Staff Counselor Des Moines University

Des Moines University is currently accepting applications for a Staff Counselor who will provide psychological services to students in all University programs, including intake assessments, individual, couples, and group counseling, and crisis intervention. In addition, the Staff Counselor will provide consultation and outreach programming to the campus community. The primary goals of the Student Counseling Center (SCC) are to contribute to DMU’s commitment to provide a supportive campus environment, to promote psychological health and well-being for all students, and to empower students to achieve academic and professional success.

Over 100 years old, Des Moines University is a health sciences graduate university comprised of three colleges offering eight graduate degrees. Located in the #1 Best City for Young Professionals (, 2014), Des Moines University continues its vision of being a leader in innovative health education that promotes life-long learning.

Qualifications include:
• Master’s degree in counseling or clinical psychology, marriage and family therapy, mental health counseling, or related field.
• At least two years post-degree experience required. Experience providing psychological services in a University counseling center preferred.
• Must be licensed in the state of Iowa.

For complete job description, benefit summary, or to apply visit Please submit resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references at time of online submission. Application submission deadline is April 7, 2017.

Des Moines University is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information and other characteristics protected by law (“protected class”). Applications from candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.