Clinical Director - Wellness Center

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS

Harold Washington College (HWC) is one of the seven City Colleges of Chicago. HWC is located in the Chicago Loop and serves nearly 11,000 students. HWC is a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and Minority Serving Institution (MSI) with more than 70 percent Latinx or Black students. The college offers an exceptional liberal arts and sciences curriculum and programs in Business, Early Childhood, Architecture, and Digital Media. HWC is City Colleges’ Center for Business. The college is also home to the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program and is currently the only community college in the city to offer a business degree accessible entirely online. In addition, the college has program partnerships with leading industry organizations such as Aon, Year Up Chicago, DePaul University, and the Joffrey Ballet.

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: The Clinical Director,Wellness Center enforces and implements institutional, legal, and departmental policies concerning the Wellness Center. The Manager recruits and supervises interns from local graduate programs in social work or clinical psychology, supervises interns and executes the day-to-day Wellness Center operations. This includes the organization, assessment, and advertisement of the Wellness Center events and collaboration with community partners.


  • Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates staff of an assigned Wellness Center.

  • Develops, implements and monitors all policies relevant to the Wellness Center.

  • Recruits and interviews intern candidates from local graduate programs in social work or clinical psychology. Provides supervision for interns.

  • Develops and maintains collaborative relations with local graduate programs in social work or clinical psychology as well as with the community partners to improve the Wellness Center operations.

  • Collects evaluations, activity logs, and other documents demonstrating the activity and effectiveness of the Center. Prepares periodic and annual reports about the Wellness Center activities for management review and evaluation.

  • Sponsors monthly events with community based organizations. Assigns interns to participate in the events.

  • Manages the day-to-day activities of the Wellness Center, creating a professional, welcoming atmosphere for the individuals accessing the center for services and information.

  • Adheres to CCC Customer Service Excellence standards.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or Clinical Psychology or a related field (LCSW or Psy.D preferred) supplemented by a minimum of three years experience in program administration. Illinois licensure required.

  • Must be self-directed, innovative and able to assess current operations in an effort to develop practical action programs to improve the services provided by the department.

  • Flexibility on work schedule. Work assignments may shift on a weekly or monthly basis to account for new events and new possibilities of connecting with community based organizations.

  • Ability to utilize computer technology to access data, prepare and generate reports, and the ability to maintain records.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

  • Ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy.

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