Link to Kirkwood Community College

Any current job openings will be posted in this section of the website each week on Monday and Thursday. 

If you have questions about work-study, contact Brenda Schafer, Work-Study Coordinator.

Email: brenda.schafer@kirkwood.edu   
Phone: 319-398-4934
Office Location: Iowa Hall 108
Please email Brenda to set up an appointment.

Students who are eligible for Work-Study must:

A)  Complete a FAFSA for 2015-2016. You can check your FAFSA or start a new one at: http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/.

B) Enroll in at least six credits for Fall 2015.


On Campus Positions

Summer 2015 On Campus Positions:

Department:  Ag Science

Open Positions:  Natural Resources Technician, 2 openings

Job Duties:  The student(s) filling this position will maintain trumpeter swan park, college owned prairies, Atherton Wetland Outdoor Lab and other duties as needed for the Parks Program.

Qualifications/Special Skills:  The student will run a variety of equipment including mowers, tractors and other work site tools.

Days Needed:  Flexible, will work around student's schedule

Hours Needed:  20 hours per week - Flexible, will work around student's schedule

Contact:  Michael Tipton:  michael.tipton@kirkwood.edu 

Phone:  319-5899 x5140


Department:  Ag Science/Horticulture

Open Position:  LCD Program Technician, 1 opening

Job Duties:  Support the Landscape, Construction and Design program by performing the following tasks:  grounds management activities - such as bed preparation, planting, fertilizing, watering, weed control, etc.; lab assting - assist LCD faculty with lab set-up, implementation, and tear-down, operate equipment, assist with greenhouse activities as needed.

Qualifications/Special Skills:  Love of plants and an interest in plant maintenance and care; an interest in performing physical activities in an outdoor setting; dependability; willingness to work Fall, Spring and Summer terms; valid driver's license; some experience operating equipment.

Days Needed:  1-2 days per week

Hours Needed:  10 hours per week

Contact:  Paul Saladin:  paul.saladin@kirkwood.edu

Phone:  319-398-5899 x5127


Department:  International Programs

Open Position:  Office Assistant, 1 opening

Job Duties:  Assist Office Coordinator with duties as assigned.  Job requires an individual who can work well in an office setting, answering phones and dealing with walk-in traffic.  Use of Microsoft Office products and computer skills required.  Will be working on scanning of documents, creating various labels and filing.

Qualifications/Special Skills:  Good communication and people skills.  Good computer skills and attention to detail a must.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office products and the ability to navigate the web confidently.  Any experience with scanning and data management a plus.  Ability to get along with diverse populations.  Dependability and patience are important.

Days Needed:  Monday - Friday

Hours Needed:  20 hours per week, flexible

Contact:  Maria Moore:  maria.moore@kirkwood.edu

Phone:  319-398-5579


Department:  Learning Services

Open Positions:  Tutor Desk Staff, 2 openings

Job Duties:  Data entry using Microsoft Office applications, make copies, filing, fun errands on main campus, assist in special office projects, start and close computer lab, respond to voice and emails, complete assigned tasks (payroll, SSS update, tutor book, flyers, AV requests, Alt Text, clean, etc). Customer service (students requesting tutoring or meeting student disability accommodations needs).

Qualifications/Special Skills:  Must be customer service oriented working in an administrative office environment.  Capable of processing information and highly desirable to have good keyboarding skills.  Workable knowledge of Word, Excel, Access.

Days Needed:  Monday - Friday

Hours Needed:  12:00pm-1:00pm and 4:00pm-5:00pm

Contact:  Mike Scallon:  mike.scallon@kirkwood.edu

Phone:  319-398-7117


Fall 2015 Work Study Openings - Available July 1, 2015 

On Campus Openings

Department:  Allied Health

Open Positions:  Office Assistant, 2 openings

Job Duties:  Traditional office tasks:  answer phones, filing, typing and data entry. Other duties include doing copy runs, special project and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Special Skills:  Students majoring in or indicating Allied Health program as their area of study are not eligible to serve as work study in the Allied Health Department.  Customer service for assisting phone and walk-in customers; good general knowledge of Microsoft Office programs; knowledge of office technology such as scanning, printing, faxing and filing.

