Director of Health and Counseling Services
The Director of Health and Counseling Services provides vision, leadership and direction
for a comprehensive, integrated, inclusive health and well-being approach to students’
physical and mental health needs. The Director supervises Arnold Health Services
and Counseling and Consultation Services. They serve as the Director for the daily
programmatic and service operations for both health and counseling services.
Direct service: Provides inclusive health and mental health advocacy, support, and direct care to
a diverse student population. Provides guidance for care providers. Successful
services and outreach reflect knowledge of race/ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation,
gender identity, worldview, ability, and socio-economic status in health and mental
health support plans. Based on licensure, delivers direct services to students (either
counseling or healthcare) approximately 6-8 hours/week. Advocates for and supports
both individual students and the broad student experience by providing intervention
support as part of the Student Success Team and the University crisis on-call response.
Manages crises involving students as needed.
Educational Outreach: Researches, develops and collaborates to implement a comprehensive health and well-being
outreach program for students, including health, mental health, sexual health, alcohol
and other drug education, sexual assault and other key campus health issues. Collaborative
partners include, but not limited to, athletics, residence life, fraternity and sorority
life, student activities, diversity and inclusion and wellness.
Daily Operations: Provides leadership and direction for the daily operations of Counseling and Consultation
Services and Arnold Health Services (two collaborative departments). Maintains budget
authority and oversight. Serves as a liaison to a consulting physician regarding procedural
changes or needs. Maintains all administrative compliance reporting including state
immunization reports and DHS reporting. Provides communication to students/families
regarding student health insurance.
Supervision: Recruits, selects, trains, mentors and evaluates a diverse professional staff in
health services and counseling services, with a critical eye to serving a diverse
student body. Hiring and professional development practices reflect a commitment
to diversity, equity and inclusion.
- Master’s degree required, doctoral degree strongly preferred (e.g., PhD, DNP) with
licensure in counseling, nursing or related field (e.g., social work; psychology);
a minimum of 10 years of progressive leadership experience and related administrative
responsibilities strongly preferred. Certification and a minimum of five years’ experience
on a college or university campus strongly preferred.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate a strong leadership vision for student health
and well-being and inspire and engage in collaboration with a diverse student, faculty
and staff constituency.
- Must live within 30 miles to Bloomington, IL for on-call response.
Please submit a cover letter, resume including three professional references and a
one-page diversity statement describing your commitment to and experience with diversity
and inclusion. Within your cover letter, please indicate how you learned of this
opening. The position is open until filled; early review of materials will begin October 19.
Illinois Wesleyan University
Human Resources, Holmes 209
1312 Park Street
Bloomington, Il 61701
The final candidate will pass a pre-employment background investigation.
Illinois Wesleyan University’s sexual harassment and sexual misconduct policy may
be accessed at http://www.iwu.edu/human-resources/SexualMisconduct.html.
Illinois Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Inclusive
Excellence; details at www.iwu.edu/diversity