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 Business Administration/Sports Management

The Business Department of Briar Cliff University, an institution committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective, invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Business Administration position beginning August 2021. The successful candidate will be qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in at least two of the following areas: Sport Marketing, Promotions, Event and Facility Management, and Sport Finance; and general undergraduate business-related courses. Minimum qualifications include an MBA degree or master’s level degree in Management, Finance, or related area with five years of teaching experience.  The ideal candidate will have experience with advising undergraduate students and program accreditation and assessment. High value is placed on a team player who brings a variety of teaching interests and demonstrates knowledge of innovative learning technologies and program delivery, along with online teaching experience in a highly collaborative discussion-based asynchronous classroom. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence are required. 

Perched on a scenic hilltop in northwest Iowa, Briar Cliff University is a liberal arts institution offering baccalaureate to doctoral degree programs and is home to more than 1,100 students.  Since 1930, the University has educated students in the Franciscan tradition of service, caring, and openness to all.  Grounded in faith and pursuit in higher learning, the liberal arts education from Briar Cliff shapes more than just students’ résumés—it shapes their character.

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 statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and the names and contact information for three references who will not be contacted without consent. 

Visiting Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

Briar Cliff University of Iowa, an institution committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective, invites applications for a 9-month, full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Kinesiology to start in the Fall of 2021 with the possibility pending performance of applying to a tenure-track position after the first year. The duties include a 24-hour teaching load in addition to advising of major students. Teaching assignments will vary and may include both General Education courses as well as major specific courses. Successful candidates will also demonstrate a commitment to high-quality education in a Catholic and Franciscan University and agree to contribute to the mission and vision of the Kinesiology Department.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates will have earned a master’s degree, preferably a Ph.D., in Exercise Sciences, Kinesiology or related field of study.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a background in exercise physiology, biomechanics, motor learning, motor control or motor development.
  • Experience with teaching undergraduate exercise science/kinesiology courses

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Demonstrates ability to work as a team member, complete assigned tasks, meet deadlines, and contribute to the mission and vision of the Kinesiology Department and Briar Cliff University

Perched on a scenic hilltop in Sioux City, Iowa, Briar Cliff University is a liberal arts institution offering baccalaureate to doctoral degree programs and is home to more than 1100 students. Since 1930, the University has educated students in the Franciscan tradition of service, caring, and openness to all. Grounded in faith and pursuit of higher learning, the liberal arts education from Briar Cliff shapes more than just students’ résumés – it shapes their character.

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, graduate transcripts, a teaching statement, and the names and contact information for three references who will not be contacted without consent. These materials should be sent electronically to the Human Resources Generalist, Tonia Abell at tonia.abell@briarcliff.edu. Further information about these positions may be found at www.briarcliff.edu/employment. EOE/AA

 

Administrative and Staff Positions

Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Operations

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/organizations 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.

Admissions Counselor

Briar Cliff University is looking for an organized, eager, and engaging Admissions Counselor. This is a twelve-month position with primary objective for recruiting targeted students to Briar Cliff University in assigned territory. The counselor will assist in developing and implementing appropriate strategies to meet individual and organized recruiting goals. This includes working with prospective students and their families about their college choice, promoting the University, and assisting in all related campus events.

Candidates for this position must have earned a bachelor’s degree from a four-year College or University. One or two years related experience or training in sales is preferred. Computer knowledge, efficient in Word and Excel, basic typing, and calculator skills. Ability to adhere to communicate effectively on a variety of platforms.  Candidate must time management and organization skills. Self-motivated with a positive attitude. Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to high-quality education in a Catholic and Franciscan University.

Director of Campus Life and Safety (Peacemakers)

Reporting to the Vice President of Operations & Athletics, the Director of will oversee and manage the Peacemakers Department. The Peacemakers Department at Briar Cliff University encompasses the areas of residential life, housing, campus safety, and student conduct. The Director provides leadership and oversight to the department with the goal of enhancing the student residential experience in a safe and engaging campus environment. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership

  • Supervises residence hall area coordinators, graduate assistants, resident assistants, and campus safety staff. 
  • Provides leadership in strategic planning and execution for the department, in alignment with the University strategic plan.
  • Develops and fosters a culture of excellence in service to students in all areas of responsibility.
  • Develops a culture of process improvement, including maximizing the usage of the Ellucian database system in all processes, where practical.
  • Work with the Vice President of Operations & Athletics in creating and maintaining budgets, including revenue and expense projections associated with all aspects of the department.
  • As administrator of the department, leads all other duties and initiatives as assigned by the Vice President.

