Working at University of Jamestown

Established in 1883 as Jamestown College, University of Jamestown is a private, liberal arts university granting bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, and bachelor of science in nursing degrees as well as master’s degrees in education and a Fargo-based doctor of physical therapy.


  • Paid Health Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation
  • Retirement Contributions
  • Tuition waiver for spouse and dependents
  • Free admission to all athletic and fine arts events
  • Free admission to the YMCA and Foss Wellness Center


Application for Employment


Faculty Contact:

Dr. Paul Olson
Vice President/Dean
6092 College Lane
Jamestown, ND 58405
701-252-3467 ext. 5614

Staff Contact:

Becky Knodel
Director of Human Resources
6088 College Lane
Jamestown, ND 58405
701-252-3467 ext. 5566

Employment Openings

Faculty Positions:
  • Assistant or Associate Professor of Physical Therapy

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  • Chair of the Department of Engineering and Mathematics and Professor (Open Rank)

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  • Digital Media Professor

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  • Director of ESL Program and Professor

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Staff Positions:
Examples of aid include:
  • Academic Scholarships
  • Athletic Scholarships
  • Fine Arts Performance Awards
  • Journey Awards

  • 1,000 students from 37 states and 17 countries

  • 13:1 student-faculty ratio

  • On-campus residence halls

  • 98% average placement rate in 2010 & 2011