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Employment Opportunities - Staff

Listed below are the job opportunities available in the College of Dentistry at this time. All listed positions will comply with University regulations regarding Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employment before hiring.


100% Instructional Resources Associate–Dental Lab – Dental Administration - Req #66046

Provide predoctoral students, advanced education residents, and faculty with support in the laboratory related aspects of fixed, removable, and implant prostheses, with special emphasis in the area of computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided (CAM) fabrication.  In addition, provide instruction in the CAD/CAM and other related technologies in the classroom, laboratory, and clinic.  REQUIRES:  Bachelor’s degree in Dental Technology or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience; Certification by the National Board of Certification as a Certified Dental Technician (CDT); and 5 – 7 years’ experience, including --     Knowledge and use of current and new dental technologies, including use of computer-aided design and computer-aided machining; Knowledge of and ability to operate, calibrate, and maintain dental laboratory equipment; and Ability to balance duties related to the Technology Core with support needed for patient care priorities.  Salary:  $46,197 to commensurate.   For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #66005.  On Extended Advertising.


100% Dental Instrument Management Tech – Req #016102

Performs technical duties and provides support in a dental instrument management and materials supply system.   Decontaminates, sterilizes, assembles, and distributes instruments and materials according to prescribed procedures and techniques.  Position duties include: moving cassettes & trays weighing up to 50 lbs, moving carts weighing up to 100 lbs, and the retrieval of items from low level cabinets & drawers.   Must be able to perform basic functions of position which include: Moving cassettes & trays weighing up to 50#; moving carts weighing up to 100#; and retrieving items from low level cabinets and drawers.  For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #016102.  Advertising:  04/16/2015 – 04/22/2015.


100% Dental Instrument Management Tech – Req #016129

Performs technical duties and provides support in a dental instrument management and materials supply system.   Decontaminates, sterilizes, assembles, and distributes instruments and materials according to prescribed procedures and techniques.  Position duties include: moving cassettes & trays weighing up to 50 lbs, moving carts weighing up to 100 lbs, and the retrieval of items from low level cabinets & drawers.   Must be able to perform basic functions of position which include: Moving cassettes & trays weighing up to 50#; moving carts weighing up to 100#; and retrieving items from low level cabinets and drawers.  For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #016129.  Advertising:  04/18/2015 – 04/24/2015.


100% Admissions & Enrollment Services Manager – Req #66348

Direct the Dental Admissions Committee in the selection of a highly qualified and diverse entering dental class. 

REQUIRES:

  • Master's degree or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.
  • 1 - 3 years' experience in student admissions including the following skillsets:
    • Student Admissions - Extensive Experience
      • Manages the student admissions system and coordinates relevant resources.
      • Foresees problems and barriers that could impact the efficiency of student admission activities.
      • Reviews admissions statistics and evaluates the accuracy of student admissions processes.
    • Student Recruiting - Extensive Experience
      • Oversees the efficiency of campus recruiting events
    • Communicating for Effective Relationships - Extensive Experience
      • Communicates effectively with diverse audiences, using appropriate media and language; ensures important messages are clearly understood.
      • Establishes and maintains productive working relationships within and outside of own area.
      • Establishes and maintains credibility and is able to influence individuals inside and outside their own group and earns their respect.
    • Effective Presentations - Extensive Experience
      • Delivers formal and informal stand-up presentations or demos to audiences of all kinds.
      • Uses multiple presentation tools and techniques, adapting/fitting them to audience and topic.
      • Develops responses to unanticipated questions, both friendly and hostile.

HIGHLY Desirable:

  • Proficiency in computer software applications, such as:
    • Microsoft Word
    • Microsoft Excel
    • Microsoft PowerPoint
    • Qualtrics

Desirable:

  • Event Management - Extensive Experience
    • Reviews event plans and event management processes; predicts and resolves any problems during an event.
    • Oversees event services including security, catering, displays, etc., and ensures a smooth run of events.
  • Experience with a national admissions application service is desirable.

Salary: $61,596 to commensurate. For more information and to apply, go to: http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #66348. Advertising: 04/20/2015 - 05/04/2015.


100% Dental Assistant – Prosthodontics - Req #016146

Under general or direct supervision, per Iowa Dental Board rules, performs chairside duties in assistance and carries out all function which a dental assistant is legally certified to perform as delegated by the resident or faculty dentist.  Performs responsibilities in an environment that includes faculty, grad and dental students.  Requires:  Current certificate of registration to practice as a dental assistant issued by Iowa Board of Dental Examiners; current Iowa certificate of proficiency in dental radiography; and successful completion of an ADAA dental assistance program or two years of chairside dental assistant experience assisting in four-handed method of dentistry.  Desirable:  Prosthodontic experience; Surgical Implant experience; and experience with Elderly and Medically Compromised Patients.  For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #016146Advertising:  04/22/2015 – 04/28/2015.


100% Dental Assistant – Endodontics – Req #016134

Under general supervision, performs chairside duties in assistance of dental students, graduate students and faculty and carries out all functions which a dental assistant is legally certified to perform as delegated by the student or faculty dentist. Participates in student coaching and feedback sessions.  Requires:  Current certificate of registration to practice as a dental assistant issued by Iowa Board of Dental Examiners; current Iowa certificate of proficiency in dental radiography; and successful completion of an ADAA dental assistance program or two years of chairside dental assistant experience assisting in four-handed method of dentistry.  HIGHLY Desirable:  Endodontics experience.  Desirable:  Good communication skills and ability to communicate concepts; and Current DANB Dental Assistant Certification.   For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #016134Advertising:  04/23/2015 – 04/29/2015.


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.