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Director, Center for Healthy Communities

Salisbury University   Salisbury, MD   Full-time     Management
Posted on April 27, 2022
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Director, Center for Healthy Communities

Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland (USM), is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 61 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Salisbury University (SU) is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Director, at the Center for Healthy Communities. The Center for Healthy Communities endeavors to positively impact our community’s health status through workforce development, grant activities, continuing education, and service-learning.

Primary Job Duties:  Direct the Center for Healthy Communities, providing visionary leadership through the development and implementation of an innovative strategic plan and facilitation of an internal advisory committee to inform strategic direction. The Director balances operations, administrative oversight, supervision, and development, and increases community partnerships and the educational capacity of the programs housed within the framework, including all CHHS grant related activities and continuing education. This position actively seeks and obtains extramural funding.  

Minimum Qualifications:  Master’s degree in Health and/or Human Services or related field, and 5-7 years of experience. Successful record of grant funding and community engagement.

Must be detail oriented and have excellent interpersonal, customer service, organization and planning, prioritization, problem solving, follow through, time management, and oral and written communication skills. Also, must be flexible and possess the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously and work well under pressure, work independently and in a team-oriented environment.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite is required (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point) is required. 

This is a full-time, exempt, State position with a full benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

Applications will be accepted via Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System. Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions. To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit a cover letter and resume. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail. Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted.

Applications received by June 8, 2022 will be given full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our institution, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit http://www.salisbury.edu/equity/.

Salisbury University (SU) has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and equal employment opportunities to all qualified people. To that end, the University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics. Direct all inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy to: Humberto Aristizabal, Associate Vice President, Institutional Equity, Title IX Coordinator, 100 Holloway Hall, Tel. (410) 548-3508.