Job Opportunities

Learn why UJ is a great place to work, and browse current job openings.

Join the Jimmie family and make a difference in the lives of students

You don’t have to be a student to be a Jimmie. We consider our faculty and staff a main part of what makes UJ so great. If you’re interested in working towards our mission and students development, both in and out of the classroom, then we’re interested in you!

Why work at UJ?

We strive to offer our employees a diverse work environment that values service, leadership, personal well-being, and professional development. Our faculty and staff know our students. They work with them in the classroom, cheer them on at games, and are in the audience at their performances. Our employees truly make a lasting difference in their lives.

Work-life balance is real here.

At UJ, we value your worth as an employee, and as a person. That means we work hard to meet our goals and help each student develop into the person they are meant to be. And we also go home at the end of the day.

The Jimmie family

When you work at UJ, you don’t just join a team, you join a family. And that’s not a cliché here. It’s a perk of working at a small University that values every member of our community. We even have a Caring Fund, which is financial assistance reserved for staff or faculty suffering a hardship.

Great benefits

We offer a well-rounded benefit package that includes:

  • Health, dental and vision coverage available
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • Retirement contributions
  • Tuition waiver for spouse and dependents
  • Free admission to all university athletic and fine arts events
  • Free access to the Larson Center and Foss Wellness Center

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Faculty

The University of Jamestown is seeking subject matter experts and adjunct professors with expertise in one of the following disciplines to develop courses and teach online courses:

  • Accounting
  • Agribusiness
  • Banking
  • Business Administration
  • Counseling
  • Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Cybersecurity
  • Economics
  • Information Technology
  • Leadership
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Software Development
  • Social Media Marketing and Analytics
  • Videography

All adjunct faculty members must have a master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline in which they are teaching to teach at the undergraduate level and an earned doctorate to teach at the graduate level.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, c.v./resume, and contact information for three references to Ellie Boese at Ellie.Boese@uj.edu

 

Established as Jamestown College in 1883 by members of the Presbyterian Church, the University of Jamestown is a private university rooted in the liberal arts tradition granting Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees as well as master’s degrees in Education, Leadership, and Clinical Counseling, a Fargo-based Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, and an exciting new initiative – UJ Accelerated – based in Phoenix. The University of Jamestown is an AA/EO employer.

The University of Jamestown seeks to hire a nurse educator to serve as an Instructor or Assistant Professor of Nursing to teach Mental Health and Medical Surgical Nursing. Course assignments may vary according to departmental needs and applicant area of expertise. The position is a fulltime, 9-month contract. This position will begin August 2022.

Minimum requirements:

  • Earned master’s degree in nursing or current enrollment in a master’s degree program in nursing
  • Five years’ experience in nursing
  • Current unencumbered nursing license in the state of North Dakota, or the ability to obtain licensure.

Preferred requirements:

  • Experience in mental health and/or medical surgical nursing
  • Teaching experience at the college/university level
  • ACLS/PALS certification, or willingness to obtain

Responsibilities: Didactic teaching of on-campus undergraduate nursing courses, labs, as well as clinical experiences in the community setting. In addition, faculty serve as student advisors and take part in departmental and campus wide committees.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial) of graduate degree or proof of enrollment in a graduate program demonstrating satisfactory progress, contact information for three references, and a brief statement of your personal teaching philosophy and interests to Ellie Boese, Academic Affairs Administrative Assistant, at Ellie.Boese@uj.edu. Application review begins immediately and will continue until position is filled.

Established as Jamestown College in 1883 by members of the Presbyterian church, The 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, Leadership, and Clinical Counseling and a Fargo-based Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. The University of Jamestown is an AA/EO employer.

The University of Jamestown is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach in our on-campus Digital Design program as part of the Computer Science & Technology department. The successful candidate will demonstrate an understanding of the intersection of technology and the liberal arts within the field of digital and graphic design. The position is scheduled to begin in the fall of 2023.

Minimum requirements:
• Master’s degree in digital design or a related field.
• Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud Suite and other relevant industry software.

Preferred requirements:
• Terminal degree in digital design or a related field.
• Previous higher education employment experience, including teaching and curriculum development.

