Careers 

Make a difference where you work.

If you value working in an environment that values service, caring, and openness to all, while providing an unparalleled higher education experience, then Briar Cliff might be the right fit for you. With a wide range of opportunities for personal and professional growth in educational, research, and clinical environments and a competitive employee benefits package, our values are not just something we instill in our students - but something that carries over to every person that becomes apart of the Briar Cliff University family.

Faculty Positions

 Assistant Professor of Biology

The Biology Department of Briar Cliff University of Iowa, an institution committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective, invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor in Biology to start in the fall of 2021.

Candidates will have earned (or nearly-completed) a Ph.D. in the biological sciences. The duties include a 24-hour teaching load in addition to advising Biology majors.  Anticipated teaching responsibilities include introductory biology courses, human physiology, pathophysiology, and nutrition. The ability and willingness to direct student-driven research is desired. Successful candidates will also demonstrate a commitment to high-quality education in a Catholic and Franciscan University.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, official graduate transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references who will not be contacted without consent. EOE/AA

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

The Business Department of Briar Cliff University, an institution committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective, invites applications for a nine-month, non-tenure-track, instructor or assistant professor in Mathematics to start in the fall of 2021 with potential for annual renewal.

Candidates will have earned a Master’s or Doctoral degree in mathematics or closely related field. The duties include a 24-hour teaching load, largely focused on general education courses, but including a limited number of upper-level courses. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to high-quality education in a Catholic and Franciscan University. Preference will be given to candidates with a background in statistics, but all applications will receive consideration

We invite applications for this position. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a teaching statement, graduate transcripts (unofficial acceptable), and the names and contact information for three references who will not be contacted without consent.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

The Chemistry department Briar Cliff University of Iowa, an institution committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective, invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track, assistant professor in Chemistry to start in the fall of 2021

The primary teaching responsibility will be organic chemistry and biochemistry.  Other teaching duties may include chemistry courses for non-majors, nursing students, or majors.  Furthermore, there may be the opportunity to teach in the university’s general education curriculum.  Additional duties will include undergraduate student advising, research, and the possibility of overseeing some of the department’s programs. 

Preferred candidates will have a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry or Biochemistry, commitment to undergraduate teaching and research, and evidence of scholarship required.

 Assistant Professor Computer Science

The Computer Science Department at Briar Cliff University of Iowa, an institution committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective, invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track, assistant professor in Computer Science to start in the fall of 2021.

A Ph.D. in Computer Science is preferred, but candidates with a Master's degree will be considered. The duties include a 24-credit teaching load in addition to advising Computer Science majors. Teaching assignments will vary and include both General Education courses as well as major-specific courses.

Experience in data analytics is a plus. Willingness to innovatively advance the current Computer Science curriculum is expected and experience teaching online courses is desired.  Successful candidates will also demonstrate a commitment to high-quality education in a Catholic and Franciscan University. 

 Assistant Professor of Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner

The Department of Nursing at Briar Cliff University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position to teach in the primarily online Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and post-graduate APRN certificate programs as well as other graduate nursing courses with a start date of Summer 2021.

The position includes teaching responsibilities, clinical supervision, and coordination with other faculty in the FNP track.

In a wide variety of situations, the candidate should be able to demonstrate excellent communication and problem-solving skills. Additionally, the candidate will have prior experience in working with graduate nursing students. The candidate will possess a minimum of an MSN degree, be board-certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), and be eligible for APRN licensure in Iowa. Two years of clinical practice as an FNP are required.

Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor of Nursing

The Department of Nursing at Briar Cliff University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position with a start date of August 2021. The position includes teaching responsibilities, clinical supervision, and coordination with other faculty. The University offers CCNE-accredited BSN, MSN for family, adult-gerontological primary care, and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, and DNP programs.

In a wide variety of situations, the candidate should be able to demonstrate excellent communication and problem-solving skills. This position will primarily teach in the undergraduate, pre-licensure BSN program. Candidates for this position must have earned a master’s degree in nursing and be eligible for licensure in Iowa. Preference will be given to individuals with an earned doctorate. Primary teaching responsibilities include teaching in the undergraduate and working with students in simulated and clinical experiences.  Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to high-quality education in a Catholic and Franciscan University.

