Mental Health & Wellness Director

Mental Health & Wellness Director

Position OverviewCollege Track Oakland is seeking a full time, clinically licensed, Mental Health and Wellness Director to support students with their social emotional wellbeing. We are searching for a committed and creative leader who steadfastly believes that all students are born with the potential to graduate from college. The Mental Health and Wellness Director plays an integral role in identifying key resources and helping students to develop the positive mindsets that will enable them to thrive.A successful Mental Health and Wellness Director exercises impeccable judgment and is detail-oriented and systems-minded. They build strong and enduring relationships with students, families, and staff and successfully recruit, coach, train and manage a team of graduate mental health interns. They are confident managing crisis situations and constantly reflective on ways to improve their practice.Primary Responsibilities Include:The Mental Health and Wellness Director is responsible for the design and implementation of the College Track Mental Health and Wellness Program, focused on student growth and development in the areas of identity formation, social-emotional learning and student wellness. They, along with their team of graduate mental health interns, provide professional expertise and guidance, through evidence-based practices to help College Track scholars to identify, explore, and work with unhelpful thinking patterns, persistent emotional distress, relationship and socialization difficulties and self-worth issues so that they can stay on track with their college completion journey. Student wellbeing interventions are delivered through workshops, small groups and 1:1 meetings. The Mental Health and Wellness Director will report to the Site Director and work closely with the rest of their site team to help students develop their social emotional strengths and assets.