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Coordinator of Maintenance Services – Fayette, IA

Upper Iowa University invites applications for a Coordinator of Maintenance Services. This position reports directly to the Executive Director of Facilities and is a working supervisory position. The Coordinator of Maintenance Services provides management and proactive and positive leadership to the Maintenance staff with a focus on building systems and structures. The Coordinator of Maintenance Services must be familiar with facilities operations for maintenance, effective budget management, employee management and exceptional customer service as well as understand the role and function of each team member. The Coordinator must be highly organized and able to communicate well with all levels of students and staff and have a strong organizational and communication skill set to perform daily tasks.

Qualified candidates must have Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in engineering, construction management, business management or closely related field, combined with 3 years of similar work experience required. Minimum of five years of experience as a manager; or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved. Management experience in higher education preferred.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications received by April 1, 2017 will receive full consideration. To apply, applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to employment@uiu.edu. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant Professor of Education – Waterloo, IA

Upper Iowa University invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Education to teach courses that include undergraduate professional core and elementary education methods and graduate courses. The position is in the Andres School of Education at its Waterloo Center and will begin July 1, 2017.

This is a 12-month full-time, tenure-track, faculty position with 20% release time for evaluation, supervision, and mentoring of adjunct faculty members. The successful candidate will teach eight courses per year (at the Waterloo Center or online), help to oversee the academic quality of the Teacher Education program, advise and assist Teacher Education students, and promote the enrollment growth of the program.

Required are a master's degree (doctorate in education from a regionally accredited university is required to be earned) and at least five years of exemplary teaching at the elementary level. In addition, this person will advise students, work with local school districts, serve on School and University committees, and serve on state level Department of Education committees.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application addressing the individual's interest, qualifications and teaching philosophy; CV or resume, names and contact information of references (minimum of three), and unofficial copies of transcripts in Word or PDF format to employment@uiu.edu. Consideration of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but applications received by April 7, 2017 will receive full consideration. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant Football Coach – Fayette, IA

The Assistant Football Coach - Quarterbacks reports directly to the Head Football Coach and is responsible for assisting in the planning, directing, and evaluating all aspects and facets of a successful football program on the NCAA Division II level. Duties include: recruitment of skilled and academically qualified student-athletes and monitoring academic progress and eligibility. Assist in the planning, organizing, conducting, and evaluating practices sessions along with development, implementation, and evaluation of game plans and strategies. Serve as leader, mentor, and role-model to student-athletes. Assist head coach in the preparation of team schedule, fundraising initiatives, team travel and other administrative processes/procedures. Ensure compliance with all necessary policies, procedures, and regulations.

EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree required, master’s preferred. Minimum of three (3) years coaching experience in intercollegiate football or related experience. 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. Upper Iowa University is located in scenic northeast Iowa, sponsoring 15 intercollegiate programs on the NCAA Division II level and is a proud member of the highly competitive Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. For more information on UIU, please visit our website at http://uiu.edu/.

Submit a letter of application, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three (3) 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.

Graduate Assistant for Wellness - Fayette, IA

Upper Iowa University is conducting a search to identify a Graduate Assistant for Wellness. The Graduate Assistant for Wellness is part of the Office of Student Life. The ideal candidate will be outgoing, self-motivated, creative, and personable. The Graduate Assistant reports to the Director of Counseling and Wellness.

Essential duties of the Graduate Assistant for Wellness are to:

  • Implement wellness-related programs and sessions for the student body; propose, plan, coordinate and run programs; plan monthly themed programs to include, but not be limited to, the issues of alcohol and drug abuse, AIDS, STis, birth control, tobacco, Alcohol Education Week, Wellness Extravaganza, and any other wellness issues as requested.
  • Design and conduct seminars/workshops on alcohol and drug abuse in the disciplinary process as needed as well as participate and coordinate the wellness council.
  • Relay and implement wellness programming pertinent to university students.
  • Assist with Orientation, Advising and Registration (OAR) days.
  • Train and advise Resident Assistants on wellness outreach.
  • Maintain an inventory and control of all wellness equipment and supplies.
  • Attend staff meetings and workshops.
  • Evaluate annually the wellness programs and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Serve as a mentor to students of various multicultural backgrounds.
  • Represent the Office of Student Life in relevant university committees, as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

