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Student Employee - Chemistry Administrative Office at University of Iowa - Department of Chemistry

Monday, May 16, 2022
Employer: University of Iowa - Department of Chemistry Expires: 05/30/2022 Objective:The objective of a student employee with the University of Iowa - Department of Chemistry Administrative Office is to support the functions of the department by assisting the Department Chair, Administrator, Graduate Coordinator and Administrative Services Coordinator in daily operations. The student employee works closely with office staff to provide customer service to faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students.Functions:Some specific functions of a student employee include:·        Maintaining the database of keys for the Chemistry Building and Iowa Advanced Technologies Laboratory (IATL)·        Assisting walk-in traffic by answering questions, giving directions or directing them to the appropriate staff member·        Sorting Mail·        Maintaining office supplies, printer paper, pens, paper towels, etc.·        Creating and posting flyers from a template for seminars, colloquium and other department functions·        Posting notices for conference room usage·        Checking Chemistry Admin email and corresponding to messages as appropriate·        Preparing a weekly bulletin containing pertinent information for the department·        Update Chemistry website with seminar and colloquium events·        Make and serve coffee for weekly department events·        Assist office staff with various projects and other duties as assigned Necessary Skills:·        Ability to use Microsoft software products, specifically Word, Teams, Publisher and PowerPoint·        Ability to interface with the public in a courteous and professional manner·        Ability to effectively communicate via email and telephone·        Attention to detailWork Schedule:·        Work schedule is flexible, with hours falling between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM·        Approximately 10-20 hours per week

Teaching Assistant at University of Iowa - Department of Sociology and Criminology

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Employer: University of Iowa - Department of Sociology and Criminology Expires: 09/02/2022 The Department of Sociology and Criminology is seeking applications for Teaching Assistants for the upcoming Fall 2022 semester. This TA role will be a 50% (half-time), in-person position leading discussion sections.Please highlight your relevant teaching experience in your cover letter. Applications will be reviewed starting 6/1/2022 and selections will be finalized before the start of the spring semester. Applicants will be hired on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.Qualifications required: -Strong written and oral interpersonal communication skills required.-Collegiate-level teaching experience required.-Background in Crime/Law, Gender/Cultural studies, Sociopolitical/Complex Organizations, Statistics/Stratification preferred.For more information on University of Iowa Graduate Assistantships, visit https://grad.uiowa.edu/funding/graduate-assistantships-and-loans

Circulation and User Services Graduate Student Specialist I at University of Iowa - Libraries

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Employer: University of Iowa - Libraries Expires: 10/07/2022 The University of Iowa Libraries GRADUATE STUDENT SPECIALIST I POSITION DESCRIPTIONSalary: $12/hour           Estimated hours/week: 12Hours: Sunday to Thursday, 5 – 9 p.m. and weekends 1 – 5 p.m. or 5 – 9 p.m. Schedule may change depending on department needs and Main Library schedule changes.Department: Circulation and Undergraduate EngagementReports to: Library AssistantRequirement: Enrollment as a graduate student in the The University of Iowa Master of Arts in Library Science (second semester onwards)GENERAL DESCRIPTION This is a high-visibility position that will provide prompt, courteous and accurate service to a wide range of library users. The Graduate Student Specialist I performs a broad range of tasks, including working at the Main Library Service Desk, and helps advance the Libraries strategic research and education initiatives by promoting relevant tools, resources, and services. Candidates should have strong attention to detail, the ability to prioritize tasks, and the flexibility to meet the needs of both users and the department.POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES·       Interact with all users (undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, faculty, staff, community members) courteously and perform work accurately;·       Help users on-site, online, or via telephone by: o  Providing reference and research service and answering requests for assistance from users, including citation format questions; o  Answering questions about services, equipment, facilities, and UI and community resources; o  Referring users needing more specialized assistance to subject specialist librarians; o  Providing directions and general assistance.·       Use the Libraries Library Management System (Alma and Primo/InfoHawk+), Skype for Business, Outlook and SpringShare applications daily;·       Respond to reports of facility, security, and other emergencies;·       Attend required meetings and training sessions;·       Participate in statistics collection as scheduled;·       Other duties as assigned. COMPETENCIES ·       Willingness to learn: know and stay updated on UI Libraries policies, services, and campus and community resources;·       Good communication skills: listen and interpret users’ needs and communicate professionally in a way that users understand, adapting as necessary;·       Problem solving: meet users’ needs in situations of time and/or resource constraint;·       Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and respectful manner while appreciating the unique contribution of an inclusive workforce that brings together the talents of people across multiple identities, including: race, creed, color, religion, national origins, age, sex, pregnancy, disability, veteran or military status, sexual orientation.TRAINING ·       On the job technical training in the Library Management System and SpringShare chat interface by full-time staff;·       On the job training on routine services and resources at the Service Desk by full-time staff;·       Paid time to get familiar with Libraries, university, and community resources;·       1-1 meetings with supervisor for instruction and Libraries’ updates.EVALUATIONThe Graduate Student Specialist I is evaluated by their immediate supervisor every 6 months. Evaluation criteria are:·       Dependability: is on time and communicates in a timely manner with Libraries staff about schedule conflicts;·       Cooperation: works well with other employees;·       Quality of work: provides prompt, accurate, and courteous service to all users;·       Professionalism: communicates professionally and projects professionalism when providing services;·       Attitude: is respectful, interested, patient, and takes instruction well;·       Motivation/Initiative: anticipates user needs based on interaction, is motivated to provide assistance.WHY APPLY?Develop advanced research, teaching, and communication skills relevant for future positions or careers in libraries;Learn about key trends in scholarly communications, digital scholarship, information literacy, and other areas;Network with faculty, graduate students, and librarians across and within disciplinary areas of interest;Design and contribute to special projects aligned with your personal areas of interest.

