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Associate Professor of Instruction



  • Associate Professor of Instruction of Management and Entrepreneurship

    Tippie College of Business


  • PhD in Management and Organizations, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, 2010
  • Urban & Regional Planning in Urban and Regional Planning, The University of Iowa, 2002
  • BGS in General Studies, The University of Iowa, 1983

Licenses & Certifications

  • Certificate in Nonprofit Management, Iowa State University, Nonprofit Management Academy, Iowa, United States, January 2006.

Professional Memberships

  • Academy of Management (Public and Nonprofit; Organizational Behavior)
  • Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action
  • Board Source
  • Grant Professionals Association
  • International Association for Research on Service Learning and Community Engagement

Selected Awards & Honors

  • National Resource Center Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowship, National Resource Center, 2004
  • Iowa City Community School District Kate Wickham Distinguished Service Award, Iowa City Community School District, 2000
  • Mariko Mizuhara Award for Cross Cultural Understanding, University of Iowa, 2000
  • Outstanding Service Contribution by a Faculty Member, Tippie College of Business - Elected Faculty Council, 2018
  • Iowa Campus Compact Engaged Scholars Faculty Fellowship, Iowa Campus Compact, 2015 - 2016
  • Obermann Graduate Fellow – Obermann Graduate Institute on Public Engagement (2007), University of Iowa, 2007 - 2007
  • Stanley Summer Scholarship for Asian Language, Stanley Foundation & University of Iowa, 2002 - 2002

Selected Publications

Selected Presentations

  • Smith, J. K. (2012, December) 2013 – 2014 AmeriCorps State – Iowa Competitive and Formula Grants Workshop for State of Iowa CNCS -. presented at 2013 – 2014 AmeriCorps State – Iowa Competitive and Formula Grants Workshop for State of Iowa CNCS -, Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Smith, J. K. (2012, October) State Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) Grants Workshop. presented at State Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) Grants Workshop, New Hampshire.
  • Smith, J. K. (2012, April) Grant Training Workshop. presented at Grant Training Workshop, Marshalltown, Iowa.
  • Smith, J. K. (2011, December) Iowa AmeriCorps State Competition Workshop. presented at Iowa AmeriCorps State Competition Workshop, Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Smith, J. K. (2011, March) (ARRA Funding - Strengthening Communities Fund Project. presented at (ARRA Funding - Strengthening Communities Fund Project, Chariton, Pocahontas, Donnelson,.
  • Smith, J. K. (2011, March) Grant Research, Development, Writing Workshop. presented at Grant Research, Development, Writing Workshop, Des Moines.

Selected Grants & Contracts

  • Smith, Jill K. (Co-Principal), Koontz, Richard (Co-Principal) American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 – Strengthening Communities Fund - State, Local, and Tribal Government Capacity Building Program. Funded. October 1, 2009 - December 1, 2012.