[eDebate] University of Iowa Debate Assistant Position

Hingstman, David dbhingst
Wed Aug 15 16:55:51 CDT 2007

Dear Friends:  We have just received approval for the following  
position for this coming year.  Anyone who might be interested is  
encouraged to contact Paul as soon as possible.

Dr. Dave Hingstman

Job Description:

The A. Craig Baird Debate Forum at the University of Iowa announces a  
Project Assistant position for 2007-2008.

The successful candidate will serve as Assistant Debate Coach and  
Administrative Assistant for the University?s debate program.  The  
Baird Debate Forum has a successful history of competitive  
intercollegiate policy and public debating for over 100 years.  The  
Forum has faculty, staff, and numerous graduate student assistants  
associated with the program. The Project Assistant would be an  
integral part of the Baird Forum.

The responsibilities of the position include:

Assisting the Coordinator of Forensics and the Director of Debate  
regarding departmental activities, including the administration of  
the intercollegiate debating team, planning of high school outreach  
programs, and coordination of international debates.

Performing coaching functions including directing research, arranging  
travel, coordinating team meetings, conducting practice sessions,  
supervising team members? academic performance, and traveling to and  
judging at intercollegiate debate tournaments.

Assisting in departmental budget preparation and control.

Responsibility for University workflow related functions (such as  
travel reimbursements, procurement card reconciliation, cash  
handling, and financial electronic transaction routings).

Maintaining an effective working relationship with faculty, staff,  
students, and the public.

Bachelor of Arts or equivalent degree is required.  Two years of  
intercollegiate policy debate experience or two years of high school  
or college policy debate coaching experience are required.  The  
successful candidate must possess a valid driver?s license.

Salary will be $26,921 for the period ending July 31, 2008.   
Interested individuals should send letter of application, including  
discussion of debating or coaching experience; resume or CV;  
verification of BA or equivalent degree; and three references (by  
email or regular mail)

Paul Bellus
Coordinator of Forensics
B-12 International Center
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA  52242
paul-bellus at uiowa.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the  
position is filled.  Background checks (criminal history, child/ 
dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates.

The University of Iowa is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and  
minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
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