Director, Student Health Center - Golden West College - Huntington Beach, CA

Golden West College

Director, Student Health Center

Job Number 22-G-17

Salary  $88,063.00 - $115,976.00 Annually

Deadline: 10/19/16

Complete job description and application available online at:


Under the general direction of the Vice President of Administrative Services or other manager as assigned, the Director, Student Health Center has the following responsibilities:

Example of Duties:

a.  Plan, organize, coordinate, and evaluate the services and activities of the Golden West College Student Health Center.

b.  Select, orient, supervise, and evaluate staff, including nurses, physicians, health educators, and other personnel used in the Student Health Center.

c.  Perform in the capacity of a registered nurse or nurse practitioner.

d.  Maintain a secure system of accurate and confidential health records in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations.

e.  Develop standard procedures and protocols consistent with the California Nursing Practice Act.

f.  Maintain an inventory of necessary supplies, equipment, and medications, and assure their proper storage, security, and use.

g.  Provide leadership and direction for campus health related issues and concerns.

h.  Plan, implement, and evaluate health education, including mental health, and wellness information programs for faculty, staff, and students.

i.  Consult with faculty, staff, administration, and public health organizations on college health issues, including mental health.

j.  Participate in campus wide committees working to support the mission of the college, and on health issues.

k. Serve as the college coordinator of substance abuse prevention programs and assure compliance with state and federal regulations.

l.  Provide and facilitate presentations for the campus community on college health topics.

m.  Serve as liaison to community-based health providers to coordinate health referrals and services, and evaluate their effectiveness.

n.  Collaborate with other offices and campus entities to implement strategies leading to student success and well-being.

o.  Participate in professional organizations that promote the mission of Student Health Services.

p.  Facilitate student learning by developing innovative learning environments.

q.  Serve as a member of the campus Behavioral Assessment Team (BAT).

r.   Coordinate with nursing and professional programs at other colleges and universities to provide internship opportunities within the Student Health Center.

s.  Manage the Center's budget and provide recommendations and budget projections.

t.  Perform other duties and assume other responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

1.  Must meet one of the following qualifications (a) through (c):

a.  A Master's degree in Nursing.

b.  A Bachelor's degree in nursing AND a master's degree in Health Education, Health Science, Sociology, Psychology, Counseling, Health Care or Policy Administration, Public or Community Health.

c.  Possess a combination of education and experience that is at least equivalent to the above (must attach application for equivalency).

2.  Valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the California State Board of Registered Nursing.

3.  Valid certificate in Public Health Nursing issued by the California State Board of Registered Nursing.

4.  Possess a current CPR/AED card for Basic Life Support (BLS) issued by the American Heart Association or American Red Cross.

5.  Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Desirable Qualifications:

1.  Experience with communicable disease prevention, including reporting, screening, public health management and follow-up.

2.  Experience in the supervision of registered nurses, other health care providers, and coordination of physician activities.

3.  Ability to assess and respond to a variety of medical and mental health emergencies within the Student Health Center.

4.  Certification or training as a Behavioral Intervention Team member by NaBITA or other national organization, and/or training in threat assessment.

5.  Recent experience as a nurse in a college or university health services program.

6.  Ability to use computers for report writing, data and record management, and related activities.

7.  Experience in creating and managing a budget.

8.  Written and oral communication skills appropriate to the position.

9.  Ability to perform nursing procedures, including patient assessments, injections, and evaluation for tuberculosis and other infectious disease; knowledge of infectious disease reporting.

10.  Knowledge of mandated reporting requirements for nurses, physicians, and psychology staff; knowledge of Title IX and Clery reporting requirements.

Conditions of Employment

This is a contract, full-time, 12-month per year, Educational Administrator position. The normal hours of work will be 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. Hours of employment may expand/vary beyond published hours depending on the need of the office and/or students. The effective date of employment will be arranged with the supervisor. 

Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.

The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Coast Community College District policies, procedures, and Title IX. (Reference: BP/AP 5910)

The Coast Community College District celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators, and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the District's strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.


Starting salaries for academic positions are based on a combination of education and experience. Initial placement is within the starting salary range. Further advancements are based on longevity and professional development. An additional annual stipend is offered for possession of an earned doctorate from an accredited institution. All movement on the salary schedule will occur July 1 of each year for all eligible employees.

Additional Information

ATTENTION: Before applying, please be sure to review the Coast Colleges District Board Policy regarding Nepotism (BP 7310) to check if your application may be impacted. If you have any questions, please contact HR Recruitment at 714-438-4714 or 714-438-4716.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To be considered for this opportunity, you must submit a COMPLETE application packet. A complete application packet includes:

A complete Coast Community College District Online Employment Application.

A current resume (as a separate attachment - PDF recommended).

A cover letter (as a separate attachment - PDF recommended).

Answers to all supplemental questions (please provide clear, thorough responses as they will be carefully evaluated to determine the most qualified candidate(s) to be invited for an interview; please do not put "see resume.").

Application for Equivalency, if applicable (as a separate attachment - PDF recommended).  Candidates making application on the basis of equivalency must submit an Application for Equivalency form (located at in addition to all other required materials.

Submission of all required application information and materials is the responsibility of the applicant.


Applications must be received no later than the posted closing date. There are NO EXCEPTIONS. Electronic applications may be completed by visiting Once you have completed an electronic application, you may apply to open positions within the Coast Community College District by submitting the application and all other required materials. Required materials differ for each open position and must be complete when submitted for a specific posting. Instructions for completing applications and applying to posted positions are available online or by calling Applicant Processing at (714) 438-4714 or (714) 438-4716.

Information for TDD users is available by calling (714) 438-4755.

All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. All application materials become the property of the Coast Community College District and will NOT be copied or returned. Any documents that you are unable to attach can be faxed to (714) 782-6065. Faxes must clearly indicate your name and the job to which you are applying.

To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate "n/a" (not applicable). If you do not know an answer, please indicate so, but do not leave any space blank.

Disability Accommodations:

If you require accommodations in the Application or Examination Process, please notify Human Resources by calling (714) 438-4714 or (714) 438-4716.


All online applications and required materials received by the deadline date will be screened to determine which applicant(s) meet(s) the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement. Please note: Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview.

Applicants who meet the required qualifications and who are also deemed to possess the highest degree of desirable qualifications will be invited to discuss their qualifications in an interview with the College/District. Therefore, it is highly recommended that applicants submit clear, detailed responses to all supplemental questions in order to demonstrate his/her qualifications as related to the position.

If any travel is required for an applicant to participate in-person during the interview process, this will be done so at the candidate's own expense.


• Typically, duties are performed in the office of a community college student health center.

• An incumbent must walk or drive to respond to campus emergencies as needed.

• The Director is subject to possible exposure to communicable diseases and blood borne pathogens.

• Frequently must travel to other campus locations to conduct work or attend meetings.

• Occasionally must travel to other locations in the County or state, such as the Health Department or other community agencies.

• The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

• The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

• Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Must frequently sit for long periods.

• Use hands and fingers to handle medical equipment, keyboard or other objects.

• Reach with hands and arms.

• Must speak clearly and distinctly to ask questions and provide information.

• Hear and understand voices over the telephone and in person.

• Respond quickly and effectively to campus emergencies.

• Must see and hear adequately to perform accurate physical assessments of students or others.

• Occasionally must lift injured, ill or disabled students.

• Must walk or drive to respond to campus emergencies as needed.

• Frequently must travel to other campus locations and occasionally must travel to other locations in the county or state.

• A detailed list of physical demands and work environment is on file and will be provided upon request.

Coast Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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