Northwestern College Opening for Director of Counseling Services

    Northwestern College has a full-time opening for a director of counseling services to begin in August 2023. The director of counseling services is a leader in promoting campuswide mental health programming. Responsibilities include directing the Wellness Center and supervising staff, providing education for employees and students, responding to crisis situations, and providing professional therapy for residential students.

    This salaried position requires 36-40 hours per week during the academic year (mid-August through mid-May), excluding college breaks. Summers are off. Full benefits package included. Position comes with excellent administrative support, professional liability insurance, and paid professional development opportunities.

    Qualifications include a master’s degree in clinical or counseling psychology, clinical social work, or marriage and family therapy. Must possess Iowa licensure. Preference given to candidates with at least three years post-licensure experience. Candidates should have a vital and vibrant Christian faith, integrated with their approach to and philosophy of counseling, as well as experience with and a passion for college students.

    Applications will be received until the position is filled.

    The successful candidate will have an authentic Christian faith and support the college’s mission and identity as expressed in our Vision for Learning, Vision for Diversity and Statement of Christian Identity. Northwestern identifies as Reformed in commitment, evangelical in engagement and ecumenical in spirit. We view these Christian theological perspectives as complementary and draw from the strengths of each perspective in fulfilling our mission.

    Northwestern College seeks to more fully reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ in its faculty, staff, administration and students. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are enthusiastically encouraged to apply.