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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 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 »

Part Time Nursing Graduate Clinical Instructor

Part Time Nursing Graduate Clinical Instructor

The Graduate Clinical Instructor holds an academic faculty appointment and has administrative, academic, service, and scholarship responsibilities consistent with the mission and philosophy of Briar Cliff University. This individual demonstrates competence in clinical education, teaching, and curriculum development. In addition, the Graduate Clinical Instructor primary responsibilities are to plan, coordinate, facilitate, administer, and monitor activities on behalf of Briar Cliff University’s Graduate Nursing Program and in coordination with academic and clinical faculty. Read More »

Psychology Faculty Member

Psychology Faculty Member

Briar Cliff University invites applications for a tenure-track professor of psychology to start in the fall of 2016. Rank and directorship of the MS in Behavior Analysis program dependent on experience and interest. Read More »

Administrative Positions

Administrative Assistant, Talent Search

Administrative Assistant, Talent Search

Full-time, 11-month staff position with benefits, funded by a federal grant. Will provide support for TRIO Talent Search Director and Advisors. Primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, preparing and maintaining Blumen and Excel databases, spreadsheets, social media, and office files; preparation and dissemination of reports and applications; scheduling appointments and meetings; reserving transportation for staff and participant travel; and typing of correspondence, reports and newsletters. Qualifications: Two year business or technical degree or at least two years equivalent experience. The successful candidate must have excellent computer skills and data entry proficiency, possess strong interpersonal, written and verbal skills, be able to work independently and have the ability to handle multiple projects. Read More »

Development and Prospect Research Specialist

Development and Prospect Research Specialist

SUMMARY: This position is responsible for overseeing all aspects of gift processing and acknowledgements; supporting the fundraising team with list building, query development, benchmarking, and prospect research; assisting with annual audit of gifts; and leading data updates and transfer. Read More »

Assistant Vice President for Assessment and Institutional Research, Accreditation Liaison Officer

Assistant Vice President for Assessment and Institutional Research, Accreditation Liaison Officer

The Assistant Vice President for Assessment and Institutional Research reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs. This position will provide strategic planning and direction for assessment and accreditation processes across the university. Read More »

Security Guard

Security Guard

Part-time position primarily nights and weekends. Provides for the safety and security of students, staff, faculty and college buildings and property. Experience in security helpful but not necessary. Read More »

Talent Search Advisor

Talent Search Advisor

Advisor needed for full-time, 11-month position in federally funded TRIO program that provides services to first-generation, limited- income students in middle and high schools in Iowa and Nebraska. Responsibilities include: recruitment of eligible participants; dissemination of career/college information; planning and implementation of meetings and activities; coordination and participation in career and campus visits and activities; documentation of records; and daily travel to target schools. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in education, guidance/counseling or related field with two years experience working with target population; strong communication skills; ability to develop enthusiasm and establish rapport with students and schools; sensitivity to characteristics and needs of disadvantaged youth. Reliable transportation and occasional overnight travel required. Bilingual applicants encouraged to apply. Read More »

University Counsel and Chief of Staff

University Counsel and Chief of Staff

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

Vice President for Administration and Finance

Vice President for Administration and Finance

The Vice President for Administration and Finance (VPAF) reports directly to the University President. The VPAF serves as a key strategic advisor to the President and works collaboratively with him and the senior leadership team, faculty, and staff to create a successful and stable financial environment for the University. The VPAF has primary responsibility for the development and implementation of the University’s annual operating budget of approximately $30 million and provides leadership, vision, and integrated financial plans that will optimize resources in support of the University’s mission and strategic priorities. The VPAF’s responsibilities include oversight of the business office (e.g. accounting, purchasing, and payroll), facilities operations (e.g. maintenance, project management, and construction), environmental health and safety, information technology, human resources, risk management, central services, the bookstore and food service. The VPAF staffs and supports the Board of Trustees Audit, Finance, and Investment Committees. 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.