-being and track effectiveness of institutional interventions. The Director will promote wellness services to keep stakeholders informed about well-being resources. The Director leads an interdisciplinary team that emphasizes a culture of collaboration and works to foster a culture of wellness, compassion, and meaningful work for students, postdoctoral fellows, residents, and clinical fellows at Baylor College of Medicine.  

Job Duties

  • Manages the annual planning, key initiatives, budgeting and reporting for the OSTS' Office of Well-Being.
  • Manages the institutional Well-Being Index assessment and reporting. 
  • Promotes programs and resources to BCM stakeholders and maintains an open line of communication with affiliate institutions about wellness.
  • Develops and implements an evidence-based faculty and post-doctoral fellow wellness coaching program.
  • As a member of the Wellness Intervention Team (WIT), provides wellness support, crisis response (case management not clinical treatment), resource referrals, writes WIT reports, and coordinates official institutional clearances for medical and involuntary leave of absence.
  • Oversees team members who coordinate the Wellness Resource Call Center Line.
  • Participates in the accreditation processes related to the health and well-being of students and trainees.
  • Develops and leads an OSTS-wide body to address the wellness needs of stakeholders.
  • Communicates College policy to individuals served by the OSTS' OWB, responds to policy questions, and develops internal procedures to ensure compliance with policy.
  • Oversees website and social media presence for wellness programs.
  • Works collaboratively as a leader to support team members and to uphold the values of BCM.
  • Manages sensitive and confidential information. Adheres to ethical guidelines and practices related to having access to sensitive and confidential information. 
  • The duties of the Director do not include providing mental health treatment. However, clinical expertise, crisis intervention expertise, awareness of current treatment modalities, and maintaining current ethics and diversity continuing education requirements are necessary in order to perform the duties of the role. 
  • Supervises team members within the OSTS' Office of Well-Being.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Required:  Doctorate degree in Psychology, Social Work, or Medicine


  • Texas licensure as a Psychologist or MD, or Licensed Clinical Social Worker with clinical supervision certification.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in biomedical, academic, mental health, and/or hospital settings.
  • Proven success and the ability to work effectively with administrators, students, postdoctoral fellows, clinical residents and fellows, staff and faculty.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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