Responsibilities:
Teaching courses related to the following:
• Graphic Design Theory
• Digital Design & Typography
• Layout & Design
• Web Development & Interactive Design
• Photo manipulation
• Video editing and animation
It will also be expected that the successful candidate will undertake an evaluation and redesign of the current Digital Design program in the first year of employment. The successful candidate will typically teach 12 credit hours per semester, be an advisor for undergraduate students, serve on a university committee, and conduct scholarly activity.

To Apply:
Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial) of graduate degree or proof of enrollment in a graduate program demonstrating satisfactory progress, contact information for three references, and a brief statement of your personal teaching philosophy and interests to Ellie Boese, Academic Affairs Administrative Assistant, at Ellie.Boese@uj.edu. Application review begins immediately and will continue until position is filled.

About the University
Established as Jamestown College in 1883 by members of the Presbyterian church, The University of Jamestown is a private, liberal arts university granting Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees. Graduate programs include master’s degrees in Education, Leadership, and Clinical Counseling and doctoral degrees in Physical Therapy (DPT) and Clinical Research (PhD). The University of Jamestown is an AA/EO employer.

The University of Jamestown invites applicants for full-time faculty position in Instrumental Music Education. Applicants must be committed to liberal arts undergraduate education and demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching, scholarship/creative activity, and service. The successful candidate will be an instrumental ensemble conductor, a highly effective teacher, and an enthusiastic recruiter who will continue to build the instrumental music program. The position is scheduled to begin in the fall of 2023.

Minimum requirements:

  • Earned master’s degree in music

Preferred requirements:

  • Earned doctorate in Music Education or Wind Conducting

Candidates with a master’s degree and significant experience as a public-school music teacher will be considered and are invited to apply.

Responsibilities:

Teaching duties will include an Elementary Music Methods course and a Music Technology course. Additional duties will involve conducting the Jazz Ensemble, giving oversight to the Athletic Bands, and conducting an additional instrumental ensemble to be determined. There will also be an expectation to teach applied lessons/techniques in either brass or woodwinds. The successful candidate will typically teach 12 credit hours per semester, be an advisor for undergraduate students, serve on a university committee, and conduct scholarly activity.

To Apply:

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial) of graduate degree or proof of enrollment in a graduate program demonstrating satisfactory progress, contact information for three references, and a brief statement of your personal teaching philosophy and interests to Ellie Boese, Academic Affairs Administrative Assistant, at Ellie.Boese@uj.edu. Application review begins immediately and will continue until position is filled.

About the University

Established as Jamestown College in 1883 by members of the Presbyterian church, The University of Jamestown is a private, liberal arts university granting Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees. Graduate programs master’s degrees in Education, Leadership, and Clinical Counseling and doctoral degrees in Physical Therapy (DPT) and Clinical Research (PhD). The University of Jamestown is an AA/EO employer.

The University of Jamestown is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach in the on-campus Computer Science & Technology department. The successful candidate will demonstrate an understanding of the intersection of technology and the liberal arts within the field of computer science. The position is scheduled to begin in the fall of 2023.

 

Minimum requirements:

  • Master’s degree in computer science or a related field

 

Preferred requirements:

  • Terminal degree in computer science or a related field.
  • Previous higher education employment experience, including teaching and curriculum development.

 

Responsibilities:

Course assignments are determined by the needs of the program and instructor expertise. Examples of curricular content:

  • Programming Languages: Java, C#, Python, Functional Programming, Prolog
  • Computer Organization & Architecture: The Internet of Things
  • Computer Foundations: Discrete Mathematics
  • Data Analysis
  • Android App Development (Android Studio)
  • 3D Animation (Blender)
  • Game Development (Unreal Engine and/or Unity)

The provided examples are representative, and the right candidate should be proficient in a variety of programming IDEs and relevant industry software. The successful candidate will typically teach 12 credit hours per semester, be an advisor for undergraduate students, serve on a university committee, and conduct scholarly activity.

 

To Apply:

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial) of graduate degree or proof of enrollment in a graduate program demonstrating satisfactory progress, contact information for three references, and a brief statement of your personal teaching philosophy and interests to Ellie Boese, Academic Affairs Administrative Assistant, at Ellie.Boese@uj.edu. Application review begins immediately and will continue until position is filled.

