Associate Director, Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates

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Education or Equivalency Required

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

Required Qualifications

  • Reasonable (typically 1-3 years) administrative, supervisory, and program experience is required.
  • Experience working with and/or supervising college students.
  • Must be proficient in computer software applications, such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint including database management.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills for writing and speaking, with diverse audiences.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Master's degree.
  • Experience with staff supervision in higher education.
  • Student advising experience.

Position and Application Details and Instructions:
Upload the following required documents and mark them as a “Relevant File” to the submission:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Writing sample:  Please submit and attach a writing sample along with your resume, and cover letter.  Instructions for the writing sample are as follows:  Please compose a professional email, inviting the University of Iowa Vice President for Research, to be a keynote speaker for the Marshall Undergraduate Research Conference. For context, past speakers for this conference have discussed their undergraduate involvement, what undergraduates bring to a research rich institution, like the University of Iowa, or how research impacts people.  The keynote is scheduled to begin at 9:30 am, and last for half an hour.  Keep in mind that your audience will be college undergraduate students, with some or no research experience.


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 verification of academic credentials.  Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

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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.

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