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Student Support Specialist – Waterloo, IA

Upper Iowa University is conducting a search for a Student Support Specialist at our Waterloo Center.  Responsibilities include welcoming visitors and students to the center and providing excellent customer service, supporting center staff and faculty, assisting Director with various office duties and answering calls coming into the Center.  This position will assist with data entry of student registrations and other document processing as required.

Travel on occasion may be required.  The position requires an Associate’s degree.  Knowledge of adult education is beneficial, excellent customer services skills an absolute.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references. To apply, visit http://uiu.peopleadmin.com/postings/771. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Student Financial Services Coordinator – Waterloo, IA

Upper Iowa University invites applications for a Student Financial Services Coordinator – Waterloo, Iowa. This full-time position is responsible for performing the daily functions relating to student accounts including, but not limited to, third party billing, student payments, student refunds, collection on unpaid accounts and answering financial aid questions.

Applicants must have a strong understanding of accounting principles, be able to manage multiple tasks, have a high level of customer service skills, strong communication skills, and the ability to make independent decisions. A Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a business-related field required. Experience in higher education is a plus.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references. To apply, visit http://uiu.peopleadmin.com/postings/760. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Academic Specialist – Fayette, IA

Upper Iowa University is seeking a full-time Academic Specialist for its Education Services team, located in Fayette, IA. Bachelor’s degree required. Primary responsibilities include: syllabi review for operational compliance, with instructional designers review for program quality support, review LMS activity, ensure use of current textbooks and order for faculty, oversee adjunct application documentation, manage communication for students and faculty. Customer service, excellent communication and computer skills, detail orientation and experience with adult students in a non-traditional learning environment are highly desirable.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references. To apply, visit http://uiu.peopleadmin.com/postings/730. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled (full consideration deadline is Wednesday, October 25). Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Facilities Office Manager – Fayette, IA

Upper Iowa University invites applications for a Facilities Office Manager. The Facilities Office Manager reports directly to the Executive Director of Facilities Management and Services (FMS), supporting Maintenance, Custodial Services, Grounds and Campus Police to maintain an efficient and well-run facilities department. Emphasis is placed on fulfilling the needs of the campus community with a strong focus on customer service. Qualified candidates must have an Associate’s degree or minimum 2 years of experience in a related field.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, visit http://uiu.peopleadmin.com/postings/755. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Office Manager - Bettendorf, IA

Upper Iowa University is conducting a search for a full-time Office Manager at our Quad Cities Center.  Responsibilities include answering student inquiries, preparing and maintaining student and faculty files, processing registrations and withdrawals, data entry and assisting with financial aid applications.  Travel on occasion may be required.  The position requires an Associate’s degree.  Knowledge of adult education and financial aid is beneficial, excellent customer services skills an absolute. 

Interested applicants must submit a letter of application, resume and contact information for three professional references. To apply, visit http://uiu.peopleadmin.com/postings/678. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Adjunct Instructor – Fayette, IA

Upper Iowa University is seeking applications for a part-time Adjunct Faculty member in Geographic Information Systems/Geography to teach face-to-face on the Fayette campus. A minimum of master’s degree, including 18 graduate hours in GIS or related coursework, is required. Relevant GIS work experience and/or teaching experience may substitute for some graduate hours. Courses will be taught using ESRI ArcGIS. Expectations are teaching one or two sections of GEOG356 Introduction to GIS, face-to-face two days per week at Fayette in Spring 2018. The university schedules courses in 8-week sessions; at least one section of this course must be taught January-March, the second section could be scheduled March-May. Please submit a cover letter, CV/resume, and list of three professional references to employment@uiu.edu. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Center Director - Milwaukee & Elkhorn, WI

Upper Iowa University is conducting a search to identify a strong leader for its Milwaukee & Elkhorn Centers. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years supervisory and management experience and the ability to build strong relationships within the community and with faculty and students. Emphasis will be placed on effectively marketing, recruiting, and growing the center. Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. To apply, visit http://uiu.peopleadmin.com/postings/751. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mail Processing Specialist - Fayette, IA