Residential Life

  • Provides vision, direction, and long-range planning for a robust residential life program.
  • Assembles a staff that develops meaningful relationships with the students they serve for proactive engagement and satisfaction.
  • Oversees the planning and implementation of a robust student activities program that adds value to the on campus extracurricular student experience.
  • Oversees the coordination of student organizations.  Develops and oversees processes for students to add new student organizations, as well as evaluating the effectiveness of current organizations.
  • Oversees the planning and execution of robust intramural programs and activities

Housing

  • Responsible for all operations, management, and supervision of all residence halls.
  • Oversees all aspects of housing processes for current and incoming students including room assignments and opening/closing/break procedures.
  • Develops a seamless move-in and move-out processes for students.
  • Maintains occupancy and accounting records for room and board and works closely with student’s accounts for meal plan and residence hall billings, including charges for individual and common area damages.
  • Serves as a liaison with campus dining services for billing, planning, and budgeting.
  • Works closely with Facilities Department to coordinate routine cleaning and maintenance. Submits work orders for non-routine cleaning, maintenance, or repairs of residence halls.

Campus Safety

  • Enforces University policy and regulations and communicates with local law enforcement when necessary.
  • Assists all outside law enforcement agencies, fire department, or other safety agencies that are called to respond or investigate on the campus.
  • Oversees traffic and parking enforcement on campus.
  • Oversees routine vehicle and foot patrol to assess safety and protect property of the University, including all grounds and buildings.
  • Activates and maintains the guard card access system for students and staff.
  • Oversees video surveillance system, alarm systems, fire detection systems, etc.  Works with Facilities Department and Information Technology Department for maintenance and continuous improvement of these systems.
  • Ensures detailed incident and/or accident reports are prepared and documented for official reporting and possible legal record.
  • Coordinates campus training for extreme campus incidents, as well as the actual execution of procedures and evacuations during threats and responds to injury or crises as appropriate.
  • Develops training for all Peacemaker staff and other necessary campus officials or departments that coincides with best practices in the area of campus safety.
  • Regularly reviews and recommends updates to policies and protocols relating to campus safety.

Student Conduct

  • Serves as the Title IX Coordinator for the University.  Ensures the deputy coordinators and campus community receive regular Title IX training with the evolving regulations.
  • Serves as the Student Conduct Officer for the University.  Oversees the investigation of student policy violations.
  • Regularly informs the student body of university policies.

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, 5 or more years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.  Master’s degree preferred.

Area Coordinator for Campus Life and Safety (Peacemakers)

 

Reporting to the Director of Campus Life & Safety, the Area Coordinators assist with the coordination and execution in the Peacemakers Department. The Peacemakers Department at Briar Cliff University encompasses the areas of residential life, housing, campus safety, and student conduct. The Area Coordinators are live-in employees with the overall goal of enhancing the student residential experience in a safe and engaging campus environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership

  • Provides direct supervision and leadership over one residence hall, the assigned resident assistants, and all residential students in the building.
  • Provides direct supervision over student worker staff in the Peacemakers Department.
  • Develops and fosters a culture of excellence in service to students in all areas of responsibility.
  • As live-in employees, are prepared to be on-call for urgent student needs.
  • Leads all other duties and initiatives as assigned by the Director.

Residential Life

  • Develops meaningful relationships with the students they serve for proactive engagement and satisfaction.
  • Assists with the planning and implementation of a robust student activities program.
  • Assists with the coordination of student organizations.
  • Assists with the planning and execution of robust intramural programs and activities.
  • Assists with the planning, setup, and coordination of special events.

Housing

  • Assists with all operations, management, and supervision of the assigned residence hall.
  • Assists with all aspects of housing processes for current and incoming students, including room assignments and opening/closing/break procedures.
  • Assists with maintaining occupancy and other property management records.
  • Works closely with Facilities Department to notify them of any required maintenance or housekeeping needs of students in common areas of their assigned residence hall.

