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Josh Frahm

Senior Associate Director, Student Employment Programs

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Sales Associate - University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

Monday, January 24, 2022
Working Job Title: Student Retail Sales and Merchandising AssociateStudent Job Classification: S310/Sales Work About this job:The Wild Rose Gift shop has openings for a student Sales Associate to work in the Wild Rose Gift Shop and Kaleidoscope Gift Shop and Safety Store to perform basic retail and customer service functions. Duties to include:·      Cashiering-receiving payment for purchases·      Assist in inventory management·      Receive, unpack, store and stock merchandise·      Work closely with Retail Manager to merchandise product collections in a way that is appealing to customers and generates sales·      Assist in daily operating procedures including basic office duties·      Answering and directing phone calls, taking orders for delivery·      Provide excellent customer serviceWork Schedule: ·     Must be available to work a minimum of 12 hours per week·     Flexible Shifts available 8:00am - 8:00pm Monday - Friday and 10:00am-6:00pm Saturday & Sunday. Shift Assignments are as followsMonday - Friday8:00am-11:00am11:00am-2:00pm2:00pm-5:00pm5:00pm-8:00pmSaturday & Sunday10:00am-2:00pm2:00pm-6:00pm Hiring Preferences: ·      2 semester commitment·      Availability during academic breaks preferred·      Ability to work with a diverse staff and customer base·      Excellent Customer Service Applicant credentials are subject to verification:Background checks (criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals & Clinics. What You Will Learn:You can expect to learn skills such as time management, balancing priorities, attention to detail, interpersonal communication, customer service experience, working with people from diverse backgrounds and working as part of a team. Although your student job at UIHC may not be directly related to your future profession, the skills you learn here will help you in your chosen career path and give you valuable work experience to strengthen your resume. Opportunity for promotions available

Email/CRM Specialist

Monday, January 24, 2022
Email/CRM SpecialistUniversity Relations  Builds, executes and continuously improves digital communications for the University using a Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) system and/or a designated email marketing platform; tracks and manages analytics and creates weekly reports; builds email templates, journeys, workflow logic streams, automation rules and performs audience segmentation monitoring; ensures all digital communications are prepared and approved on deadline; quickly addresses technical difficulties and refines or implements workflow processes to reduce errors; provides internal consultation on email best practices; and responds quickly to requests, including request for digital communications to be sent promptly.            Bachelor's degree; at least one year of related experience, including strong background in XHTML; proficiency in web coding; and background in Adobe Dreamweaver, Fireworks and Photoshop required. Student experience will be considered. Proficiency in determining accessibility of electronic communication in accordance with U.S. laws and familiarity with the CAN-SPAM law and best practices in mass emailing preferred.  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 February 3, 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.  

IT Data Center Student Assistant

Friday, January 21, 2022
This student position is part of Information Technology Services (ITS)-Enterprise Infrastructure (EI) department, and provides an opportunity, as a member of the Data Centers team, to learn real-world job skills, including collaboration, communication, and customer service.Responsibilities include:Parts and Inventory Management: sort, store, and label disks; surplus equipment; inventory management.Customer Service; use of email: form templates; communicating in time sensitive situationsSpecial Projects: documentation; auditing; data entryOther duties as assigned: shipping & receiving; cleanup of physical workspace; being available to greet guests at data center; organizing cabinets.Requirements:Student with an interest in learning about a multi-faceted organization with varied job duties.Ability to adapt quickly to changing work priorities and assignments.Customer service experience in a previous role.Ability to perform physical functions required of position: lift and move technical equipment weighing up to 50 pounds; and required ability to bend, stand, and climb ladders as necessary.Adherence to UI Driving policy https://opsmanual.uiowa.edu/administrative-financial-and-facilities-policies/risk-management-insurance-and-loss-prevention-5 . Valid driver license and willingness to occasionally drive for work is required. A three-year history driving review will be conducted for finalist.Criminal background check for finalistLocation will rotate between Coralville and Iowa City ITS data center sites; ITS can assist with off campus transportation.

