Dental Services Director

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $82,000
Maximum: $89,000
Details: DOQ




120 Bristlecone Drive
Fort Collins
United States


Regular Full-time position (40 hrs/wk) with benefits.

 Responsible for: Managing the Health District’s Dental Services, including planning, budgeting and financial management, staff management, critical function oversight, customer service, records and data collection and management, development of policies and procedures, grants management, etc. Provide training and compliance for HIPAA for the entire organization; crisis intervention training; outreach; etc. 

 The Health District operates a busy public Dental Clinic and other dental services for those who have lower incomes and can’t afford the full cost of dental care. Currently the dental clinic has 12 chairs, six dentists, three hygienists, and corresponding support staff.

 Duties include: 1) the management and quality assurance of Health District Dental programs 2) implementation and continuous improvement of dental services standards, policies and procedures, 3) management of related grant funding, 4) continuous analysis of and adaptation to community need for dental services, 5) HIPAA (and other related) training and compliance for the entire organization, 6) assurance of crisis intervention training for staff, and 7) other duties as assigned. 

 An hour north of Denver, Fort Collins is home to Colorado State University and a wealth of cultural and recreational opportunities. Often rated one of the best places to live in the U.S., Fort Collins boasts a strong economy, a thriving music and arts scene, and a vibrant historic downtown with numerous fine dining establishments. An outstanding local school system and youth recreation make the area ideal for raising a family. Fort Collins is a bike-friendly community with miles of trails and open space, and its craft breweries have garnered national acclaim. Nearby are national forests, the “wild and scenic” Cache La Poudre River, and Rocky Mountain National Park, which are prime locations for hiking, fishing, camping, hunting, and whitewater rafting. Fort Collins is a forward-looking community with small-town charm.

Required:  Master’s degree in relevant field (business administration, health and/or human services administration, public administration) or a degree in dentistry (DDS); at least two years of comprehensive experience, knowledge and skills in management in a dental, medical, or health and/or human services setting (see job announcement for detail). Special consideration given for experience managing a clinic or other similar programs in a public or not-for-profit organization, etc.


The Health District offers benefits to eligible employees. Additional coverage for dependents of eligible employees may be purchased.


Currently, we have 3 basic plan options available to our employees for medical coverage. 


The Health District has a mandatory group dental plan for eligible employees.


A vision plan is available to employees. The Health District does not contribute towards the monthly premium for this coverage.


The Health District offers a 401a to eligible employees. The Health District contributes 5% and the employee is required to contribute 3%. There is also a voluntary 457 plan available for the employee to designate an amount that they wish to contribute subject to the annual maximum amount allowable.


Currently, we have 9 paid holidays available to our employees along with 2 floating holidays.

Flexible paid time off

Time off with pay is available to eligible employees to use as they choose for vacation, sick leave, or other personal needs. Flex time is earned and varies depending upon the number of hours worked weekly and the number of service years.

Employees working 30 hours or more receive 100% coverage for their premiums. Premiums for regular part time employees (between 20 and 29 hours per week) will be prorated according to the number of hours worked.

Level of Language Proficiency


Read, Write, Speak fluently

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to: Search Coordinator, Health District of Northern Larimer County, 120 Bristlecone Dr., Ft. Collins, CO 80524, or by FAX to 970-221-7165 (attn: Search Coordinator), or email to


Position will remain open and applications will be accepted until filled. Complete job announcement online at EOE