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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. Read More »

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 Mathematics

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Briar Cliff University invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor in Mathematics to start in the fall of 2017. Candidates will have earned a Ph.D. in mathematics. The duties include a 24 hour teaching load in addition to advising of major students. 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 »

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 »

Marketing and Events Coordinator

Marketing and Events Coordinator

The Marketing and Events Coordinator is responsible for managing all high-impact public events hosted by Briar Cliff University. This position is also responsible for maintaining and growing Briar Cliff’s revenue generating events model. As a member of the marketing team, this position also supports all aspects of University marketing operations. Read More »

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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.