Associate Vice President and Executive Director of University Health Services

University of Oregon

Eugene, OR

ID: 7247390
Posted: May 23, 2024
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Associate Vice President and Executive Director of University Health Services

University of Oregon

Nestled in the lush Willamette Valley, within an easy drive to the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountains, the University of Oregon (UO) is renowned for its research prowess and commitment to teaching. Founded in 1876, UO enrolls over 23,000 students from all fifty states and 94 countries. Designated as a Tier 1 national public research university comprised of nine schools and colleges offering more than 300 undergraduate programs, the University of Oregon is one of just two institutions in the Pacific Northwest selected for membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities. U.S. News & World Report ranks the UO among its top 100 National Universities and Oregon's #1 public university.

The student services and enrollment management division includes admissions, continuing and professional education, enrollment research, enrollment technology, scholarships, student orientation, strategic communications, student financial aid, testing center, university health services, university housing, and university registrar.

The Position

Reporting to the vice president for student services and enrollment management (SSEM), the associate vice president and executive director of university health services (AVP/ED)

focuses on strategic processes consistent with the university's strategic planning and goals related to health care provided to current students. University health services (UHS) is an integrated service providing comprehensive, best practice, health, mental health, and wellness programs. The AVP/ED specifically oversees the multiple departments inside the university health services, including primary care, psychiatry, nurse specialty, laboratory, x-ray, pharmacy, physical therapy/sports medicine, dental, central services, health insurance, health promotion, and counseling services. The UHS portfolio has approximately 140 employees, and the university counseling services portfolio has approximately 60 employees, including officers of administration, classified staff, graduate employees, and student employees. The AVP/ED is directly responsible for the UHS annual budget of $14 million and oversees the $4 million university counseling services budget.


A master's degree and at least ten years of experience in a health care or higher education setting are required. A terminal degree in a field relevant to the position and experience in college healthcare or a closely related area of healthcare practice and administration are preferred. The ideal candidate will possess experience managing budgets and finances for an organization with multiple funding sources; experience with electronic health records; demonstrated experience working with diverse populations; and extensive knowledge of university administration and national university healthcare trends, HIPAA, policy development, and financing.

Application and Nomination

Review of applications will begin June 25, 2024, and continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895 or email mailto:[email protected].

Public Salary Range: $230,000-$250,000

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The University of Oregon is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. This publication will be made available in accessible formats upon request. Accommodations for people with disabilities will be provided if requested in advance.

The term "diversity" can be defined in a number of different ways. The UO looks at it broadly and inclusively, encompassing race, ethnicity, disability, thought, culture, religion, sexual orientation, gender, and economics. The UO seeks to promote further diversity among its faculty, staff, and student body through active recruitment and intentional retention.

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