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Application Process and Timeline

Education Requirement

Master’s degree in Health/Hospital Administration, Business Administration, or similar degree from a CAHME-accredited graduate program or equivalent prior to the start date. Strong academic performance is a must. Candidates must demonstrate strong analytical skills, drive, written and verbal communication skills, and a self-starting attitude. Previous relevant experience (1-3 years) in healthcare or health industry area will be positively considered. The candidate must be proficient in computer software applications such as Microsoft Office. Interest in academic medical centers also will be positively considered.

Application Process

Applicants must apply online (Requisition #66992, Administrative Services Specialist) AND submit the following items through mail (one envelope), to be received by Friday, September 25, 2015:

  1. Current resume and cover letter
  2. One-page Career Goals and Objectives statement specifying interest in: a health administration career, UIHC Fellowship, and desired areas to explore in the fellowship
  3. Official graduate transcripts
  4. Two letters of recommendation: one from a graduate program faculty member, one professional (must be sealed and enclosed in application packet)

Final application materials should be addressed to:

Kenneth P. Kates
Associate Vice President and CEO-UIHC
The University of Iowa
Hospitals and Clinics
c/o Traci Kinnick
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242-1009

Questions regarding the Administrative Fellowship should be directed to:

Michael Baca or Ben Dahlberg
Administrative Fellows
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242-1009
Phone: (319) 353-7047
Email: mbaca@healthcare.uiowa.edu or benjamin-dahlberg@uiowa.edu


A selection committee with leaders from UI Hospitals and Clinics will review all applications. Late or incomplete applications will not be reviewed.


  • Friday, September 25: Deadline for completed applications to be received
  • Late September: Telephone interviews for qualified applicants
  • Thursday, October 8 or Friday, October 9: On-site interviews for selected applicants
  • Mid-Late October: Selection announcement date


  • July: Start of Administrative Fellowship

The University of Iowa is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.