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Work at Mercy College

Come work for a College on the move!

Mercy College is focused on providing the best education for our students. We hire only the most qualified individuals who support our desire to ensure our students are well prepared in their chosen health care field.

Our current openings are listed below.  For more detailed information you may contact Anne Dennis, PHR, Human Resources Business Partner at adennis@mercydesmoines.org.

Applicants will be asked to complete an Applicant Assessment Survey to be considered for the position.

Adjunct Instructor for Math/Statistics - Fall 2014

We are seeking candidates for adjunct instructors to teach College level math and statistics courses.

Qualifications include a minimum of a Master's degree in math or related field and teaching experience.

EMS Instructor

The position will provide instruction for students in the Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic programs.  The incumbent will also have teaching responsibilities in Mercy College's American Heart Association Training Center.

Qualifications include a bachelor's degree; experience working as a EMT and/or Paramedic; credentialied by the National EMS Registry.

Admissions Counselor - Part-Time (20 hrs/week)

The counselor will serve as the "face" of Mercy College when attracting potential students to the College.  The position includes attending recruiting events, College fairs, and building relationships wherever potential students might be.

Qualifications include a bachelor's degree; ability for local and overnight travel; valid Iowa driver's license and strong interpersonal skills.

AmeriCorps VISTA Opportunity

The VISTA will design and implement a comprehensive financial literacy program for Mercy College.  The position includes  developing program materials, creating and presenting seminars, identifying outreach opportunities, developing "train the trainer" materials, working with students and identified trainers, and coordinating and overseeing the financial literacy program.  The position will also assist faculty with the implementation of service learning components in their courses and programs.  Application and more information regarding becoming a VISA are available at

https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=53702&fromSearch=true .

Surgical Technology Program Chair

Responsibilities include oversight of the Surgical Technology program and faculty.

Qualifications include master's degree; certification in Surgical Technology and experience.

Sonography Clinical Coordinator-PT

The position will provide instruction and clinical coordination for students in the general sonography.  Hours may be 20 to 30 hours per week and can be flexible.

Qualifications include an associate's degree in sonography; bachelor's degree required; 2 full-time years as a sonographer; credentialed in AB/OB/GYN; credentialed in vascular preferred.

Nursing Instructor

2 full-time positions teaching in the Associate of Science in Nursing program.

Qualifications MSN, 2 years in a clinical environment and proficiency in teaching methodologies; PhD, EdD or DNP preferred.

Program Chair, Nursing

The position will be responsible for administering the programs within the School of Nursing.  Responsibilities include faculty oversight, curriculum development, policy and procedure development and accreditation and retention activities.  The incumbent will be asked to teach one course per semester.

Qualifications include a PhD or EdD in a related field, Master's degree in Nursing or Nursing Education; 5 years experience teaching in a higher education institution, current and valid Iowa RN license and 5 years experience as a Registered Nurse.

Adjunct Faculty Positions


Adjunct instructors are needed to teach in the clinical environments for the Associate of Nursing program.

Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor's degree in Nursing and 2 years experience as a RN. Current and valid Iowa Registered Nursing license is required.


Adjunct instructors are needed to teach CPR, ACLS and PALS courses.

Qualifications include a BLS certification in CPR for the Health care Worker and experience in health care delivery. CPR, ACLS and PALS instructors must have a current Instructor Certification.  For ACLS and PALS a minimum of 1 year experience as an ACLS or PALS provider is required.


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