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Welcome to Grand View’s Human Resources Department

This page is for prospective employees.  If you are a current employee, please go to the Human Resources section of myView.  You will need to login with your username and password.

Your Human Resources Contacts

Molly McDowell
Human Resources Administrator
515-263-2842
mmcdowell@grandview.edu

Erica Kluver
Human Resources Manager
515-263-2816
ekluver@grandview.edu

MissyWinterboer
Human Resources Generalist
515-263-6116
mwinterboer@grandview.edu

The Human Resources Department is located in the Humphrey Center at 1200 Grand View Avenue, third floor, east wing.

If you are applying for a position, please go to the appropriate job posting and follow the instructions there. For purposes of cover letters and other communications, you may want to note that
"Grand View" is two words: Grand View University (not "Grandview" University).

Many prospective employees are interested in the benefits offered by the university.  Specifics about various benefit programs are available through Human Resources at the time of an interview.

Benefits Overview

Grand View offers a variety of benefits to staff and faculty, which include: 

Medical:  Employees are offered a choice of three different medical plans through Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Iowa:   Blue Choice POS, HDHP, and Alliance Select PPO.  Employees and their spouse/dependents are eligible for coverage on the first day of hire.  Grand View pays a portion of the premium. 
 
Dental:  Dental insurance through MetLife  is available for employees and their spouse/dependents.  Coverage begins on the first day of hire.  Grand View pays a portion of the premium. 

Life Insurance: Grand View provides one times the employee’s annual salary in life insurance at no cost to the employee.  Additional life and AD&D coverage is available for employees, spouses, and dependents who choose to elect the benefit.  The voluntary life insurance is paid for by the employee.

Disability Insurance: Grand View offers both short-term and long-term disability insurance at no cost to employees.  This coverage provides 60% of the employee’s salary in the case of an ongoing injury or illness. 

Flexible Benefit Program: The employee’s portion of medical and dental premiums are deducted from paychecks pre-tax.  Employees also have the opportunity to participate in medical and/or dependent care flexible benefit programs. 

Health Savings Account:  Employees who choose to participate in a qualified High Deductible Health Plan may make contributions to a Health Savings Account in accordance with applicable rules and laws.  Employees who elect the HDHP coverage through Grand View will also receive up to $500 from the University to be deposited into their health savings account. 

Discount Vision Care Services: Employees are enrolled in discount vision care services upon hire. This programis free for employees and offers discounted fees for exams and products.

Long Term Care Insurance:  Employees have an option of purchasing long term care insurance.

403(b) Retirement Savings Plan: Employees may contribute to a 403(b) retirement savings plan upon hire.  We also offer a Roth 403(b) option.

Money Purchase Plan (MPP) – Principal Financial Group:  After one year of service, Grand View will contribute 7% of a full-time employee’s monthly salary into the Money Purchase Plan. (One year of service requirement may be waived if an employee has taught or worked full-time in higher education for an equivalent of one year within the past five years.)

Voluntary Products: We offer a variety of voluntary products through AFLAC should employees desire coverage.  This includes hospital, stroke, heart, cancer, and disability policies. 

Tuition Waiver: Employees are eligible to take undergraduate classes at Grand View with tuition waived.  After one year of full-time service, an employee’s spouse and children are eligible to take classes at Grand View, or can apply for the Tuition Exchange program.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Our plan allows up to five visits for employees and their dependents.  This third party professional assistance is confidential.  

Vacation:   New hires begin accruing vacation upon hire at a rate of 15 days per year.  After 5 years of employment, employees earn 20 days per year.  Employees with 10 years or more of service earn 26 days per year.  While we encourage employees to take time off, vacation balances to a certain amount can be carried over into the next year.

Sick Leave:  Employees earn 1 day of sick leave per month. 

Holidays: We observe the following holidays:  New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve Day.

Bookstore: Employees enjoy a 10% discount on items in our Bookstore, including text books. 

Theater:  We have a great fine arts program and offer free seating to staff and faculty.

Wellness Program: Employees and immediate family members have access to the on-campus Wellness Center which includes a gym, indoor track, weight equipment and various cardio machines.  Employees can also take advantage of on-site wellness activities including exercise classes, lunch and learns, incentive programs, special events, health screenings, and one-on-one consultations. 

Additional Benefits: In addition to the above benefits, Grand View offers free parking, free Metro Bus Pass, on-site cafeteria, in-house professional development opportunities, and discount tickets to area events. 

Benefits Eligibility 
Employees working full-time (27 hours or more per week) and part-time employees working 18 hours or more per week on a calendar basis.  Eligible dependents are an employee’s legal spouse and children up to the age of 26.

Pay Scale
Grand View doesn't publish pay information for faculty and staff. Candidates for employment can inquire about compensation during the interview process.

This is summary of benefits and subject to change without notice.  The employee handbook and summary plan documents take precedence for each benefit.  

University and community information for prospective faculty and staff is available here.
 

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