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Joshua Cobbs

Josh Cobbs

Director of Career Education

Department: Career Development Office
Phone: 712-279-5455
Office Location: Stark Student Center, Student Development Offices (#4)


  • BS, Political Science, Troy University
  • MA, Human Service Counseling, Liberty University
  • Type Focus Certification
Josh Cobbs


Josh Cobbs, began working at Briar Cliff University as Director of Career Education in the fall of 2014. He has his undergraduate degree in Political Science from Troy University and his Masters in Human Service Counseling with a focus in life coaching from Liberty University.

Cobbs has served on local and national boards including as Chairperson of the Iowa Autism Council, board member Behavior Analysis Advocacy Network (BAAN), Autism Speaks Advocacy Ambassador, and founded The Pier Center for Autism. In recognition of Cobbs’ personal and professional accomplishments, he was named to the Siouxland Magazine’s “Top 10 Under 40” list in 2013. Additionally, Cobbs has been recognized by receiving “The Expansion Award” at the annual Autism Law Summit in San Diego 2018 and the David Kleber Bridge Award in 2017.