Days Needed:  Monday - Friday

Hours Needed:  8:00am-5:00pm, 10-15 hours per week

Contact:  Katie Tanner:  katie.tanner@kirkwood.edu 

Phone:  319-398-7191


Department:  Arts & Humanities

Open Positions:  Scene Shop Assistant, 1 opening

Job Duties:  Use of hand tools, power tools, ladders, lighting equipment and painting. Training will be provided. Ability to work alone or in small groups. Passion for performing arts preferred.

Days Needed:  Tuesday - Friday

Hours Needed:  1:00pm-4:30pm, 10 hours per week

Contact:  Shelly Ford:  shelly.ford@kirkwood.edu

Phone:  319-398-4914


Department:  Arts & Humanities

Open Positions:  Art Gallery, 1 opening

Job Duties:  Passion for the Fine and Performing Arts. Prefer student who has taken an art, music, or theatre course at Kirkwood. Excellent customer service skills required.

Days Needed:  Monday - Friday mid-day 

Hours Needed:  11:15am - 12:10pm, 8 hours per week

Contact:  Karla Scriven:  karla.scriven@kirkwood.edu

Phone:  319-398-4913


Department:  Arts & Humanities

Open Positions:  3-Dimensional Arts Studio Assistant, 1 opening

Job Duties:  Knowledge and experience in 3-Dimensional arts (glass, ceramics, sculpture). At least one 3-dimensional class taken at Kirkwood. Maintain working studio spaces, cleaning, and monitoring studio usage in the Art and Theatre Annex and Hot Shop.

Days Needed:  Monday - Friday

Hours Needed:  Varies, mostly evenings, 10 hours per week

Contact:  Karla Scriven:  karla.scriven@kirkwood.edu

Phone:  319-398-4913


Department:  Arts & Humanities

Open Positions:  2-Dimensional Arts Studio Assistant, 1 opening

Job Duties:  Knowledge and experience in 2-Dimensional arts (painting, drawing, photography). At least one 2-dimensional class taken at Kirkwood. Maintain working studio spaces, cleaning, and monitoring studios.

Days Needed:  Monday - Friday

Hours Needed:  Varies, 8 hours per week

Contact:  Arbe Bareis:  arbe.bareis@kirkwood.edu 

Phone:  319-398-5704


Department:  Belle Plaine, Tippie-Mansfield Center

Open Positions:  Office Assistant, 1 opening

Job Duties:  Operation of the front desk, message taking, monitoring tests, assisting students with questions/computer work, proofing, overall responsibility of building when center assistant is not in the building.

Qualifications/Special Skills:  Good phone etiquette; outgoing personality; team player.

Days and Hours Needed:  Wednesday 4:00-8:00 and Thursday 11:00-3:00, 9 hours per week

Contact:  Harleen Bott:  harleen.bott@kirkwood.edu

Phone:  319-398-5899 x5047


Department:  Business & IT

Open Positions:  Office Assistant, 2 openings

Job Duties:  Greet customers, answer phone and take accurage messages, word process on a PC, assist with the student registration process, assist full-time and part-time faculty with various requests, assist with department mailings, file and copy various documents, distribute mail.

Qualifications/Special Skills:  Phone skills, customer service, knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Days Needed:  Monday - Friday

Hours Needed:  Mostly afternoons, 12-5, 8-10 hours per week

Contact:  Mary Broders:  mary.broders@kirkwood.edu 

Phone:  319-398-1036 


Department:  Business & IT

Open Positions:  Marketing Management Office Assistant, 1 opening

Job Duties:  Assist instructor with clerical tasks; assistance with DECA Club paperwork.

Days Needed:  TBD

Hours Needed:  TBD

Contact:  Mark Abel:  mark.abel@kirkwood.edu

Phone:  319-398-5440


Department:  Business & IT

Open Positions:  Computer Support Specialist Work Study, 5-6 openings

Job Duties:  Assist with Nielsen Hall computer labs:  reload computer images; troubleshoot hardware problems; monitor open labs; start-up/shut-down workstations when on duty; provide paper to the printer; other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Special Skills:  Preference given to students in NASA (Networking and CSS (Computer Support Specialist) programs with at least some knowledge of networking.