Circulation and User Services Graduate Student Specialist I at University of Iowa - Libraries

Friday, May 6, 2022
Employer: University of Iowa - Libraries Expires: 06/24/2022 The University of Iowa Libraries GRADUATE STUDENT SPECIALIST I POSITION DESCRIPTIONSalary: $12/hour           Estimated hours/week: 12Hours: Sunday to Thursday, 5 – 9 p.m. and weekends 1 – 5 p.m. or 5 – 9 p.m. Schedule may change depending on department needs and Main Library schedule changes.Department: Circulation and Undergraduate EngagementReports to: Library AssistantRequirement: Enrollment as a graduate student in the The University of Iowa Master of Arts in Library Science (second semester onwards)GENERAL DESCRIPTION This is a high-visibility position that will provide prompt, courteous and accurate service to a wide range of library users. The Graduate Student Specialist I performs a broad range of tasks, including working at the Main Library Service Desk, and helps advance the Libraries strategic research and education initiatives by promoting relevant tools, resources, and services. Candidates should have strong attention to detail, the ability to prioritize tasks, and the flexibility to meet the needs of both users and the department.POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES·       Interact with all users (undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, faculty, staff, community members) courteously and perform work accurately;·       Help users on-site, online, or via telephone by: o  Providing reference and research service and answering requests for assistance from users, including citation format questions; o  Answering questions about services, equipment, facilities, and UI and community resources; o  Referring users needing more specialized assistance to subject specialist librarians; o  Providing directions and general assistance.·       Use the Libraries Library Management System (Alma and Primo/InfoHawk+), Skype for Business, Outlook and SpringShare applications daily;·       Respond to reports of facility, security, and other emergencies;·       Attend required meetings and training sessions;·       Participate in statistics collection as scheduled;·       Other duties as assigned. COMPETENCIES ·       Willingness to learn: know and stay updated on UI Libraries policies, services, and campus and community resources;·       Good communication skills: listen and interpret users’ needs and communicate professionally in a way that users understand, adapting as necessary;·       Problem solving: meet users’ needs in situations of time and/or resource constraint;·       Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: ability to work with a variety of individuals and groups in a constructive and respectful manner while appreciating the unique contribution of an inclusive workforce that brings together the talents of people across multiple identities, including: race, creed, color, religion, national origins, age, sex, pregnancy, disability, veteran or military status, sexual orientation.TRAINING ·       On the job technical training in the Library Management System and SpringShare chat interface by full-time staff;·       On the job training on routine services and resources at the Service Desk by full-time staff;·       Paid time to get familiar with Libraries, university, and community resources;·       1-1 meetings with supervisor for instruction and Libraries’ updates.EVALUATIONThe Graduate Student Specialist I is evaluated by their immediate supervisor every 6 months. Evaluation criteria are:·       Dependability: is on time and communicates in a timely manner with Libraries staff about schedule conflicts;·       Cooperation: works well with other employees;·       Quality of work: provides prompt, accurate, and courteous service to all users;·       Professionalism: communicates professionally and projects professionalism when providing services;·       Attitude: is respectful, interested, patient, and takes instruction well;·       Motivation/Initiative: anticipates user needs based on interaction, is motivated to provide assistance.WHY APPLY?Develop advanced research, teaching, and communication skills relevant for future positions or careers in libraries;Learn about key trends in scholarly communications, digital scholarship, information literacy, and other areas;Network with faculty, graduate students, and librarians across and within disciplinary areas of interest;Design and contribute to special projects aligned with your personal areas of interest.

