Student Wellbeing Coordinator

Office of Student Life

Blackburn College, a unique four-year liberal arts college with a student-managed work program located in Carlinville, IL, seeks applications for the position of Student Wellbeing Coordinator. This position reports to the Director of Student Success and the Director of Counseling Services and will assist with student success and retention.

The candidate will be responsible for short term and periodic support interventions, assist with student caseload management from Blackburn’s Early Alert Support Team, facilitation of the college’s peer mentor program, management of accommodations and services under the Americans with Disabilities Act, and assist with new student orientation programs. The candidate will have close collaboration with faculty, staff, and students including supervision of student workers.

A Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, or other related fields is strongly preferred for this position. The ideal candidate will have a master’s degree in social work, counseling, or other related field and a minimum of 3 years of experience working with students in K-12 or Higher Education. Additional requirements include a student-centered mindset, strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills, and the ability to work occasional evening shifts.

Blackburn College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks to build an inclusive community that can engage the interests of a diverse population. We are committed to fostering, cultivating, and sustaining a culture that reflects the diversity of our country, and as such we particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups such as women, people of color, LGBTQ+, veterans, and those with disabilities.

Send resume, cover letter including a diversity statement describing what diversity means to you and why it is important, and the names/addresses/phone numbers of three current, and professional references to: Human Resources, Blackburn College, 700 College Ave., Ludlum 215, Carlinville, IL 62626 or email Employment-based immigration sponsorship is not offered for this position. Phone calls or walk-ins not accepted. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis and the position will remain open until filled.