Merit Promotion and Transfer Opportunities

Merit positions open to current Merit Employees for promotion and transfer. UNI Merit Employees are encouraged to apply. Positions may be posted simultaneously to outside applicants.

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Contact Information

Office Location: Human Resource Services
027 Gilchrist
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0034

Phone: 319-273-2422
Fax: 319-273-2927
Office Hours: Monday - Friday
8:00am to 5:00pm during the academic year
7:30am to 4:30pm during the summer session

Current Openings


Bidding Instructions

Bidding is open to current Merit system employees. To bid on a position, a completed bid form must be returned to Human Resource Services by the close of business on the closing date. Signed bid forms may be submitted via personal delivery, fax, or scanned email attachment to the contact information listed below.

For employees bidding on a position in their present classification, the Contract Transfer bid form should be used. It is recommended the employee speak with the contact person for the open position prior to submitting a bid form. For AFSCME-covered positions, the most senior employee holding the same classification will automatically be awarded the position. For Supervisory or Confidential positions, selected candidates will be invited to interview and the final candidate will have the opportunity to accept or reject the position offer.

For positions outside the employee's current classification, the Promotion, Transfer, or Voluntary Demotion bid form should be used. It is recommended the employee update their Application for Employment prior to submitting the bid form. Selected candidates will be invited to interview and the final candidate will have the opportunity to accept or reject the position offer.

NOTICE: Please be advised that a promotion, transfer or voluntary demotion between departments may result in a payout of any compensatory time earned at the discretion of the receiving department. It is your responsibility to discuss the carryover of compensatory time with the Department Head of the department posting the open position.

Smokefree Campus

Effective July 1, 2008 the Iowa Smokefree Air Act prohibits smoking anywhere on the entire UNI campus, including University owned or leased vehicles and vehicles parked in University parking lots. The law imposes penalties for noncompliance on both the smoker and the institution in the event of a violation. Policies and Procedures 8.10 Smoking

Campus Security & Crime Statistics

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, information on crime statistics for recent years, Public Safety personnel and programs, building access, reporting crimes, safety suggestions, and policies, programs, and services regarding alcohol, drugs, and sexual abuse, is available in the UNI Annual Security and Fire Report. You may also request a printed copy of this information by contacting the office of the Vice-President for Student Affairs, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0010.

A paper copy is available from the Department of Public Safety, 030 Gilchrist Hall, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50614.


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Date Updated:March 31, 2014