(Faculty and Major Administrative Opportunities available here)

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% Dental Assistant II – Pediatric Dentistry – Req #18000496

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:  https://uiowa.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/dental-assistant-ii-132On Extended Advertising.


100 % Dental Assistant II - Clinic Administration - Req #18000534

Assist and work with dentists, dental students and dental hygienists.  Interacting with patients, assisting with the management of patients, training dental students in operation of the clinic, developing radiographs and chairside dental assisting.   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.   Desirable:   Experience working with a general dentist; Ability to communicate effectively with others; Experience working with electronic health records; and Experience working with graduate students.  Learn more and/or apply at:  https://uiowa.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/dental-assistant-ii-254On Extended Advertising.


100% Secretary III - Dental Administration-Dental Registrar - Req #18000621

Provide clerical support to the Dental Registrar and complete routine tasks independently (e.g., registration, enrollment, scheduling, student record management). Work on special projects as needed.   Requires:  Any combination of related clerical office experience, related
undergraduate education and/or post high school clerical training that is the equivalent to four years of full-time employment and includes the use of word processing; PC Spreadsheet; Word; and Public Contact/Customer Service.  HIGHLY Desirable:  Work experience in an academic student affairs office; Microsoft Office-Outlook & PowerPoint; and Experience multi-tasking and working w/details.  Desirable:  Microsoft Office-Publisher; familiarity with FERPA regulations; experience taking dictation or meeting minutes; familiarity w/University of Iowa - MAUI & Nolij systems; and knowledge of UI policies and procedures.  Learn more and/or apply at:  https://uiowa.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/secretary-iii-195Advertising:  09/18/2018 - 09/28/2018.


100% Revenue Cycle Representative - Dental Patient Business Office - Req #18000584

Acts as College of Dentistry Patient Business Office Financial Counselor.  Provides financial counseling, collects cash and establishes payment arrangements for the College of Dentistry. Duties include: collects, verifies and registers insurance information into patient accounting system (PAS); submits pre-authorizations to insurance carriers for planned treatment and disseminates results to providers/staff; orients and educates providers and staff re: College of Dentistry and payer specific billing requirements; participates in educational presentations to faculty and students; communicates with providers and clinic administration staff re: discrepancies in billing.  Environment – position functions in an open-office environment which may be in close proximity with co-workers.  REQUIRES:  1-3 years relevant experience in a medical/dental business office with financial counseling, cash collection, knowledge of insurance claim processing requirements/adjudication experience and strong customer service skills including the following skillsets:  KNOWLEDGE OF HEALTH AND/OR DENTAL CARE REIMBURSEMENT – Basic Experience; KNOWLEDGE OF HEALTH AND/OR DENTAL CLAIMS – Basic Experience;  and HIPAA – Knowledge and understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act – Working Experience.  HIGHLY Desirable:  Experience with electronic health record/patient accounting system; and Experience in a dental practice.  Learn more and/or apply at:   https://uiowa.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/revenue-cycle-representative-259Advertising:  09/21/2018 - 10/05/2018.


100% Dental Tech II - Family Dentistry - Req #18000793

Provide lab support for faculty and dental students by performing complex prosthodontic procedures.  REQUIRES:  Completion of a certified Dental Technician program, or two years of experience as a Dental Technician I or in similar work.   HIGHLY Desirable:  Certified Dental Technician (CDT) certification.  Desirable:  Ability to work with constant and continuous interruptions; Ability to communicate effectively.   Learn more and/or apply at:   https://uiowa.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/dental-technician-ii-317.  Advertising:  09/27/2018 - 10/07/2018.


100% Dental Assistant II - Clinic Administration - Req #18000914

Assist and work with dentists, dental students and dental hygienists.  Interacting with patients, assisting with the management of patients, training dental students in operation of the clinic, developing radiographs and chairside dental assisting.   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.   Desirable:   Experience working with a general dentist; Ability to communicate effectively with others; Experience working with electronic health records; and Experience working with graduate students.  Learn more and/or apply at:  https://uiowa.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/dental-assistant-ii-396.  On Extended Advertising.


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.