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.

Staff

The University of Jamestown invites applications for the position of Assistant Registrar. The Assistant Registrar is responsible for enrollment reporting, providing data to outside organizations/survey responses, tutoring services, student disability services, and other duties as assigned by the Registrar. This position is located in Jamestown. The ideal candidate will possess at least a bachelor’s degree, be able to provide outstanding personal service to students and colleagues, and be able to use technology to solve problems.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, c.v., and contact information for at least three professional references to Ellie Boese, Assistant to the Provost, 6092 College Lane, Jamestown, ND, 58405. Electronic submissions are preferred and can be sent to ellie.boese@uj.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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

UJ 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 renovated Jo-Ida Hansen Athletic Complex opened in the fall of 2020 which features a new 140-meter indoor track surface.

The selected candidate will help 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 to the Head Coach of UJ Track and Field. The successful candidate provides leadership, organization, supervision, and instruction for the Jimmie 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
  • Responsible for leading the training for either the sprints, jumps, or throws group
  • Write and lead training for designated event group
  • Recruit highly qualified student-athletes to the program
  • Work collaboratively with the rest of the coaching staff on travel, fundraising, meet management, academic success, budget management, and alumni relations
  • Provide safe and efficient travel to competitions
  • Promote the track and field program in the community
  • Contribute positively to team culture

The position will also be responsible for other duties as assigned by the Head Coach. 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

The University of Jamestown women’s basketball team seeks an assistant coach.

Duties include:

Academic Support

  • Organize weekly academic check-in group meetings for all new players
  • Track study hours
  • Monitor tutor use- players meet 1 per week, class of choice

Travel Logistics

  • Create travel itinerary for each road trip
  • Transportation reservation & Driver pre-trip driver contact
  • Confirm Hotel reservations and room list
  • Set eating locations
  • Meet with men’s staff for clarity on meals/bus schedule
  • Completed 4 days prior to travel
  • Complete Cleary Act documentation

Community Service/Connection

  • Organize monthly community service events for player development
  • Create events to increase community involvement at games
  • Schedule practice clinics for area youth teams

Skill Development

  • Individual player improvement

Scouting Reports

  • Complete ½ of season scouts- personnel, keys to success, opponent sets and film edits
  • Completed for staff scout meeting 2 days before game
  • Game reviews- stat breakdown, lineup advantages, film edit for team review

Administrative Duties

  • Program Organization
  • Assigned duties

Practice

  • Court/Equip prep
  • Communicate individual areas of focus to players
  • Actively connect with players
  • Be an encourager & communicator

Recruiting

  • Find recruits to add to list- awards lists, aau, emails
  • Follow-up on interest forms and emails
  • Create visit details/schedules- 2 days prior
  • Weekly contacts with assigned recruits
  • Administrative organization

Camps

  • Assist with camp organization
  • Execute Camp duties during event

Other duties as assigned

Interested applicants should send resumé, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three references to Thad Sankey, head women’s basketball coach, Thad.Sankey@uj.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. The University of Jamestown is an AA/EO employer.

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 Database Administrator is responsible for administering and maintaining the database by identifying and solving database requirements and supporting users.

Position Purpose (Include Nature and Scope)

Maintain central databases (MS SQL)
  • SQL Server Management Studio
  • Security:  logins, permissions
  • data integrity, file storage
  • Run/create routine pipelines and imports
  • Manage integration between main SIS and other third-party databases
  • Create views and stored procedures
  • Document system changes, procedures, and policies
Support Jenzabar J1 software
  • Advanced InfoMaker report writing
  • Module security
  • Testing, Training, and support for administrative users
SSRS report creation
  • Security, Customizations
SSIS
  • DTL, Packaging, BIDs
Support DB end-users
  • InfoMaker reports (creation/modification)
  • Hardware setup/maintenance/troubleshooting
  • Software installation/maintenance
  • MS Office applications (Word merges, Excel pivot tables, etc.)
Networking support
  • Setup, configuration
Troubleshooting Skills
  • Hardware and Software
Other responsibilities as necessary

Typical Physical/Mental/environmental Demands

  • Self-starter.
  • Able to work independently.
  • Able to handle stressful situations.
  • Ability to work effectively with college community.