Part-time Student Network Technician

Friday, January 21, 2022
This position is part of the Network Engineering Services (NES) team in Information Technology Services. The primary focus of this position involves working with NES and Physical Infrastructure (PI) teams to complete a campus wireless refresh project to move the campus to the latest Wi-Fi technology known as Wi-Fi 6.Tasks include:Access point transport, unboxing, configuration, labeling, and deployment.Surveying locations for Wi-Fi signal, health, and identifying existing AP locations and mounting typesPerforming location calibrationUpdating documentationInventory managementOther duties as assignedThis position will include walking through various facilities on campus including offices, classrooms, lecture halls and laboratories.RequirementsMust be a current University of Iowa student (freshman, sophomore, or junior) and be available to work upcoming semesters and academic breaks.Preference will be given to candidates with multiple-year availability and availability during summer and academic breaks.Most Work will be completed between the hours of 8 am - 5 pm Monday through Friday, but occasional before and after hours work may be necessary.During the academic year candidates must have blocks of time available to work (2 - 3 hours).Summer employment required with desirable hours per week between 24 to 40Lifting and carrying items up to 50 lbs.Must meet University Driving Policy https://opsmanual.uiowa.edu/administrative-financial-and-facilities-policies/risk-management-insurance-and-loss-prevention-5 . Valid driver's licesne requried and 3 year driving history review will be conducted for position finalist.ITS will conduct criminal background check for finalist.Required SkillsBasic knowledge of Wi-Fi and computer networkingAbility to document and maintain status of projects and tasks via Excel worksheetsAbility to work independentlyDetailed orientedComfortable with approaching and communicating with campus Faculty, Staff, and StudentsPreferred Skills (a plus, but not required)Scripting knowledge, especially programming in PythonKnowledge of Cisco and Aruba software and hardwareWork LocationPosition will be located at the University of Iowa.

Bookstore Cashier

Friday, January 21, 2022
BASIC FUNCTIONThe College of Law Bookstore is seeking a student worker to assist in retail operations by ringing up customer purchases on a cash register, helping answer general customer questions, and keeping retail area presentable.RESPONSIBILITIESGreet and thank customers.Use a cash register to scan merchandise and process transactions.Handle credit cards, ID charges, and receipts.Participate in keeping the retail floor presentable by removing product and dusting shelves, cleaning product as necessary, keeping stock replenished, and vacuuming as needed.Multitasking: must be able to assist customers by answering general questions, directing individuals to proper departments, and answering phone inquiries. QUALIFICATIONSPrevious retail experience preferable, but not necessary.Strong commitment to providing good customer service and ability to present self in a friendly, pleasant, and courteous manner are necessary.Excellent attention to detail.Ability to follow written documents or oral instructions.Knowledgeable in Microsoft Word and Excel.Must be able to lift large boxes sometimes in excess of 50 pounds. WORK LOCATIONISBA BOOKSTORE, 218 Boyd Law BuildingWORK HOURSsemester hours 10am - 3pm

Student Employee of the Year

Student employees play an incredible role in all aspects of the University of Iowa. Each year, supervisors recognize students who go above and beyond to make a difference in their units and throughout the university.

Through this annual award, the Pomerantz Career Center, in partnership with NSEA (National Student Employment Association), recognize the best student employees from campuses across the country. Past Student Employee of the Year Winners

Nomination & Selection Process

Student supervisors are provided a standard nomination form asking to recognize their students for performance in these key nomination criteria:
  1. Career & Self-Development
  2. Communication
  3. Critical Thinking
  4. Equity & Inclusion
  5. Leadership
  6. Professionalism
  7. Teamwork
  8. Technology

Nominations received are put into three employment categories and a winner is selected from each category, followed by an overall campus winner. The three employment categories are:

  1. Administrative Support
  2. Student/Campus Services
  3. Science, Health, and Engineering


Awards & Recognition

Each nominated student receives a Student Employee of the Year electronic power bank to show our appreciation for their efforts.


The winners are grouped in the following categories:

University of Iowa Campus Winner: Top campus winner

Category Winners: Administrative, Campus Services, Science |Health |Engineering

Certificate of Distinction:

All winners are awarded with the Student Employee of the Year water bottle and a framed certificate signed by the President.

Supervisor of the Year

Student supervisors play an incredibly important role, not only for the University, but for the students that they lead. The level of importance that supervisors play in the overall education experience of their students has been highlighted in the incredible number of nominations written by students over the first two years of the award.

Through this annual award, the Office of Student Employment and the University recognize the terrific leadership and workplace environment that student supervisors have created within their department.

Nomination & Selection Process

Student employees are emailed a flyer asking to recognize their supervisors for performance in these key nomination criteria:

  1. Provides excellent training, coaching, and professional development opportunities to student employees
  2. Helps the student connect learning in the classroom to experiences on the job
  3. Assists the student in connecting job skill development to future professional employment
  4. Showcases how much they care about the student as a person


Awards & Recognition

Each nominated supervisor receives a Student Supervisor of the Year mug to show our appreciation for their efforts.

The winners are grouped in the following categories:

University of Iowa Campus Winner: Top campus winner

Certificate of Distinction: Overall top 7

All winners are awarded with the Supervisor of the Year mug, a framed certificate signed by the President, and are invited to attend a reception along with our Student Employee of the Year winners at the President’s house.


Historical Winners