The Graduate Assistant for Wellness must have strong writing and organizational skills, demonstrated ability to lead groups, strong communication skills, the ability to supervise others, as well as the ability and willingness to network with community partners.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications received by June 30, 2017 will receive full consideration. To apply, applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to employment@uiu.edu. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Office Manager – Baton Rouge, LA

Upper Iowa University, a private, not-for-profit University providing educational excellence and leadership development to over 7,000 students – both nationally and internationally is conducting a search for a full-time Office Manager at our Baton Rouge office located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Associate’s degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Knowledge of adult education is beneficial, excellent customer service, and computer skills are an absolute. Candidate must be motivated and able to work independently. Responsibilities include answering student inquiries, preparing and maintaining student and faculty files, processing registrations, withdrawals and data entry, assisting with financial aid applications, recruiting and representing UIU at local education fairs and workshops. Travel on occasion may be required. Submit a cover letter, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three references to employment@uiu.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately.  Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Administrative Assistant for Nursing Program – Cedar Rapids, IA

Upper Iowa University is conducting a search for a part-time (24 hours per week) Administrative Assistant for Nursing Program in Cedar Rapids. Responsibilities include managing nursing program files, developing and maintaining student database, and compiling reports for outside accreditors and the Iowa Board of Nursing.

Applicants must be detail oriented, able to manage multiple projects, exhibit exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and possess desktop publishing skills. Computer experience with Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, & Publisher preferred. A Bachelor's Degree in office technology, administrative assistant or related field preferred.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three references to employment@uiu.edu.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant Professor of Nursing - Mesa, AZ

Upper Iowa University invites applications for a full-time, 12-month faculty position in the RN-BSN Program. The Nursing faculty is responsible for teaching, advising, participating in the operations of the program; and participating in scholarly activities and committees. The faculty member will report to the Director of Nursing Education. The faculty member will be part of the UIU Mesa Center. Travel for recruitment and program coordination will be expected.

Successful candidates will have a Master's degree in nursing; with a doctoral degree preferred.  Candidate must have a Registered Nurse (RN) license in Arizona, Iowa or a compact licensure state; teaching experience in higher education with adults; experience with distance learning instructional methodologies and technology; expertise in curriculum development and implementation; strong interpersonal and advising skills; and commitment to a team.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Applicants should submit, in Microsoft WORD or PDF format: a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, CV, names and contact information for three professional references, and unofficial graduate transcripts to employment@uiu.edu. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Center Director – Cedar Rapids, IA

Upper Iowa University is conducting a search to identify a strong leader for its Cedar Rapids 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.

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.

Financial Aid Specialist II - Fayette, IA

Upper Iowa University is seeking a Financial Aid Specialist II in the Financial Aid Department on the Fayette, IA Campus.

The Financial Aid Specialist II will assist the Financial Aid Department in federal, state, and institutional program administration.  This individual will perform verification of student financial aid files and award financial aid to students.  The successful candidate will conduct financial aid group information sessions and communicate with students regularly.  This position will review student data on all of the U.S. Department of Education websites and transmit data to the U.S. DOE via EdConnect.  The Financial Aid Specialist II will enter, retrieve, and extract data from PowerFAIDS and Jenzabar student information systems.

Associate’s degree is required.  Bachelor’s degree and prior work in a college enrollment services setting is preferred.   The successful candidate will possess excellent oral and written communication skills and a positive attitude for quality student/customer service.  Prior financial aid, PowerFAIDS and/or Jenzabar experience preferred.

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 references to employment@uiu.edu.  Reference open position: Financial Aid Specialist II.  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.

Finance and Accounting Adjunct Instructor – Richardson, TX

Upper Iowa University is seeking applications for Finance and Accounting Adjunct Faculty members to teach classroom and online in the Richardson area. A master’s degree focusing on Finance or Accounting and work experience in the field is required; teaching experience is preferred. Expectations are teaching online and periodically evening classes in the Richardson area beginning May 2017.  Please submit a cover letter and resume including an address and phone number to BJ (Betty) Whitesell, Dean for the School of Business, P.O. Box 1861, Fayette, IA 52142, or email: whitesellb@uiu.edu. EOE.

Finance and Accounting Adjunct Instructor – Carmel, IN

Upper Iowa University is seeking applications for Finance and Accounting Adjunct Faculty members to teach classroom and online in the Carmel area. A master’s degree focusing on Finance or Accounting and work experience in the field is required; teaching experience is preferred. Expectations are teaching online and periodically evening classes in the Carmel area beginning May 2017.  Please submit a cover letter and resume including an address and phone number to BJ (Betty) Whitesell, Dean for the School of Business, P.O. Box 1861, Fayette, IA 52142, or email: whitesellb@uiu.edu. EOE.

