Job Overview
The Associate Director helps manage the Student Wellness Center, including supervising professional and student staff. They will oversee the peer education program, including training, management, and assisting students. The AD helps with outreach and programming, as well as developing educational materials. Should have experience in assessment and evaluation.
Essential Functions
– Manage a major subdivision within a department, center, or institute responsible for the development, implementation, and administration of goals to achieve strategic objectives; assume management responsibility for a wide range of projects/tasks associated with primary business operations and/or corporate relations with which decisions and quality of execution have a significant impact and influence service delivery on a division, campus or university level.

– Formulate, recommend, approve and implement internal policies, procedures, controls, and manage processes to increase internal business and/or external corporate partnerships and advance service levels; responsible for policy execution and results that enrich the department/center, the campus, and the university; consults with Director on major policy changes affecting other departments; authority to grant exceptions.

– May be responsible for coordinating a function or program(s)in which decisions and quality of execution have a significant impact on external relations.

– Maybe responsible for collaborating efforts with administrative and academic units(i.e., Public Relations, Academic Colleges, Foundation, etc.) to enhance business/community partnerships.

– Develop, implement, and monitor assigned budgets; authority for function budget, revenue and expense planning and approving expenditure; delegated signature authority for programs or functions within department or center; may serve as department business administration officer.

– Prepare reports, disseminate/interpret information, provide advice, write proposals, deliver presentations, construct contractual agreements, and ensure that all programs and services comply with university, state, and federal regulations.

– Communicate and assist students, parents, and corporate partners to resolve questions and complex issues; represent the university internally and externally.

– Assist with administrative leadership and supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff; hire, orient, train, mentor, and evaluate assigned staff; monitor and coordinate staff development and training program.

– Serve on various university, division, and departmental committees and may represent the department at various state and national associations; may function for the Director in his/her absence, as required.

– May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).

– Perform related duties based on departmental needs.

About University of Cincinnati

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to over 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, global leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.

About the Department
The Student Wellness Center empowers students to make informed decisions regarding their health and wellness by providing evidence-based education, inclusive resources, and non-judgmental support.