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Hawkeye Community College Adjunct Nursing Clinical Instructor in Waterloo, Iowa

Career DetailAdjunct Nursing Clinical Instructor

Vacancy Notice:09/30/2020

Application Deadline:Open Until Filled

Position Type:Faculty

REPORTS TO: Dean of Science and Health Sciences


Have a passion for nursing? Enjoy working with students? Have you considered nursing education as a professional growth area? Part-time teaching assignments may be at various sites and in various formats and be held on days, evenings, and weekends. Individuals will plan and guide the learning processes for students toward the achievement of curricular goals and objectives as identified and documented in course outline materials. Other responsibilities include employing instructional methods and materials that are most appropriate for meeting objectives: assessing the accomplishments of students on a regular basis according to department policies and procedures: and providing progress reports (evaluations and grades/certificates) as required.


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

  • A Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred. Associates degree in nursing acceptable for LPN clinicals.

  • At least 3 years (6,000 hrs.) professional experience on a med-surg unit or critical care unit.

  • Strong organizational skills.

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

  • Have passion for nursing, education, and lifelong learning.

  • Current Certification in:

  • Basic Life Support


  • Bloodborne Pathogens

  • Mandatory Reporter


  • Implements Hawkeye’s mission, vision, program outcomes and course objectives through clinical teaching, maintaining positive relationships with our clinical partners.

  • Orients and maintains current knowledge related to facilities policies and procedures.

  • Keeps the course coordinator informed of all student and agency issues and concerns.

  • Works with college administration, staff and other faculty members to improve the overall operation of the college and student success rates.

  • Serves as a professional role model for other faculty, staff, and students in the area of customer service, collaboration, communication, excellence, dress, attendance, and general professionalism.

  • Evaluates weekly assignments in a timely manner. Provides feedback to student on level of performance based on course objectives.

  • Adheres to applicable regulatory rules and standards.

Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you need any special accommodation in completing the application process, please notify a member of Human Resource Services.

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.

Hawkeye Community College does not discriminate on the basis of sex; race; age; color; creed; national origin; religion; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity; genetic information; political affiliation; 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:

Application Procedure

Background checks and driving records are considered in all hiring decisions.

Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

If you are in need of any special accommodation in completing the application process, pleaseemail Human Resource Services.

Application materials are required and must be received in the Human Resource Services office in order to be considered for the position.

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