Days Needed:  TBD

Hours Needed:  TBD

Contact:  Elizabeth McCarthy:  elizabeth.mccarthy@kirkwood.edu

Phone:  319-398-5899 x5084


Department:  Business & IT

Open Positions:  Graphics Work Study, 1 opening

Job Duties:  Graphics student preferred; student would monitor the MAC lab in 306 Nielsen Hall and the large format Graphics printer.

Days Needed:  TBD

Hours Needed:  TBD

Contact:  David Brandstetter:  david.brandstetter@kirkwood.edu 

Phone:  319-398-5899 x5749


Department:  Continuing Education - Health

Open Positions:  Office Assistant, 1 opening

Job Duties:  Copying, collating, scanning, typing, data input, assembling materials for classes, assist with mailings, light-medium lifting, copying/collating, filing, scanning.

Qualifications/Special Skills:  Computer knowledge; basic office skills; interpersonal communication skills.

Days Needed:  Monday - Friday (flexible)

Hours Needed:  8:00am - 5:00pm (flexible)

Contact:  Mike McLaughlin:  mike.mclaughlin@kirkwood.edu 

Phone:  319-398-4947


Department:  Continuing Ed - Transportation and Safety

Open Position:  Office Assistant, 1 opening

Job Duties:  Assembling materials for classes, copying, collating, filing, assist with mailings, input data for various projects, typing, and possibly some telephone work.

Qualifications/Special Skills:  Computer knowledge and Word/Excel skills; telephone skills; able to work with minimal supervision.

Days Needed:  Flexible

Hours Needed:  10 hours per week, preferably before 2pm

Contact:  Brenda Ireland:  brenda.ireland@kirkwood.edu

Phone:  319-398-7648


Department:  Dean of Students Office

Open Positions:  Office Assistant, 1 opening

Job Duties:  General clerical assistance: answer phones, copying, assemble packets; main office receptionist duties: greet guests, answer phones, make appointments for advisors, career counselors and personal counseling.  Customer service experience helpful.

Days Needed:  Monday - Friday

Hours Needed:  TBD 10-15 hours per week

Contact:  Brenda Schafer:  brenda.schafer@kirkwood.edu

Phone:  319-398-4934


Department:  Distance Learning

Open Positions:  Office Assistance, 1 opening

Job Duties:  Provide clerical support for the Distance Learning office; prepare class materials for printing and distribution. Open, sort and distribute mail. Provide assistance to KTS faculty. Answer telephone, take messages and serve as receptionist.

Qualifications/Special Skills:  Familiar with Microsoft Office software and other office equipment.

Days Needed:  Monday - Friday

Hours Needed:  2 hours per day, 10 hours per week

Contact:  Jan Robertson:  jan.robertson@kirkwood.edu

Phone:  319-398-5452


Department:  Hospitality Arts

Open Positions:  Office Assistant, 1 opening

Job Duties:  Create, copy, file and type miscellaneous documents for faculty and Department Assistant; allocate and distribute mail; communicate with students and members of the public; pick-up or deliver items to other buildings on main campus. Various other office-related administrative duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Special Skills:  Basic customer service skills:  answering phones and greeting customers; experience with Microsoft Office products.

Days Needed:  Monday - Friday

Hours Needed:  TBD, 10-15 hours per week

Contact:  Dawn Noska:  dawn.noska@kirkwood.edu

Phone:  319-848-8770


Department:  Human Resources

Open Position:  Office Assistant, 1 opening

Job Duties:  Greet and assist visitors to Human Resources department. Answer phone and transfer calls. Serve as backup receptionist for President's office and answer Predient's line. Keep receptionist area clean and organized. Sort mail and sign packages. Order office supplies. Scan incoming application materials. Provide support to HR staff.

Qualifications/Special Skills:  Excellent communication skills and Office Word and Excel; Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive information.

