Clinic Director, Mental Health & Wellness Collaborative

University of Denver
USA, Colorado, Denver

Job Details

The DU Collaborative for Mental Health and Wellness is teaming up with Thriving Families, a local non-profit aimed at helping women and their young families thrive. Thriving Families offers an evidence-based curriculum to mothers during the pregnancy and post-partum time periods aimed at cultivating healthy romantic relationships and positive parenting practices. They also provide trauma-informed, evidence-based therapy services through their WiseWellness program. Learn more about Thriving Families here: and their MotherWise program here:

The Collaborative is an interprofessional initiative that aims to more effectively address mental health service, workforce development, research, and policy needs for Colorado and beyond. Our approach is wholly inclusive of diverse perspectives, including elevating voice and access for individuals from traditionally underrepresented racial, ethnic, linguistic, socioeconomic, nativity, gender, sexuality, and ability groups and across the lifespan. Learn more about The Collaborative here:

Position Summary
A partnership between Thriving Families and The Collaborative will allow for an expansion of already established and successful programming and offer opportunities for continued innovation. Specifically, the Collaborative will integrate additional infrastructure, training opportunities, and clinical services into Thriving Families already impressive offerings.

This position is a 30-hour a week position. This is a three-year, benefited position not to exceed 1,500 hours in a calendar year, with the potential for renewal depending on funding.

Essential Functions

The Executive Clinical Officer will be responsible for:

  • Providing and coordinating therapeutic services offered by the WiseWellness team.
  • Providing clinical supervision, including supervision to graduate student trainees from social work, psychology, and counseling programs.
  • Supporting and enhancing culturally-responsive therapeutic services for traditionally underserved individuals, couples, and families.
  • Expanding clinical services to the broader Denver-Metro area.

Required Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate in psychology and licensed or licensed-eligible as a psychologist in Colorado.
  • Prior experience providing psychotherapy and supervision.
  • Demonstrated commitment to or experience working with diverse populations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluency in Spanish.
  • Prior experience as a clinic director or commensurate role.

Work Schedule

This position will work 30 hours a week.

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application by Monday, October 4th, 2021. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Salary Grade Number
The salary grade for the position is 13.

Salary Range
The hourly range for this position is $65,000-$72,000.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidates sex or any other protected status.


The University of Denver offers some benefits for non-benefited employees. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
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    All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.


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