 

Administrative and Staff Positions

Campus Visit and Office Coordinator for Enrollment Department

This position will support the Enrollment team through secretarial, administrative, and office coordinating duties.  A primary objective is to promote a positive image for BCU by consistent responsiveness to all who call, visit, or in any way seek assistance. This person is the initial impression of BCU to prospective students and other university guests. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Any duties requested by VP of Enrollment Management
  • Collaborate with all departments across campus
  • Greet all visitors as the welcoming voice of BCU in a friendly and professional manner
  • Answer main switchboard for campus, Enrollment management and back up to the President’s Office
  • Coordinate all aspects of daily student campus and virtual visits, including use of the CRM (client relation management)
  • Open the office and make all arrangements for the day
  • Responsible for the procurement and requisition process for Enrollment
  • Make appointments for VP when requested by colleagues or outside personal
  • Coordinate the scheduling of rooms and food for events scheduled through Enrollment
  • Assist with coordinating college fairs
  • Order office supplies when needed
  • Work as a team player in the Enrollment Department
  • Assist with the overall admissions planning process by attending admissions meetings, helping with admissions visit days and providing administrative support as needed
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES 

Supervise work-study students.  Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • High School graduate; some college or vocational training preferred.  Two to five years of office related experience.
  • Must possess strong telephone skills and manners
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Basic typing and calculator skills
  • Trustworthy – high degree of confidentiality required
  • Neat, professional appearance
  • Computer experience
  • Outgoing, friendly, positive attitude
  • Good organizational skills
  • Able to prioritize work assignments
  • Flexibility in handling workload
  • Attentive to details

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively and present information to customers and the general public.  

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentage able to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exits.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls and talk and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

Sitting portion of workday: standing and moving about in office, as well as throughout the university dispersing correspondence.  Ability to use file cabinet approximately 5 feet tall. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

The noise level in the work environment is moderate.

Executive Assistant to the Vice President

Reporting to the Vice President of Operations & Athletics, the Executive Assistant provides a wide array of duties to support the Vice President and departmental leaders. On behalf of the VP, the incumbent coordinates special projects, manages day-to-date activities, and supports departmental leaders.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare for and follow up on internal and external meetings.
  • Plan remote and in-person meetings by compiling agendas, coordinating logistics and materials, inviting guests, and taking minutes.
  • Participate directly in external and internal meetings and following up with the relevant parties when needed.
  • Work closely with the Vice President to keep them informed and prepared for upcoming commitments and responsibilities.
  • Manages internal and external special projects in coordination with other departments and/ororganizations on behalf of the Vice President.
  • Coordinate and execute logistics for special events and meetings.
  • Address miscellaneous administrative needs of staff or students as they arise.
  • Provide administrative support for highly confidential and complex items.
  • Assumes responsibility, in the VP’s absence, for ensuring requests for action or information,which would normally receive the VP’s attention are made known to responsible managers or personnel who can satisfy the request. Monitors resulting activity for purposes of briefing the VP.
  • Supports other department leaders within the Operations & Athletics Division as necessary.
  • Assist in overseeing corporate credit card expenditures and approvals.
  • Assist in overseeing procurement system and approvals.
  • Assist in athletic event management preparation and execution.
  • Answer and screen incoming calls.
  • Performs other tasks and duties as assigned by the Vice President.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s Degree required, 1-3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: 

Ability to read and interpret documents such as rules, regulations, procedures, or contracts.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exits.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: 

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to walk.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10-25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Maintenance Supervisor

The maintenance supervisor is responsible for overseeing all maintenance areas of BCU facilities. The supervisor will lead a team of maintenance techs as they manage and complete work orders. The supervisor will lead by example and help with completing necessary work orders. The supervisor should be a creative problem solver with the ability to do a variety of tasks and have competence with the equipment and tools needed to complete those tasks.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage and schedule maintenance staff
  • Manage subcontractors
  • Paint, remodel, refurbish areas as needed
  • Repair, maintain/monitor all equipment and amenities
  • Change of all filters for HVAC as required
  • Prepare classrooms for incoming classes; remove or rearrange furniture for events or classes, as needed
  • Remove and properly dispose of all recyclable materials
  • Change light bulbs, interior and exterior, as needed
  • Make ready all classrooms, studios, dorm as needed
  • On call maintenance for all facilities, 24/7
  • Maintain exterior property, including snow removal and landscaping
  • Oversee maintenance for elevators, and other contracted work
  • Performs other work-related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS and SKILLS: 