Days Needed:  Monday - Friday, flexible on specific days

Hours Needed:  Late morning/early afternoon, 10-12 hours per week

Contact:  Sheri Hlavacek:  sheri.hlavacek@kirkwood.edu

Phone:  319-398-5615


Department:  Iowa City Campus - Computer Lab

Open Positions:  Computer Lab Assistant, 3 Openings

Job Duties:  Assist students, faculty, and staff in the use of software; reports computer hardware/software issues to appropriate personnel. Maintenance of lab equipment must be performed on a daily basis, including: cleaning monitors, keyboards, and mice. Printers in lab must also be kept full of paper at all times. Occasionally, will assist in moving/unpacking of equipment and also assist Technology Services staff as needed.

Qualifications/Special Skills:  Computer skills, knowledge of computer software, excellent customer service skills.

Days Needed:  Per student class schedule - lab is open Monday - Saturday

Hours Needed:  Anytime from 8:00am - 9:00pm Monday - Thursday and Friday 8:00am-5:00pm or Saturday 11:00am-4:00pm

Contact:  Luann Mausser:  luann.mausser@kirkwood.edu

Phone:  319-398-5899 x3721


Department:  Industrial Technology

Open Positions:  EET Technician, 1 opening

Job Duties:  Assist in maintaining labs needed for the EET program, including:  testing equipment, sort inventory of parts and equipment, and general lab maintenance.

Qualifications/Special Skills:  Knowledge of electronics

Days Needed:  Will work around student's schedule

Hours Needed:  10 hours per week

Contact:  Jim Trepka:  jim.trepka@kirkwood.edu 

Phone:  319-398-7146


Department:  International Programs

Open Positions:  Office Assistant, 1 opening

Job Duties:  Assist Office Coordinator with duties as assigned. Job requires an individual who can work well in an office setting, answering phones and dealing with walk-in traffic. Use of Microsoft Office products and computer skills required. Will be working on scanning of documents, creating various labels and filing.

Qualifications/Special Skills:  Proficiency on computers a must. Knowledge of work processing applications (Microsoft Office programs). Good communication/phone skills, knowledge and experience using office equipment. Ability to learn new computer programs and to follow directions. Patience and good customer service skills also required.

Days Needed:  Monday - Friday

Hours Needed:  Flexible, up to 20 hours per week possible

Contact:  Maria Moore:  maria.moore@kirkwood.edu

Phone:  319-398-5579


Department:  Iowa City Campus - Science Lab

Open Positions:  Science Lab Assistant, 1 opening

Job Duties:  Cleaning glassware and lab materials, preparing media and chemical solutions, assisting in the set-up and tear-down of daily labs.

Qualifications/Special Skills:  Science lab coursework preferred.

Days Needed:  2 days per week

Hours Needed:  4 hours per week

Contact:  Kent Ball:  kent.ball@kirkwood.edu 

Phone:  319-887-3695 x3607


Department:  Iowa County Center - Williamsburg

Open Positions:  Office Assistant, 5 positions

Job Duties:  Monitor exams, answer phones and take messages, greet visitors and students to the center, lock and unlock the building, make copies, send faxes, some filing and typing, trouble shoot the system for KTS classes, light housekeeping which includes watering plants, cleaning windows, dusting, etc.

Qualifications/Special Skills:  High degree of confidentiality needed along with dependability. Good customer service and communication skills; basic computer skills helpful.

Days Needed:  Monday - Saturday

Hours Needed:  Monday - Thursday 8:00am-4:00pm and 4:00pm-9:00pm (may require staying until 10:00pm occasionally); Fridays, 8:00am-5:00pm; Saturdays, 8:00am-5:00pm -- 6-12 hours per week

Contact:  Harleen Bott:  harleen.bott@kirkwood.edu 

Phone:  319-398-5899 x5047 or Judy Stahl at 319-668-2461


Department:  KCCK

Open Positions:  Office Assistant, 1 opening

Job Duties:  Sending out premiums during fund drive, help during fund drive answering phones, inputting data into the computer. Sending out CD of the month and helping with bulk mailings. Some work with general manager, developmental manager and program director. Some recording work.

