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Jobs at Briar Cliff


Are you willing to work in an environment that values higher education and fosters service, caring and openness to all? Briar Cliff might be the right fit for you.

At BCU, you'll have a wide range of opportunities for personal and professional growth in educational, research, and clinical environments. We also offer a competitive package of employee benefits, designed to protect and promote your financial, physical and emotional well-being.

Browse through the following job openings at Briar Cliff:

Faculty Positions

Assistant Professor of Biology

Assistant Professor of Biology

Briar Cliff University seeks a broadly trained zoologist and invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor of Biology position to begin in August 2017. Anticipated teaching responsibilities include introductory biology courses, human physiology, pathophysiology, and nutrition. The ability and willingness to direct student-driven research are desired. Successful candidates will also demonstrate a commitment to high-quality education in a Catholic and Franciscan University.

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Assistant Professor of Education

Assistant Professor of Education

Briar Cliff University of Iowa, an institution committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective, seeks applications for tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Educatio

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Assistant Professor of Graphic Design

Assistant Professor of Graphic Design

Briar Cliff University of Iowa, an institution committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective, seeks applications for tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design to start in the Fall of 2017. Candidates will have an appropriate MFA in Graphic Design and three years of professional/teaching experience preferred.

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Assistant Professor of Nursing

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Briar Cliff University is seeking candidates for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Nursing effective fall 2017. The University offers a CCNE-accredited BSN, MSN for nurse educators, family, and adult/GERO NPs, and a DNP program for family and adult-gero NPs. Primary responsiblities include teaching across the curriculum (onsite and online) and supervising clinical experiences.

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Assistant Professor of Social Work

Assistant Professor of Social Work

Briar Cliff University of Iowa, an institution committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective, seeks applications for tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Social Work.

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Chair, Department of Kinesiology

Chair, Department of Kinesiology

The chair will provide leadership for both undergraduate (B.S.) and graduate (M.A. and M.S.) programs in kinesiology and human performance and teach courses such as Foundations of Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, Research Methods and Design, Structural Kinesiology, and Biomechanics in addition to supervising Practicum and Internship opportunities. Candidates will have earned a doctorate in kinesiology or closely related field.

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Administrative Positions

Admissions Representative

Admissions Representative

Full-time 12-month position. Responsibilities include recruiting, telemarketing and working with prospective college students, parents and faculty. Bachelor’s degree plus two years work experience required; admissions and/or financial aid experience preferred. Excellent communication skills required. Some travel along with evening and weekend hours.

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Assistant Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness

Assistant Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness

Assistant Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness

The Assistant Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs. This position is responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive plan of institutional research and evaluation to support decision-making, mission, and strategic university goals.

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Director of Financial Aid

Director of Financial Aid

The Director leads and manages the University’s student financial assistance programs in accordance with federal, state and institutional policies; administers a comprehensive financial assistance program that supports the recruitment and retention of qualified students; supervises staff and budgets, counsels students and parents, ensures compliance with federal and state procedures, and maintains records.

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Staff Positions

Athletic Positions

Men's Basketball Graduate Assistant

Men's Basketball Graduate Assistant

Briar Cliff University is seeking qualified applicants for a men’s basketball graduate assistant position. This position starts in the 2017/18 academic year. This position will be responsible for assisting the men’s basketball coach 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. This position will also serve as the head coach for the junior varsity team.

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Human Resources Staff

Beau Sudtelgte
Director of Human Resources
712-279-1633
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EOE/ADA Statement

Briar Cliff University is an Equal Opportunity and Americans with Disabilities Act employer. Briar Cliff does not discriminate in employment and application information is used for the purpose of limiting or excluding any applicant’s consideration for employment on a basis prohibited by local, state or federal law. If you have questions or concerns, contact the HR Department.