8th Grade Reading / ELA Teacher-2022-23 Year at Dakota Valley School District

Friday, May 6, 2022
Employer: Dakota Valley School District Expires: 05/21/2022 Application Procedure for all teaching positions:All 6 Items Outlined Below MUST be uploaded electronically at:https://dvschools.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx1. A letter of interest stating personal qualifications, experiences, and specific reasons for interest in the position.2. A current resume.3. Three current letters of recommendation.4. Copies of relevant certificates and licensures (licensed or eligible for licensure in South Dakota).5. Copies or originals of transcripts.6. A concise written response (1 page maximum, font of 12, 1 inch margins) to the prompt Why do you wish to join the Dakota Valley team? NOTE: When you are uploading your documents, please upload the written response in the location of OTHER.COACHING / ADVISOR POSITIONS: Coaching / Advisor positions are also listed on our application site and if you are interested in specific coaching/advisor positions that are currently listed, please be sure to click on those positions and apply directly so our Activity Director is notified of your interest.* * * All Teaching Positions Are Open Until Filled * * *Desired Qualities:• Believes that the essential task of teaching is to meet each student where ever they are at academically and to design an instructional program to meet the needs of all students, regardless of their current level of achievement.• Believes in the vision of every student gradating on time and embraces that to achieve that vision,every student must make at least one year of academic growth per year and in some cases, the growth must be more than one year for those students who are behind academically as well as providing opportunities to excel for students who are at grade level or beyond.• An engaging personality which fosters developing building strong, caring relationships with allstudents.• Friendly and approachable to our students, parents, staff and community members.• Ability to create a learning environment by building a classroom culture which appropriatelychallenges and inspires all students.• Ability to identify and implement strategic interventions based on student achievement data.• An excellent communicator with a wide variety of constituents.• Can engage in challenging conversations and situations to diffuse possible stress and tension for our students and parents so the focus can remain on fostering academic success and student support.• Experience with leading and participating in professional learning communities.• Ability to plan, develop, and deliver a differentiated instructional program.• Can identify opportunities for personal growth in their own abilities and actively engages inopportunities for professional development.• Actively seeks opportunities to interact with students outside of the individual classroom.Salary & Benefits:• A leader in teacher compensation in the state of South Dakota✓ $43,645 Starting Salary Fall 2021- Pending Negotiations for 2022-23 year✓ $52,441 Average Salary — #8 in South Dakota (SASD / SDEA Survey)• $3,600 raise for earning a Master’s degree• District pays for the premium costs of a single health insurance or the current single premium is applied to the costs of other health plans based upon the plan selected by the teacher.• $1200 in lieu of payment for those teachers not participating in the health insurance program.• District pays for the premium costs of single dental insurance.• $15,000 Term Life Insurance provided for full time teachers.• South Dakota Retirement System – 6% salary match by the District.• 10 sick days annually with unlimited accumulationThe District• Established in 1994, current enrollment 1384 students• A district-wide understanding and commitment that student achievement and proficiency at each grade level are key to later academic and life success.• ACT Composite Score - 23.3 – #9 of 149 Districts in SD & exceeds the national average as well as the state averages for Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, and South Dakota.• 33% of the Class of 2019 were South Dakota Regent Scholars.• Award-winning State-of-the-Art Facilities✓ DV High School (9-12) selected as an Outstanding Project 2017—Learning By Design Magazine✓ Nylen Science Center (6-8 dedicated science facility) - Constructed in 2010 through a $3 milliondollar donation.✓ Robert L. Peterson Fitness Facility – Constructed 2008 through a $1 million dollar donation.✓ Elementary School (K-3) - Constructed 2003✓ Upper Elementary School (4-5) - Constructed 1998, with additions in 2008 and 2009✓ Middle School (6-8) - Constructed 1979 with additions in 1986, 1995, and 2015• 17% free / reduced lunch rate• Technology rich at all levels, 1 to 1 Grades 6 – 12.• Graduates have a proven record of being prepared for and excelling in both higher education and the workplace.• A strong commitment to having multiple pathways and encouraging students to fully explore Career & Technical Education, internships, apprenticeships, and associate degrees in addition to traditional colleges and university programs.• Dakota Valley graduates have been admitted to highly selective colleges and universities nationally (Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Marquette, Swarthmore, TCU, USC, Vanderbilt, every Military Academy, etc.) as well as regionally. They have continued to be leaders at their colleges and most importantly, they have continued to succeed academically and graduate from post-secondary institutions.• District Valuation: $981,132,563 ($708,398 per student – among the highest in South Dakota).• Annual Growth in Valuation: 7.7%.Core classroom teachers in the district are supported by an exceptional staff and a district-widecommitment to the development of the whole child with:• 3 Counselors• 2 Nurses• 2 Librarians with 3 aides• 2 Behavioral Interventionists• 3 Technology teachers• 3.3 Physical Education teachers• 4 Music teachers• 1 Psychologist• Occupational and Physical Therapists• 2 Speech TherapistsThe CommunityThe Dakota Valley School District serves the residents of Dakota Dunes, North Sioux City, Wynstone, and the associated rural areas. The school district is located in the extreme southeastern portion of South Dakota and is bordered by Iowa and the Big Sioux River to the east and Nebraska and the Missouri River to the south and west.The Dakota Valley School District is part of the Sioux City metropolitan statistical area of 165,000+people. The communities and residential developments in our district offer a wide range of options for housing and associated services in a suburban atmosphere. By sharing contiguous borders with Sioux City, Iowa and South Sioux City, Nebraska, we also have the advantages and amenities of a mid-sized metropolitan area. The district has a vibrant, diversified, and progressive business community which strongly supports the district and students.The two largest communities are North Sioux City pop. 2700+) and (Dakota Dunes (pop. 2600+). NorthSioux City is a well-established community with a wide variety of residential areas with major industrial and commercial interests. The community of Dakota Dunes is a master planned community started in 1988 with a mix of residential, corporate, and medical offices. There are many recreational opportunities with-in the district, including McCook Lake, the Big Sioux and Missouri Rivers, and the 1500 acre Adams Nature Preserve.Additional housing options exist in the residential developments of Deer Run, Riv-r-land Estates, Sandy Meade, and Wynstone which each feature unique opportunities for residents to consider in terms of lot size and location, ranging from rural settings to gated communities and residencies located on the Missouri River.The community enjoys historically decreasing tax levies due to the continued growth of both theresidential and substantial commercial development in the district. The community support of the school district is outstanding, with the last bond issue for a new High School supported with 84% approval. The community partners with the district to focus on the success of each individual student.WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO EXPLOREBECOMING A MEMBER OF OUR TEAM.THE DAKOTA VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Culture Kit Intern - International Programs at University of Iowa - Office of the Provost depts

