St.  Catherine University

Director of Health & Wellness Clinic

Sep 16, 2021
Oct 15, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
The Health and Wellness Center at St. Catherine University invites applications for a Director of Health & Wellness Clinic position. This is a regular full-time position.

St. Catherine University is the largest private women's college in the nation, ranked #1 among Minnesota Private Colleges for social mobility. In our overall enrollment in 2020, 38% of our students self-identified as BIPOC , 31% are first-generation college students, and 34% receive Pell Grant funding. Our Fall 2021 class self-identify as BIPOC at nearly 50%. Our students are passionate about social justice and represent our mission to graduate women who transform the world.

To best serve our students, the University has embarked on a dynamic, comprehensive strategic Academic Master Plan that places inclusive excellence at the heart of our student experience, both in the classroom and beyond. To that end, applicants for this position are asked to articulate their personal philosophy on how they've approached diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice throughout their career.

Our Health and Wellness Clinic encourages students to achieve, protect and sustain a healthy campus learning community. The clinic offers a range of services from wellness exams and sports physicals to counseling. The Director of Health & Wellness Clinic leads and administers the clinic, including providing direct patient care, campus-wide public health efforts and health promotion programming.

  • Provide direct care to patients visiting the clinic for acute illnesses, annual physical exams, sports physicals, study abroad physicals, injuries, mental health and psychiatric issues, chronic illness and more.
  • Set the clinic vision and supervise the clinic staff including providers and staff leaders including clinical providers, a psychiatrist, office leadership and student workers, many of whom may be students in our nursing programs.
  • Meet the health care needs of our students with limited resources in a way that integrates their mental and physical care.
  • Manage the creation and roll-out of campus-wide health promotion activities and programming
  • Develop clinic policies and procedures that achieve university strategic objectives and that align with our mission, vision and values.
  • Oversees fiscal management for insurance billing, operational and personnel resources, and establishing, reviewing, and editing policies and practices related to student health
  • Represent the office in university events and programs, occasionally on evenings or weekends
  • Collaborate with other departments across campus to support the health and well-being of our students
  • Convene with local, regional, and national experts, other providers, national associations, and vendors to secure cost-effective, modern, and relevant information and consultation on student health-related practices
  • Respond to occasional emergency situations and times of crisis as outlined in the University's emergency operations plan

St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation's largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for all genders. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.

Minimum Qualifications
  • MD, FNP , DNP , NP or an equivalent terminal degree in a relevant health care area
  • Five years of experience caring for patients
  • Experience related to clinic administration and clinic staff supervision
  • Knowledge of public health applicable to a college or university setting
  • Experience working in inter-professional teams and delivering care in a culturally competent manner
  • Current licensure in area of practice

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working with college student populations and with college students in a health-care setting
  • Experience taking initiative on matters related to student health

We seek creative, adaptable staff who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity, multicultural understanding, and cultural fluency. Consistent with the university's commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their experience and service.

EEO Statement

St. Catherine University is an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to inclusion reflects the central value of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet to “love of neighbor without distinction” and provides a learning and working environment that is enriched by the diversity of all our members. Individuals of religious, racial, ethnic, gender identity, nation of origin, or disability groups that have traditionally had less representation in higher education are encouraged to apply. Should you need an interview accommodation please contact us at or 651-690-6565.

Application instructions for STAFF

Visit St. Kate Careers to apply. In the application process, we require applicants to articulate their commitment to diversity and inclusion as a required document. Three references and successful completion of a background check will be required for employment. For information, contact Matt Goodwin at mtgoodwin588 . Application deadline is October 14, 2021.

Given the way campus life inherently puts people in close proximity to each other, including residence and dining halls, classrooms, and gatherings, the University has determined that a vaccination requirement is the best way to keep our community safe and prevent potential outbreaks as we return to more regular, in-person operations. St. Catherine University is requiring all students, faculty (including adjuncts contracted for the fall semester and beyond), staff, and residents age 12 and older to complete their COVID -19 vaccination series unless the University approves a medical or religious accommodation or other accommodation/exemption as required by applicable law. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exemption/accommodation before beginning work. For more information, visit .

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Workplace / Tobacco Free Workplace

Our university is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit:

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