Acacia Counseling and Wellness

Director - College Mental Health

Job Locations US-CA-Davis | US-Sacramento
Full Time


Acacia Counseling and Wellness seeks a passionate and engaging individual to lead a talented team of professionals dedicated to improving the lives of college students.


Acacia Counseling and Wellness is a leading provider of outpatient, university mental health support, and ranked as the 350th fastest growing company by Inc 5000. We specialize in serving university students, faculty, and staff, as well as the greater community. Our professional staff includes psychologists, therapists, supervised trainees, psychiatrists, and psychiatric nurse practitioners who provide group therapy, individual counseling, and medication management and consultation, both in-person and via telehealth*. Headquartered in Goleta, CA we proudly service communities throughout California and Minnesota. 


  • Are you ready to take your leadership and passion for accessible mental health care services to the next level?
  • Are you inspired to see college students thrive in the face of adversity and develop into even more amazing versions of themselves?
  • Are you looking for a workplace that values fun, creativity, flexibility, teamwork, and fresh ideas?


At Acacia Counseling and Wellness, we are committed to building a culture where amazing people (like you!) can do their best work. The Director oversees the management and operations of their office and works closely with company leadership teams to ensure the delivery of high-quality services that support the needs of our clients. We are seeking a dynamic leader who values and supports collaboration, is passionate about creating inclusive spaces, and would like to be a part of Acacia’s journey towards reimagining college mental health.


*Due to COVID-19, all of our services are currently being conducted via telehealth.


The Director will champion our Davis office and is responsible for general functions, including: 
  • Providing vision, leadership, and strategic direction for the office and team;
  • Overseeing and ensuring the delivery of high-quality services to the community;
  • Developing and maintaining collaborative relationships with local unviersity and colleges to understand how to best support student and community needs;
  • Management of business operations, which includes:
    • Recruitment, supervision, and ongoing support to professional and administrative support staff;
    • Budgeting and administration; 
    • Management of security and technology;
    • Implementation of policies and procedures;
  • Performance of several direct clinical services;
  • Providing individual and group consultation for professional staff;
  • Exhibiting a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all professional activities and duties;
  • Engaging in other administrative duties and company-wide initiatives as assigned.

Compensation Package: 

  • Compensation range $95,000+, commeasurate with experience, and a signing bonus!
  • Medical, dental, vision effective 1st of the month following 30 days of employment
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave, and Holidays.


The Ideal Candidate is an experienced, knowledgeable, and engaged clinician; has strong decision-making, communication, and interpersonal skills; has the ability to work collaboratively in supporting diverse student populations; and embodies our core values with passion to carry our mission forward.


Education, Licensure, and Experience:

  • Licensed Mental Health Provider (LMFT, LCSW, LP, LPCC)
  • Experience supervising professional staff
  • Excellent clinical and supervisory skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team-oriented mentality
  • Experience managing administrative responsibilities in a supervisory role preferred
  • Experience working with college students in a mental health setting preferred


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