Merit Positions at Iowa State

Merit positions at Iowa State University are inclusive of blue collar, clerical, security, and technical positions. All positions are governed by the Board of Regents’ Merit System Rules. These positions may or may not be covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement with AFSCME. Merit positions at Iowa State University are critical in creating and fostering an environment to support Iowa State University’s land grant mission of providing a world-class education and addressing global challenges.

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About Iowa State

Iowa State University is a public, land-grant university, where students get a great academic start in learning communities and stay active in 800-plus student organizations, undergrad research, internships and study abroad. They learn from world-class scholars who are tackling some of the world's biggest challenges -- feeding the hungry, finding alternative fuels and advancing manufacturing.

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    About Ames Iowa

    According to the City of Ames website, the small town charm of Ames, Iowa, beats the heart of a much larger city. With a population of over 62,000, Ames offers cultural, recreational, educational, business, and entertainment amenities more common in bigger metros. Home to Iowa State University, Ames not only educates students from around the globe, but has become a player in developing the world's bio-economic future.

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