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Administrative Support Specialist, Institutional Research

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Application Process: Position is open until filled. Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Apply on our website at

Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination:
It is the policy of Iowa Western Community College to provide equal educational opportunities and not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, AIDS/HIV status, citizenship, or medical condition, as those terms are defined under applicable laws, in its educational programs, activities, or employment practices. Questions or complaints? Contact Title IX and Equity Coordinator, Kim Henry, or ADA Coordinator, Samantha Larson,, 712-325-3200, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, (312)-730-1560, More information at

Job Duties

Iowa Western Community College is currently seeking a Full-Time Administrative Support SpecialistInstitutional Research to join our exciting, student-focused team at our beautiful SW Iowa Campus, in Council Bluffs Iowa. This position reports to the Dean of Institutional Research & Accreditation. This position will provide advanced administrative support to the Institutional Research department. This is a great opportunity for someone with at least 3 or more years of progressively responsible administrative professional experience such as typing and data entry, preparation of reports and charts, project coordination and management, and other non-specified clerical and office support. You will also provide key administrative support for the Dean of Institutional Research and Accreditation in the areas of strategic planning and governance, institutional research, accreditation, program review and evaluation, curriculum, and assessment.

Job Qualifications

Qualifications: Required: Associate’s Degree. Proficient in Microsoft Office with advanced Excel skill level and Outlook calendar management and confidentiality to data and information is critical.
Additional qualifications:  includes occasional lifting of 10 lbs., ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time, use hands to operate a computer keyboard, telephone and other basic office equipment.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear and use a phone, and some travel, including by vehicle, may be required. Reading, writing, calculating, social interaction skills, reasoning/analysis, ability work with minimal supervision, high degree of problem-solving and high degree of interpersonal skills. Ability to plan, organize and manage time; while responding in a timely manner to requests which requires flexibility and prioritization skills. Work is routinely performed in an office environment. Hiring process includes ability to pass a background check, a valid driver's license, and a good driving record.

Institution Description

Located  in Council Bluffs, Iowa, near Omaha, Nebraska. The college was founded in 1967, and offers 84 programs in both vocational and technical areas as well as in liberal arts. It is also home to a respected flight school for various aircraft related professions. IWCC is also the site of college/alternative radio station 89.7 The River, which serves the entire Omaha metropolitan area.


Compensation: $14 – $15/Hour

Hours:  40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m – 4:30 p.m

: Iowa Western Community College offers an outstanding benefits package, including generous employer paid health, dental, life, disability plans and up to $2500 toward a Health Savings Account.  Our retirement program includes the IPERS Pension Plan or TIAA with 9.44% employer contribution. We believe in work/life balance and employees get great perks, including free access to our brand-new Wellness Center and fitness classes (at no cost to employees and their spouses), paid vacation, sick leave, and up to 17 paid holidays per year, plus discounts on campus and other major retailers. Tuition Reimbursement is offered to all employees and their families and Tuition Assistance for employees equals thousands of dollars paid by IWCC toward education!
We offer a quality of life that is hard to match in the metro area!  Come explore the possibilities at IWCC, where “The World Is Waiting”!
Application Due Date: 2019-09-30
Job Start Date: 2019-09-30
Salary: $14 - $15
State/Province/Region: IA
Reports To: Dean of Institutional Research & Accreditation
Staff # Reporting to Position: 0
Reports In Office: Institutional Research and Effectiveness

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