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

Briar Cliff University of Iowa, 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 position beginning August, 2018.

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Assistant Professor of Kinesiology

The instructor will teach courses within the undergraduate program of kinesiology and human performance. Representative courses include Foundations of Kinesiology, Stress Management, Prevention & Care of Athletic Injuries, and Exercise Physiology, Fitness Testing & Exercise Prescription, Research Methods and Design, Theories of Strength & Conditioning, Structural Kinesiology, and Biomechanics in addition to supervising Practicum and Internship opportunities.

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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.

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Staff Positions

Development and Communications Assistant

This position is responsible for overseeing all aspects of gift processing and acknowledgements; establishing benchmark reporting, assisting with annual audit of gifts; leading data updates and transfer, and serving as the project management lead to support marketing and fundraising initiatives.

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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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Financial Aid Counselor

This position will assist the Director of Financial Aid with the awarding and administration of the Federal, State and institutional financial aid programs by following all financial aid program policies and procedures for the purpose of recruiting and retaining students to Briar Cliff University; ensures that the financial aid system is accurate, efficient, and in accordance with Federal regulations. The Financial Aid Counselor provides financial counseling, awards financial aid and certifies student aid on behalf of the institution in order to assure the integrity and quality of these services.

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University Librarian

The successful candidate will possess a Masters of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited program or equivalent and at least 3 years of library experience such that the candidate will demonstrate current knowledge of professional library standards, practices, and procedures. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a commitment to high-quality education in a Catholic and Franciscan University.

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Athletic Positions

Head Coach, Track & Field and Cross-Country

Briar Cliff University of Iowa, an institution committed to higher education within a liberal arts and Catholic perspective seeks an experienced Track & Field and Cross-Country head coach. Well-qualified candidates will be motivated, energetic, positive, and passionate with experience coaching college-level athletes. Candidates will be team-oriented and open to collaborating with other coaches and faculty across divisions. Prior collegiate running experience is highly valued, though not required.

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Human Resources Staff

Beau Sudtelgte
Beau Sudtelgte
Director of Human Resources

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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.