Cornell College
  • 27-Jun-2017 to 26-Aug-2017 (CST)
  • Mount Vernon, IA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Applications are being accepted for a counselor within the Division of Student Affairs. The counselor will provide short-term individual counseling for students, coordinate group workshops and outreach programs on matters related to personal development and mental health enhancement, provide crisis intervention assistance, collaborate with staff and faculty about student concerns, and serve as a liaison between Student Affairs and campus committees and workgroups. This is a benefits-eligible position, working during the academic year only, with specific work hours varying week to week (typically 4-8 hours per day between 8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m).

About Cornell College

Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by its One Course At A Time curriculum, which allows students to learn at the speed of life with more opportunities for off-campus study, full-time internships, and research blocks. Academic immersion and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from 45 states and 18 foreign countries. External endorsements include selection as one of the Colleges That Change Lives, a U.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, and a Fiske Guide to Colleges Best Buy. Founded in 1853, Cornell's picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly renovated Thomas Commons. It is located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer's as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns" and located in the heart of Iowa's Creative Corridor.


Master's degree in counseling, clinical psychology, social work, or mental health counseling required. Must have or be eligible to obtain state license in Iowa. Counseling experience with college students and familiarity with the residential liberal arts college strongly preferred. Experience counseling individuals about eating disorders, substance abuse, self-harm, and sexual violence, as well as knowledge of the unique mental health issues of diverse clients, including first-generation college students, individuals from ethnically and racially diverse backgrounds, and individuals representing varying sexual orientations and gender identities, and individuals with learning disabilities is preferred.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and listing of three professional references through Cornell's online application system.

Cornell is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smokefree Air Act. Cornell utilizes E-Verify and requires satisfactory completion of a background check.

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