Adjunct Instructors - IBEST CNC Program

Vacancy Notice: Tuesday, September 13, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Position Type: Adjunct
Hours: Adjunct
Reports To: Dean of Applied Technologies

Job Summary

Have you ever thought about teaching in your area of expertise? Are you passionate about making an impact and empowering others with life changing opportunities? If so, Hawkeye Community College has a great opportunity for you.

The IBEST CNC program is seeking an Adjunct instructor to provide high-quality manufacturing instruction in machine trade print reading, introduction to CNC programming, and industrial safety. We are interested in finding a knowledgeable, positive professional role model to lead our students. The public wants training opportunities and the industry needs trained professionals – it is a great time for our program to address both.

The IBEST CNC program is a unique program that works with non-traditional students to develop employability skills for future success. It is team taught with another instructor.

This position is set to begin January 9, 2023.

The successful candidate will be committed to promoting diversity and inclusion. Teaching assignments may include days and evenings, and various sites and formats. Additional responsibilities include employing instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting course and student objectives; assessing the accomplishments of students on a regular basis, and providing progress reports (evaluations and grades) as required. For more information on our IBEST CNC program visit our website at: I-BEST CNC at Hawkeye Community College.

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 through our Adult Learning Center, Business and Community Education Department as well as through more than 50 career and technical programs and liberal arts transfer programs. Hawkeye Community College’s mission is about empowering students, strengthening businesses and enriching communities with a vision to improve the quality of life in the communities we serve.

Essential Job Functions

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

  • Provides instruction course topics such as:

    • Intro to CNC programming

    • Introduction to manual machining

    • Print reading

    • OSHA 10 General Industry

  • Uses various instructional modalities.

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

  • Formulates and maintains curriculum for assigned courses.

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

  • Supervises and advises students.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 6000 hours (3 years) of recent relevant work experience in manufacturing/CNC operation

  • Demonstrated capacity to teach practical applications.

  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills.

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

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

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

  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through inclusive behaviors and helping contribute to a culture of inclusivity, and a vibrant, diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree in CNC manufacturing or closely related field

  • Post-secondary education teaching experience

Employment Status

Part-time position with wages expected to be $49.00 per contact hour. Anticipated hours will be flexible including afternoon, evening, and occasional weekends hours.

Working Conditions

Requires skills for succeeding in a classroom and/or industrial laboratory setting, 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 an online application at

    • Submit/upload a resume.

    • Submit/upload 3 professional references with a minimum of 1 being from a current/past supervisor.

    • Submit/upload a cover letter addressing the following:

      • Please list your industry certification and credentials.

  • Submit the online application and all required materials by Wednesday, September 28, 2022. Preference will be given to applicants who submit the required materials on or before September 28th. This position will remain open until filled.

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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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