  • Must be able to work flexible hours
  • Education and Work Experience Requirements:
  • Must demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills; customer service oriented
  • Must be organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, and able to multitask

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, and ATTITUDES - KSAA's: 

Knowledge of:

  • Use and potential hazards of equipment being used;
  • Tools and equipment commonly used in maintenance work;
  • Basic carpentry, electrical, plumbing knowledge.
  • Working around lubricants, solvents, batteries, cleaning fluids, paints

Skill in:

  • Using a computer to perform basic operations;
  • Operating outdoor equipment such as snow plow truck, skid-steer loader
  • Problem solving and performing a variety of tasks.

Ability to:

  • Able to work and communicate effectively with diverse academic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of college students and staff;
  • Exercise considerable judgment and initiative;
  • Follow protocols and escalate as needed;
  • Understand and follow broad and complex instructions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk and hear.  The employee frequently is required to walk.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms. Employee will frequently bend at waist, sit, kneel, and occasionally climb or crouch.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50-75 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but may occasionally be loud based on work.  Temperature is varies based on current work.  May vary from extreme cold to extreme heat when working outside.

Senior Accountant

This position handles the daily accounting activity for the university. In addition to handling the university’s cash management and monthly reconciliation, this position also assists students, employees, and others as needed. This position is a primary back-up to Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and the payroll functions of the University.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

The 6-8 most critical and fundamental responsibilities of the position with an approximate percentage of time devoted to each responsibility.

  • Cash Management (10%) - Daily check of cash balances at bank. Prepares regular cash reports. Transfers and uploads direct deposit and payables e-files. Oversees federal cash draws of federal financial aid and grant funds.
  • Month End Close (20%) – Conducts monthly bank reconciliations, journal entries, credit card allocations, monthly closing in Ellucian Datatel.
  • Audit (20%) - Primary contact with financial auditors, prepares annual workpapers, schedules and oversees annual audit, regular discussions with auditors.
  • Grant Monitoring (5%) - Works with University Relations for account setup for new grants, accounting for grants, regular review of grant accounts, annual grant reports (as needed), regular discussion with U/R regarding grant funds.
  • Support for A/R, A/P and Payroll Functions (10%) - Primary backup for all of the above functions. 
  • Preparation of Quarterly and Annual Reporting (15%) - Prepares quarterly 941, state quarterly tax returns, state unemployment, state sales tax return, annual W-2s, 1098Ts, 1099, Form 990, IPEDS reporting.
  • Maintaining budget setup in Datatel (5%) - Creating new budget lines as needed, giving access to those budget lines in Charger Stable, and procurement assistance. 
  • Daily requests (10%) - This position receives daily requests from various departments. Must be able to prioritize work, research requests, and return timely, appropriate information.

BUDGET MONITORING/ADMINISTRATION:

A fair amount of time is spent on cash management and budget monitoring with daily reviews of cash accounts to determine if transfers need to be made. Weekly reports of cash position and regular cash projections for month, semester, and school year. Regular monitoring of budget vs. actual spending. Setting up new budget lines as they are approved. Granting access to budget areas in Charger Stable & procurement.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 

Education

Requires a four-year college degree, preferably in accounting or finance.

Certifications, special licenses, accreditations, specific software programs, or other skills required for this position:

  • Knowledge of Ellucian/Datatel software preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite programs

Work Experience

The minimum amount of related work experience needed for someone to be effective in this position is three years.

Knowledge

The knowledge and skills required to accomplish assigned tasks:

  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Financial Reporting, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll
  • Grant Accounting
  • Knowledge of cash management
  • Customer service skills
  • Strong computing skills and the ability to learn new software quickly
  • Strong skills using the Microsoft Office Suite of programs
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Attention to detail

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY:

Environment

  • VP for Finance assigns the work; others as needed/requested
  • Majority of work is done independently with authority to make most decisions regarding the work
  • Certain cash management decisions, budget decisions, endowment/gift decisions require referring to others before taking action

VP for Finance reviews work Management 

The job does not require supervision of others but does require acting as a team leader/coach for others with regard to work 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 

This position requires organization and attention to detail and the ability to multitask and quickly change work directions in workflow.  Must also be able to handle regular interruptions in daily workflow.  Providing good customer service is also key.