Thursday, May 5, 2022
Employer: University of Iowa - Office of the Provost depts Expires: 05/21/2022 University of Iowa International Programs is seeking an intern to review the contents of culture kits used for K-12 experiential learning activities offered through International Programs and the Global Education program at the Stanley Center for Peace and Security. This will be a 50%-time position working 20/hrs a week, on average, with potential for flexible scheduling. The position will be located within the University of Iowa International Programs department. Occasional travel to Muscatine will be required. Remote: In-person work required, though could be coupled with remote workCulture kits are available to Iowa K-12 teachers and Out of School professionals as a teaching aid to support students in building empathy, valuing multiple perspectives, increasing their global awareness and understanding, and to inspire content aligned global investigation. Learn more about what we do: https://international.uiowa.edu/connect/programs/k-12/kits PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES•            Explore best practices in culture kits used by other institutions around the U.S.•            Work collaboratively with program partners to understand the past uses and future plans for the culture kit program•            Investigate ways to best support educators in connecting culture kits to Iowa Core Standards, which may include researching and compiling K-12 lessons plans that align with culture kits•            Research the cultural significance and appropriateness of items from around the world•            Write content descriptions of culture kit items appropriate for a school age audience•            Catalogue culture kits items, which may include indicating age-appropriate items by grade level•            Organize kits and collaborate with University of Iowa museum staff to identify artifacts and determine if additional packaging may be required to protect items from potential deterioration•            May help develop digital resources with culture kit contents•            Assist with other projects as needed QUALIFICATIONS•            Intern should be in the process of completing or recently completed your undergraduate or graduate degree in; history, education, museum studies, anthropology, archaeology or a related subject.•            Excellent research, writing, and organizational skills•            Self-starter, detail-oriented, and able to work independently.•            Ability to work collaboratively in a professional manner on a variety of tasks•            Ability to communicate effectively to staff and project partners•            Intercultural experience a plus (e.g., experience living, studying, or working abroad, or growing up in a multicultural household)•            Strong skills in Microsoft suite.

Transportation Engineer Specialist at Iowa Department of Transportation

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Employer: Iowa Department of Transportation Expires: 05/16/2022 Salary $72,779.20 - $111,924.80 AnnuallyLocation Ames - 50010 - Story County, IAJob Type Full-timeAgency 645 Iowa Department of TransportationJob Number 22-03579Closing 5/15/2022 11:59 PM CentralPoint of Contact Bryan Bradley, Bryan.Bradley@iowadot.usJob DescriptionLocation: Ames, IA – Location and Environment BureauWhat we offer YOU: Team-oriented, positive work environmentExcellent pay and benefits package including health, dental, flexible spending accounts, and life insuranceBiweekly vacation accrual and separate sick leavePaid opportunities for professional growth and development – including training, courses, and conferencesIowa Public Employee Retirement System (IPERS) Retirement PackageOptional 401A plan with employer contributionsEmployee discounts from a variety of vendors (fitness, recreation, & travel)Our MissionThe mission of the Iowa DOT is safest, smartest, and made to last.We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for making that mission a reality every single day.This position will demonstrate actions and behaviors guided by the DOT’s five CORE values: Safety First, People Matter, Customer Focused, Servant Leadership, and Integrity Without Exception. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXfzUqeUz0A Contributing to Our Core Focus:This position is in the Location section of the Location and Environment Bureau. The primary responsibility of this position is managing and developing projects assigned to the Location Section, through the planning and initial concept stage to the design stage. Typical work involves Preliminary Engineering and design to determine potential impacts associated with proposed highway improvements, scheduling and conducting of technical and public meetings, the initiation and management of consultant contracts, extra work orders, and correspondence. Typical projects require the application of transportation engineering principles to the unique problems encountered as well as knowledge of location engineering techniques necessary to develop concepts for safe and efficient highways utilizing traffic modeling, GIS, CADD, and other software. Coordination and communication with various DOT bureaus, as well as federal, state, and local agencies is essential. This includes making presentations at public hearings and city/county and other local meetings.  Desired Abilities:Effective leadership and managementWorks collaboratively with a diverse group of people Strong problem solving and analytical skillsMaintains an attitude of determination and dedication  Displays high standards of ethical conduct Treats customers courteously and is responsive to their needs Commits to providing a high-quality product and service Addresses and listens to others in a respectful manner Licensure:  Applicant must have a Professional Engineering license at the time of appointment and is responsible for maintaining the license by meeting continuing education requirements and all other professional obligations required by the State of Iowa. Work Hours: M-F, flex available Travel: This position may require some overnight travel with occasional evening meetings required. If you require a reasonable accommodation in completing any screening, interviewing, pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employment selection process, please direct your inquiries to the following email: aa-eeo@iowadot.us Reasonable accommodation such as interpreter, translator, written materials, modified equipment/devices, ADA access, etc. This does not include scheduling needs.  Excited to pursue the next step in your career? Apply today!Minimum Qualification RequirementsApplicants must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements to qualify for positions in this job classification:1) All of the following (a and b):a. Licensure as a professional engineer; andb. Two years of full-time professional work experience in transportation engineering or civil engineering.2) All of the following (a, b, and c):a. Licensure as a professional engineer; andb. One year of full-time professional work experience in transportation engineering or civil engineering; andc. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree in chemical, civil, construction, environmental, materials, structural, or transportation engineering; engineering management; or a field closely related to transportation engineering.3) Current, continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes one year of full-time work as a Transportation Engineer.For additional information, please click on this link to view the job description (Download PDF reader).Additional Qualification RequirementsPrior to appointment, applicants must possess active licensure as a professional engineer by the Iowa Engineering & Land Surveying Examining Board.

