The University of Iowa

Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Positions for students

Applications for UI student positions are continually being accepted.

Current openings can be found on Handshake.  All interested applicants will need to fill out the DPS Student Employment Application below online, or print it and return it to the Department of Public Safety at 808 University Capitol Centre. Be sure to include your resumé. A full background and criminal history check is required. For more information, call 319-384-2785.

Print Application
Please fill out, print, and return to the UI Department of Public Safety with your resumé.

Student Security Officer Application

Web Form Application
Please fill out form online and upload your resumé when prompted.

Student Security Officer Application




Student Security Officers at the UI Department of Public Safety help contribute to the operations of the department through a variety of assignments. These can include working at the UI Museum of Art, which requires high volumes of public contact, access control, using a two-way radio to report problems or unauthorized activity in the galleries, monitoring CCTV and ensuring the security of the UIMA’s extensive art collection.

Duties can also involve working at the Department of Public Safety assisting our full-time staff with daily tasks that might include filing, contractor escorts, fingerprints or working with our Records Department. We are currently expanding opportunities and duties for our Student Security Officers to include working with DPS Staff during game day operations for football and special events and helping the fulltime members of the Security Division patrol the Residence Halls and Academic Buildings on Campus.

Hours are flexible and variable in 2, 6 and 8 hour shifts.


Full-time positions

For a complete list of full-time positions, please visit Jobs@UIOWA.

Download Recruitment Package


Temp positions

For a complete list of temp positions, please visit Jobs@UIOWA.