Upper Iowa University is seeking a Mail Processing Specialist for its Student Enrollment Center. This position is located in Fayette, IA. Primary responsibilities include processing all mail. This includes routing incoming mail to appropriate parties and processing outgoing mail in a time-sensitive manner and assuring accuracy with the university communication flow. A positive attitude for quality student/customer service; strong working knowledge of Email, Microsoft Office Suite; strong organizational skills and detail oriented are required. High School diploma required, associate’s degree preferred.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, visit http://uiu.peopleadmin.com/postings/738. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Director of Athletics - Fayette, IA

Upper Iowa University, a Division II institution in beautiful Northeast Iowa, invites applicants for the position of Director of Athletics. Upper Iowa University is Iowa’s only NCAA Division II athletics program consisting of 16 programs and a varsity cheer program. This is a full-time, 12-month position with a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. This position reports to the President and is responsible for the overall operations of the athletics program.

The Director of Athletics will maintain an environment promoting student-athlete academic success, health, welfare, development, recruitment and retention. The Director will also provide leadership of a department that reflects the mission, vision, core values and strategic plan of the University. In addition to leading, developing and mentoring staff members and overseeing the departmental budget, the Director will facilitate revenue generation efforts in collaboration with the Office of Institutional Advancement, Academic Deans, and Department Chairs. The Director will also serve as an institutional representative of the University in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference, affiliate sport conferences and NCAA meetings and conferences.

A Master’s degree and five (5) years of experience and demonstrated success in intercollegiate athletic administration is required. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references. To apply, visit http://uiu.peopleadmin.com/postings/745. Inquiries and questions about this position can be directed to Dr. Kurt Patberg at kpatberg.ASC@gmail.com. Review of the applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, with the understanding that the start date for the selected candidate is flexible. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Center Director - Fort Riley, KS

Upper Iowa University is conducting a search to identify a strong leader for its Fort Riley Center. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of supervisory and management experience and the ability to build strong relationships within the community and with faculty and students. Emphasis will be placed on effectively marketing, recruiting, and growing the center. Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, visit http://uiu.peopleadmin.com/postings/744. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Fisheries Adjunct Instructor – Fayette, IA

Upper Iowa University is seeking applications for a Fisheries Adjunct Faculty member to teach face-to-face in Fayette, IA part time. A minimum of a Master’s degree in Biology, Fisheries Science or a related field, with 18 graduate credits in Fisheries Science is required; relevant work and/or teaching experience is preferred. Expectations are teaching face-to-face in Fayette, IA beginning January 2018. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to employment@uiu.edu. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Adjunct Instructor (Sociology or Political Science) - Fayette, IA

Upper Iowa University's School of Liberal Arts seeks an adjunct instructor in the field of Sociology or Political Science to teach one course in Social Research Methods in the Fall semester, session 2 (running Oct 23 - Dec 14, 2017). A PhD in either field is preferred, but ABD status or an MA with at least 18 credit hours is also acceptable.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, CV, list of three professional references, unofficial transcripts, and teaching philosophy to employment@uiu.edu. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Customer Service Specialist – Fayette, IA

The Upper Iowa University, Business Office, invites applications for a Customer Service Specialist. This full-time position provides excellent customer service to university students and prospective students through phone, email and in person. The Customer Service Specialist performs daily receipting of payments from various sources, filing, distributing incoming faxes and emails, and assisting students. Applicants must have the ability to keep detailed records of communication with students, be able to manage multiple tasks, have a high level of customer service skills, strong communication and organizational skills, and the ability to make independent decisions. Associate’s degree in accounting or a business-related field required, or a minimum of 2 years of equivalent experience in a business office setting. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience in higher education is a plus.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, visit http://uiu.peopleadmin.com/postings/726. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Writing Center Director – Fayette, IA

