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Current Employment Opportunities

04/21/2014-Full and Part-time Faculty in CIS
The University of Dubuque has full and part-time faculty openings in Computer Information Systems, beginning in Fall 2014. Teaching opportunities are available in one or more of the following areas: programming, database, security, operating systems, and computer hardware. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, UD employment application form, located on our website, and three references to HR@dbq.edu or Director of Human Resources, University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001. AA/EOA For more information, please contact Teresa Nickeson at tnickeson@dbq.edu
04/07/2014-Full-time Faculty in Global Literatures
The University of Dubuque invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of Language and Literature beginning August, 2014. The department seeks a specialist in Global Literatures; a secondary specialization in Spanish language and literature is highly desirable. Preferred qualifications include an earned doctorate in English or Comparative Literature and significant teaching experience. The successful candidate will have a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and a record of success in teaching general education courses; a desire to integrate faith and learning is highly desirable. Teaching load of four courses per semester includes upper level and introductory literature and writing courses and courses in the general education core. Additional expectations include advising students, maintaining a research agenda, and participating in the broader life of the University. The University of Dubuque (UD) was founded in 1852 and maintains its historic ties to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Since the late 1990s, UD has transformed itself into a mission-driven, learning-centered Christian university serving approximately 1600 traditional undergraduate students and 400 graduate, non-traditional, and seminary students. Eighty full-time faculty members are committed to serving an undergraduate student population that includes over 25% students of color and over 50% students categorized as first generation and/or low income. In 2011, Washington Monthly recognized UD’s commitment to its mission by ranking it #13 nationally in the baccalaureate category for contribution to the public good. A $30 million Performing Arts, Campus, and Worship Center opened in 2013. More information about the University of Dubuque and its mission can be found at http://www.dbq.edu/UDMissionVisionAction2010.pdf. Dubuque, Iowa, is a city of 60,000 perched on the bluffs of the Mississippi River. It serves as the cultural and economic center for 250,000 residents in the Iowa/Wisconsin/Illinois tri- state area. A growing economy, vibrant cultural life, and setting of natural beauty contribute to a high quality of life. Dubuque has been named one of America’s greenest cities and one the most livable small cities in America. More information can be found at http://www.cityofdubuque.org. To apply, please send the following materials electronically to HR@dbq.edu: 1) A letter of introduction summarizing your interest in and qualifications for the position, 2) A current resume/vitae, UD employment application form, located on our website, and 3) Contact information for three professional references. Applications will be reviewed as received and accepted until the position is filled. The University of Dubuque is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and persons of color.
04/02/2014-Part-time Security Officers

The University of Dubuque seeks qualified candidates for Part-time Security Officers.  The successful candidates must be available to work on weekends and evenings. Responsibilities include opening and closing campus facilities, issuing parking violations and maintaining the security and safety of people and property on campus by patrolling areas on foot and enforcing university rules and regulations.

  • Qualifications include ability to walk and climb stairs.
  • High School degree.  
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Knowledge of basic security and fire inspection procedures.
  • Skill in both verbal and written communication.
  • Skill in basic computer knowledge.
  • Skill in observing situations and decision making.
  • Deal professionally and politely with students, faculty and staff.  

 

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, UD employment application form, which is located on our website, and three references to: HR@dbq.edu or Director of Human Resources, University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA  52001.  AA/EOE.

 

