Associate Vice President for Student Wellness

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Associate Vice President for Student Wellness


Montana State University (MSU) invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Vice President for Student Wellness. The AVP for student wellness leads MSU’s student health and wellness programs. The wellness programs include University Health Partners and MSU’s Recreational Sports and Fitness Department. University Health Partners provides medical services, dental services, counseling and psychological services, and the office of health advancement.

University Health Partners was formed in 2017 to foster integration of the student health and counseling units on campus.  A progressive model now exists to address mental health issues, and to enhance relationships and partnerships among the professionals involved to improve overall services to students.  The next AVP for student wellness will build on that foundation to establish an integrated model of student wellness and well-being that will synthesize, coordinate, and align a broad range of services, programs, and partnerships in support of students flourishing and the advancement of MSU’s university strategic goals.  The AVP for student wellness will also be the point of contact for campus public health emergencies and expected to lead any necessary campus response.

The successful candidate should possess a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Health Care Administration, Public Administration, or related field; proven record of experience managing a complex organization at a senior leadership level to include strategic planning, operations, community relations, finance and human resources: proven record of experience planning, financing and overseeing a multi-million-dollar budget; proven record of experience in managing teams of highly educated professionals, primarily health care professionals; commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; commitment to student success; commitment to become part of the Montana State University community.


How to Apply


Greenwood/Asher & Associates, LLC. is assisting Montana State University in this search. Applications and nominations are now being accepted. For a full application package, please include a cover letter, CV and list of five references. Confidential inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to Greenwood/Asher and Associates. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. The search will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for candidates until finalists are selected. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made.


Inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be directed to:

Betty Turner Asher, Co-Founder, Greenwood/Asher & Associates

Vice President & Managing Partner, Kelly


Lois Stetson, Executive Search Consultant






Montana State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.