Current Employment Opportunities


09/21/2018-Administrative Assistant in the Registrar's Office

The University of Dubuque is a growing University that is seeking an Administrative Assistant in the Registrar’s Office.  The University of Dubuque offers an excellent benefits package including tuition remission, paid holidays, vacation and sick time. As well as contributes to retirement and life insurance.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Direct all incoming communications
  • Coordinate written and electronic communications relating to Registrar’s Office functions
  • Maintenance of academic files
  • Assist the Registrar with beginning of term and end of term processes and activities
  • Provide information to students, faculty, and staff regarding student records and academic policies, processes, and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable internal and external policies and regulations
  • Implement procedures and conducting registration and related functions
  • Fill information requests and answer a wide range of questions related to student records and files from students, faculty, staff, and administrators
  • Interpret standard policies and investigate and resolve problems
  • Other tasks as assigned

Qualifications:

  • A two year degree or a combination of education and/or related experience
  • Minimum one year experience in a post-secondary educational institution, preferably with the Registrar’s Office or similar higher education environment
  • Commitment to highest quality of professional customer service and confidentiality
  • Strong technical aptitude. Proficiency in MS Office, data entry and internet. Experience with Jenzabar or higher-education software a plus
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, resourcefulness and able to complete workload in timely manner
  • Strong interpersonal skills in relating to with students, the public, faculty and administration
  • Ability to relate to a culturally diverse university community
  • Positive presentation and clear communication skills, able to understand and explain policy
  • Ability to work as a team-player in a fast-paced environment
  • Effective problem solving skills
  • Proven success handling multiple responsibilities, determining priorities and tracking details in a fast-paced, non-routine and demanding environment

To apply with a growing University for the Administrative Assistant in the Registrar’s office position, please submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and UD employment application, located on our website, to HR@dbq.edu or to the Director of Human Resources, at the University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001.

09/11/2018-Custodians

The University of Dubuque is a growing University that is seeking Custodians. The University of Dubuque offers a NEW competitive wage of $13.39 per hour and an excellent benefits package including tuition remission, paid holidays, 4 weeks’ vacation and sick time. As well as contributes to retirement and life insurance.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain cleanliness of campus buildings
  • Vacuum, sweep and mop floors
  • Dust
  • Wash walls and windows
  • Empty trash
  • Event set-up
  • Operate floor and carpet machines
  • Any other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to bend, stoop, and kneel
  • Lift at least 40 lbs.
  • Ability to climb a 6’ ladder
  • Stand on your feet for long periods of time
  • Minimum of high school or equivalent

Hours will vary, nights and weekends may be required.

To apply with a growing University for the Custodian position, please submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and UD employment application, located on our website, to HR@dbq.edu or to the Director of Human Resources, at the University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001.

08/31/2018-Transcript Evaluator - LIFE

The University of Dubuque is a growing University that is seeking a Transcript Evaluator - LIFE.  The University of Dubuque offers an excellent benefits package including tuition remission, paid holidays, vacation and sick time. As well as contributes to retirement and life insurance.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate transcripts for new and returning transfer admissions applicants
  • Recognize academic, technical, and quarter hour course work
  • Determine and categorize acceptable transfer hours
  • Consult with and advise students concerning transfer practices and policies.
  • Assist departments in the determination equivalent and non-equivalent course work.
  • Assign credit based upon standardized transfer tests such as CLEP and Advanced Placement.
  • Evaluate credit earned through military training
  • Evaluate some international transcripts
  • Evaluate Tech-Prep course work
  • Evaluate non-traditional work awarded through apprentice training
  • Assist applicants in person, online and over the telephone
  • Research course descriptions to determine eligibility of course acceptance
  • Accurately compute prospective students GPA as required for international students
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable internal and external policies and regulations
  • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of departmental database structure, use, best practices and procedures
  • Assist the Registrar in any projects, tasks, or duties deemed necessary and assigned

Qualifications:

  • College degree preferred, experience with university transfer systems and transcript evaluation may be substituted
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a post-secondary educational institution, preferably with the Registrar’s Office or similar education environment
  • Commitment to highest quality of customer service
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, technical aptitude and attention to detail
  • Ability to operate independently, manage multiple competing priorities and exercise good judgment
  • Ability to work as a team-player in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relations with students, faculty and administration
  • Ability to interact effectively with others and work collaboratively with other departments
  • Ability to relate to a culturally diverse university community
  • Effective problem solving skills
  • Proven success handling multiple responsibilities, determining priorities and tracking details in a fast-paced non-routine and demanding environment
  • High level of motivation; proven success in exercising discretion and independent judgment
  • Computer skills (data entry, spreadsheet, word-processing, internet)
  • Experience with Jenzabar higher-education software a plus
  • Ability to work a varied schedule with evening hours and overtime if necessary
  • Maintain a positive attitude that will promote a healthy culture for the University and department

Hours are Monday-Thursday 10:00am-7:00pm and Friday 7:30am-4:30pm.

To apply with a growing University for the Transcript Evaluator - LIFE position, please submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and UD employment application, located on our website, to HR@dbq.edu or to the Director of Human Resources, at the University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001.

08/28/2018-Aviation Maintenance Assistant (Full-time)

The University of Dubuque is a growing University that is seeking an Aviation Maintenance Assistant (full-time) in the Aviation department. 

The University of Dubuque offers a competitive wage and an excellent benefits package including tuition remission, paid holidays, 4 weeks’ vacation and sick time. As well as contributes to retirement and life insurance.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support and assist in the maintenance of UD aircraft and related equipment
  • Provide administrative and maintenance support to the Director of Maintenance
  • Ensure maintenance of all UD aircraft in accordance with applicable FARs and UD policies
  • Assist in reconciliation of aircraft maintenance logs and other maintenance aircraft related documents
  • Assist with resolving discrepancies or other maintenance related issues by coordinating with flight center staff
  • Assist in training and onboarding of incoming work-study staff
  • Any other duties as assigned in the advancement of the UD and aviation department mission

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 6-months fixed-wing or rotor-wing aircraft maintenance experience
  • A&P certificate
  • Effective communication skills; both orally and writing
  • Exceptional skills using Microsoft Office
  • Valid US driver’s license

The University of Dubuque is a private, Presbyterian, coeducational, professional university with a foundation in the liberal arts.  Our commitment is to nurturing the mind, body, and spirit as well as encouraging students to explore their fullest potential, is part of a rich Christian identity that dates back to the University's founding in 1852.  The Aviation Department manages three Aviation Programs that provide students with the academic and professional tools needed to success in all segments of the Aviation Industry.

To apply with a growing University for the Aviation Maintenance Assistant (full-time) position, please submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and UD employment application, located on our website, to HR@dbq.edu or to the Director of Human Resources, at the University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001.

08/23/2018-Certified Flight Instructors

The University of Dubuque is a growing University that is seeking Certified Flight Instructors.  

We have full-time and part-time opportunities. Full-time Flight Instructors are salaried employees and receive a base pay with hourly incentive and are eligible for benefits including tuition remission, paid holidays, 4 weeks’ vacation and sick time. As well as contributes to retirement and life insurance.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree- preferably in Aviation
  • CFII is required
  • CFIME 500 hours total time and 100 hours dual are preferred

To apply with a growing University for the Certified Flight Instructor position, please submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and UD employment application, located on our website, to HR@dbq.edu or to the Director of Human Resources, at the University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001.

07/18/2018-Full-time Faculty in Microbiology

The University of Dubuque invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Microbiology beginning August, 2019.  Expected qualifications include an earned doctorate in Biology, Microbiology, or similar discipline. Teaching experience, including laboratory courses in Microbiology is preferred. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach multiple courses including Microbiology for biology majors and pre-nursing students, Cells and Tissues for biology majors, and at least one advanced course for science majors in their area of specialization. While teaching excellence is our first priority, we seek a candidate with a commitment to research that involves undergraduate students. Additional expectations include advising students and participating in the broader life of the University.

About the University of Dubuque (UD)

UD is a diverse, Christian, and forward-looking educational community of 2400 students that include approximately 1800 traditional, full-time undergraduates. Our students come from 42 states and 28 countries and represent a variety of faith commitments. 48% of UD students are from underrepresented groups, 38% are lower socioeconomic status, and 37% are first generation students.