Upper Iowa University is seeking a faculty member to become the next Writing Center Director. Requirements include a Ph.D.-level degree or, at minimum, a Master’s-level degree in a relevant discipline (English, Writing, Composition Studies, Creative Writing, Rhetoric, etc.), experience with English Language Learner (ELL) students and a minimum of two years university-level teaching and writing center experience.  The position includes a half-time appointment teaching courses in writing (both at the Fayette campus and perhaps online) and a half-time appointment directing the Writing Center, which serves students on the main campus, online, and at roughly 25 centers across the country and overseas.  The director’s main purpose is to continually assess the academic writing environment of Upper Iowa University across all modalities and to implement programs that encourage student participation in writing processes with the goal of ensuring academic success for all Upper Iowa students. 

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, CV, contact information for three professional references, teaching philosophy, and transcripts. To apply, visit http://uiu.peopleadmin.com/postings/710. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Center Director – West Des Moines, IA

Upper Iowa University is conducting a search to identify a strong leader for its Des Moines Center.  The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years supervisory and management experience and the ability to build strong relationships within the community and with faculty and students.  Emphasis will be placed on effectively marketing, recruiting, and growing the center.  Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. To apply, visit http://uiu.peopleadmin.com/postings/718. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Office Manager – Madison, WI

Do you like being a part of a team as well as working independently? Upper Iowa University in Madison is looking for a full time Office manager that will serve as the first point of contact.

Responsibilities include answering student inquiries, preparing and maintaining student and faculty files, processing registrations and withdrawals, data entry and assisting with financial aid applications. Travel on occasion may be required. The position requires an Associate’s degree. Knowledge of adult education and financial aid is beneficial, excellent customer services skills an absolute.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. To apply, visit http://uiu.peopleadmin.com/postings/675. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Graduate Assistant-Cross Country/Track & Field (Sprints/Jumps) – Fayette, IA

Upper Iowa University invites applications for a Graduate Assistant Coach in Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field (Sprints/Jumps). This is a 10-month non-benefit position. Compensation for the position includes a monthly stipend and tuition assistance.

The Graduate Assistant Cross Country/Track & Field Coach at Upper Iowa University reports directly to the Head Coach and is responsible for assisting in the planning, directing, and evaluating all aspects and facets of a successful Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field program at the NCAA Division II level. Duties include, but not limited to: recruitment of highly skilled and academically qualified student-athletes, monitor academic progress, eligibility, and effectively analyze and teach the fundamentals skills and strategies in the short sprints and horizontal/vertical jumps. Plan, organize, conduct, and evaluate practices session along with develop, implement, and evaluate meet plans and strategies. Serve as a leader, mentor, and role-model to the student-athletes of the program. Oversee administrative processes and procedures as assigned. Ensure compliance with all Department, University, NCAA, and NSIC policies, procedures, and regulations.

Applicants must be admitted into a graduate program at Upper Iowa University and maintain a Grade Point Average of 3.0. Applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree. The applicant should have experience working with a girl’s/women’s organized cross country/track & field program (collegiate, AAU, high school, etc.) Must have an understanding of NCAA rules and regulations.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, visit http://uiu.peopleadmin.com/postings/712. Upper Iowa University is an Equal opportunity Employer.

I.T. Support Specialist I – Fayette, IA

Upper Iowa University Information Technology Services department is seeking applicants for an I.T. Support Specialist I. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of; installing, maintaining, and supporting computer hardware, software, and related peripherals; desktop operating systems and office suites; audio/visual equipment and mobile devices. Experience supporting remote users is also a plus.

