Employment opportunities

Admissions Counselor

Northwestern College anticipates full-time admissions counselor position openings beginning July 20. 

These positions will involve managing a recruitment territory to attract and encourage students to enroll at the college. Responsibilities include traveling to college fairs and high schools to personally visit with prospective students, doing written follow-up, and calling to prospective students to encourage enrollment at the college. Understanding and explaining financial aid and the financial aid process is also a major part of the job responsibilities.

The ideal candidates would have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and will be expected to have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Knowledge of and commitment to Christian higher education is expected. Significant computer skill and knowledge is also desired.

Northwestern seeks candidates with an authentic Christian faith who will support the college’s mission, Reformed and evangelical identity, and commitment to Christian liberal arts as expressed in our Vision for Learning. Northwestern College is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made.Submit letter of application, résumé and Northwestern College application form (apply online below).

  • Applying to NWC
  • We accept applications only for current staff positions posted on our website. Applications for faculty positions are accepted on an ongoing basis. If you have a recent application on file with us, you may contact the human resources office to be considered for additional staff openings. Please update your application before applying for a new position. A completed and signed application is required for all open positions before an individual is considered an applicant. Resumes do not substitute for a completed application.

    Current employees may submit a Transfer Request and submit a current resumé for this position.

    Submit a letter of application, a resume or vitae, employment application and any additional required files to:

    Deb Sandbulte
    Director of Human Resources
    Northwestern College
    101 7th St SW
    Orange City, IA 51041


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NWC at a glance

Northwestern College is a Christian liberal arts college affiliated with the Reformed Church in America and located in Orange City, Iowa. Recognized for its strong academic program, vibrant campus community and unwavering Christian commitment, it has been preparing young people to serve Christ in the world for more than 125 years.

1882 Year founded
1,200 Enrollment
40+ Majors
RCA Affiliation: Reformed Church in America
12,000+ Alumni
14:1 Student/Faculty Ratio
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