As a leader in student diversity among Iowa universities, UD seeks candidates who are committed to and can demonstrate success in working with multi-racial, multi-cultural, and multi-national students. As a Christian university, UD seeks candidates who can help us advance our commitment to the inherent worth of each individual, the search for truth, and the calling to use one’s gifts in service to others. As a forward-looking university, UD seeks candidates who embrace the next generation of students, with all of their strengths and challenges.

The University of Dubuque was founded in 1852 and maintains its historic ties to the Presbyterian Church (USA).  In 1998, the University initiated what is referred to as “The Plan for Transformation.”  Since that time, student enrollment has grown from 600 to 2,400; the endowment has grown from $15 million to over $155 million, and over $300 million has been invested in new and renovated campus infrastructure.  Most importantly, UD has clarified its missional focus. More information about UD’s mission can be found  http://www.dbq.edu/aboutud/missionvisionvalues/.

About Dubuque, Iowa

Dubuque is a city of 60,000 people, perched on the bluffs of the Mississippi River, and serves as the cultural and economic center for over 300,000 residents in the Iowa/Wisconsin/Illinois tri-state area.   A growing economy, vibrant cultural life, and setting of natural beauty contribute to a high quality of life.  Dubuque has been named one of America's top 100 places to live and one of the most livable small cities in America.  Find out more at: https://www.cityofdubuque.org/67/Mayor-City-Council.

How to Apply

Please submit the following to HR@dbq.edu or Director of Human Resources, University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA  52001:

1) A letter of introduction summarizing your interest in and qualifications for the position,

2) A current vitae,

3) A statement of teaching philosophy,

4) A statement of research plans and how undergraduates would be incorporated,

5) Contact information for three professional references, and

6) A UD Employment application form, located on our website at: http://www.dbq.edu/AboutUD/Employment/HRForms/.

The review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Applications from qualified persons with diverse backgrounds and cultures, including women and persons of color, are welcomed.

07/17/2018-Programming Adjunct Instructor

The University of Dubuque is a growing University that is seeking a Programming Adjunct Instructor.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct 3-credit hour courses including lectures and laboratory activities

Qualifications:

  • Five or more years’ experience working in the field
  • Master’s or Ph.D degree in the relevant discipline
  • University teaching experience preferred
  • Experience with Java preferred

To apply with a growing University for the Programming Adjunct Instructor position, please submit a current curriculum vita, official graduate-level transcripts, contact information for three references, a statement of personal teaching philosophy and the UD employment application. The application is located on our website. The completed application can be emailed to HR@dbq.edu, or it can be mailed to the Director of Human Resources, at the University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001.

07/17/2018-Full-time Faculty in the Physician Assistant Master's Program

The University of Dubuque invites applications for a Full-time Faculty position in the Physician Assistant Master’s program. Qualified applicants must be a Physician Assistant with an appropriate master's degree and current NCCPA certification and hold a current PA license or be eligible for PA licensure in the state of Iowa. Preferred individuals will have a minimum of three years of medical experience as well as experience relevant to academic settings, including previous work in the development and/or support of physician assistant programs.           

The University of Dubuque (UD) was founded in 1852 and maintains its historic ties to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).  Since the late 1990s, UD has transformed into a mission driven, learning-centered Christian university serving approximately 1700 traditional undergraduate students and 400 graduate, non-traditional, and seminary students.  Eighty full-time faculty members are committed to serving an undergraduate student population that includes 25% students of color and 50% students categorized as first generation and/or low income.  In 2011, Washington Monthly recognized UD’s commitment to its mission by ranking it #13 nationally in the baccalaureate category for contribution to the public good.  A new Performing Arts, Campus, and Worship Center contributes to $100 million in new facilities built since 2000.  More information about the University of Dubuque and its mission can be found at http://www.dbq.edu/aboutud/missionvisionvalues/.

Dubuque, Iowa, is a city of 60,000 perched on the bluffs of the Mississippi River.  It serves as the cultural and economic center for 250,000 residents in the Iowa/Wisconsin/Illinois tri-state area. A growing economy, vibrant cultural life, and setting of natural beauty contribute to a high quality of life.  Dubuque has been named one of America’s greenest cities and one the most livable small cities in America.  More information can be found at http://www.cityofdubuque.org.