Work & education Experience requirements/Qualifications

  • BA in CS or MIS
  • MS SQL programming
  • MS SSRS and SSIS
  • MS Office proficiency
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Pluses – Jenzabar J1, InfoMaker, PowerFAIDS, and Raiser’s Edge experience

To apply for position, please send cover letter, resume, and references to:

Chris Hoke, CIO
choke@uj.edu

The University of Jamestown seeks a results-driven retail store manager to be responsible for the overall store and post office management at the University of Jamestown Jimmie Connection store. The ideal candidate will provide leadership and oversight for all facets of bookstore and post office operations including: hiring, training, supervising, preparing and executing store operating plans; maintaining desired inventory, establishing and enhancing strong campus relations; guiding course materials activities; maintaining a high-level of customer service throughout the store and consistently demonstrates the support of the University of Jamestown mission.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Management of Bookstore and Post Office operations.
  • Prepare detailed operating plans and manage budgets for the Bookstore and Post Office.
  • Analyze store financials, make determinations regarding how to positively impact future sales/expense opportunities.
  • Supervision of and responsible for recruiting, training, coaching and talent development of team members.
  • Establish, enhance, and maintain positive, responsive relationships with campus community, administration, admissions, athletic departments, faculty, and staff.
  • Provide oversight and guidance and/or execute all facets related to course materials. Interact with faculty and others as needed to gain access to adopted titles for upcoming semester.
  • Provide highest levels of customer service within the bookstore and post office.  Develop a customer-centric experience and engage team members in the delivery/execution of that objective. Manage the visual presentations to create an exciting shopping environment for customers.
  • Responsible for store inventory, online sales, and remote locations set up.  Authority to purchase inventory without Business Office approval.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Retail management and strong customer service experience preferred.
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent preferred.
  • Retail management or strong customer service experience; academic retail experience a plus; strong organizational, time management and problem-solving skills; strong customer service, communication and presentation skills; strong analytical skills and financial acumen; advanced relationship building, a demonstrated ability to influence a team and customer outreach.
  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs.

Interested candidates should send cover letter, resumé, and names and contact information for three references to Kresha Wiest, Chief Financial Officer, Kresha.wiest@uj.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 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 basketball program.

UJ is a member of the Great Plains Athletic Conference and competes in the state of the art Harold Newman Arena.

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 basketball background and the knowledge to assist the junior varsity and varsity programs with coaching, practice planning, recruiting, office work and all other phases of the men’s basketball 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’s Master of Arts in Leadership program gives leaders ethical and practical leadership skills for organizations to thrive in the 21st century.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree, acceptance to a Graduate Program at the University of Jamestown, previous collegiate playing or coaching experience, functional computer 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:

Danny Neville

dneville@uj.edu

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

The University of Jamestown, located in Jamestown, ND, is seeking motivated, organized and mature applicants to serve as the
Graduate Assistant Coach for the Women’s & Men’s Golf Programs for the academic years beginning in the Fall of 2022 and ending
after the Spring semester of 2024. The candidate must have strong background in golf along with exquisite 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 and be the primary
assistant coach to the head coach.

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 golf student-athlete at any level
• Interest in pursuing a career in coaching, the golf industry, sports management, leadership or the like.
• General understanding of the mechanics of the golf swing, drills, course management, etc.
• General knowledge of the basic Rules of Golf
• 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 tournament travel

Job Responsibilities (include but are not limited to the following):
• Assist in organizing, scheduling and running practices
• Assist with monitoring academics and providing players with resources/solutions for academic success
• Logging player statistics on Google Sheets after qualifying and/or tournament rounds
• Communication with players via email, GroupMe, text messages or phone calls
• Recruiting efforts, including campus visits, traveling to Junior or High School tournaments, etc.
• Fundraising efforts (E-Team Sponsor, Jimmie Scramble, Junior Golf Clinic, etc.)
• Assist with community service efforts
• Assist with management of Social Media accounts

Physical Demands:
• Work outside in potentially extreme weather and temperatures at tournaments
• Stand and/or walk for extended periods of time
• Operate personal vehicle, school vehicles and golf carts
• Work potentially long hours, including early mornings
• Lift and transport equipment up to 50 lbs.

Work Schedule:
• Employment runs from August-May, but some work may be required during June and July with recruiting, assisting with the
Junior Golf Clinic, Jimmie Scramble, etc.
• 5-6 days per week, with time split between being on campus at the University of Jamestown and travel to tournaments during
the Fall & Spring seasons and any recruiting trips.

Compensation:
• Graduate Tuition
• Meal Plan
• On-Campus Housing
• Expenses for work related travel such as lodging and meals is covered by UJ
• GA will be provided polos, pullovers and other Jimmie Gear
• GA is responsible for providing their own bottoms (slacks, shorts, skorts), shoes and rain 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.

Resume Deadline Date– June 15, 2022 (or until position is filled). Review of candidates will begin
immediately.

Application Instructions:
• Resumes for this position will be accepted via email at zach.hale@uj.edu
• The subject line of the email should read: “Last Name, First Name– UJ Golf GA Resume”
• Please combine cover letter, resume, three professional references, and any additional materials as one PDF file attached
to the email.

• Emails or cover letters may be addressed to:
Zach Hale
Head Women’s & Men’s Golf Coach
University of Jamestown

Candidates will be contacted via email upon receipt of their resume. Candidates selected for interviews will be notified of the next
step in the process.

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.

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