 

About the University

Established as Jamestown College in 1883 by members of the Presbyterian church, The University of Jamestown is a private, liberal arts university granting Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees. Graduate programs include master’s degrees in Education, Leadership, and Clinical Counseling and doctoral degrees in Physical Therapy (DPT) and Clinical Research (PhD). The University of Jamestown is an AA/EO employer.

The University of Jamestown invites applications for a full-time faculty position in our Teacher Education program. The position is scheduled to begin in the fall of 2023 but does have the potential for a January 2023 start date.

Minimum requirements:

  • Master’s degree in education or a related field.
  • Five years of public-school teaching experience.
  • Background in elementary curriculum and instruction, specifically social studies, math, science, and language arts.

Preferred requirements:

  • Terminal degree (EdD or PhD) in education or a related field. ABD candidates encouraged to apply.
  • Background in special education policies and practices.
  • Ability to teach special education courses at the undergraduate level.
  • Experience in working with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience with Social Emotional Learning and Trauma Sensitive Schools.

Responsibilities:

Teaching on-campus undergraduate courses such as elementary methods and content, special education, and other professional foundation courses as needed. The successful candidate will typically teach 12 credit hours per semester, be an advisor for undergraduate students, serve on a university committee, and conduct scholarly activity. Opportunities to teach in the summer session and in the university’s online graduate program may be available.

To Apply:

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial) of graduate degree or proof of enrollment in a graduate program demonstrating satisfactory progress, contact information for three references, and a brief statement of your personal teaching philosophy and interests to Ellie Boese, Academic Affairs Administrative Assistant, at Ellie.Boese@uj.edu. Application review begins immediately and will continue until position is filled.

About the University

Established as Jamestown College in 1883 by members of the Presbyterian church, The University of Jamestown is a private, liberal arts university granting Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees. Graduate programs master’s degrees in Education, Leadership, and Clinical Counseling and doctoral degrees in Physical Therapy (DPT) and Clinical Research (PhD). The University of Jamestown is an AA/EO employer.

The University of Jamestown is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach courses in Economics and Agricultural Business in the department of Business, Accounting, and Economics. We are searching for candidates who are student oriented and who have a passion for teaching. The position is scheduled to begin in the fall of 2023.

Minimum requirements:

  • Master’s degree in economics or business administration.

 

Preferred requirements:

  • Terminal degree in economics, business, or a related field.
  • Teaching experience at the higher education level.
  • Professional experience in the agribusiness industry.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include on-campus teaching of various economics and agribusiness courses, depending on departmental needs and faculty interest and expertise. Courses include, but are not limited to:

  • Personal Finance
  • Financial Management
  • Principles of Macroeconomics/Microeconomics
  • Global Financial Markets
  • History of Economic Thought
  • Global Competition and Strategy
  • International Economics
  • American Economic History

The successful candidate will also advise on the creation of a new concentration in Agribusiness in the Business Management degree, including developing courses and curriculum. Typically, full-time faculty teach 12 credit hours per semester, serve as an advisor for undergraduate students, serve on a university committee, and conduct scholarly activity.

To Apply:

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial) of graduate degree or proof of enrollment in a graduate program demonstrating satisfactory progress, contact information for three references, and a brief statement of your personal teaching philosophy and interests to Ellie Boese, Academic Affairs Administrative Assistant, at Ellie.Boese@uj.edu. Application review begins immediately and will continue until position is filled.

About the University

Established as Jamestown College in 1883 by members of the Presbyterian church, The University of Jamestown is a private, liberal arts university granting Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees. Graduate programs master’s degrees in Education, Leadership, and Clinical Counseling and doctoral degrees in Physical Therapy (DPT) and Clinical Research (PhD). The University of Jamestown is an AA/EO employer.

The University of Jamestown is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach in the accounting program in the department of Business, Accounting, and Economics. We are searching for candidates who are student oriented and who have a passion for teaching. The position is scheduled to begin in the fall of 2023.

Minimum requirements:

  • Master’s degree in accounting or business administration.
  • Candidate must hold the CPA credential.

