Pella Area Jobs

Lead Counselor

Posted: 05/29/2022

Job Description:
This is a benefits-eligible 10-month position - August-May 

Function of Position:

Responsible to the Assistant Dean of Students, the Lead Counselor provides leadership for the counseling center, provides student counseling, and provides student mental health crisis intervention support

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership for the Central College Counseling Center services.
  • Provide individual personal counseling to Central College students.
  • Coordinate weekly counseling team consults meetings.
  • Assist the Assistant Dean of Students in supervising and evaluating the counselor.
  • Assist the campus emergency coordinator (Dean of Students) in coordinating mental health crisis intervention strategies for student emergencies, accidents, death, etc., by supporting the Student Crisis Response Team.
  • Manage counseling vendor relationships and best practice tools (e.g., TAO, Titanium, CCMH, etc.).
  • Review and update counseling services forms, documents, resources, etc.
  • Continual assessment of counseling services offered within the context of a residential campus of approximately 1100 students.
  • Collaborate with individuals across campus for training, updates, data analysis of the Central College community as deemed necessary and appropriate.
Required Qualifications
  • Master's degree in counseling or related field plus a minimum of five (5) years of effective experience.
  • Licensure as a mental health practitioner in the State of Iowa preferred
Application Instructions:
Please contact Human Resources with application questions by calling 641-628-5156 or emailing