Graduate Assistant, Research & Analytics at University of Iowa-Information Technology Services

Monday, May 2, 2022
Employer: University of Iowa-Information Technology Services Expires: 06/03/2022 This person will assist Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology (OTLT) Research & Analytics (R&A) staff in conducting routine analysis on program process and outcome data. This person will participate in the research design and program evaluation to help answer specific research and assessment questions, collect data, conduct analyses (mostly qualitative data), and report results to stakeholders.  Required Qualifications:·      Must have experience managing qualitative datasets and summarizing results.·      Must have excellent written and verbal communication.·      Must be reliable and able to work both independently and in a collaborative team setting.·      Experience creating and distributing surveys with Qualtrics software.Desirable Qualifications·      Desired to have experience developing program evaluation.        ·      Desired to have experience managing quantitative datasets and summarizing results.·      Desired to have experience with statistical tools (e.g., R, SPSS, SAS).  Must be a currently enrolled graduate student at the University of Iowa in good standing. Criminal background check will be required for finalist. This is a fiscal year GA appointment, see https://grad.uiowa.edu/graduate-student-employment-agreement for more information. Funding for this position is only guaranteed through December 2024.The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination based on race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Justice System Analyst at Iowa Department of Human Rights - Division of Criminal & Juvenile Justice Planning

Monday, May 2, 2022
Employer: Iowa Department of Human Rights - Division of Criminal & Juvenile Justice Planning Expires: 05/16/2022 The Iowa Department of Human Rights, Division of Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning (CJJP) is seeking candidates for a Justice Systems Analyst position. CJJP values a diverse workforce and encourages minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply. The annual salary range for this position is: $56,971 to $88,379Apply on the State of Iowa Careers website:https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/iowa?keywords=justice%20systems%20analystJustice Systems Analysts (JSA) conduct a variety of high-level justice-related research, evaluation, and data analysis of criminal and juvenile justice practices, policies, and services. CJJP is the Iowa Statistical Analysis Center (SAC), and JSAs perform the majority of the work for the SAC and Iowa’s Justice Advisory Board. The duties of JSAs include:  Conducting evaluations and research of corrections and juvenile and criminal justice programs:Conduct research on existing policies and practice by developing research methodologies and data collection methods, calculating and analyzing statistical data.Based on the evaluations and research, write reports with recommendations to improve the criminal and juvenile justice systems in Iowa.Respond to special research requests by the Justice Advisory Board. As a member of a research team and representing the statistical analysis center, responds to requests by the Justice Advisory Board, to conduct research on identified topical areas. The research process includes identifying and gathering data on relevant variables, including recidivism, along with composing narrative documents outlining the data analysis and findings of the research. In addition, the statistical analysis center provides recommendations on data elements and data collection tools, and establishes and populates databases, and works collaboratively with a variety of task forces and committees to identify appropriate data, data sources, and suggest new policies or data collection tools, when appropriate. Compiling statistical data and conduct research to produce analysis reports for other agencies via contractual agreements. Assisting in the development of correctional and minority impact analysis on proposed legislation. This analysis assists legislators and other policy makers in the examination of the effect of existing and proposed policies. Writing grant proposals and manage grants received for research projects. Be a content expert and provide technical assistance, advice and recommendations to other agencies, legislators, media, and public. Present results of research and data analysis to appropriate stakeholders, including advisory councils and legislative committees. This Position Requires:Social Science Research: 6 months’ experience, 12 semester hours, or a combination of both in the area of developing and conducting social science research in fields of study including, but not limited to, education, psychology, sociology, and anthropology. Research may be both qualitative and/or quantitative and may be in one or in a combination of the above fields of study. (Clerical or technical work primarily limited to collecting, compiling, or assembling statistical data does not meet this requirement.) Preferred:Experience working with SPSS and ArcGIS statistical and analytical software. Essential Functions:Develop research methodologies for criminal justice projects.Develop data collection and analysis methods, calculate statistical data, and accurately interpret results.Speak, understand, and write in English and transmit complex findings and information to diverse audiences.Prepare research proposals for grant applications and write accurate and detailed reports.Use statistical software (SPSS) and databases to analyze data and create graphs and figures for reports.Collect and organize information and data while conducting research. Minimum Qualification Requirements: Graduation from a college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in a social or behavioral science, mathematics, or statistics and the equivalent of three years of full-time experience in research and statistical analysis related to a human services program;ORan equivalent combination of education and experience substituting one year of qualifying work experience for one year (thirty semester or equivalent hours) of the required education to a maximum substitution of four years. ORan equivalent combination of education and experience substituting fifteen semester hours of accredited graduate coursework in a social or behavioral science, statistics, or public administration for each year of the required experience to a maximum substitution of two years; ORa PhD in social or behavioral science, statistics, or public administration.

