Part-Time Counselor

Academic year position
(August 1 - May 31)      
 Job Description

Provides on-campus counseling services during academic years from August 1 to May 31 and is available as needed for emergencies throughout the year.


Meets with all new students in the first two weeks of their arrival to explain the services available and to assess any need for counseling services.


Provides individual counseling and group counseling as well as crisis intervention as needed.


Offers a variety of instruments which can facilitate a student’s self-understanding, vocational choice and psychological fitness for their vocation. The Counselor will exercise care in the use of standardized instruments recognizing the limitations of such measures in cross-cultural application.

  Receives referrals from the Vice President for Formation and Student Life, the Vice President for Academic Affairs, and the Vice President for Admissions.

Serves as a resource person for the formation directors and faculty.


Assists students in the areas of study skills, study habits and time management, on an individual or group basis.


  Master's degree in counseling or related field, such as an MSW

Licensed in the State of Iowa as a mental health therapist, independent social worker, or equivalent.

Salary commensurate with experience

Send resume, cover letter, and a minimum of three professional references to: Steven Winger, Vice President for Operations at Divine Word College, 102 Jacoby Dr. S.W., Epworth, IA 52045 or Email:

Application deadline: Review of applications begins April 8, 2024 and will remain open until the position is filled.

Divine Word College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.



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