Preferred requirements:

  • Terminal degree in accounting, business, or a related field.
  • Additional professional designations (CMA, CIA).
  • Teaching experience at the higher education level.
  • Significant professional experience in public or managerial accounting.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include on-campus teaching of various accounting courses, depending on departmental needs and faculty interest and expertise. Courses include, but are not limited to:

  • Principles of Accounting
  • Income Tax Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Cost/Managerial Accounting
  • Government/Not-for-profit Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Auditing
  • Advanced Accounting

The successful candidate will typically teach 12 credit hours per semester, be an advisor for undergraduate students, serve on a university committee, and conduct scholarly activity.

To Apply:

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial) of graduate degree or proof of enrollment in a graduate program demonstrating satisfactory progress, contact information for three references, and a brief statement of your personal teaching philosophy and interests to Ellie Boese, Academic Affairs Administrative Assistant, at Ellie.Boese@uj.edu. Application review begins immediately and will continue until position is filled.

About the University

Established as Jamestown College in 1883 by members of the Presbyterian church, The University of Jamestown is a private, liberal arts university granting Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees. Graduate programs master’s degrees in Education, Leadership, and Clinical Counseling and doctoral degrees in Physical Therapy (DPT) and Clinical Research (PhD). The University of Jamestown is an AA/EO employer.

The University of Jamestown Libraries is seeking an Electronic Resources and Distance Learning Librarian (ERDLL) who is responsible for providing optimized access to the libraries’ online resources, overseeing the technical service department operations, and providing research assistance primarily to UJ’s Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS) program students, faculty, and staff. The ERDLL reports to the Director of Libraries and works closely with colleagues in the Reference and Instruction Services. The position is vacant and is available immediately.

 

Minimum requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited program, or other relevant advanced information science degree at the time of hire.
  • Coursework or experience with teaching information literacy skills and providing reference services.
  • Coursework or experience in descriptive cataloging, and subject classification of materials in all formats.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage time effectively, set appropriate priorities, and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and in a collaborative team setting.

 

Preferred requirements:

  • Knowledge of online databases, electronic resources, and integrated library systems as applied to the academic library setting.
  • Experience working with library systems, preferably ExLibris Alma, and other tools such as Springshare products.
  • Strong commitment to information literacy, customer service, and support of the academic and research needs of students, faculty, and staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to instruct on-campus and distance students in the use of library resources, both electronic and print.
  • Ability to work a flex schedule to meet the demands of the position, including evenings and occasional weekends.

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Serves as the liaison librarian for UJ’s Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS) to engage in the promotion of online collections, subject guides, and reference services.
  2. Develops and maintains research guides and tutorials to support GPS students and faculty educational and research activities.
  3. Provides support and training to GPS users for the libraries’ electronic resources including databases, citation management, and research tools.
  4. Provides one-to-one virtual and in-person research help consultation for GPS students.
  5. Serves as the primary systems manager for ALMA/Primo (ExLibris) library integrated system and provides technical expertise for library staff.
  6. Develops and maintains documentation of cataloging and metadata workflows and procedures for continuous improvement of library resource discovery and access.
  7. Performs electronic resources maintenance work such as activating or deactivating subscriptions, updating vendor authentication settings, checking Permalinks, and troubleshooting online access issues.
  8. Analyzes and interprets electronic usage statistics such as counter reports and turnaways in support of implementing user-centered library collections and services.
  9. Serve on University committees as appropriate and maintain professional knowledge through participation in appropriate state, regional, and national library (and related) organizations.
  10.   Other library-related duties and projects as assigned.
  11.   Primary work location is negotiable: Jamestown or Fargo, ND. Travel between the two campuses is required for training and department meetings.

To Apply:

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial) of graduate degree or proof of enrollment in a graduate program demonstrating satisfactory progress, contact information for three references, and a brief statement of your personal teaching philosophy and interests to Ellie Boese, Academic Affairs Administrative Assistant, at Ellie.Boese@uj.edu. Application review begins immediately and will continue until position is filled.

About the University

Established as Jamestown College in 1883 by members of the Presbyterian church, The University of Jamestown is a private, liberal arts university granting Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees. Graduate programs master’s degrees in Education, Leadership, and Clinical Counseling and doctoral degrees in Physical Therapy (DPT) and Clinical Research (PhD). The University of Jamestown is an AA/EO employer.

The University of Jamestown invites applicants for full-time faculty position in Civil Engineering. The position is scheduled to begin in the fall of 2023.

