Administrative Assistant

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Education Requirement

  • Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrates experience (typically 6 months-1 year) and a working level of ability to carry out ongoing office administration tasks effectively and efficiently in support of individuals, teams, and/or units, including proficiency with computer software applications.
  • Demonstrates experience (typically 6 months-1 year) and a working knowledge of, and ability to apply, policies and practices for planning and administering a budget, grant administration, and/or Center for Advancement funds. 
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of and application of the effective communication techniques and relationship building skills required to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner.
  • Demonstrates the ability to make decisions and exercise a moderate level of autonomy while performing administrative support responsibilities.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to excellence through diversity, equity, and inclusion.


 Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of University policies and procedures, including financial and human resources policies; and experience with University electronic systems including HRIS, MAUI and Workflow processes.
  • Experience working in an academic department.
  • Experience assisting a senior level leader such as dean, director, department executive officer, or vice president.


Application Details:

In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload the following documents and mark them as a “Relevant File” to the submission:

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended.  Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and credential/education verification. Up to 5 professional references will be  requested at a later step in the recruitment process. For questions, contact Josh Gulick at


Benefits Highlights

  • Regular salaried position. Located in Iowa City, Iowa.
  • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans.
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Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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