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Current Employment Opportunities

07/23/2014-Full-time Assistant Teacher for Infant Classroom
The University of Dubuque Childcare Center is looking for a Full-time Assistant Teacher for our Infant classroom. We seek applicants who have a passion for teaching, a love for children, and want to work with other teachers as a team to ensure high quality care and education. Responsibilities include: providing quality educational experiences, attending to cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development, and developing interpersonal relationships with children and their families. Qualifications: Experience and/or degree preferred. Current certification in First Aid, CPR, Universal Precautions, and Mandatory Reporter training is preferred; ability to obtain certifications after employment is required. We offer a complete benefit package. Please send cover letter, resume, UD Employment application form (located on our website), and references to HR@dbq.edu or Director of Human Resources, University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001. AA/EOE
07/17/2014-Graduate Assistantship for DNAS
The University of Dubuque seeks an applicant for the MBA or MAC program to serve as a Graduate Assistant (GA) for the 2014-2015 term. This may be renewed for a second year. All graduate tuition is waived for the student for the term in which they serve as a GA. In return for a waiver or tuition, the assistantship recipient agrees to provide service to the university equivalent to twenty (20) hours per week. Requirements include administrative duties, computer and communication skills, and other duties as assigned. This agreement does not constitute employment by the University. Information of the MBA or MAC degree is available in the graduate catalog of the university website (www.dbq.edu). Interested candidates should forward their cover letter, resume, transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references to HR@dbq.edu or Director of Human Resources, University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001. AA/EOE
07/10/2014-Administrative Assistant for the Wendt Center for Character Education
The University of Dubuque is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Administrative Assistant to the Director of the Wendt Center for Character Education. This position provides administrative support to the Wendt Center; maintains records and files; provides budget management; ensures office hospitality; tracks student participation; supervises work study students; and provides the information flow to internal & external publics. Commitment to the Wendt Center Mission and the Mission of UD is valued. This is a 10 month, 30 hrs/week position. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred, computer proficiency with a wide variety of software applications, minimum of two years with progressive advancement in an office environment, and great people skills. To apply, 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/EOE
07/10/2014-Custodial Positions
The University of Dubuque seeks qualified candidates for Custodians. These are full-time positions with benefits. Must be able to perform custodial work required for general maintenance of buildings. A high school degree, valid driver’s license, the capability to lift 40 pounds, climb stairs, and the ability to follow instructions are required. Send letter of interest and completed UD application form, which is located on our website, to HR@dbq.edu or Director of Human Resources, University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001. AA/EOE
07/09/2014-Assistant Registrar
The University of Dubuque seeks an organized, analytic, innovative, detail-oriented, self-starter with excellent communication skills to serve as a key member of the Registrar’s Office staff. Working under minimal direction from the Registrar, the Assistant Registrar will coordinate the routine functions of the Registrar’s Office, including, but not limited to, course and final exam scheduling, evaluation of external transcripts, and NCAA eligibility. Additional Responsibilities: • Attendance monitoring • NSC (National Student Clearinghouse) reporting • Overseeing various aspects related to graduation and commencement • Management of the University’s online catalog including updates and maintenance of the pre-requisites and co-requisites as well as course descriptions in Jenzabar EX • Coordination of the Dean’s List • Coordination of written and electronic communications relating to Registrar’s Office functions • Other duties as assigned Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience; Master’s degree preferred • Minimum two years of experience in a post-secondary educational institution, preferably with the Registrar’s Office or similar education environment • Commitment to highest quality of customer service • Excellent presentation and communication skills • Strong organizational skills, technical aptitude and attention to detail • Ability to operate independently, manage multiple competing priorities and exercise good judgment Preferred: • Experience working with a student information system; strong preference for experience with Jenzabar EX • Strong working knowledge of the applications in the Microsoft Office Suite • Knowledge of advance computer support systems for data management and the ability to apply new technologies 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/EOE
07/07/2014-Certified Flight Instructors
The University of Dubuque has openings for full-time and part-time Certified Flight Instructor positions in our Aviation Department. A Bachelor degree, preferably in Aviation, along with CFII is required; CFIME, 500 hours total time, and 100 hours dual given are preferred. Full-time flight instructors are considered salaried employees and receive a base pay with hourly incentive and are benefits eligible. Review of applicants will begin immediately and the position will be filled upon final approval of the position. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts, ratings, certifications, UD Employment application (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. UD is an AA/EOE.