Minimum requirements:

  • Master’s degree in civil engineering from an ABET-accredited institution.

Preferred requirements:

  • Completed or in-progress PhD in civil engineering.
  • Active registration as a Professional Engineer (PE.)
  • Prior experience teaching at the higher educational level.
  • Significant industry experience.
  • Additional relevant certifications (including LEED and OSHA.)

Responsibilities:

The selected individual will develop and teach a variety of undergraduate courses and labs in the Department of Engineering. Potential course topics would include geotechnical engineering, steel and concrete engineering, and transportation engineering. Research activities are highly encouraged. Qualified candidates should have a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates as well as knowledge of pedagogical theory in STEM fields. Faculty typically teach 12 credit hours per semester, serve as an advisor for undergraduate students, serve on a university committee, and conduct scholarly activity.

To Apply:

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (unofficial) of graduate degree or proof of enrollment in a graduate program demonstrating satisfactory progress, contact information for three references, and a brief statement of your personal teaching philosophy and interests to Ellie Boese, Academic Affairs Administrative Assistant, at Ellie.Boese@uj.edu. Candidates may also submit a research philosophy as an optional document. Application review begins immediately and will continue until position is filled.

About the University

The Department of Engineering was started in 2016 and has a small, interdisciplinary faculty. It currently offers undergraduate degrees in mechanical engineering, civil engineering, and environmental science.  The mechanical engineering program was granted ABET accreditation in 2022. The Department combines a rigorous professional education with the goals of a liberal arts institution to create engineering and science graduates who are leaders, critical thinkers, and problem solvers.

Established as Jamestown College in 1883 by members of the Presbyterian church, The University of Jamestown is a private, liberal arts university granting Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees. Graduate programs master’s degrees in Education, Leadership, and Clinical Counseling and doctoral degrees in Physical Therapy (DPT) and Clinical Research (PhD). The University of Jamestown is an AA/EO employer.

Staff

The University of Jamestown seeks a full-time custodian to join our Physical Plant staff. Come to work on campus in a fun, exciting, environment with a great group of students and employees. UJ is home to many events, meetings, and athletic competitions making it a fun and exciting environment in which to work. Full time staff are eligible for full benefits including health, dental, disability, retirement contributions, and dependent tuition remission. Different shifts are also available.

Duties include:

  • General custodial duties
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements include:

  • Ability to communicate verbally, read, write, see and hear to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Successfully pass a criminal history background check prior to employment.
  • Capable of moving or relocating items up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to perform repetitive functions such as kneeling, reaching, bending, lifting, and pulling.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Arlene Botner at abotner@uj.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Established as Jamestown College in 1883 by members of the Presbyterian Church, the 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, Leadership, and Clinical Counseling and a Fargo-based Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. The University of Jamestown is an AA/EO employer.

The University of Jamestown (NAIA), located in Jamestown, ND, is seeking applicants for a Women’s Track and Field Head Coach.

The University of Jamestown recently opened the renovated Charlotte and Gordon Hansen Stadium which features a brand new 9-lane, 400-meter outdoor track with all new jump and throw areas.

The selected candidate will ensure the team operates and conducts themselves within the ideals, goals, rules, and regulations set forth by University of Jamestown, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC). The successful candidate will embrace and promote the mission of the University of Jamestown.

University of Jamestown is a community dedicated to the development of wholeness in our students.  We adhere to a curriculum of academic excellence which blends the liberal arts with sound professional preparation. Our commitment to the Christian faith encourages an atmosphere of self-discipline, responsibility, and concern for the continuing growth of the individual.

This position reports directly to the Director of Athletics.  The successful candidate provides leadership, organization, supervision, instruction, and strategic planning for the Jimmie women’s track and field program. The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Foster an atmosphere promoting academic success and personal development
  • Meet recruiting and retention goals
  • Establish an effective communication plan with student-athletes
  • Plan a competitive schedule
  • Conduct practices in a safe environment
  • Organize home events
  • Effectively manage the budget
  • Fundraise for additional program needs
  • Provide safe and efficient travel to competitions
  • Implement an effective community service plan
  • Promote the track and field program in the community
  • Order equipment to serve the needs of the program
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of uniforms and equipment

The position will also be responsible for other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.  This is a 10-month, full-time staff position.

