Job Opportunities

Project Assistant

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, seeks highly qualified candidates for the position of Project Assistant. The Board of Regents is the statutory governing body for the University of Iowa (which includes the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics), Iowa State University, the University of Northern Iowa, the Iowa School for the Deaf and the Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School. The Board’s staff offices are located in Urbandale, Iowa.

The Board Office Project Assistant is a part-time position working 15-20 hours per week. The Project Assistant will provide support on ad hoc and ongoing Board office projects that support academic, student affairs, and other administrative areas under the general direction of the Chief Academic Officer. Duties include compiling information on local or national issues in higher education; preparing data and reports; performing routine analyses and calculations; and assisting with correspondence and presentation preparation.  Additionally, other administrative support duties may be assigned as needed.  The successful candidate will be required to coordinate and balance work with other administrative staff.

The position requires a minimum of a bachelor’s degree. Successful candidates must demonstrate the ability to handle multiple projects, have skill using Microsoft Excel, and possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Experience and skills with data preparation and analysis is strongly preferred. Preferred candidates would also be a graduate student with interest in higher education.  Work schedule will have flexibility, but will ideally include at least 3 days a week in the office. 

Pay is at Board office paygrade 1. This is a term appointment ending on June 30, 2019, with potential for renewal. The ideal candidate can start as soon as possible, but no later than September 1, 2018.

Submit resume and contact information for two references to:

Laura Dickson, Executive Assistant
Board of Regents, State of Iowa
11260 Aurora Avenue
Urbandale, Iowa 50322

Review of resumes shall begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled.  The Board of Regents is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.