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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 Business Administration

Assistant Professor of Business Administration

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 Business Administration. Read More »

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 Read More »

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 2016. 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. Read More »

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. Read More »

Department Chair/Program Director of Film and Television Production

Department Chair/Program Director of Film and Television Production

The chair will develop an undergraduate curriculum to prepare students to create compelling stories for screens of every size by exploring the creative and technological aspects of film production. This program will encourage students to integrate knowledge from their liberal arts education with the practical and artistic decisions inherent in filmmaking. Read More »

Administrative Positions

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. Read More »

Chief of Staff/Attorney

Chief of Staff/Attorney

The position of Chief of Staff/Attorney reports to the President of the University. He/she is responsible for all legal matters of the University including employment and labor law, contracts, compliance, athletics, Title IX and Institutional Review Board (IRB). The Chief of Staff also acts as senior advisor to the President. Read More »

Coordinator for Academic Achievement

Coordinator for Academic Achievement

Through one-on-one sessions, the Coordinator for Academic Achievement is responsible for supporting students and helping them to overcome obstacles as they work toward academic success. Through attendance tracking and academic updates provided by faculty, the Coordinator provides the earliest possible intervention for students who are struggling academically. Recognizing there a variety of issues that can affect a student’s academic performance, the Coordinator connects each student to the appropriate faculty, coaches, and/or campus resources, and is committed to creating a holistic and individualized success plan. A critical campus position, the Coordinator for Academic Achievement serves to ensure students are not just transitioning, but thriving, at BCU. Read More »

Director of Alumni Relations and Development

Director of Alumni Relations and Development

The Director of Alumni Relations and Development is responsible for identifying and developing relationships with alumni, individuals and businesses who have the ability to make gifts of $2,500 or less. The Director of Alumni Relations and Development will carry a minimum portfolio of 150 people capable of a special gift – including identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding gifts for the university. This position will also serve as the lead liaison with alumni, working collaboratively with the campus community on strategic engagement activities to advance the University. Read More »

Director of Athletics

Director of Athletics

The Athletic Director is responsible for the development, management, coordination and supervision of a competitive intercollegiate athletics program fielding 20 intercollegiate teams with more than 35 coaches, graduate assistants and staff members and comprising over 450 student athletes. Read More »

Staff Positions

Athletic Positions

Head Football Coach

Head Football Coach

Briar Cliff University (Iowa) invites applications for a full-time Head Football Coach to lead and direct all aspects of the program, from the recruitment and development of student-athletes to the establishment of a highly competitive culture centered on a successful student-athlete experience. Read More »

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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.