Sara Dahms started working at Concordia-Chicago in 1986. She also serves as a first year success coach in addition to her primary role as a Career Counselor. 


  • MA, School Counseling - Concordia University Chicago; River Forest, IL

Academic and Professional Highlights 


  • Serve on the Employer Development Committee of the Illinois Small College Placement Association (ISCPA) 


  • Outstanding New Member in Career Services, 2012 - American Association for Employment in Education (AAEE) 

Prior Positions

  • Director of Undergraduate Admission, Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, IL
  • Assistant Director of Admission/Transfer Coordinator, Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, IL
  • Admission Counselor, Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, IL
  • Credential Evaluator, Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, IL
  • Academic Advisor, Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, IL


  • Blog posts published in Education Week's TopSchoolJobs Career Corner, 2011