VISTA Program Coordinator - Center for Energy & Environmental Education at University of Northern Iowa Human Resources

Friday, April 29, 2022
Employer: University of Northern Iowa Human Resources Expires: 05/13/2022 VISTA Program CoordinatorCenter for Energy & Environmental Education Responsibilities & Impact: Manages the Community Food Security VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) Project in Iowa, focusing on improving access to more fruits and vegetables among vulnerable populations; manages multiple member and host sites; and develops and maintains partnerships for food access projects. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree plus at least one year of experience in community food systems required. Student experience will be considered. Occasional work outside of normal work hours and periodic travel for site visits will be necessary. Spring 2022 graduates will be considered. Degree must be conferred prior to start date. UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law. The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Application materials received by May 13, 2022 will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu. Criminal and other relevant background checks required. UNI is a tobacco free campus.   

Graduate Research Assistant at University of Iowa - College of Public Health

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Employer: University of Iowa - College of Public Health Expires: 06/03/2022 Description of work unit-The Healthier Workforce Center of the Midwest (HWC) represents a collaboration between the University of Iowa, Washington University in St. Louis, the University of Kansas Medical Center, Penn State University, WorkWell Kansas, the Nebraska Safety Council, and the St. Louis Area Business Health Coalition. The HWC is one of ten Total Worker Health Centers of Excellence funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. The Center was established in 2006 and is built upon extensive investigator experience in occupational health and safety, ergonomics, and health promotion. The vision of the HWC is to create a safe, healthy, and productive workforce. Work patterns, already shifting due to new technology and economic forces, were accelerated by the pandemic and led to increased remote work. Additionally, the pandemic caused stress and burnout among frontline health care workers and other essential workers. The pandemic has also highlighted how work policies and practices are directly related to health outcomes that have not traditionally been considered related to work conditions, including stress and mental health.   This 0.5 FTE graduate assistant position (GRA) will be based in the Evaluation and Planning Core of the Healthier Workforce Center of the Midwest (HWC). The GRA will assist with various activities including: analyzing data from longitudinal surveys assessing the impact of work organization on well-being; conducting literature reviews on topics impacting worker safety, health and well-being; and developing materials to disseminate findings (e.g., presentations, toolbox talks, handouts). In addition, the GRA will take the lead role on planning, coordinating, and summarizing meetings with employers, researchers, and other employer organizations as part of our Regional Collaborative Learning Communities.  Skills ·      Quantitative and qualitative data analysis ·      Experience organizing and planning meetings and/or workshops, conferences ·      Knowledge of occupational health, safety and/or worker well-being ·      Experience conducting literature reviews ·      Strong oral and written communication skills ·      Ability to work independently and as part of team 

International Writing Program Virtual Programs & Events Graduate Assistantship at University of Iowa Graduate College

Friday, April 15, 2022
Employer: University of Iowa Graduate College Expires: 06/30/2022 The IWP’s 12-month, 50% time graduate assistant position will collaborate with the IWP staff to achieve the following:Digital Asset/Platform Set up & Delivery:LMS Course set up and deliveryWork with program coordinators and other IWP/UI staff to get open (UI Learn) or closed, internal (ICON) pages arranged for each cohortInvite students and workshop facilitators to the site/groupFacilitate a technology orientation session; update & distribute any how-to artifacts as neededEnsure course content is plugged into the course in time for course datesMay sit in on classes to transfer Zoom hosting to the facilitator if neededCourse DesignHelp coordinator design online or asynchronous course structures to maximize learning potential for diverse, international audiencesAssist with ensuring ADA compliance, research and implement feasible best practices as they emergeVideo ProductionUtilize media production tools including digital video cameras, tablets, Zoom, and Adobe software to develop instructional videos from visiting writers and campus instructorsAssist with captioning quality checks and editingCommunication and Administration: 25%Author/Instructor CoordinationCoordinate recording sessions for digital content with visiting authors, course instructorsEnsure the necessary releases, permissions, content/trigger warnings, credits, and approvals are captured for IWP and author recordsStrategic PlanningAssist in drafting strategic priorities for the International Writing Program’s digital asset collectionProgram AdministrationMaintain a roster of potential visiting writers and recorded course contentEnsure assets are appropriately tagged and described for optimal searchabilityAssist with website updates and rotating featured digital assets based on relevancy and strategic planOther duties as assigned, based on department needs and graduate assistant’s area of academic expertise or interestRequired QualificationsCommitment to innovation in remote learningReliability, flexibility, imagination, and attention to detailAbility to work productively in a team setting with a variety of cultures & identitiesStrong computer and media skills, particularly video editingDemonstrated commitment to a diverse, global audience and unique technology challengesPreferred QualificationsOnline teaching or course design/UX experienceAcumen with digital media production tools and social media platformsInterest in literatureAdvanced knowledge of campus media and learning tools

International Writing Program Research Assistantship at University of Iowa Graduate College

Friday, April 15, 2022
Employer: University of Iowa Graduate College Expires: 06/30/2022 Description of Research Assistantship The International Writing Program (IWP) is a unique writing program that brings the writers of the world together. The RA will be involved in the programming aspects of IWP programs including but not limited to editing, outreach, logistics, and course assistance. Ideal candidates will possess strong organizational, written and communication skills, and have a demonstrated interest in cross-cultural exchange. Candidates must have a flexible schedule, follow strict deadlines, take direction and work independently. Knowledge of a foreign language and graphic/web design is highly desirable, but not required.For more information about the IWP go to http://iwp.uiowa.edu/. * Available for the 2022-23 academic year (ten months): one 50% research assistantship.The assistantship involves 20 hours a week (on average). The RA will receive a scholarship for tuition and 25% of fees, a stipend paid out over the academic year, and health insurance.To ApplySubmit a resume and cover letter. The cover letter should outline your experience, your desire to be a part of the IWP team, and any employment or financial support received through the University. Criteria for selection will be based on merit and need. Priority will be given to students from Literature and Language based programs. . Applications will be accepted electronically at hugh-ferrer@uiowa.edu.

