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Behavioral Health Coordinator/Navigator

​​​​Puget Sound ESD seeks a dynamic, highly-skilled Behavioral Health Coordinator/Navigator to increase access to behavioral health services and supports for students and families by facilitating regional cross-system coordination and to support school districts develop and implement comprehensive suicide prevention and behavioral health supports for students.

PSESD is one of nine regional educational agencies serving school districts and state approved charter and private schools in Washington. Serving over 39% of Washington’s K-12 public school students, our agency provides critical services designed to ensure that our students are ready to enter school, achieve at high levels in the K-12 system, and succeed in postsecondary endeavors. To learn more about PSESD, visit

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in job-related field (Associate’s degree with increasing levels of job-related experience may substitute for Bachelor's degree)

  • Experience and understanding with the Washington community-based behavioral health system

  • Experience advocating for vulnerable, underserved, student populations, and students with behavioral health need

  • Experience working in an educational setting

  • Demonstrates an understanding and commitment to using a racial equity lens

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in providing technical assistance and training to school districts to develop Multi-tiered systems of support

  • Experience facilitating suicide prevention workshops

Please note, applicants should describe their experience meeting minimum qualifications (and preferred qualifications if applicable) in cover letter and resume as part of the application and salary placement process. Unofficial transcripts are required as part of a complete application.

Location:  Renton.
Job Type:  Full-time, year-round
Salary:  $60,530 - $70,195
Department:  Student Support Services

We attract, retain, and motivate exceptional people with an equitable and competitive compensation package. Salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience and internal equity. 


We offer comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • 24 annual leave days per year
  • 12 sick days
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System
  • Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan
  • Subsidized ORCA card
  • Free parking

Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by July 19, 2020. Interviews are tentatively scheduled for July 28, 2020.

Jobs are listed here for information only. To apply for a specific open position, you must be a registered applicant in the Fast Track Application System and apply specifically for each position for which you wish to be considered.

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PSESD is committed to having a diverse workforce and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply.
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