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New staff hired at Dordt College

Jill Jacobsma has accepted the position of Campus Center Welcome Desk Attendant. Jill attended Dordt College for one year, and then earned her BA from Northwestern College in Orange City, where she also worked as a switchboard operator and a career development center assistant. For the past eight years she has been employed as purchasing assistant and production planning coordinator at Med-Tec.

Cindy Nederhof has accepted the position of KDCR Coordinator for Financial Support. Nederhof is currently the theatre arts secretary at Dordt College and will continue in that position for second semester while beginning her new position.

Rachel Valentine has been hired to fill the position of Safe Campus Project Coordinator. Rachelís background includes experience as a Resident Assistant and Resident Director on two different college campuses, and an internship for a private counseling center where she provided specialized counseling in the areas of domestic violence and anger management, as well as conducting victim assessments.† Rachel also has her 40-hour Domestic Violence Certification, and has been part of the core leadership team for SoulCare MinistriesĖa new counseling support program through her church in Illinois.

Rachelís main duties will be to work within the parameters of the grant guidelines to review procedures, policies, and information currently in place on Dordtís campus, and to develop new training materials and resources to ensure we have a safe campus.†