Vice President for Finance

The Vice President for Finance provides advice and counsel to the President, the Executive Leadership team, the Board of Trustees, and the campus community regarding financial resource management operations and is a member of the President’s Executive Leadership team. The Vice President is responsible for the leadership and management of campus financial and human resources services, including but not limited to annual operating and capital budgeting, cash management, financial reporting and forecasting, strategic planning for financial health, audit and investments, as well as oversight for human resources, compliance, banking, employee benefits, insurance coverage, business office, student accounts, etc. Reports directly to the President of the University.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership

  • Establishes the objectives, scope of services, structure, staffing, and performance standards for the division while ensuring the division functions optimally in supporting the University's Catholic Franciscan mission.
  • Provides leadership in strategic planning and execution for the division.
  • Develops and supervises the division through coaching, mentoring, facilitating, and supporting professional development.
  • Actively participates in President’s Executive Leadership team meetings, President’s Cabinet meetings, staff/division meetings, councils, and other committees.
  • Works collaboratively across all divisions.
  • Represents the University to various internal and external constituents.
  • Advocates and facilitates a positive climate of continuous improvement.
  • Embraces and promotes use of technology as a tool to provide efficiency and service to the University.
  • Serves as Treasurer to the Board of Trustees, preparing and presenting financial information and other requested reports to the Board.

Finance and Administration

  • Responsible for the strategic financial plan development and implementation that sustains and advances the fiscal health and stability of the University.
  • Manages and performs cash management functions to include federal and state draws for grants and awards.
  • Develops and maintains financial policies and procedures capable of supporting and enhancing operations, in accordance with sound financial management principles, government regulations, and industry best practices.
  • Responsible for revenue forecasting, operating and capital budget development, planning, and allocation of financial resources.
  • Presents and attends meetings with the Board of Trustee's Finance and Audit Committees, providing reports to said committees as requested.
  • Prepares interim and annual financial statements, and annual audit workpapers for the university.
  • Responsible for the University’s general ledger and performs accounting duties as needed to complete various reports.
  • Works with the University’s banking, investment, and lending institution to ensure compliance with bank covenants, and to monitor endowment fund transactions and values.
  • Supervises human resource functions including employee benefits, compensation structures, and compliance with applicable federal and state legislation, along with supporting policies & procedures.
  • Responsible for comprehensive procurement policies and procedures that ensure the efficient and economic delivery and payment of goods and services.

Operations, Risk Management, and Campus Safety

  • Coordinates the development of business continuity plans to allow the University to continue operations and recover after an emergency.
  • Oversees the implementation of a risk management process to identify and manage strategic risks.
  • Conducts internal audits, minimizes, and mitigates insurable risk through a comprehensive insurance program for University operations.
  • Reviews all contracts as requested and maintains appropriate schedules related thereto.
The successful candidate will have experience leading change with demonstrated financial management success. He or she will possess exceptional analytical skills and will be an excellent communicator.  The new VPAF will foster inclusive decision-making, best practices, student success, and a strong sense of community across the institution, working collaboratively to develop and manage budgetary processes and policies that encourage accountability and responsibility. The successful candidate must demonstrate a track record of creative problem solving.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Master's degree in Business, Finance, or a related field is required; CPA preferred.
  • At least five years of increasingly responsible administrative, management, and leadership experience with direct oversight for many, if not all, of the functions listed above. Higher education experience preferred but not necessary.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to crystalize complex financial information into lay terminology and effectively articulate the University's financial vision, strengths, goals, and requirements to a wide range of internal and external audiences.
  • Must have experience with recording transactions consistent with not-for-profit fund accounting principles.