A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred. Applicant should be CompTIA A+ certified, or be willing and able to attain within six months. Must have good analytic, written, and oral communication skills, experience with customer service, be able to lift and carry up to thirty pounds, and be willing to travel.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. To apply, visit http://uiu.peopleadmin.com/postings/692. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Academic Affairs Director – Fayette, IA

Upper Iowa University invites applications for the position of Academic Affairs Director.  This position is a member of the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs staff and reports to the Provost.  Duties and responsibilities include work with Academic Schools and Human Resources to build and manage adjunct faculty pools across the university working with Academic Schools to ensure academic quality assurance across all modalities of the university, and to assist Academic Affairs with accreditation updates.

Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.  Must possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.  Must be highly motivated, an energetic self-starter, have sound judgment and decision-making ability along with attention to detail.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  To apply, visit http://uiu.peopleadmin.com/postings/698.  Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Admissions Counselor–Dual Enrollment – Fayette, IA

Upper Iowa University is conducting a search for an individual to assume the position of Admissions Counselor – Dual Enrollment on the Fayette, IA campus.

The Admissions Counselor – Dual Enrollment position requires a high energy, goal-oriented person with strong interpersonal skills to help implement a plan to manage the recruitment of dual enrollment students. The ideal candidate must have 1-3 years of progressive and successful admissions, preferably with dual enrollment students, and/or sales/marketing experience. A bachelor’s degree is required, master’s preferred. Travel, night and weekend work required.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, visit http://uiu.peopleadmin.com/postings/711. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Electronic Services Librarian – Fayette, IA

The Electronic Services Librarian manages the library’s electronic information resources, improving access to electronic resources, and provides technical support, including assistance with authentication, license agreements and payments. Provides faculty, students, and others access to and assistance in using electronic resources. Helps with the evaluation and acquisition of electronic resources. Maintains and makes accessible content files of electronic resources. Collects and reports appropriate user and system statistics and provides year-end reports. Assists department accounting unit as needed in maintaining subscription status, licensing information, and payments. Arranges trials of new resources and eBooks acquisitions.

In addition, the Electronic Services Librarian provides reference services as part of the reference team, including participation in the faculty-liaison program, co-teaching, providing selective in-class bibliographic training, and virtual reference.

Finally, the Electronic Services Librarian acts as technology resource for various library applications. Coordinating with the University IT unit as needed, implements various computer applications to update webpage content and design displays on the library’s webpage, develops and produces Research Guides, and contributes to projects such as the development library Facebook and Twitter presence.

We require an individual who has a Master of Library Science from an ALA-accredited institution or its equivalent required; some experience with integrated library systems, preferably Voyager; knowledge of electronic information sources; ability to work effectively with a diverse population with many different levels of technical capability.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. To apply, visit http://uiu.peopleadmin.com/postings/671. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Center Director – Fort Leavenworth, KS

Upper Iowa University is conducting a search to identify a strong leader for its Fort Leavenworth Center. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of supervisory and management experience and the ability to build strong relationships within the community and with faculty and students. Emphasis will be placed on effectively marketing, academic advising, entrepreneurial spirit, recruiting, and growing the center. Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred.

Submit a letter of application, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references to employment@uiu.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Facilities Technician II - Fayette, IA 

Upper Iowa University invites applications for the position of Facilities Technician II. This position reports directly to the Coordinator of Maintenance Services. The Facilities Technician II is responsible for performing general maintenance tasks, to include the interior and exterior maintenance of all campus facilities.

The successful candidate must possess the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines for a wide variety of assignments. High school diploma or equivalent and the ability to read and write. A minimum of 3 years of experience in facilities maintenance, industrial maintenance or related field. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities will be considered. Sufficient computer skills such as data entry and Microsoft Office products and email. A valid Iowa driver’s license and driving record acceptable to the University’s insurance carrier is required.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications received by August 1, 2017 will receive full consideration. This position will remain open until filled. To apply, applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references to employment@uiu.edu. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Executive Director of Admissions - Fayette, IA

Upper Iowa University, Office of Admissions, invites applications for an Executive Director of Admissions. This full-time position, located on the Fayette, IA campus, is responsible for planning and managing activities of admissions for all new students and managing and oversight of financial/budget operation for the department. The Executive Director of Admissions develops and implements a comprehensive recruitment plan, assists in marketing and public relations activities, and assists with the design and execution of special events, projects and activities.

