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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.  

Learn more and/or apply at the Jobs@UIowa website - https://jobs.uiowa.edu/jobSearch/index.php.  Use the Search feature and enter the desired Requisition number as listed below.


100% Specialized Care Coordinator (Instructional Resource Associate – Dental Lab) – Family Dentistry – Req #72857

Instruct dental students in removable, fixed, and implant prosthodontics laboratory procedures as well as provide laboratory support in same areas for faculty private practice.   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.  Learn more and/or apply at Jobs@UIowa at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/content/ps/, reference Req #72857On Extended Advertising.


100% Dental Assistant II – Pediatric Dentistry – Req #022186

Under general or direct supervision, per Iowa Dental Board rules, performs chairside duties in assistance and carries out all functions which a dental assistant is legally certified to perform as delegated by the student or faculty dentist.  Performs responsibilities in an environment that includes faculty, grad and dental students.  Employee will rotate through Pediatric Dentistry clinics in the College of Dentistry, Center for Disabilities and Development, UIHC and outreach clinics.  An advanced starting salary possible based on exceptional qualifications.  Requires:  By time of appointment, current certificate of registration to practice as a dental assistant issued by the Iowa Board of Dental Examiners; current Iowa certificate of proficiency in dental radiography; and successful completion of an ADAA Dental Assistant program or two years of chairside dental assistant experience assisting in four-handed method of dentistry.   HIGHLY DESIRABLE: experience with children; and fluency in Spanish. DESIRABLE: knowledge of Dental Assisting skills; Orthodontic experience; good communication skills and ability to communicate concepts; and Certified Dental Assistant.  Learn more and/or apply at Jobs@UIowa at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/content/merit/, reference Req #022186On Extended Advertising.


100% Dental Instrument Management Tech – Dental Sterilization - Req #022380

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.   Desirable:  previous dental experience.   Learn more and/or apply at Jobs@UIowa at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/content/merit/, reference Req #022380Advertising 08/06/2018 – 08/20/2018.


50% Support Services Specialist – Clinic Administration – Req #73288

Responsible for providing efficient and effective clinical operational support through the delivery of oral health care services within the College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics by scheduling patient appointments and providing front line collegiate support following the guidelines set forth by the College of Dentistry’s Clinic Administration department.  REQUIRES:  Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience; and 6 months – 1 year relevant experience in a health care environment, including the following skillsets - Experience scheduling for multiple providers in a healthcare environment, Experience gathering and verifying insurance coverage, Experience with electronic health records, Experience working in Windows based networked database using multiple data tools, Customer Interaction – Working Experience, Customer Service Management – Working Experience, Effective Communication – Working Experience, and Decision Making and Critical Thinking – Basic Experience.  DESIRABLE:  Experience with dental terminology; Some knowledge of University policies, procedures, and regulations; Experience in a public health setting; and Experience working with students.  Salary:  $37,686 to commensurate.   For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #73288Advertising 08/06/2018 – 08/20/2018.


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.