Staff Positions Available

Assistant to the Director for Research & Scholarship

Dordt College is searching for an individual to provide clerical and organizational support for the Director for Research and Scholarship and the needs of our growing research programs.

This is a part-time position of approximately 20 hours per week throughout the year. Primary responsibilities include providing administrative support for undergraduate research, coordinating workshops, camps, competitions, and summer seminars along with coordinating survey data collection and supervising student workers.

An Associate’s degree is required or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat are required. Database management and statistical analysis skills are desired.

To apply please submit a letter of interest, resume, and completed application form. A review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please follow the application procedure for support staff positions.

Executive Assistant to the Vice-President for Enrollment & Marketing

Dordt College is seeking a full-time administrative professional to handle the day-to-day operations for the Vice President of Enrollment and Marketing.  Primary responsibilities would include managing the alumni database, compiling and analyzing reports, and providing diversified clerical assistance and support for the Associate Director of Alumni and Parent Relations and the Alumni and Signature Events Office.

Candidates should possess strong verbal and written communication skills, excellent organizational and coordination skills, be proficient with all Microsoft Office products, and be able to learn new technologies quickly.   The ideal candidate will possess the ability to work independently and as a part of a team, provide outstanding customer service, and manage multiple projects at a time.  This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and exceptional benefits.

Candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Please follow the application procedure for support staff positions.

Graduate Assistant Women's Basketball Coach

Dordt College is accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant position for the Women's Basketball program. The position is a 2-year commitment with annual review. Some of the benefits include tuition discounts for the Dordt College Master of Education Program, campus housing, meal benefits and more.

Primary responsibilities as a Women's Basketball GA include, but are not limited to, assisting with all aspects of recruiting, practice, and game preparation, film breakdown, opponent scouting, working individually and with small groups of players, and other responsibilities as assigned by the Athletic Director and/or Women’s Basketball coaching staff. Hours expected to work in the role of assistant coach would be approximately 750-1,000 hours.

A bachelor’s degree in Education and admission into Dordt’s Master of Education program is required.  Past experience coaching and/or playing women’s basketball is desired.  Hiring priority will be given to candidates interested in the graduate student program, but consideration will also be given to candidates looking to serve only in a part-time coaching capacity.

Qualified candidates committed to the mission of Dordt College should send a resume and letter of interest to the Executive Director of Human Resources.  A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please follow the application procedure for coaching positions.

Head Groundskeeper

Dordt College is seeking a driven and self-motivated individual to be a part of a dynamic team within the Facilities & Services Department at Dordt College.  This individual would be responsible for providing lawn and landscaping service to maintain and enhance the appearance of the campus.  Work will include providing guidance and training for student work teams, mowing, trimming, maintaining trees, shrubs and annual flowerbeds and general landscaping services. Additional duties may include snow removal, maintaining equipment, and performing and supervising some concrete work. 

Coursework in horticulture with a minimum of 2 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education, experience, and training is desired.  Mechanical skills necessary for completing landscape drawings and sprinkler systems are ideal.  Physical skills necessary for lifting are required:   35-40 lbs more frequently (ex: fertilizer bags) and up to 75 lbs occasionally (ex:  retaining wall blocks).  Skill in operating a skid loader and tractor/snowblower (involving frequent twisting and turning motions with the back, head, and neck) will be required.   The abilities to work with and train student employees, prioritize and plan tasks, work on a ladder, lift 50+ pounds, and assist with event set up and tear down are required.  Candidates must be detail-oriented, be able to prioritize projects well, and have a valid Iowa driver’s license.

A review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please follow the application procedure for support staff positions. 

Instructional Designer

Dordt College is seeking a full-time instructional designer to help faculty members build engaging and effective online learning environments and activities for online, blended, and face-to-face courses at Dordt College.

Candidates should possess strong oral and written communication skills, have experience with building course environments and activities in a learning management system, and possess both practical and theoretical understanding of online strategies for instruction and assessment. The ideal candidate will have experience in online education and curriculum development, as well as a working knowledge of basic HTML and the ability to provide tech support or troubleshooting as it relates to course development, technology-enhanced instruction, and LMS features. A Master’s degree in educational technology, instructional design, or related field is preferred. A bachelor’s degree is required.

Candidates possessing a commitment to the Christian faith and Reformed perspective and a desire to work with students and staff at a Christian college should send a letter of application and resume to the Executive Director of Human Resources at the address below. A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please follow the application procedure for administrative positions.