Reductions in Force: Staff Resources

Job Placement and Career Advising

University Resources

  • JOBS@UIOWA: The University of Iowa on-line job resource for staff and faculty
  • Employment Services: Merit employment opportunities and assessment. 319-335-2656
  • Furlough Networking Program: Assistance with University of Iowa job placement for non-organized Professional and Scientific staff. 319-335-5298
  • Free Career Development Advising: Resume development, practice interviews and career coaching. 319-335-2664 or
  • Pomerantz Career Center: University of Iowa and community career resources for current UI students or UI alumni

Other Resources

  • Iowa Workforce Development: Resume development and interview preparation, job search and placement assistance, skills and interest assessment, and labor market research. 319-351-1035
  • Dislocated Worker Program through Kirkwood Community College to include assistance in developing your job search plan and access to many employment resources. 319-398-5105 in Iowa City, 319-354-2272 in Cedar Rapids.
  • Kirkwood Community College Career Services: 319-398-5411 or 800-332-2056
    • Jobs Club offering assistance and free workshops
    • Skill Advantage to help access, develop and communicate skills for workplace success. 


University Resources

  • Free Financial Counseling Consultation provided as a referral through the Employee Assistance Program.  319-335-2085 or

Other Resources

Personal Well-Being and Development

University Resources

Computer Access

  • University Human Resources: Employment Services and Benefits. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. M-F, 120 University Services Building.
  • University Libraries: Main Library and Hardin Health Sciences Library during normal hours of operation.
  • Your local public library

Career Advising and Job Placement: Web Resources

Local Staffing Agencies

The following are local staffing agencies that you may wish to contact regarding possible temporary work. The contract for work would be between you and the staffing agency.

Kelly Services *

Management Recruiting International Inc.


Labor Ready

Management Recruiters of Iowa City

Remedy Intelligent Staffing  * (formerly Westaff, Inc.)

Office Team

Skywalk Group

Sedona Staffing *

Team Staffing Solutions *

Randstad  * (formerly Spherion Staffing)

QPS Employment Group – Iowa City * (formerly Cambridge TEMPositions) 

(*) Indicates preferred vendor for UI departments.