Posted: Jun 17, 2022

Director of Center for Health Education and Promotion

Millersville University - Millersville, PA
Application Deadline: Jul 3, 2022
The Director in the Center for Health Education and Promotion provides leadership and performs highly responsible job duties in the development, implementation, and administration of a comprehensive student health education and promotion program. The Director will administer student health promotion initiatives in alignment with theory-based, evidence informed strategies; evaluate and provide recommendations regarding health and wellbeing related programming, activities and student education efforts; identify and secure alternate funding sources to support program needs; and assist administrators, campus departments, and faculty in providing coordinated health promotion efforts.

Located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania is one of the 14 public universities of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Our pillars of distinction include exceptionally strong student-faculty relationships, numerous programs of distinction, a beautiful campus and vibrant location, and successful job placement for our students. Our students’ success, both inside and outside of the classroom, is our highest priority, and we provide numerous opportunities to facilitate their academic, personal, and social growth and development. Almost 70 baccalaureate programs are available for our 6,250 students to find their path. Several of our programs are multidisciplinary in nature, combining science, technology, and art to create a more progressive degree. We have over 950 graduate students enrolled in 21 master’s and 3 doctoral programs. Our faculty are highly respected in their fields and dedicated to the success of students in the classroom, research labs, and in campus life. Over 66,000 alumni live in all 50 states and in 72 countries around the world. We seek individuals who embrace and value our EPPIIC values of exploration, public mission, professionalism, inclusion, integrity, and compassion.

Annual Salary: $55,590.00, plus comprehensive benefits starting on the first day of employment, including:

    • Health insurance – Low bi-weekly premium. Employees pay 5% of bi-weekly salary for benefit coverage with ability to pay 2.5% when participating in the wellness program.
    • Dental insurance – Coverage is free to employee and dependents after 90 days.
    • Vision insurance – Coverage is free to employee and dependents after 90 days.
    • Group life insurance - Equal to annual salary (up to $50,000) at no cost to the employee.
    • Voluntary Group Life and Accident Insurance – Available for purchase at low rates for additional employee coverage as well as coverage for spouse and children.
    • Long Term Disability Insurance – Available for purchase at low rates with either a 90 or 180-day waiting period.
    • Retirement – 2 plans to choose from.
    • Tuition waiver – Employee, spouse, and dependents are eligible.
    • Vacation leave – Up to 10.4 days accrued for the first year, increases to up to 15.6 days per year after first year.
    • Personal leave – Up to 5 days per year.
    • Sick leave – Up to 15.6 days accrued per year, including up to 5 days per year that can be taken to care for a family member.
    • Holiday leave – Up to 12 days per calendar year.


The State System Employee Benefits Summary can be found at
At Millersville University we are committed to fostering a learning and working environment that promotes the intersectionality of diversity to foster a climate of inclusion. Employing our EPPIIC values and the principles of Inclusive Excellence, we hold that an inclusive community is a core value that is an essential part of the foundation for our learning and working environment. Millersville University is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.
Required Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree from an accredited higher education institution.
  • Two years of responsible experience in health promotion, health education on a college campus, including graduate and professional experience in planning, program development, and personnel..
  • A record of active involvement in service, leadership and programming in higher education.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and certifications in various health education and promotion areas especially in working with peer educators.
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in working with data, surveys and reviewing predictive analytics in support of student health, promotion and retention.
  • Ability to assume a university-wide perspective in an environment of distributed leadership.
  • A commitment to student, faculty and staff development and the mission and values of Millersville University.
  • Demonstrated capacity to be an innovative, effective leader, committed to excellence in program development.
  • Ability to develop positive and effective partnerships with the internal and external communities, including community health organizations, state health agencies, institutions of higher education and other organizations.
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
  • Knowledge & Involvement in sustainability efforts within university community.
  • A strong commitment to diversity and social equity, and the demonstrated ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse student university community.
  • Successful interview.
  • Successful completion of three background checks.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge/use of CAS.
  • Involvement in NASPA & ACHA.

To Apply: Please go to and submit a staff application.