Job Opening: Studio Lab Coordinator, UI Center for the Book

The Center for the Book, University of Iowa, is seeking to hire a Laboratory Coordinator to be responsible for developing and maintaining its letterpress and bindery equipment, and its letterpress printing, bookbinding, and papermaking studios; establishing and managing a centralized inventory; maintaining studio equipment and digital equipment in studio areas; supervision and instruction of Graduate Assistants and other student employees or volunteers in equipment use; formulating requests for new equipment and procuring related materials; coordinating, planning, and overseeing the move of the Typography Lab across campus; and assisting in the planning and development of new studio spaces on campus. The Laboratory Coordinator may use the UICB studios for creative and professional work at times when classes are not in session.

This is a 50% time (20 hours per week), three-year specified term appointment. Competitive salary with fringe benefits. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicant credentials subject to verification. To see a full job description and to apply for this position, please visit our website:, Requisition #59711. The University of Iowa is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information about the UICB, please visit:

***Application Deadline: Friday, August 19, 2011 or until position filled.***

Matthew P. Brown
Associate Professor, English/UICB
Director, UI Center for the Book

Log in to send email