Requirements include a bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) and previous track and field coaching experience.

To apply for the position, send resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information of three references to:

Director of Athletics
University of Jamestown
Austin Hieb
austin.hieb@uj.edu

Application Deadline: Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Established as Jamestown College in 1883 by members of the Presbyterian Church, the 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, leadership, and clinical counseling, and a Fargo-based Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. The University of Jamestown is an AA/EO employer.

 

The University of Jamestown (NAIA), located in Jamestown, ND, is seeking applicants for a Men’s Track and Field Head Coach.

The University of Jamestown recently opened the renovated Charlotte and Gordon Hansen Stadium which features a brand new 9-lane, 400-meter outdoor track with all new jump and throw areas.

The selected candidate will ensure the team operates and conducts themselves within the ideals, goals, rules, and regulations set forth by University of Jamestown, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC). The successful candidate will embrace and promote the mission of the University of Jamestown.

University of Jamestown is a community dedicated to the development of wholeness in our students.  We adhere to a curriculum of academic excellence which blends the liberal arts with sound professional preparation. Our commitment to the Christian faith encourages an atmosphere of self-discipline, responsibility, and concern for the continuing growth of the individual.

This position reports directly to the Director of Athletics.  The successful candidate provides leadership, organization, supervision, instruction, and strategic planning for the Jimmie men’s track and field program. The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Foster an atmosphere promoting academic success and personal development
  • Meet recruiting and retention goals
  • Establish an effective communication plan with student-athletes
  • Plan a competitive schedule
  • Conduct practices in a safe environment
  • Organize home events
  • Effectively manage the budget
  • Fundraise for additional program needs
  • Provide safe and efficient travel to competitions
  • Implement an effective community service plan
  • Promote the track and field program in the community
  • Order equipment to serve the needs of the program
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of uniforms and equipment

The position will also be responsible for other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.  This is a 10-month, full-time staff position.

Requirements include a bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) and previous track and field coaching experience.

To apply for the position, send resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information of three references to:

Director of Athletics
University of Jamestown
Austin Hieb
austin.hieb@uj.edu

Application Deadline: Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Established as Jamestown College in 1883 by members of the Presbyterian Church, the 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, leadership, and clinical counseling, and a Fargo-based Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. The University of Jamestown is an AA/EO employer.

Graduate Assistant

The University of Jamestown (NAIA), located in Jamestown, ND, is seeking applicants for a
Graduate Assistant for our men’s wrestling program.

UJ is a member of the Great Plains Athletic Conference and competes in the state-of-the-art Harold Newman Arena. UJ also has a large wrestling room and weight room.

A graduate assistant coaching position at the University of Jamestown offers the successful applicant a path towards a coaching career. The ideal candidate will have a strong wrestling background and the knowledge to assist the program with coaching, practice planning, recruiting, office work and all other phases of the men’s wrestling program. The successful applicant must acquire a valid CDL license by the beginning of the season and the candidate must be willing to drive for team travel.

UJ has multiple Graduate programs.
https://www.uj.edu/prospective-students/graduate-students

Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree, acceptance to a Graduate Program at the University of Jamestown, previous collegiate playing or coaching experience, functional computer skills,
communication skills and a strong work ethic.

This position includes graduate tuition.

To apply to graduate school at the University of Jamestown, visit
https://my.uj.edu/ics/Admissions/Online_Forms.jnz

To apply for the position, send resume, cover letter, and the names and contact
information of three references to:

Jim Zalesky, head men’s wrestling coach
James.Zalesky@uj.edu

Application Deadline:
Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the
position is filled.

The University of Jamestown (NAIA), located in Jamestown, ND, is seeking applications for two Sports Information Graduate Assistants.
A graduate assistant position at the University of Jamestown offers the successful applicant a path towards a professional career.

The successful candidate will assist the Sports Information Director in all facets of the sports information office. They will assist with game management, including in-game stat keeping using DakStats software, coordinating webcasts of home events using Production Truck/Wirecast software, and other game day duties as assigned.

They will assist the SID with website management, including game stories and sport program updates.  They will also promote University of Jamestown student-athletes and coaches across traditional and emerging media communication vehicles.  A successful candidate will be able to help with the design and layout of several publications, historical research and accurate archiving of athletic records, and building photographical databases.

