Assistant Director of Center for Prevention & Wellness

$41,648 - $43,448 yearly
  • Salish Kootenai College
  • Pablo, MT, USA
  • May 09, 2024
Full time Admin-Clerical Executive General Business Management

Job Description

General Summary:

The Assistant Director of the Center for Prevention & Wellness supports the Director of the Center for Prevention & Wellness in overseeing and implementing programming within the Center for Prevention & Wellness, with specific responsibilities for:

Assisting with the management, development, and execution of all Behavioral Health programming including scheduling, outreach, crisis response, referrals (internal and external) client documentation, and program confidentiality. 


Position Responsibilities:

● Support the Director of the Center for Prevention & Wellness in managing and directing as needed.            

● Co-Chair campus Connect, Assist, Refer, Empower          (CARE) team meetings.

● Coordinate day-to-day behavioral health appointment scheduling and provide proactive follow-up for students, staff, and faculty to ensure necessary services are in place. Support includes developing a support plan (including referrals to internal and external resources) and follow-up care. Participate in applicable internal and external coordination meetings to maintain updated knowledge of resources, streamline referral processes, and coordinate student care.

● Build and maintain positive collaborative relationships with campus staff, faculty, and external agencies to provide care coordination and support through advocacy and referrals.

● Collaborate with other SKC departments (e.g. Department of Academic Success, Disability and Veterans Services, Housing, Community Health and Development, and TRIO) to support students.

● Support the coordination of the annual Women 4 Wellness health fair.

● Recruit, employ, train, supervise, and evaluate student workers.

● Oversee the use of data management systems to collect and analyze data, create reports, and make data-informed decisions to improve student support services.

● Serve as a member on college committees.

● Represent the College professionally in the community.

● Other Duties as Assigned by the Director of the Center for Prevention & Wellness



● An associates degree in Human Services, Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, Education, or                 related discipline. Bachelors preferred.

● Experience managing behavioral health services including response to crisis situations, client             retention, and referral processes.

● Effective written and critical thinking skills/experience in a professional setting (demonstrated through professional reports, publications, program evaluations, grant writing,     or other related communications).

● Effective verbal communication is demonstrated through conflict resolution, customer             service, positive workplace interactions, or other related experiences.

● Ability to resolve student complaints and concerns.

● Strong organizational skills and detailed oriented.

● Ability to investigate and analyze data, draw conclusions, and implement appropriate, responsive action as necessary.


Preferred Qualifications:

● Minimum of two years of experience in student support services or the behavioral health        field.

● Demonstrated experience in grant and/or project management.

● Proficiency in visual communication or graphic design.

● Previous experience in leadership or supervisory roles preferred.