Campus Safety

  • Enforces University policy and regulations and communicates with local law enforcement when necessary.
  • Assists all outside law enforcement agencies, fire department, or other safety agencies that are called to respond or investigate on the campus.
  • Assists with routine vehicle and foot patrol to assess safety and protect property of the University, including all grounds and buildings.
  • Ensures detailed incident and/or accident reports are prepared and documented for official reporting and possible legal record.
  • Participates in training for extreme campus incidents, as well as the actual execution of procedures and evacuations during threats and responds to injury or crises as appropriate.
  • Participates in training for all Peacemakers staff and other necessary campus officials or departments that coincides with best practices in the area of campus safety.

Student Conduct

  • Assists the Director with the investigation of student policy violations for students.
  • Ensures that resident assistants are enforcing residence hall policies.
  • Maintains detailed records and notes for student conduct files.

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 or more years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

Graduate Assistant for Campus Life and Safety (Peacemakers)

Reporting to the Director of Campus Life & Safety, the Graduate Assistants assist with the coordination and execution in the Peacemakers Department. The Peacemakers Department at Briar Cliff University encompasses the areas of residential life, housing, campus safety, and student conduct. The Graduate Assistants are live-in employees with the overall goal of enhancing the student residential experience in a safe and engaging campus environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership

  • Provides direct supervision over student worker staff in the Peacemakers Department.
  •  Develops and fosters a culture of excellence in service to students in all areas of responsibility.
  • As live-in employees, are prepared to be on-call for urgent student needs.
  • Leads all other duties and initiatives as assigned by the Director.

Residential Life

  • Develops meaningful relationships with the students they serve for proactive engagement and satisfaction.
  •  Assists area coordinators with the planning and implementation of a robust student activities program.
  • Assists area coordinators with the coordination of student organizations.
  • Assists area coordinators with the planning and execution of robust intramural programs and activities.
  • Assists area coordinators with the planning, setup, and coordination of special events.

Housing

  • Assists area coordinators with all operations, management, and supervision of the assigned residence hall.
  • Assists area coordinators with all aspects of housing processes for current and incoming students, including room assignments and opening/closing/break procedures.
  • Assists area coordinators with maintaining occupancy and other property management records.
  • Works closely with Facilities Department to notify them of any required maintenance or housekeeping needs of students in common areas of their assigned residence hall.

Campus Safety

  • Enforces University policy and regulations and communicates with local law enforcement when necessary.
  •  Assists all outside law enforcement agencies, fire department, or other safety agencies that are called to respond or investigate on the campus.
  • Assists area coordinators with routine vehicle and foot patrol to assess safety and protect property of the University, including all grounds and buildings.
  • Ensures detailed incident and/or accident reports are prepared and documented for official reporting and possible legal record.
  • Participates in training for extreme campus incidents, as well as the actual execution of procedures and evacuations during threats and responds to injury or crises as appropriate.
  • Participates in training for all Peacemakers staff and other necessary campus officials or departments that coincides with best practices in the area of campus safety.

Student Conduct

  • Assists the Director with the investigation of student policy violations for students.
  • Maintains detailed records and notes for student conduct files.

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 or more years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.

 

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.

Men's Basketball Graduate Assistant

Briar Cliff University is seeking qualified applicants for a Men’s Basketball graduate assistant position.  This position will be responsible for assisting the coaches in the areas of recruiting, practice and game planning and management, conducting individual workouts, video coordinating and film breakdown, and the overall administration of the program.  In addition, the position will be the head coach of the junior varsity team.

Candidates must have their bachelor’s degree and be admitted to the Briar Cliff University graduate school.  Previous experience competing in college basketball or coaching at the high school or college level is required. Previous college coaching experience is desired.

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.

We are not looking for someone with XC or track background.

Ideal Candidates

  • Strong collegiate or professional playing experience
  • Ability to direct on-field coaching responsibilities. (as assigned by the head coach)
  • Assist in the identification and recruiting of academically and athletically qualified student-athlete
  • Assist with the development and improvement of player skills. Work with individual players before and after practice, when requested.
  • Coordinate road trips
  • Background in graphic design, marketing, and social media is a plus

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.

If you have a question regarding possible employment, benefits packaging or need assistance with your job application, don't hesitate to contact us. We're here to help! 

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