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Director of Student Well-Being

Colorado Northwestern Community College

Job Description


Student Services

REPORTS TO: Vice President of Student Services


FLSA: Exempt X (12 month appointment) Non-Exempt __


TRAVEL: Travel may be required

SALARY: $55,000.00 - $65,000.00 (Salary is commensurate with education and experience)

Excellent benefit package including retirement and health insurance is available.

SICK LEAVE: _10_hours/month ANNUAL LEAVE: 15 hours/month


Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC) fosters educational excellence and student
success, prepares students for local and global citizenship, anticipates and responds to the needs of
surrounding communities, and contributes to evolving regional economic development. CNCC is a
small, rural community college located in Northwest Colorado with campuses located in Rangely, CO
and Craig, CO. CNCC offers an exceptional experience to employees with outdoor activities, wildlife,
and small rural communities.

The College has various unique programs including Aviation Technology (Flight), Aviation
Maintenance Technology, National Park Service Academy and the Paleontology Plan of Study. We also
offer great opportunities for our students in Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Emergency Medical Services and
Automotive Technology. The college provides AA, AS, AAS, and certificate programs so students have
excellent choices in their degree plans.

The Director of Student Well-Being will oversee the development, provision and promotion of all
Mental Health/Well-Being programs and services at CNCC, with a primary focus on the student. The
Director will serve as the organizational leader for the Mental Health/Well-Being Office to ensure that
CNCC’s mission, vision and treatment philosophy are consistently implemented in all treatment
programs. They will also be expected to work closely with their counterpart on our Rangely Campus to
ensure all student needs are being met. They will also manage business and clinical decisions on a daily
basis, while displaying strong business acumen and empathy for students/patients.

Duties and Responsibilities include:
• Intake and interview student/patients to obtain information concerning social history, treatment, and

other pertinent information.
  • Manage the caseload of students/patients through ongoing assessment of individualized needs.
  • Execute therapeutic and/or crisis interventions, skill building, and case management for individuals.
  • Maintain accurate records to ensure compliance with Federal and State regulations.


  • Participate in scheduled meetings, specifically CARE team meetings.
  • Refer students/patients to supportive services, supplemental treatment, and counseling as required.
  • Assure that contracts are established and maintained for each student/patient (giving consent) in a
courteous, professional manner to ensure continuity of care.
  • Coordinate the interdisciplinary assessment process and develop a summary within three days of
student referral.
  • Coordinate discharge plans and continuation of care plans.
  • Keeps informed of developments in theory and research.
  • Adhere to HIPAA and FERPA guidelines.
  • Serve as a primary leader in educating and training the CNCC community about health promotion

and well-being, including serving as the primary contact for orienting new students to the offerings
of the Student Mental Health and Well-Being services.

  • Develop, lead, coordinate, facilitate and assess educational workshops and presentations for
students, faculty, staff, and administrators.
  • Coordinate college-wide programs campaigns and initiatives in partnership with colleagues and
community partners such as well-being fairs, the National Collegiate Health Assessment, required
vaccination initiatives and others.
  • Develop and coordinate workshops or panel discussions on a variety of topics including mental
health, self-care and developing coping, and resilience skills.
  • Research, expand and implement educational programs and workshops on a variety of health and
wellness topics to support diverse student groups.
  • Assist in the development, implementation of periodic student wellness surveys that:
1) Provide baseline and follow-up wellness data.
2) Identify program needs and priorities.
3) Collect information on the effectiveness of programs and services.
4) Track trends in student wellness status and behavior.
  • Maintain record keeping, documents, reports and routine correspondences in a timely manner.
  • Engage in, and collaborate with, campus-wide committees devoted to student wellness.
  • Must have excellent communication skills both written and verbal. This position will provide regular
feedback to supervisor and recruiting team on prospects, calendar, and requests.
  • Build relationships with parents, guidance counselors/advisors, and other external constituents.
  • Promote and adhere to the Mission & Vision of the College and employee handbook.
  • Maintain and develop relationships with faculty and staff of the College.
  • Represent the College at internal and external functions as needed.
  • Performs other services as deemed reasonable by the Vice President of Student Services.

This job requires any equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, abilities, education, and/or
experience as indicated below:
Education and Training: 

Master’s degree in Psychology from accredited college or university

Licensure/Certification: 

Colorado State Board of Psychologist Examiners Licensure 
Valid Driver License



Prior Related Experience: 

1-3 years’ experience in any combination of the following:
a. Clinical Psychology
b. School Psychology
c. Counseling Psychology
d. Cognitive/Behavioral Psychology 

Experience living and working in a rural community

Equipment & Technology: 

Strong working knowledge of computer software relative to the position (database driven
software), as well was Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.

Other: 
Possess diplomacy, tact, and the ability to use good discretion with confidential

student/patient information. 
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to communicate with students, parents,

families and collaborate effectively with campus partners. 
Possess strong customer service skills. 
Ability to work independently and as a part of a team. 
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusivity required. 
Attention to detail and ability to multi-task 
Strong public speaking skills. 
Self-starter who is comfortable working with diverse populations. Must be outgoing and

willing to interact with prospective students in a variety of settings.

Education and Training: 

PhD in Psychology from accredited college or university

Prior Related Experience: 

3-5 years’ experience in any combination of the following:
e. Clinical Psychology
f. School Psychology
g. Counseling Psychology
h. Cognitive/Behavioral Psychology


All interested and qualified applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, resume and three letters of
recommendation, along with a completed Colorado Northwestern Community College application for
exempt employment to the Department of Human Resources.

Colorado Northwestern Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Colorado Northwestern Community College prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment
including those that violate federal and state law, or the State Board for Community Colleges and
Occupational Education Board Policies 3-120 and 4-120. The College does not discriminate on the
basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability,
veteran status, pregnancy status, religion, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in
its employment practices or educational programs and activities. Colorado Northwestern Community
College will take appropriate steps to ensure that the lack of English language skills will not be a barrier
to admission and participation in vocational education programs.

The College has designated Jennifer Rea, Associate Director of Campus Life, as its Title IX/EO
Coordinator and Brett Caskey, Vice President of Student Services, as its ADA/Section 504/Title II with
the responsibility to coordinate its civil rights compliance activities and grievance procedures. If you
have any questions regarding Title IX/EO please contact Jennifer Rea, at (970) 675-3229 or and for questions regarding ADA/Section 504/Title II please contact Brett
Caskey at 970-675-3213 or Reasonable accommodations are available. To
request a reasonable accommodation, please contact Angela Miller, Executive Director of Human
Resources, at 970.675.3235 or You may also contact the Office for Civil
Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Region VIII, Federal Office Building, 1244 North Speer
Boulevard, Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204, telephone (303) 844-3417.

Title IX/EO Coordinator
Name: Jennifer Rea
Address: 500 Kennedy Drive, Rangely, CO 81648
Phone: 970.675.3229

Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Name: Angela Miller
Address: 500 Kennedy Drive Rangely, CO 81648
Phone: 970.675.3235

Deputy EO Coordinator
Name: Angela Miller
Address: 500 Kennedy Drive Rangely, CO 81648
Phone: 970.675.3235

Interim ADA/Section 504/Title II Coordinator
Name: Brett Caskey
Address: 500 Kennedy Drive, Rangely CO 81648
Phone: 970.675.3213


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