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Iowa State University Clerk IV - Part-time in Ames, Iowa

Position Information:

Position Title:

Clerk IV - Part-time

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Required Minimum Quals:

• Any combination of progressively responsible related clerical office experience, related undergraduate education, and/or post high school clerical training that is the equivalent to four years of full-time employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in a construction office environment.
Experience using various technology, including Microsoft Office, and web-based systems.
Experience completing detail-oriented tasks and following extensive procedures.
Experience managing multiple priorities simultaneously.

Job Description:

The Facilities Planning and Management department is seeking applicants for a part-time Clerk IV to provide clerical support for Design and Construction Services on ISU’s capital construction projects. This position will handle various capital processes from the conception of the project until its completion.

This position will be responsible for project initiation and management for consultants. Will handle the consultant processes for agreements and amendments, recommendations, award processes, and payments. This position will also organize and maintain various file systems, approve vendor invoices for payment, scan and publish documents to the website, perform data entry, and maintain databases. In addition, this position will prepare various project documentation, including standard Board of Regents documents.

The successful candidate will be detail-oriented and have the ability to follow procedures consistently. Must have the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects. The successful candidate will also have the ability to communicate with a variety of people both in person and in writing.

This is a part-time position. Will work 4 hours per day, Monday – Friday. Specific schedule to be determined upon hire.

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Number of Months Employed Per Year:

12 Month Work Period

Time Type:

Part time

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Application Instructions:

Apply for this position by clicking on “Apply” and completing the Merit Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter details about your education and work history. If you have questions regarding the application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Original Posting Date:

January 14, 2021

Posting Close Date:

January 24, 2021

Job Requisition Number:


Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 30,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.


Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email 

If you have questions about the application process please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll-Free at 1-877-477-7485. Iowa State University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should email or call (515) 294-4800 or Toll-Free: (877) 477-7485. TTY users are welcome to use the Iowa Relay Service number by dialing 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2942.

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