Overview of job

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and Biology Department are seeking an Associate Director. This position manages administrative and operational functions of programs within the Iowa Sciences Academy (ISA). Responsibilities include:

  • Financial operations, event coordinating, marketing, and planning, scheduling management, database management, communication, and program administration. 
  • Implement academic programs, foster an excellent educational experience, promote student engagement, and support student success.  

For a full job description, please send an e-mail to the contact listed below. 

Required qualifications

  • Masters’ Degree in science field or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, and Outlook, as demonstrated at a working proficiency level. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as demonstrated at an extensive proficiency level. 
  • Excellent organizational and customer services skills, as demonstrated at an extensive proficiency level. 

Desirable qualifications

  • 6 months to 1 year related administrative and/or program management experience is desirable. 
  • Previous teaching experience is desirable. 
  • Experience organizing events is desirable. 
  • Experience generating newsletters is desirable. 

Position and application details

To apply, please visit jobs.uiowa.edu and search for requisition #22005318. Applicants must upload the following documents and mark them as a “Relevant File” to the submission to be considered for an interview: 

  • Resume 
  • Cover letter 

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. 

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and credential/education verification. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

For additional questions, please contact christopher-crawford@uiowa.edu.  

Additional information

  • Classification Title: Educ Supp Svcs Crd/Mgr
  • Appointment Type: Professional and Scientific
  • Schedule: Full-time


  • Pay Level: 5A

Contact information

Review posting and apply

Requisition number: 22005318


Melissa Kaska