Bachelor’s required + 3 years progressive experience, Master’s preferred. The successful candidate will possess skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with students, staff, faculty and the public. Position may require evening and/or weekend hours. Some overnight travel may be required.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to employment@uiu.edu. Reference open position: Executive Director of Admissions. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Drama Director - Fayette, IA

Upper Iowa University Department of Fine Arts seeks Drama Director for part-time position at the residential campus in Fayette, IA beginning fall 2017. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and leading the university drama club and conducting regular meetings, workshops, activities, rehearsals, and performance events, recruiting students and developing community partnerships, publicity and promotions. Additional opportunities exist to adjunct up to 12 credit hours of theater courses per year under separate contracts (depending on demand). Expectations: professional experience directing group performances, ability to coach individuals, and successfully recruit and sustain a small, but vibrant, performing arts program. Must be able to lift 50lbs. and be comfortable working from heights. MA in theater or performance studies required, MFA preferred.

Submit a letter of application, resume, and the names and telephone numbers of three references to mckowena32@uiu.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled (full consideration deadline is Friday, June 16).  Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Custodian - Fayette, IA

Upper Iowa University invites applications for a Custodian. This full-time position reports directly to the Coordinator of Custodial Services. Custodian performs general custodial duties in residence halls and other academic buildings at the University. Maintains buildings in a clean, orderly, and attractive manner for the benefit of the students, faculty, and staff of the University, and the University in general.

High school diploma or equivalent with the ability to read and write. Six months experience in housekeeping or experience in a related field. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered. A valid Iowa driver’s license and driving record acceptable to the university's insurance carrier is required.

Review of applications will begin immediately. To apply, applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references to employment@uiu.edu. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Development Officer – Fayette, IA

Upper Iowa University invites applications for the position of Development Officer.  This position is a member of the Institutional Advancement & Alumni Development staff and reports to the Vice President for External Affairs.  Duties and responsibilities include identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding prospects made up of alumni, parents and friends of Upper Iowa University. The Development Officer will work with a variety of university stakeholders to engage prospects and to develop and implement cultivation and solicitation plans, including crafting written proposals and collateral materials to support prospect and donor engagement.  The position will seek to secure funding at different levels in accordance to where prospects and donors stand within the cultivation continuum. 

Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred.  Minimum of two years of experience in fundraising, sales or related field required.  Must possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.  Must be highly proficient in written communication for document composition and proofreading purposes, possess polished oral communication skills and telephone etiquette and possess exceptional people skills. For more information on Upper Iowa University, please visit our web page at www.uiu.edu

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to employment@uiu.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Master of Public Administration Adjunct Instructor - Online, Madison, Milwaukee

Upper Iowa University invites applications for the position of adjunct faculty in the Master of Public Administration program.  This contingent, non-tenure track faculty reports directly to the MPA Program Chair.  Duties and responsibilities include creating and delivering curriculum (online, face-to-face in Madison and Milwaukee, WI, and hybrid) consistent with the UIU MPA program’s mission, goals, and values, active involvement in program assessment, current in area of expertise, and the ability to teach research methods.    

A doctorate in public administration, political science, or public policy is preferred.  A Master’s degree in public administration, political science, or public policy or related area is required. Must demonstrate a commitment to student centered learning, democratic decision making, continuous improvement, and the ability to integrate our program’s values of diversity, democracy and due process into the courses being taught.     

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, Curriculum Vitae/resume, teaching evaluations for all courses taught in two most recent academic years, and the names and contact information of three professional references to Dr. John Grummel, Associate Professor of Political Science, Upper Iowa University, 3 Point Place, Madison, WI 53719. Email: grummelj@uiu.edu.  Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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