Qualifications/Special Skills:  Microsoft Office; general office experience helpful

Days Needed:  Monday - Thursday

Hours Needed:  8:00am-4:00pm, 10-15 hours per week

Phone:  319-398-5446


Department:  Kirkwood Regional Center at the University of Iowa - Iowa City

Open Position:  Office Assistant, 1 opening

Job Duties:  General clerical duties and receptionist duties.  Familiarity with computer; ability to answer telephone politely and to transfer calls to appropriate area; photocopying and printing.

Days Needed:  Flexible

Hours Needed:  Flexible

Contact:  Jon Weih:  jon.weih@kirkwood.edu

Phone:  319-887-3947


Department:  Learning Services

Open Positions:  Office Assistant, 1 opening

Job Duties:  Daily filing, faxing, photocopying, data entry, document production, light cleaning and organizing the office as well as communicating professionally over the phone and in person with students, parents and staff. Occasional responsibilities may include running errands throughout main campus and assisting in special office projects.

Qualifications/Special Skills:  Microsoft Office; data entry; general clerical and customer service background.

Days Needed:  Monday - Friday

Hours Needed:  8:00am - 5:00pm, 10 hours a week - preference given to applicants available 12-1 and 4-5 Monday - Friday

Contact:  Nic Jones:  nic.jones@kirkwood.edu

Phone:  319-398-5574


Department:  Learning Services - Tutoring

Open Position:  Tutoring Office Assistant, 3 positions

Job Duties:  Data entry using Microsoft Office applications, make copies, filing, errands on main campus, assist in special office projects, start and close computer lab, respond to voice and emails, complete assigned tasks.

Qualifications/Special Skills:  Microsoft Office; data entry

Days Needed:  Monday - Friday

Hours Needed:  Between 8:00am - 5:00pm, 8 hours per week

Contact:  Mike Scallon:  mike.scallon@kirkwood.edu

Phone:  319-398-7117


Department:  Nursing

Open Positions:  Office Assistant, 1 opening

Job Duties:  Complete basic clerical tasks that include but are not limited to: answering phones, sort, file, label, complete mailings, scanning, and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Special Skills:  Basic clerical skills needed; computer, phone, copier, filing, etc.

Days Needed:  Flexible - office is open 8:00am-6:00pm Monday-Thurday and Fridays 8:00am-5:00pm

Hours Needed:  Flexible, 10-12 hours per week

Contact:  Lauri Hughes:  lauri.hughes@kirkwood.edu

Phone:  319-398-5613


Department:  One Stop

Open Position:  Office Assistant, 1 opening

Job Duties:  General office duties under supervision. Processing paperwork back to students in ImageNow. Assist with mailings, entering documents into the computer, updating student records, filing, making copies, and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Special Skills:  Phone and computer skills.

Days Needed:  Cindi Reints:  cindi.reints@kirkwood.edu

Phone:  319-398-5475


Department:  Print Shop

Open Positions:  Print Services Assistant, 1 opening

Job Duties:  This person will learn to operate Xerographic high speed copiers; do general bindery operations such as folding, collating, padding, shrink wrapping and etc. Interface with the staff/faculty regarding their printing needs, answering telephones, filing and delivering print materials. Assist with general area cleaning. Occasional database update duties.

Qualifications/Special Skills:  Ability to lift 50 lbs.

Days Needed:  Monday - Friday

Hours Needed:  Flexible, 20-25 hours per week

Contact:  Christine Cassidy:  christine.cassidy@kirkwood.edu

Phone:  319-398-5600


Department:  Secondary Programs - High School Completion (KLIFE building)

Open Positions:  Office Assistant, 1 opening

Job Duties:  Gathering, opening and sorting mail; scanning; alphabetizing and filing; copying; purgin records.

Days Needed:  Monday - Friday

Hours Needed:  1:00pm - 3:00pm, 7.5 hours per week

Contact:  Marcel Kielkucki:  marcel.kielkucki@kirkwood.edu

Phone:  319-784-1513


Department:  Social Sciences

Open Positions:  Office Assistant, 1-2 openings

Job Duties: Maintain a neat, clean and organized work environment in the department workrooms and office. Maintain confidentiality regarding matters in the department. Answer the telephone in a professional courteous manner and greet the public, staff, faculty and students in a professional respectufl manner. Maintain a secured environment. Assist in putting mailings together. Monitor coming and going of people in the building. Keep an energy friendly environment. Running errands to other parts of the campus. Have working knowledge of Word and Excel. Cheerful and pleasant attitude. Additional duties may be assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications/Special Skills:  Excellent customer service; general clerical skills; Microsoft Office.

