The International Writing Program at the University of Iowa

Fall Residency Coordinator

The International Writing Program at The University of Iowa seeks to hire a 100% time Fall Residency Coordinator/Program Coordinator. This is a one-year specified term appointment with the possibility of renewal for a maximum of three years, pending grant funding. Duties to include:

  • Design, plan, promote and conduct the International Writing Program’s Programming, specifically the Fall Residency program.

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in Arts Administration, Education, English, Fine Arts or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. A Master’s degree is desired.
  • Related administrative and program experience, typically a minimum of one year, including event coordination, travel and logistics, liaising with constituents and funding organizations, and reporting is required.
  • Extensive understanding of effective communication concepts, tools and techniques; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors is required.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge and proficiency in computer software applications, including word processing and spreadsheets is required.
  • Demonstrated extensive proficiency in the ability to work with variety of individuals and groups in a constructive manner while appreciating the unique contribution of diverse individuals is required.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of how to craft, construct and submit an effective grant application is desired.
  • Demonstrated job-related experience with, and understanding of, diverse genres in Creating Writing is desired.
  • Some knowledge of University policies, procedures and regulations is desired.

Contact Information

Tanesha Herman, Senior HR Specialist
Graduate College, University of Iowa
207 Calvin Hall
University of Iowa
Iowa City
Contact Phone: 
(319) 335-1287
Contact e-mail: