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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:  https://uiowa.referrals.selectminds.com/.  Use the Search feature and enter the desired Requisition number as listed below or follow the link provided.


100% Instructional Resource Associate-Dental Lab – Prosthodontics – Req #19002733

To support prosthodontic residents and faculty with the fixed and implant related laboratory aspects of their patient care.  Provide prosthodontic residents/students with instruction in fixed and implant prosthodontic technologies in the laboratory, clinic, and classroom.  Requires:  Bachelor’s degree in Dental Technology or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience; Certification as a dental technician in fixed prosthodontics; and 3 - 5 years’ experience fabricating fixed and implant-supported prostheses including but not limited to - digital design in 3Shape and/or Exocad, full-mouth rehabilitation, porcelain and esthetics, all-ceramic restorations and porcelain veneers, single- and multiple-unit implant prostheses, precision attachments, and surveyed crowns.  Desirable:  Knowledge of and/or experience with milling dental restorations.   Salary:  $66,683 to commensurate.  Salary set based on qualifications and experience.  For further information and to apply, please visit:  https://uiowa.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/instructional-resource-associate-dental-lab-3428.   On Extended Advertising.


100% Application Developer – Support Services-Technology & Media Services-Dental Informatics – Req #20001325

Primary focus: Support the College of Dentistry’s Oral Health Information System (OHIS), including all software applications (clinical information system, digital radiography, electronic health record, digital dentistry), all hardware (computers, peripherals, sensors), and report creation and maintenance.  Includes: analysis, design, implementation, and support of programmatic solutions. These solutions may include custom designed and developed applications or installed commercial applications. Architecture, design, and development of web applications are included. Incumbents at this level may plan, design, and analyze customer requests and requirements for the implementation, development, and/or support of application systems.   REQUIRES:  Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or equivalent field, or an equivalent combination education/progressively responsible work experience and 3-5 years’ experience supporting enterprise level vended and/or custom developed applications, including the following skillsets:  Implementing, supporting, troubleshooting, training users and maintaining enterprise level software applications, including management of user accounts, security, application functionality, and end user workflow documentation; Knowledge of Oracle or SQL server database design, writing stored procedures, functions, triggers and complex queries; Extensive knowledge of Crystal Reports or other report writing and data analysis tools; Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively and accurately, both orally and in writing, with technical and non-technical staff;  and Excellent customer service, project management and organizational skills.  Desirable Qualifications:  Experience working in a healthcare or health related industry; Experience with Business Intelligence tools such as Power BI or Tableau; Demonstrated skills with Microsoft Office applications and Windows desktop operating systems; Experience troubleshooting computer hardware, software and peripherals; Ability to provide training and instruction on designed solutions to audiences of varying technical backgrounds; and Develop and implement applications and processes that integrate vended and custom developed software using object-oriented languages (C#, .NET, etc.).  This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.  For further information and to apply, please visit:  https://uiowa.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/application-developer-6835.  On Extended Advertising.


100% Dental Assistant II – Preventive & Community Dentistry - Req #20001527

Perform dental assistance to Geriatric and Special Needs faculty, graduate students, and pre-doctoral students.  The Geriatric and Special Needs Clinic (GSNC) primarily provides dental services to physically, mentally and/or cognitively impaired adults.   An advanced starting salary may be possible based on exceptional qualifications.  Applicants must have the following by time of appointment:  Successful completion of an ADAA-accredited dental assistant program or 24 full-time months chairside dental assisting experience in four-handed dental practice; Iowa certificate of dental assistant registration, and State of Iowa radiology certification.  HIGHLY Desirable:  Experience working with special needs patients and/or those who have medical, psychological, or behavioral health challenges, including the frail elderly.  Desirable:  Certified Dental Assistant; Expanded Function Certification; 2 years dental assisting experience; Ability to communicate concepts effectively; and Experience working with electronic health records.  For further information and to apply, please visit:  https://uiowa.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/dental-assistant-ii-prev-comm-dentistry-college-of-dentistry-6981.   On Extended Advertising.


100% Facility Coordinator – Support Services-Dental Facilities and Supply & Equipment – Req #20001663

Search internal to University of Iowa only.  Position restricted to applicants who are current permanent University of Iowa, College of Dentistry staff.  Serves as the Department Administrative Specialist (Primary Administrative Support) to the College of Dentistry Facilities’ Manager and to Dental Support Services (Dental Facilities Services and Supply & Equipment) with 8 departmental staff, and +/-15 student employees (varies during year).  Performs or directs administrative and financial functions for theses merged departments except those performed by the Manager.  Advises the Manager on all administrative, fiscal, HR, and service matters and represents Manager to all alumni, department contributors, and outside vendors.  Schedule, supervise and/or coordinate the work of staff as well as work of outside contractors.  Purchase building equipment and schedule repairs and maintenance.  For a full job description, please send an e-mail to COD-Requisitions@iowa.uiowa.edu.  REQUIRES:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience; and 1-3 years relevant experience in a healthcare environment with superior customer service skills including the following skillsets:  Resource Management – Basic Experience; Unit/Department Operations Administration – Working Experience; Interpersonal Relationships – Working Experience; and Project Management – Working Experience.  Desirable:  Functional supervisory experience; Proficiency w/Microsoft Outlook; and Computer literacy and confidence in ability to learn new and specialized software.  For further information and to apply, please log-in to Employee Self Service, “My Career” tab, click on “Apply for Job Opportunities” or apply via: https://uiowa.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/facility-coordinator-dept-administrative-specialist-dental-facilities-and-supply-equip-7134 (may require log-in).  Advertising:  02/26/2020 – 03/12/2020.


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.