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Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a human services, business, marketing or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Reasonable (1-3 years) administrative, supervisory and program experience which includes experience working with individuals with disabilities and mental health concerns including experience as a job developer, placement counselor or habilitation counselor or in a similar position.
  • Ability to network and develop partnerships with businesses, local employers and diverse groups of public and private entities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of federal, state, local and private employment funding options for people with disabilities.
  • Valid Driver’s License, plus the ability to meet the University of Iowa Fleet Safety Program driving standards (University of Iowa Operations Manual Part V, Chapter 19) and ability to travel extensively within an assigned service region in east central Iowa.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a related Field.
  • Job Development or Supported Employment Certification from the Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators or a similar accredited organization.
  • Experience working with University of Iowa policies and procedures.
  • Some (6 months – 1 year) experience in public speaking, technical writing and/or teaching.

Application Process: In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.

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, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.


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 fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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