Graduate Assistant at University of Iowa- College of Education

Thursday, April 14, 2022
Employer: University of Iowa- College of Education Expires: 04/25/2022 The University of IowaCollege of EducationBaker Teacher Leader CenterGlobal Education Initiatives & Educator Pipeline ProgramsPositionThe Baker Teacher Leader Center invites applications for a Graduate Assistant beginning the 2022-2023 academic year (August 17, 2022 – May 12, 2023) at .50 effort at an average of 20 hours/week. Description We seek an individual with a strong interest in supporting global education initiatives and educator pipeline programs in the College of Education. These programs serve students at both the undergraduate and graduate level. The work will involve engaging with a broad range of constituents on campus, in the community, and around the globe as we seek to expand our College’s internationalization efforts, and diversify the educator pipeline. This individual will support both programs logistically, including event design and hosting; managing registrations; tracking participation; and event follow up. The individual will support assessment efforts to understand the impact of programs on stated goals. Additional responsibilities may include: • Supporting program development including curriculum design; hosting events; social media management; event registration and logistics; • Developing and building outreach to stakeholders including email, social media, survey, and other stakeholder engagement strategies;• Support travel logistics for individual and group travel experiences. RequirementsMust be a student working toward a MA, MAT, or PhD in Teaching and Learning, Education Policy and Leadership Studies, or a related field. Must have international experience broadly defined. Must have experience supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion work in professional settings. Preference will be given to those who have experience with K-12 school systems, students, and teachers, and those who have experience organizing and traveling with students abroad. Must be willing to spend time working with youth in K12 settings. To Apply:To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume through Handshake or email directly to Will Coghill-Behrends, at william-behrends@uiowa.edu. References may be requested later in the interview process.If you have any questions about the application or position, contact Will Coghill-Behrends, Director of the Baker Teacher Leader Center Global Education Initiatives.Review of applications will begin on April 25th, 2022. Graduate teaching and research assistant appointments, employment terms, benefits, and conditions are governed by a Graduate Assistant Employment agreement, and the University Operations Manual . Base wages are determined by a collective bargaining agreement between the Board of Regents, State of Iowa and UI local 896/COGS.The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Graduate International Student Orientation Leader at University of Iowa - Office of the Provost depts

Thursday, April 7, 2022
Employer: University of Iowa - Office of the Provost depts Expires: 06/07/2022 ResponsibilitiesCo-lead a small group of 15-25 new international graduate and professional students during the August 2022 international student orientation for International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS). Leaders will be paired and assigned to lead 5-6 sessions throughout the week of August 8-12, which will include:Facilitating ice breakers and social activitiesExplaining general University of Iowa policies and procedures, as trained by ISSSProviding a tour to your group of the primary buildings and locations on campus and downtown Iowa CityResponding to questions from students and referring them properly when necessaryCreating a supportive social environment within the small group to help new international students make friends and create a social support systemQualificationsUniversity of Iowa degree-seeking graduate or professional students enrolled for the Spring 2022 semester who will also enroll in the Fall 2022 semesterBoth international as well as domestic students are welcome to applyMust be available for ALL required dates and times listed below, no exceptionsDemonstrate interest in or experience working with international issues, study abroad, intercultural training, or diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives (domestic or international)Salary      $11.00/hourDates/Times Required:Leader Training Part 1: 08/4/2022, 9:00am-12:00pmLeader Training Part 2: 08/5/2022, 9:00am-12:00pmWelcome Session: 08/8/2022, 8:30am - 10:30amSmall Group Meeting 1 and Lunch: 08/8/2022, 10:30am - 12:30pmSmall Group Meeting 2 and Lunch: 08/9/2022, 12:00pm - 2:30pmSmall Group Meeting 3: 08/10/2022, 4:00pm - 5:00pmSmall Group Meeting 4 and Lunch: 08/11/2022, 11:00am - 1:00pmSmall Group Meeting 5: 08/12/2022, 11:00am-12:00pmLeader Debrief: 08/12/2022, 12:00pm - 1:00pmApplication Process:As part of the application process, please include a resume and attach an additional document that answers the following questions:Why are you interested in helping orient new international graduate and professional students to the University of Iowa?What experience have you had working with people new to the U.S. or international students in general?What experience have you had with the following?Facilitating social activities and creating social support systemsWorking with people of different backgrounds/identities than yourself,Studying or working in, or traveling to, a country other than your home countryAre you available for all of the dates listed?

