The Counselor & Outreach Coordinator provides individual and group counseling services to students.
Provide counseling and mental health services to students and consultation to members of the Simpson community
Plan & hold outreach events for mental health services on campus
Advise on campus branch of Active Minds
Maintain appropriate documentation of services provided.
Assist in providing leadership for the development & implementation of policies and procedures of the Counseling Services office.
Participate on college & departmental committees, attend & participate in professional organizations
Develop and present programs to student organizations and groups regarding mental health related issues
Develop and maintain relationships with area mental health providers for student referrals
Professional degree in counseling or related field required.
Must hold Iowa license or be license eligible.
Experience with college/young adult populations strongly desired..
Community Simpson’s main campus is in Indianola, Iowa, a part of the Des Moines metropolitan area. The Des Moines area has a population of over 600,000, and economic growth has outpaced the U.S. as a whole. In addition, the cost of living is well below the national average.
Simpson’s 85-acre campus Indianola campus is a beautiful space and where the majority of classes are offered to their students. Located in south-central Iowa, just 12 miles south of Des Moines, Simpson’s main location gives students the best of both worlds: the friendly atmosphere of a college town with the benefit of living near an exciting metropolitan area. Indianola is host to many nationally known events, including the Des Moines Metro Opera and the National Balloon Classic, which features hot air balloons, balloon rides, competitions and family entertainment. The vibrant, small-town community also has a multitude of choices for entertainment including state parks and trails for recreation, a golf course and many unique restaurants, shops and movie theatres within walking distance of campus.Greater Des Moines, IowaSimpson’s second campus is located in West Des Moines, Iowa, which is a part of the Greater Des Moines metro area, and serves adult and graduate students. The West Des Moines campus is easy to access, has efficient classrooms, and an environment devoted to learning for students who likely are balancing work and family life as they return to school. Classes offered at... the West Des Moines campus are targeted towards Simpson’s continuing and graduate students who are looking to take classes at night or closer to home.