Office Manager - Prairie du Chien, WI

Upper Iowa University, a private, not-for-profit University providing educational excellence and leadership development to over 7,000 students – both nationally and internationally is conducting a search for a full-time Office Manager at our Prairie du Chien Center located in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.  Associates degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Knowledge of adult education is beneficial, excellent customer service and computer skills an absolute. Candidate must be motivated and able to work independently. Responsibilities include answering student inquiries, preparing and maintaining student and faculty files, processing registrations, withdrawals and data entry, assisting with financial aid applications, recruiting and representing UIU at local education fairs and other local events. Travel is required on occasion. Submit a cover letter, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three references to employment@uiu.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately.  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 5 years of equivalent experience in a business office setting. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience in higher education is a plus.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references to employment@uiu.edu. Reference open position: Customer Service Specialist. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Admissions Counselor - Transfer - Fayette, IA

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

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

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and 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.

Executive Assistant to the CFO - Fayette, IA

The Upper Iowa University, Business Office, invites applications for an Executive Assistant to the CFO. This full-time position is under the direction of the CFO and functions as a principal liaison to the CFO for internal and external constituencies. Primary responsibilities include providing administrative duties to the CFO, scheduling and preparing for meetings, contract administration, and budget oversight. The position requires confidentiality, high level of communication skills, strong organizational skills, thorough knowledge of general office practices and procedures, and a finance acumen. Further qualifications include excellent customer service skills, detail-oriented, proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel, and professional experience in documenting and preparing meeting minutes. Bachelor’s degree in Administration, Communications, or closely related field; or combination of education and experience is required. Previous experience supporting an executive and experience in higher education is preferred.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references to employment@uiu.edu. Reference open position: Executive Assistant to the CFO. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Coordinator of Retail Services - Fayette, IA

Upper Iowa University is seeking a full-time Coordinator of Retail Services, located in Fayette, IA. This position provides customers with excellent, quality products and fast, friendly service while developing students’ work ethic, customer service and business management skills at the Pavo Blue retail store. Most of the manager’s time is spent supervising and directing the workforce, making staffing decisions, ensuring customer satisfaction and product quality, managing the store’s financial performance, and managing safety and security within the store.

Bachelor’s required and Master’s preferred with a minimum of three years’ experience in a retail environment. The successful candidate will possess skills with retail accounting, inventory management, marketing, and excellent interpersonal skills. Position may require evening and/or weekend hours. Some overnight travel may be required.

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.

Adjunct Instructors – Waterloo Center

Upper Iowa University – Waterloo Center is seeking applications for Adjunct Faculty members in the following disciplines: Math, English, Business and Education. A master’s degree (including 18+ credits in the subject area) and work experience are required; teaching experience is preferred. Classes are held in Waterloo with evening course schedules.  University Supervisors for the Teacher Education Department are also needed to supervise student teachers while they are teaching during the day.  Background in early childhood and/or special education is preferred.  Please submit a cover letter, resume and three references with addresses and phone numbers to Jill Hansen, Center Director, Upper Iowa University, 3563 University, Waterloo, Iowa, 50701. Phone:  (319) 232-6980. Email:  hansenj01@uiu.edu. Review of applications will be ongoing. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Marketing Adjunct Instructor – Des Moines Center

Upper Iowa University – Des Moines Center is seeking applications for Marketing Adjunct Faculty member. A master’s degree (or 18+ credits) in Marketing and work experience with marketing globally is required; teaching experience is preferred. Classes are held in West Des Moines with evening course schedules.  Please submit a cover letter, resume and three references with addresses and phone numbers to Kara Steffey, Center Director, Upper Iowa University, 5000 Westown Parkway, Suite 200, West Des Moines, Iowa, 50266. Phone:  515-225-1800. email:  steffeyk99@uiu.edu. Review of applications will be ongoing. EOE.

Residence Area Coordinator - Fayette, IA

Upper Iowa University is seeking a candidate for the position of Residence Area Coordinator. The role of the Residence Area Coordinator is one of assisting the Director of Residence Life in the development, supervision, maintenance, and evaluation of the residence life program. This program enhances the educational, social, and cultural growth of individuals and student groups. This is a year round, full-time, non-exempt position which requires living on campus.