To apply, please send the following materials electronically to HR@dbq.edu:

1) A letter of introduction summarizing your interest in and qualifications for the position,

2) A current resume/vitae, UD Employment Application form, located on our website, and

3) Contact information for three professional references.

Applications will be reviewed as received and accepted until the position is filled. AA/EOE

07/17/2018-Computer Forensics & Security Adjunct Instructor

The University of Dubuque is a growing University that is seeking a Computer Forensics & Security Adjunct Instructor teaching computer security and computer forensics classes.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct 3-credit hour courses including lectures and laboratory activities

Qualifications:

  • Five or more years’ experience working in the computer security and/or computer forensics field
  • Master’s or Ph.D degree in the relevant discipline
  • University teaching experience preferred

To apply with a growing University for the Computer Forensics & Security Adjunct Instructor position, please submit a current curriculum vita, official graduate-level transcripts, contact information for three references, a statement of personal teaching philosophy and the UD employment application. The application is located on our website. The completed application can be emailed to HR@dbq.edu, or it can be mailed to the Director of Human Resources, at the University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001.

07/17/2018-Full-time Faculty in Aviation and Flight Operations

The University of Dubuque invites applications for a Full-time Faculty position in Aviation and Flight Operations.  Additional experience in unmanned aerial systems is welcomed. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Teach technical and ground school courses and labs within the aviation program
  • Advise students on program progression, academic success and professional development
  • Actively engage in departmental and university meetings, committees, activities and scholarly pursuits
  • Any other duties as assigned in the advancement of UD and the aviation department mission

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in aviation, aerospace, engineering, management or other related field (doctorate preferred)
  • One-year teaching experience or flight instruction in a collegiate aviation environment
  • One-year aviation industry experience outside of a collegiate aviation environment
  • Current FAA Flight Instructor certificates

The University of Dubuque is a private, Presbyterian, coeducational, professional university with a foundation in the liberal arts.  Our commitment is to nurturing the mind, body, and spirit as well as encouraging students to explore their fullest potential, is part of a rich Christian identity that dates back to the University's founding in 1852.  The Aviation Department manages three Aviation Programs that provide students with the academic and professional tools needed to succeed in all segments of the Aviation Industry.

To apply for the Full-time Faculty position in Aviation, please submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and UD employment application, located on our website (http://www.dbq.edu/AboutUD/Employment/Jobs/), to HR@dbq.edu or to the Director of Human Resources, at the University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001.

Applications will be reviewed as received and accepted until the position is filled. AA/EOE

06/12/2018-Gynecological Teaching Associate

The University of Dubuque’s Physician Assistant Program is seeking a temporary Gynecological Teaching Associate (GTA). The GTA is trained specifically to teach the breast and pelvic examinations to medical students using their own bodies. Students have an opportunity to practice the breast and pelvic exam on the GTA. Along with instructing on the correct techniques, the GTA offers the patient’s viewpoint on the exam, including: ways to make it more comfortable for the patient, multiple approaches to varying situations, how to identify the proper structures, and how to speak to the patient. Performed under the supervision of a faculty member.

Requirements: 

  • Available for trainings and interview/exam sessions (Work schedule as needed/hours may vary.)
  • Ability to undergo a physical exam (which involves wearing a hospital gown)
  • High School Diploma or GED required

Physical Requirements:

  • Not have health issues which further spread a communicable disease through execution of the    simulation scenario
  • Have at least one (1) breast
  • Have one (1) uterus
  • Have at least one (1) ovary
  • Not currently pregnant
  • Not currently menstruating
  • Not currently using any vaginal device that obscures full view of the cervix such as, but not limited to, cervical cap, diaphragm, or pessary

This is a temporary position paying $18.00/hour. Students who are interested in this position must be eligible to participate in the work-study program.

To apply with a growing University for the temporary GTA position, please submit a cover letter and UD employment application, located on our website, to HR@dbq.edu or to the Director of Human Resources, at the University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001.