Days Needed:  Monday - Friday

Hours Needed:  Various times throughout the day:  MTWTH 3:30pm-7:00pm and Friday 3:30-5:00pm; varies 5-20 hours per week

Contact:  Angela Gillis:  angela.gillis@kirkwood.edu

Phone:  319-398-1241


Department:  Student Services - Iowa City Campus

Open Positions:  Fitness Lab Assistant, 2 openings

Job Duties:  Responsible for monitoring the Iowa City Campus fitness room. Assist users with equipment use, set-up, general light cleaning and general supervision of students, staff, and faculty using the fitness room. General office duties as assigned, including but not limited to telephone calling and data entry.

Qualifications/Special Skills:  Basic knowledge of exercise equipment and its operation as well as the ability to understand and require room users to abide by fitness room rules. This must be affirmed in a polite but firm manner. Good customer service skills and general phone data entry knowledge. Puncutal and consistent attendance at work is required.

Days Needed:  Monday - Friday

Hours Needed:  8:00am - 5:00pm, hours vary, 10-20 hours per week

Contact:  Heidi Morrison:  heidi.morrison@kirkwood.edu

Phone:  319-887-3658


Department:  Student Services - Iowa City Campus

Open Positions:  Office Assistant, 2 openings

Job Duties:  Operate multi-line phone, copier and fax. Schedule appointments, assist with mail and packages. Stock supplies and run errands on site. Do computer work in student database. Assist faculty, staff and students in a pleasant manner.

Qualification/Special Skills:  Good customer service skills, pleasant and clear phone manner. Attention to detail and accuracy in written and computer work. Regular and consistent attendance, as well as commitment to the job. Ability to work with limited supervision. General knowledge of office equipment. Bilingual fluency will be helpful. Will consider ESL student if they can speak English clearly on the phone.

Days Needed:  Monday - Friday

Hours Needed:  8:00am - 5:00pm

Contact:  Heidi Morrison:  heidi.morrison@kirkwood.edu

Phone:  319-887-3658


Department:  Technology Services

Open Positions:  Computer Lab Assistant, 6 openings

Job Duties:  Provide excellent phone/customer service skills (written/oral) and speak fluent English. Answer phones for the Student Help Desk and EagleCard office, making student and staff photo ID cards (EagleCards), taking photos for ID cards, adding funds to EagleCards, making change and operating a cash register.  Assist students, faculty and staff in the use of KCC supported and online student applications and resources. Open/close classrooms/labs. Cleaning monitors, keyboards, mice and desktops. May do some software/hardware installation depending on level of computer knowledge. 

Qualifications/Special Skills:  Strong customer service, phone skills and cash register experience. Speak fluent English. Strong working experience with PC's, MAC's, AV equipment, iPAD's, tablets, Android's, iPhones or other technical device. Strong working knowledge of Microsoft windows, Microsoft Office, EagleNet, Student Email and Office 365 experience. Preferably Business & IT/LAN students.

Days Needed:  Monday - Sunday

Hours Needed:  7:30am - 10:00pm, 10-20 hours per week

Contact:  Kathy Baker:  kathy.baker@kirkwood.edu

Phone:  319-398-5899 x5036


Department:  Washington County Regional Center - Washington

Open Positions:  Office Assistant, 1 opening

Job Duties:  Reception: walk-in and phone; assist with college credit as needed; monitor exams and quizzes, open and close the center and all tasks associated with that; phone calls to students in continuing education classes; filing papers for students; assist with clerical tasks as needed; assist in computer lab as needed; prepare mailing as directed; other duties as needed.

Qualifications/Special Skills:  Computer experience preferred. We are looking for someone who is friendly and personable since they will be dealing with the public over the phone and in person.

Days Needed:  Monday - Friday and occasional Saturday

Hours Needed:  8-12 hours per week

Contact:  Tera Pickens:  tera.pickens@kirkwood.edu 

Phone:  319-653-4655