Director of Student Health Services (Onsite)


The Student Health Services department of The Claremont Colleges Services (TCCS) seeks an experienced, dynamic, and collaborative leader for the position of Director of Student Health Services. The Director provides supervision of all clinical protocols and procedures. This position also provides outpatient primary medical care to students of seven member institutions of The Claremont Colleges in Claremont, California.

Essential Functions:

Clinical Supervision Responsibilities (30%)

  • Supervise and direct all clinical staff in adhering to clinical protocols and procedures

  • Ensure protocols and procedures are in compliance with medical practices and appropriate laws, rules, and regulations

  • Annually review clinical protocols prior to final approval by the clinical staff

  • Perform annual chart reviews for the nurse practitioners

  • Supervise nurse practitioner dispensing practices

  • Develop in-service programs on protocols and procedures for the clinical staff

  • Supervise the radiography unit

  • Supervise the laboratory (CLIA-waived tests)

  • Supervise partnerships with allied health professionals, especially those with the Keck Graduate Institute

  • Oversee the  Wellness vending machines which SHS stocks with emergency contraception

  • Perform bi-annual performance evaluations for the clinical staff

Clinical Responsibilities (40%)

  • Evaluate, examine, diagnose, and make recommendations for treatment of acute and chronic medical illnesses and minor surgeries

  • Perform minor surgical procedures including suturing lacerations, removing foreign bodies, wart treatment, and other procedures as required

  • Provide comprehensive women’s health services including gynecological examinations, cervical and breast cancer screening, contraceptive methods, pregnancy testing, and STI evaluation

  • Educate students regarding their illnesses, preventive health care, and other subjects as requested

  • Make appropriate referrals for hospitalization or subspecialty care in the community

  • Review medical records and laboratory studies

  • Request appropriate X-rays

  • Perform entrance, athletic, pre-matriculation, employment, and study abroad physical examinations and make recommendations regarding travel immunizations

  • Lead and attend weekly staff meetings

  • Work in conjunction with Monsour Counseling and Psychological Services staff in management of students with eating disorders and other mental health issues

  • Work in conjunction with Health Education Outreach office by providing information on health-related issues

  • Participate in Quality Assurance/Improvement programs for Student Health Services

  • Review and update patient educational materials

  • Serve as liaison with campus athletic departments, student residential life departments, other community health care providers and outside agencies

  • Participate in professional development opportunities and in-service training

Administrative Responsibilities (30%)

  • Participate in The Claremont Colleges Services /Student Health Services strategic planning

  • Attend inter-department, inter-collegial meetings/committees as requested

  • Work in collaboration with Student Health and Counseling Services projects

  • Work with the VPSA, AVP for Health and Wellness and the budget department in personnel decisions and financial expenditures regarding daily operations

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Work Schedule:

The regular hours for this full-time position are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. May be required to work holiday, weekend, and/or evening hours. Regular hours may vary due to needs of the organization or business unit. SHS has an adjusted holiday schedule in which certain holidays are worked to support residential students during the academic calendar.


TCCS requires the COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment.  New employees are required to present evidence of complete COVID-19 vaccination within 30 calendar days of hire, unless a medical or religious accommodation or exemption is requested and granted.


Required Qualifications

  • Medical degree from an accredited medical school

  • California Medical License and continuing medical education classes as required

  • Board certified in a primary care specialty

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, or the ability to obtain such certification within a reasonable time after starting in the position.

  • Minimum years of relevant work experience is residency training in a primary care specialty (i.e. Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine)

  • Proven knowledge in medical assessment, diagnosis, and treatment.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage the fluctuation of clinical caseload and maintain appropriate records in a timely manner.

  • Advanced interpersonal skills, demonstrating an approachable personality, empathy, and exceptional listening skills.

  • Demonstrate maturity, tact, resiliency, and composure and sensitivity to others needs in crisis, difficult, and unexpected situations.

  • Sensitivity to and embracement of individuals that represent cultural, religious, ethnic and lifestyle diversity.

  • Ability to work as a team member within the health center and throughout the consortium.

  • Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with diverse individuals across multiple organizations.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Ability to work with an electronic health records system for client notes and scheduling.

  • Fluent language skills in English, including the ability to write with proper grammar, spelling, and business etiquette.

  • Must provide evidence of complete COVID-19 vaccination within 30 calendar days of hire, unless a medical or religious accommodation or exemption is requested and granted.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a higher education environment and/or with college-aged individuals.

  • Experience working with an electronic medical records system.


Pay: The monthly salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with the duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required for the position.

Benefits: We are delighted to offer a comprehensive employment benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 10% retirement contributions (no matching required), tuition benefits for employees and their dependents, $50,000 group life insurance, generous time off, LinkedIn Learning, discounts for mobile plans, software, and entertainment, and access to fitness facilities and classes. For more information about our full range of generous benefits please visit Benefits are subject to the terms and conditions in the plan or policy documents.


Only qualified applicants please. Review of applications is in progress.

Online Application: Applications are only accepted through our applicant portal at