University of Iowa faculty, staff, and their families enjoy competitive benefits packages, professional and personal growth opportunities available only at a leading university, and a culture that honors responsibilities at work, at home, and in the community.
Build the skills that advance your career. Explore flexible certificate and degree programs, take an in-person or online course, or enroll in business and leadership programs designed for professional growth. Free career advising can help you chart your path, and grants and awards available only to faculty and staff help cover any costs.
Flexibility for Work and Life
Find the balance that feels right. Get expert advice on child and adult dependent care, explore flexible work options, and see why the UI has earned a reputation for respecting every employee’s individual needs. Enjoy up to 24 days of paid vacation and personal holidays—plus nine university holidays—each year.
Health & Well-being
Care for yourself and the people who matter most. Award-winning wellness services feature personal health coaching, heavily discounted access to recreation facilities, and a full menu of wellness incentives. When you need help, schedule free short-term counseling, or access world-class health care at one of the nation’s top teaching and research hospitals.
Rewards & Recognition
Earn competitive pay plus perks that reward a job well-done. Market-based pay plans ensure transparency and fairness, while performance-based raises and special-compensation options recognize experience, initiative, and results.