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Director and Academic Advisor

The Continuing, Graduate and Online Programs seeks a Director and Academic Advisor for the West Des Moines Campus.  Responsibilities will include: recruiting and advising online and evening students, coordinating campus activities and academic course schedule, supporting instructors and supervising administrative staff.

Qualification will include: excellent communication and organizational skills, experience with adult learners, ability to support Simpson’s online and evening academic programs, and an aptitude for serving students and faculty with exemplary service.  Master’s degree preferred; Bachelor’s degree and directly related experience required.

Work hours: Mon., Tues., Wed., and Th. 11:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.; Fri. 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Interested candidates should send a letter of application, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references to: Human Resources, Simpson College, 701 North C Street, Indianola, IA 50125 or by e-mail (pdf please) to employment@simpson.edu Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Simpson College does not unlawfully discriminate and aims to employ persons of various backgrounds and experiences to help constitute a diverse community. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups. You will find the entire EOE statement at: http://simpson.edu/employment-opportunities/. Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Employment will require a criminal background check, which may include, but is not limited to- criminal history, national sex offender search, and motor vehicle history.