03/26/2014-Full-time Faculty in Reference & Instruction Librarian in the Humanities
The University of Dubuque invites applications for a potential full-time faculty position as Reference & Instruction Librarian for the Humanities beginning August, 2014. Preferred qualifications include an earned MLIS (or equivalent), reference and teaching experience, and related experience in the library field. Responsibilities include teaching in an extensive information literacy program, developing the humanities and education collections, maintaining a scholarship agenda, and participating in the broader life of the University. The University of Dubuque (UD) was founded in 1852 and maintains its historic ties to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Since the late 1990s, UD has transformed itself into a mission-driven, learning-centered Christian university serving approximately 1600 traditional undergraduate students and 400 graduate, non-traditional, and seminary students. Eighty full-time faculty members are committed to serving an undergraduate student population that includes over 25% students of color and over 50% students categorized as first generation and/or low income. In 2011, Washington Monthly recognized UD’s commitment to its mission by ranking it #13 nationally in the baccalaureate category for contribution to the public good. A $30 million Performing Arts, Campus, and Worship Center opened in 2013. More information about the University of Dubuque and its mission can be found at http://www.dbq.edu/UDMissionVisionAction2010.pdf. Dubuque, Iowa, is a city of 60,000 perched on the bluffs of the Mississippi River. It serves as the cultural and economic center for 250,000 residents in the Iowa/Wisconsin/Illinois tri- state area. A growing economy, vibrant cultural life, and setting of natural beauty contribute to a high quality of life. Dubuque has been named one of America’s greenest cities and one the most livable small cities in America. More information can be found at http://www.cityofdubuque.org. To apply, please send the following materials electronically to HR@dbq.edu or Director of Human Resources, University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001: 1) A letter of introduction summarizing your interest in and qualifications for the position, 2) A current resume/vitae, UD employment application form, located our website, and 3) Contact information for three professional references. Applications will be reviewed as received and accepted until the position is filled. The University of Dubuque is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and persons of color.
03/26/2014-Founding Director, Physician Assistant Program
The University of Dubuque invites applications for the founding director of the Physician Assistant MA program. This is an opportunity for someone interested in developing a twenty-first century PA program that embodies the mission of the University of Dubuque. The director will assume her/his responsibilities by September of 2014 and the first class of students is projected to matriculate in the summer of 2016. Preferred qualifications include: 1) a master's degree in physician assistant studies with current licensure or MD/DO with board certification, and 2) experience working in a Physician Assistant program or comparable academic experience. The University of Dubuque (UD) was founded in 1852 and maintains its historic ties to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Since the late 1990s, UD has transformed itself into a mission-driven, learning-centered Christian university serving approximately 1600 traditional undergraduate students and 400 graduate, non-traditional, and seminary students. Eighty full-time faculty members are committed to serving an undergraduate student population that includes over 25% students of color and over 50% students categorized as first generation and/or low income. In 2011, Washington Monthly recognized UD’s commitment to its mission by ranking it #13 nationally in the baccalaureate category for contribution to the public good. A $30 million Performing Arts, Campus, and Worship Center opened in 2013. More information about the University of Dubuque and its mission can be found at http://www.dbq.edu/aboutud/missionvisionvalues/. Dubuque, Iowa, is a city of 60,000 perched on the bluffs of the Mississippi River. It serves as the cultural, economic, and medical center for 250,000 residents in the Iowa/Wisconsin/Illinois tri-state area. A growing economy, vibrant cultural life, and setting of natural beauty contribute to a high quality of life. Dubuque has been named one of America’s greenest cities and one the most livable small cities in America. More information can be found at http://www.cityofdubuque.org. To apply, please send the following materials electronically to HR@dbq.edu or Director of Human Resources, University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001: 1) A letter of introduction summarizing your interest in and qualifications for the position, 2) A current resume/vitae, UD employment application form, located on our website, and 3) Contact information for three professional references. Applications will be reviewed as received and accepted until the position is filled. The University of Dubuque is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and persons of color.
08/19/2013-Facilities Maintenance Worker 3pm-11:30pm

The University of Dubuque is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Facilities Maintenance Worker.  This is a full-time position from 3:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Applicants must be able to perform skilled and semi-skilled work related to the preventive maintenance, service and repair of boilers, carpentry, electrical, HVAC, painting, plumbing, and utility work. Applicant must have physical strength and stamina to perform the work required including the ability to occasionally lift up to one hundred pounds. Other duties include general maintenance duties, repairs of facilities, snow removal and respond to calls for emergency services after hours, climb ladders and scaffold to perform work required, use aerial lift up to height of 60 ft. and perform other assigned duties as required. The ideal candidate should have completed some electrical training courses and continuing education to be knowledgeable in the trade and knowledgeable of the electrical code. Ability to work on fire alarm systems, storage batteries, electrical operated and controlled equipment. Must have a valid driver’s license and high school diploma or equivalent. Full job duties will be discussed in interview.  Benefit package is included.  To apply, send letter of interest, resume, UD application form, located on our website, and three references to HR@dbq.edu or Director of Human Resources, University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA  52001. AA/EO