Nursing Instructor

Vacancy Notice: Monday, October 11, 2021
Application Deadline: Sunday, November 14, 2021 by 4:30 PM CST
Position Type: Faculty
Hours: Full Time / 9 month
Department: School of Science and Health Sciences
Reports To: Nursing Administrative Chair

Job Summary

Hawkeye Community College is a comprehensive community college focused on meeting the needs of the community by providing quality, affordable learning experiences for a diverse student body. Hawkeye Community College has more than 50 career and technical programs and liberal arts transfer program. The nursing department is seeking a full-time faculty member to provide high-quality instruction. The successful candidate will be committed to promoting diversity and inclusion. Teaching assignments may include days and evenings, and various sites and formats (face-to-face, distance learning). A full-time teaching load of 15 credit hours per term is typical.

Essential Job Functions

Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Experience with or commitment to various instructional modalities such as computer-medicated instruction.

  • Employs instructional methods and materials that are appropriate for meeting stated objectives, assessing accomplishments of students on a regular basis, and providing progress reports as requested and required.

  • Formulates and maintains curriculum for assigned courses.

  • Supervises and advises students.

  • Maintains cooperative relationships with the Dean, nursing administrative chair, other faculty, the Advisory Committee, all divisions of the College, prospective employers, and the community.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing with progression toward a Master’s Degree in Nursing.

  • Three years of recent successful clinical experience in nursing.

  • Registered Nurse with a current, unencumbered license in Iowa or Iowa eligible.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to positively interact with students, faculty, and staff.

  • Demonstrates ability to provide excellent customer service, maintain student confidence and protect operational integrity.

  • Demonstrates ability to work with diverse populations (faculty, staff, students, and general public).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s or Doctorate in Nursing.

  • Current CPR, First Aid, ACLS, PALS, and Mandatory Reporter certifications.

  • Medical surgical, pediatric, obstetrics, or mental health nursing experience.

Employment Status

Full time nine-month contractual position. Comprehensive benefits program including health, dental, vision, life, and LTD insurance, a Section 125 plan for medical and dependent care expenses; personal and sick leave; and a choice of retirement programs—IPERS (defined benefit) or TIAA (defined contribution). Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s education and experience.

Working Conditions

Requires skills for succeeding in a classroom and/or clinical environment, using technology. Requires good hand-eye coordination including visual acuity to use a keyboard and read technical information; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp. Work is performed in a classroom, lab, and/or clinical setting. Sit, stand, bend, lift and move intermittently during working hours. During course of day, interact with students, faculty and staff in person, by telephone and computer.

Application Procedure

  • Complete online application at including a cover letter that briefly addresses:

    • Your professional work experience in education (include courses taught and employment status). Show equivalent number of full-time years if the work was part-time.

    • Your professional work experience outside of education and related to this position.

    • Examples from your past teaching, work, or community experience that best illustrate your ability to work with diverse groups.

    • Examples of leadership and/or community service involvement.

  • Submit online application and all required materials by the deadline.

All application materials must be submitted by Sunday, November 14, 2021 by 4:30 PM CST.

Hawkeye Community College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to equity and diversity in its educational services and employment practices: The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex; race; age; color; creed; national origin; religion; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity; genetic information; or actual or potential parental, family, or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices. Veteran status is also included to the extent covered by law. Any person alleging a violation of equity regulations shall have the right to file a formal complaint. Inquiries concerning application of this statement should be addressed to: Equity Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator for employees, 319-296-4405; or Title IX Coordinator for students, 319-296-4448; Hawkeye Community College, 1501 East Orange Road, P.O. Box 8015, Waterloo, Iowa 50704-8015; or email, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576, email:

If any applicant is in need of a reasonable accommodation in completing the application process, please notify a member of Human Resource Services.

Contact Information

Human Resource Services

Hawkeye Center 101
Jobs Line: 319-296-2329 ext.5000‚Äč
Email Human Resource Services

If you are in need of any special accommodation in completing the application process, please notify a member of Human Resource Services.

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