The Graduate Assistant will serve as in-house sports information representative when the SID is on the road with UJ teams. The Graduate Assistant may be required to travel with teams on certain occasions.

Requirements include: a familiarity with college sports, strong grasp of English language and ability to write coherent press releases and sports stories, and the willingness to learn on the fly. The successful applicant must be available for the majority of fall, winter, and spring; including evenings and weekends.

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree and must be accepted into University of Jamestown graduate school. Applicants should have strong oral and written communication skills. Previous experience with Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, DakStats, and Microsoft Office software is a plus. Must be able to demonstrate proficiency with social media (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram) to promote news and events accordingly.

UJ’s Master of Arts in Leadership program gives leaders ethical and practical leadership skills for organizations to thrive in the 21st century.

This position includes graduate tuition and meal plan.

To apply to graduate school at the University of Jamestown, visit https://my.uj.edu/ics/Admissions/Online_Forms.jnz

To apply for the position, send resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information of three references to:

 

Ryan Mikkelson

Sports Information Director

RMikkels@uj.edu

 

Application Deadline: Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 

Established as Jamestown College in 1883 by members of the Presbyterian Church, the 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, leadership, and clinical counseling, and a Fargo-based Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. The University of Jamestown is an AA/EO employer.

The University of Jamestown, located in Jamestown, ND, is seeking motivated and organized applicants to serve as the

Graduate Assistant Coach for the men’s and women’s track and field programs for the academic years beginning in the Fall of 2022 and ending

after the Spring semester of 2024. The candidate must have a background in track & field along with communication,

organizational and supervisory skills with the ability to show mature and responsible leadership and work well in a team

environment. The successful candidate will embrace and promote the mission of the University of Jamestown.

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelors Degree Required
  • Acceptance into the Graduate Program Required
  • Must submit to a criminal background check, subject to review and approval by the University of Jamestown

Preferred:

  • Competed as a collegiate track & field student-athlete at any level
  • Interest in pursuing a career in coaching
  • General understanding of the mechanics of different training groups
  • Efficient multi-tasking, time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication and face to face interaction skills
  • Ability to obtain a CDL license to drive a people mover bus for some meet travel

Job Responsibilities (include but are not limited to the following):

  • Assist in organizing, scheduling and running practices
  • Assist with monitoring academics and providing athletes with resources/solutions for academic success
  • Communication with players via email, GroupMe, text messages or phone calls
  • Recruiting efforts, including campus visits, traveling to junior or high school meets, etc.
  • Fundraising efforts
  • Assist with community service efforts
  • Assist with management of Social Media accounts

Physical Demands:

  • Work outside in potentially extreme weather and temperatures at meets
  • Stand and/or walk for extended periods of time
  • Work potentially long hours, including early mornings
  • Lift and transport equipment up to 50 lbs.

Compensation:

  • Graduate Tuition
  • Expenses for work related travel such as lodging and meals is covered by UJ
  • GA will be provided polos, pullovers and other Jimmie Gear

Application for Admission:

  • Consideration for the position is contingent upon successful admission to a graduate program. Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to begin the admissions application immediately. Please note that the admissions process for the graduate school program is separate from the application for this GA position. The University of Jamestown is an Affirmative

Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

  • Graduate Assistants are only permitted to apply for admission into the Master of Arts in Leadership, which offers paths of

Sport Leadership, Business, Non-Profit and Health Care.

Application Instructions:

  • Resumes for this position will be accepted via email at austin.hieb@uj.edu
  • Please include cover letter, resume, and three professional references

The University of Jamestown Department of Strength, Conditioning & Campus Wellness is accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant to begin in January 2023.

Qualifications: Acceptance into a master’s degree program at the University of Jamestown, SCCC or CSCS certification, CPR/First Aid certification, attention to detail, punctuality, enthusiasm, and a strong work ethic.

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references in one PDF document to Ryder Weischedel, Director of Strength, Conditioning & Campus Wellness, via e-mail: Ryder.Weischedel@uj.edu.

Who to contact

Have a question about a position or want to learn more about working at UJ? Please don’t hesitate to reach out.

Becky Knodel

  • Director of Human Resources and Compliance