Bachelor's degree with three years of residence hall experience required. Master's degree in related field preferred. Candidate must have experience working in an educational environment. Ability to work with a diverse student body as well as to obtain a class D license in the state of Iowa is a must.

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.

CRM Administrator - Fayette, IA

Upper Iowa University is seeking a full-time CRM Administrator.  The CRM Administrator oversees the enrollment management software applications to help manage student data, marketing, customer support and business processes.  This position gathers requirements from end users and supports solutions by leveraging existing options including recommending configuration changes in established software systems, customizing enrollment management software user interfaces, and provide end user training of the platform. Analyzing and understanding business processes, resolving production issues, and recommending changes through careful consultation with IT personnel, constituent offices, and vendors are key requirements for this role.  The individual hired for this position must be detail oriented, manage priorities, and handle multiple independent projects.  Bachelor’s degree required, with experience working with report writing tools and prior use and/or familiarity with enrollment management software applications.

Send cover letter, 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.

Center Director – Fort Sill, OK

Upper Iowa University is conducting a search to identify a strong leader for its Fort Sill 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.

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.

Graduate Assistant for Campus Recreation Center Services - Fayette, IA

The Campus Recreation Graduate Assistant (GA) is a member of Student Life and is responsible for assisting the Director of Campus Recreation in day-to-day operations associated with the Recreation Center, Swimming Pool, and Intramurals programs. The graduate assistant reports to the Director of Campus Recreation.

Essential duties of the Graduate Assistant for Campus Recreation Center are to:

  • Propose, plan, coordinate, run and evaluate intramural programs.
  • Schedule facilities for the Intramural Program with close interaction and cooperation with community recreational leaders.
  • Familiarize and Implement risk management practices on all intramural programs, following UIU protocol for accidents and incidents that may occur.
  • Maintain student game room areas (Student Center/Garbee Hall).
  • Maintain and update the policies and procedures in the intramural handbook and other related documents.
  • Maintain and inventory intramural, recreation center, and pool equipment.
  • Communicate programming of the Recreation Center via university calendar, website, and social media outlets.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Continuously evaluate the intramural program and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Assist with other aspects of the Recreation Center, Swimming Pool, and Intramurals as needed.
  • Prepare an intramural event schedule to include a variety of sports that cater to our diverse student body.
  • Offer a minimum of 36 tournament Tuesday programs.
  • Provide recreational programming in conjunction with homecoming, family weekend, and special events.
  • Work collaboratively with other campus departments and other schools to promote intramural based programs.
  • Represent Student Life in relevant university committees, as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

The Graduate Assistant for Campus Recreation Center must have strong writing and organizational skills, demonstrated ability to lead groups, strong communication skills, the ability to supervise others, as well as the ability and willingness to network with community partners.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications received by February 24, 2017 will receive full consideration. To apply, applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to employment@uiu.edu. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Choir Director – Fayette, IA

Upper Iowa University invites applications for the position of Choir Director.  This full-time, non-faculty, benefits-eligible position reports directly to the Dean of Student Life.  Duties and responsibilities include the development of a new comprehensive choir program, recruitment of students into the program (internally and externally), hold choir rehearsals weekly, conduct one major concert annually, manage the program budget and teach two music/choir-related courses per term.

Master’s degree in Music, Music Education or other related area required (18 graduate credit hours in Music or related field may be considered lieu of a Master’s degree). Must have substantial experience in working in music, vocal performance, music education and other related areas. Must possess excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Experience working in an educational setting preferred. Budget management experience preferred. 

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

Intensive English Program (IEP) Adjunct Instructor 

Upper Iowa University (Fayette, Iowa) continuously accepts applications for an Intensive English Program (IEP) Adjunct Instructor to teach a variety of intensive English courses from 2 to 18 hours per week during the fall, spring, and summer semesters. Teaching load will depend on course demand and offerings will vary each semester. Duties include teaching a maximum of four IEP courses per semester, occasional advising of IEP students on courses, and occasional participation in leading IEP field trips to various locations in and out of Iowa.

A Master's degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, or other relevant fields required. IEP teaching experience in a university-affiliated intensive English program and active involvement in professional development activities within the field of TESOL preferred. Ability to demonstrate effective IEP instructional strategies required.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy, resume, contact information for three professional references, and unofficial transcripts to korobovan57@uiu.edu. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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