 

 

Athletic Positions

Head eSports Coach

The Head eSports Coach is responsible for coaching the coed eSports team in and out of competition. The eSports coach will act as a mentor to players on the team providing guidance and advice in the areas of academics, athletics, and personal development. The coach will be familiar with academic advising as well as being able to provide assistance with retention and registration efforts. The coach will need to be a proficient recruiter and provide a safe, dynamic environment in which the student athletes can learn.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Recruits student-athletes to meet roster and recruitment goals.
  • Manages and monitors assigned budget within university guidelines, policies, and procedures.
  • Schedules inter-collegiate competition during season and off-season within NAIA, NAC, GPAC, and college policies and procedures.
  • Adheres to NAIA, NAC, and GPAC policies and regulations and is able to articulate those to student-athletes, recruits, parents, and media.
  • Organizes pre-competition and competition arrangements, for example, equipment, facilities, event personnel, etc.
  • Arranges practices and practice schedule within college and eSports arena policies.
  • Coaches the team during competition and practices in an atmosphere of respect for all persons and acknowledges the values and mission of the university.
  • Serves as spokesperson for promotion of athletic team and athletic department.
  • Assists with fundraising and general sports promotion for athletic department and university.
  • Serves as a member of university committees as requested and/ or assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Directly supervisors any assistant eSports coaches. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in collegiate coaching
  • Extensive experience in eSports and Gaming.
  • Knowledge of and adherence to NAIA and NAC policies and regulations
  • Demonstrated experience as an effective recruiter.  Experience within a 300-mile radius of BCU is preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization. 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. 

REASONING ABILITY: 

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exits. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. 

The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10-25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 Football Graduate Assistant

Briar Cliff University, a Catholic, Franciscan institution in Sioux City, Iowa and a proud member of the NAIA and the Great Plains Athletic Conference, is seeking qualified applicants for 2 men’s football graduate assistant coaches on defense. These positions are responsible for developing our student-athletes on and off the field, coaching your own position group, assisting with special teams, and having your own recruiting area. Must be accepted into one of our graduate programs (3.0 minimum GPA). Compensation package includes an $2,500 stipend ($1,250 per semester), full tuition waiver and free housing on campus. Review of candidates will begin immediately. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Track & Field Graduate Assistant
 

Briar Cliff University is seeking qualified applicants for a Track and Field graduate assistant position.  This position will be responsible for assisting the coaches in the areas of recruiting, practice and meet planning and management, conducting individual workouts, video coordinating and film breakdown, and the overall administration of the program. 

Candidates must have their bachelor’s degree and be admitted to the Briar Cliff University graduate school.  Previous experience competing in college track and field or coaching at the high school or college level is required.  We are also looking for someone with experience in the multi, jumps, or hurdles events, but are open to other applicants.

The position includes tuition remission and a monthly stipend or food allowance.

Strength & Conditioning Graduate Assistant
 

Briar Cliff University is seeking qualified applicants for a Strength & Conditioning graduate assistant position.  This position will be responsible for assisting the coaches in the areas of recruiting, practice and meet planning and management, conducting individual workouts, video coordinating and film breakdown, and the overall administration of the program. 

Candidates must have their bachelor’s degree and be admitted to the Briar Cliff University graduate school.  Experience either playing college track or cross country or coaching at the high school or college level is preferred.

The position includes tuition remission and a monthly stipend or food allowance.

Women's Soccer Graduate Assistant
 

Briar Cliff University is seeking qualified applicants for a Women’s Soccer graduate assistant position.  This position will be responsible for assisting the coaches in the areas of recruiting, practice and meet planning and management, conducting individual workouts, video coordinating and film breakdown, and the overall administration of the program. 

Candidates must have their bachelor’s degree and be admitted to the Briar Cliff University graduate school.  Experience either playing college track or cross country or coaching at the high school or college level is preferred.

The position includes tuition remission and a monthly stipend or food allowance.

 

Student Positions

Students looking for work-study positions, internship opportunities, or local jobs in Siouxland should connect to our Career Development team to find out more about how to apply to those positions. 

How To Apply

All candidates should plan to electronically provide a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for 2-3 references or letters of references. Additionally, faculty candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, sample teaching evaluations, graduate transcripts (unofficial acceptable), and a summary of research plans as applicable. Please apply using the job application and attach all extraneous assets and credentials there. 

Because of the demand of some kinds of work, a job applicant may be required to complete a pre-employment/post-job offer physical, drug screen, criminal background check, and/or driving record check.

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