Staff Position

CMHC Program Coordinator

Position Details

Job ID # 18-983
Department College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Reports To Director of CMHC Programs

Position Summary

Provides administrative and organizational support for the Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling; includes oversight of student and faculty records, event coordination, and general program coordination.  Also provides support for the MACMHC Director and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. This is a .8 FTE position with 32 estimated hours per week.

Essential Functions

  1. Provide administrative support for the MACMHC program (answering and directing students’ emails and phone calls, facilitating new student orientation and registration, maintaining student files and records, oversee international student scholarship coordination, assisting adjunct faculty, managing book orders, tracking syllabi, tracking grades and payment, etc.) 
  2. Plans related events for the MACMHC program, including orientation, graduation dinners, cohort events, etc. 
  3. Track and facilitate process for evaluative element of CMHC internship [5%]
  4. Manage and maintain all aspects of the CSBS Eagle pages
  5. Maintain and update, under the direction of the Director of the CMHC program, CSBS Faculty Handbook
  6. Facilitate, under the direction of the CMHC Director, reconciliation of CSBS credit card and check requests
  7. Provide occasional general administrative support to the Dean of the CSBS
  8. Performs other work-related duties as assigned.


  1. Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology (or equivalent with work experience).
  2. Experience with customer service.
  3. Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
  4. Strong writing and editing skills.
  5. Capability to maintain confidentially is crucial.
  6. Demonstrate commitment to maintaining a safe work environment free of harassment, violence, and unlawful discrimination.
  7. Ability to communicate effectively, get along well with co-workers, and deal effectively and professionally with colleagues.

Working Environment:

  1. Work is generally performed indoors in a typical office setting. 
  2. Some weekend/evening work required. 
  3. Position works with strictly confidential information.
  4. Frequently required to be in front of a computer screen for long periods of time.

Physical Demands:

The functions are usually performed while sitting, but may involve some amount of time standing, stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, lifting (max. of 40 lbs.), walking, carrying, reaching, stretching, climbing, perform repetitive motions of the hands or wrists and other movements.  The abilities of seeing, hearing and speaking are also required.  

Lifestyle Standards

Recognize, understand, and agree to live by the spiritual, moral, and ethical standards of Northwest University, as outlined in the Employee Manual.

Application Procedure

Please submit your resume, a letter of interest describing your qualifications, and a completed application form to the Human Resources office. Applications are available online (, or in the Human Resources Office of Northwest University.

You may submit your package by mail, scan and email, or fax.

Northwest University
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 579
Kirkland, WA 98083-0579
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Fax: (425) 739-0695

Inquiries regarding staff positions may be made to:

Human Resources Office
Northwest University
5520 108th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98033
(425) 889-5749
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Northwest University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability in admissions and access to, employment, or treatment in its programs or activities. Northwest University is an "At Will" employer.

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