Staff Openings

Chief Marketing Officer
Director of Athletic Bands
Director, Institute for Agriculture, Food, and Resource Management
Vice President for University Development & Alumni Engagement
Academic Advisor- Fort Dodge
Admissions Counselor (Bilingual)
AmeriCorps Civic Engagement Coordinator
Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach
Assistant Track and Field/Cross Country Coach
Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach
Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach
Director of Cheer and Dance Programs/Head Competitive Cheer Coach
Education Coordinator/Advisor- Creston
Financial Specialist-Ottumwa
Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer
Graphic Designer
Head Women’s Volleyball Coach
Media and Event Support Specialist
PT Campus Security Officer
Videographer/Social Media Specialist

Faculty Openings

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education – STEM
Faculty Position in Management
Instructor of Business

Adjunct Faculty Openings

Adjuncts for Online Course Development and Instruction
Elementary PE & Health - Ottumwa
Instructors- Iowa Lakes Region
Science Instructors- Mason City
Sociology - Ottumwa
University Supervisor- Mason City
University Supervisor- Storm Lake
University Supervisors – Lakes Region
University Supervisors- Ottumwa

BVU Student Job Openings

There are currently no open student employment positions.

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