Assistant Project Manager, Metal Casting Center

Posted: 11/07/2023

Assistant Project Manager
Metal Casting Center 
The University of Northern Iowa Metal Casting Center is a nationally recognized leader in foundry research, applied technology, and technical business assistance. Two facilities allow us to enhance research and testing. The materials research and foundry focused site is located in the Industrial Technology Center (ITC) on campus at UNI. The Foundry 4.0 Center featuring North America's largest commercially available 3D printer is located at Cedar Valley TechWorks in Waterloo. Our efforts and projects link university-grade research, resources, and students to private sector applications.
The Center is adding an Assistant Project Manager to its team!
Impact & Responsibilities: Assists the Project Engineering Manager or Director in identifying client needs and interests and determines the nature/extent of Center assistance required; participating in on-site assessments of client foundry operations; managing assigned center research programs; planning and coordinating center production foundry operations; and assisting in the preparation of grant proposals and funding requests.
Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Industrial Technology, Engineering or related field; at least two years of commercial metal casting industry experience.

Student experience will be considered. Occasional travel will be necessary.
Preferred: Master's degree and experience with applied research in foundry operations. 
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.
The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, and life and disability insurance. Benefits package details can be viewed at Application materials received by Monday, November 27th will be given first consideration. For more information or to apply, visit Criminal and other relevant background checks required. UNI is a tobacco free campus.

Type of Employment: Full-Time

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