Advocacy and Communications Intern (Summer-Fall) at AARP

Monday, March 21, 2022
Employer: AARP Expires: 04/30/2022 Are you a student with a strong interest in advocacy, communications, and working with volunteers? The AARP Iowa team is continuously working on federal and local issues important to aging Iowans. We are looking forward to a summer full of events engaging with our members and volunteers. If you want to learn from a great team of professionals, apply now for this incredible opportunity!As an intern, you will play an important role in helping us realize our vision of a society in which all people live with dignity and purpose and fulfill their goals and dreams. We'll challenge you to think and work in new ways. We are committed to your growth and cultivating your continued learning and development. The internship has an anticipated start date of May 2022 and will go through the end of the year.ResponsibilitiesDevelop background information, gather research, analyze policy proposals, and prepare educational tools which focus on AARP issues and campaignsCommunicate national and state policy and activity updates to volunteers/partners Assist with state office communications efforts, including social media, website, and member communicationsPlan, schedule, organize and attend community outreach and advocacy events and online meetingsPrepare educational and promotional materials utilizing various design applications Attend meetings, help prepare correspondence, and assist in the coordination of volunteer outreach programsCoordinate, schedule, and plan training opportunities for volunteersQualificationsProspective interns must be currently enrolled in a degree program at an accredited college or university; be considered rising undergraduate juniors or seniors, graduate students, or post-doctoral students; and remain academically enrolled throughout the internshipAARP also considers non-traditional interns who are looking to re-enter the workforce or change careers; this may include those who have previously graduated from college and enrolled in a continuing education program Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA)AARP observes Mondays and Fridays as telecommuting workdays, except for essential functions. Remote work and telecommuting can only be done within the United States and its territories.  BenefitsInternships are non-exempt positions and are not eligible for employee benefits. Equal Employment OpportunityAARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Actuarial Summer Intern at Delta Dental of Iowa

Monday, March 7, 2022
Employer: Delta Dental of Iowa Expires: 06/01/2022 Delta Dental of Iowa is seeking an Actuarial Intern to support the Pricing and Underwriting team in ongoing and special project activities. Multiple project opportunities are available and will be assigned depending on candidate background and interest. Potential projects include supporting the development of profitable pricing for dental and vision products, development of forecasting models, analysis and understanding of trends in claims and enrollment data, creating and updating pricing models to improve day to day processes, product development support, data analysis to support sales, finance, marketing and other areas and implementation of new reporting tools. The position will expose candidates to a broad range of pricing and underwriting processes that support internal functions in the insurance environment, including practical work experience relating to the candidate’s interest and skill set. For a final project, the internship participant will create and present a presentation on the work completed over the summer or a special project of their choice to share with leadership. Potential exists for a year round internship for the right candidate. Delta Dental of Iowa provides dental and vision insurance to more than 1.5 million Iowans. As a not-for-profit insurance company, our mission is to improve the health and smiles of the people we serve. We give back to Iowa communities by supporting and funding health and wellness initiatives that make a measurable difference in the overall health of underserved Iowans. Come see why we are passionate about "Bringing Smiles" to our customers. Our team enjoys competitive pay and benefits, an awesome "One Team" approach, and a company culture that fosters "Exceptional Quality Service" and "Leadership at All Levels." Love where you work!Requirements Must be able to demonstrate current 3.0 GPA or higher through transcripts.Participants must be registered as a student to a college or university for the 2022 fall session.Coursework in actuarial science, statistics, mathematics, or related field is required with passing Introductory or Actuarial Exams preferred.Advanced skills in Excel, proficiency with other Microsoft Office applications is required.Proficiency with SQL or other data tools is preferred.Analytical skills and strategic thinking ability.Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including reports and presentations.Must be Jr. or Sr. undergraduate student working toward Bachelor’s degree in actuarial science, mathematics or statistics or Graduate student working toward MBA or related degree.Delta Dental of Iowa is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons without unlawful regard of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, individuals with disabilities, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

Software Developer - New and upcoming grads! at QCI

Monday, February 14, 2022
Employer: QCI Expires: 08/25/2022 Software Developer QCI in Des Moines is the largest IT consulting firm based in Iowa.  Each year we look to hire talented graduates from Iowa universities to join our team and we are always looking! Working at QCI is an excellent opportunity to grow professionally and increase responsibility as technologists and as team leaders.    Our client base continues to steadily grow as it has for the last ten years.  Our people are challenged each day and benefit from working on a team of highly motivated, intelligent, young professionals.  We hire mostly new graduates to our Business Software Solutions Department, which makes for a very fun and young group. In addition to a very competitive compensation package we offer a casual work environment plus catered lunches three times a week. If you are looking for the top technical company in central Iowa, I encourage you to apply!  Description: Apply technical skills and business acumen to multiple development projects that satisfy client requirements for custom business software, including: .NET development, web application development, analytics, relational database design and programming, business object development, eCommerce.  We require that you can demonstrate excellent understanding of object oriented development and design, algorithms, data structures, accounting and business processes and reporting strategies.   The ability to learn quickly and excellent critical reasoning skills are required to succeed.  We use an Agile-based approach to development requiring excellent work ethic and communication skills.    Education/skills: 4 year Computer Science/Software Eng. Degree .NET – C#/MVC/ASP.NET Angular JS Python UWP SQL Server Knowledge of Agile Software Methodologies Proficient oral and written communication skills (English)