06/16/2014-Graduate Assistant Baseball Coach
The University of Dubuque is currently looking to fill the position of Graduate Assistant Baseball Coach. This person will have hands-on experience with all aspects of coaching a collegiate baseball program. These aspects include, but are not limited to: practice planning/preparation, recruiting, fund-raising, scheduling, travel itineraries, budget management and academic awareness. Position will begin August 24, 2014. The Graduate Assistant program at the University of Dubuque is a tuition-reimbursement program. No stipend will be offered, but full tuition will be covered for your graduate program of choice. These programs include: Masters of Communication, Masters of Business Administration and the Seminary Program. QUALIFICATIONS: All interested parties should have played college baseball and possess a passion for the career of coaching. Background in pitching or infield is preferred, but all baseball backgrounds will be considered. To apply, please send cover letter, resume, UD application (found on our website), Philosophy of Coaching, and three references to HR@dbq.edu or Director of Human Resources, University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001. AA/EOE
06/10/2014-Full-time Professional Academic Recovery Tutor
The University of Dubuque invites applications for a full-time (10-month) Professional Academic Recovery Tutor position in the Academic Success Center beginning in early August 2014. Qualifications include a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree with a Master’s Degree preferred and at least one year of relevant higher education experience. The primary responsibility of the position includes mentoring, advising, and tutoring students on academic probation and monitoring their progress to academic recovery. A secondary responsibility could include disability services, English as a Second Language, or tutoring. 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. More information about the University of Dubuque and its mission can be found at http://www.dbq.edu. 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 of 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. AA/EOE
05/20/2014-Graduate Assisatant Cheer & Stunt Coach
The University of Dubuque is currently looking to fill the position of the Graduate Assistant for the Cheer and Stunt Program for the 2014-15 season.  This person will have hands-on experience with all aspects of cheerleading at the college level or equivalent experience with an all-star program.  These aspects include, but are not limited to: practice planning/preparation, recruiting, fund-raising, skill building through progression, time management skills, and academic awareness.  This position will begin on August 7, 2014. The Graduate Assistant program at the University of Dubuque is a tuition-reimbursement program.  No stipend will be offered, but full tuition will be covered for your graduate program of choice.  These programs include: Masters of Communications, Masters of Business Administration and the Seminary Program. Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree, successful admission to the graduate program, excellent communication skills, experience as a college cheerleader or coach, and must possess a passion for coaching cheerleading.  Experience as a college cheerleader or coach may be supplemented with experience after high school in an all-star cheerleading program.  The applicant must possess knowledge of stunting and tumbling progressions and must have, or be willing to obtain an AACCA certification.  CPR/First Aid/AED is a plus.  Knowledge and ability to spot tumbling up to a layout is required, but the ability to spot a full is preferred.  The applicant will also be required to help with choreography and possess a valid driver’s license.To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, UD Employment application form, located on our website, Philosophy of Coaching and three references to: HR@dbq.edu or Director of Human Resources, University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001.  AA/EOE   
05/16/2014-Graduate Assistant Mens' and Women's Lacrosse Coach
The University of Dubuque is currently looking to fill the positions of Graduate Assistant Mens' and Women’s Lacrosse Coach. This person will have hands-on experience with all aspects of coaching a collegiate Lacrosse program.  These aspects include, but are not limited to: practice planning/preparation, recruiting, fund-raising, scheduling, travel itineraries, budget management and academic awareness.  Position will begin August 20, 2014.The Graduate Assistant program at the University of Dubuque is a tuition-reimbursement program.  No stipend will be offered, but full tuition will be covered for your graduate program of choice.  These programs include:  Masters of Communication, Masters of Business Administration, and the Seminary Program.Bachelor’s degree, admission to the graduate program, excellent communication skills, experience as a player or coach in the sport of college Lacrosse and possess a passion for the career of coaching.  CPR/First Aid/AED, a plus.To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, UD Employment application form, located on our website, Philosophy of Coaching, and three references to: HR@dbq.edu or Director of Human Resources, University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA  52001.  AA/EOE
05/05/2014-Database Manager
The University of Dubuque seeks qualified candidates for the position of Database Manager.  General responsibilities of this full-time position include: Maintain and provides primary support for all databases, optimize the use of databases by staying current on all enhancements, increase efficiency, provide support and training for all database applications, preserve and enhance security of all campus databases Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree with computer emphasis; solid understanding of the principles of database management and workflow, knowledge and experience using report writers and SQL programming language with the ability to create SQL queries, stored procedures and functions, strong problem solving skills, two or more years’ experience designing, developing and generation reports from a relational database application  To apply, please submit cover letter, 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  52001-5099.  AA/EOE
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-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