Join the Mercy College of Health Sciences team in Des Moines, Iowa, where we transform students into healthcare heroes. We not only offer students an exceptional education, but we also offer employees a challenging and rewarding work environment. Our Core Values of knowledge, reverence, integrity, compassion, and excellence make up the foundation of our work.

We are committed to providing the best environment for students to learn and employees to work. A few work perks include a generous benefits package, a wellness program, chili cook-offs, Christmas door decorating contests, and so much more. Join the Mercy College team!

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To apply for a position, click the "APPLY" button at the end of a position listing, this will take you to the CommonSpirit Health Career page. From there, create an account or login with an existing account, and complete the application. If you want more information about the position, search for the position's requisition number.


Financial Aid Coordinator

Mercy College of Health Sciences has an open position for a Financial Aid Coordinator. The purpose of this position is to assist in the preparation of reports, reconciling program award information, and administering federal, state, and private financial aid programs. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, or related field and/or equivalent experience. Experience in a financial aid or higher education environment preferred. Position Requisition ID: 2020-R0285703



Transfer Credit Specialist

Mercy College of Health Sciences has an open position for a Transfer Credit Specialist. The purpose of this position is to provide accurate and timely evaluations of transfer coursework for both prospective and current students. This individual will provide assistance to transfer students, maintain transfer credit modules, policies and procedures, and develop Transfer Guides. They will also support other areas of the Registrar’s Office such as student record maintenance, graduation, or service learning. Position Requisition ID: 2020-R0276944



Academic Dean

Mercy College of Health Sciences has an open position for a Academic Dean. The purpose of this position is to provide leadership of academic programs, including academic planning, enhancing academic programs, curriculum, teaching, scholarship, service and professional and regional accreditation. The incumbent will oversee faculty recruitment, development and evaluation, budgeting and allocation of resources.



Programmer Analyst

Mercy College of Health Sciences has an open position for a Programmer Analyst. The purpose of this position is to serve as the liaison between users and technical staff to resolve Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) hardware and software issues, to create reports from ERP systems, and to provide training for these systems.



Associate Dean of Academics

The purpose of this position is to assist in providing academic oversight for academic programs.  In addition, the incumbent will be responsible for Mercy College’s assessment and accreditation activities.



Nursing Adjunct Faculty

Mercy College of Health Sciences has an open position for a Nursing Adjunct Faculty. The purpose of this position is to ensure students receive the appropriate education by teaching, guiding and advising students, and provide constructive feedback to students enabling them to improve their clinical skills. Must have 2 years' experience in clinical environment and a current and valid RN licensure.



ACLS Instructor

Mercy College of Health Sciences has an open position for an ACLS Instructor.  The purpose of this position is to teach and supervise students learning advanced life and pediatric life support skills, and evaluates student's skills learned.



Assistant Professor-ABSN

The purpose of this position is to coordinate and maintain laboratory and simulation environments and assist faculty with learning activities for students. In addition, the position will provide teaching and guidance to nursing students.




Amanda Kearns, MBA

Human Resources Specialist
Tel: (515) 643-6678
Fax: (515) 643-6626

Anne Dennis, PHR, SHRM-CP

Vice President, Employee Engagement and Human Resources
Tel: (515) 643-6640
Fax: (515) 643-6626

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with the College, please contact Human Resources at (515) 643-6640 or ADennis@mercydesmoines.org.

It is Mercy College of Health Sciences' policy to conduct all academic programs and business activities in a manner that is free from unlawful discrimination and to provide equal opportunity for and equal treatment of students and employees regardless of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion/creed, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability or status as a U.S. veteran or any other factor protected by law. Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies may be directed to the Vice President, Employee Engagement and Human Resources at (515) 643-3180, 928 6th Avenue Des Moines, Iowa 50309 or mchshr@mercydesmoines.org.

All final candidates will be required to pass background checks. Final candidates for clinical faculty will be required to pass a drug screen and TB test.

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Admissions: admissions@mercydesmoines.org

Admissions: (515) 643-6715
General: (515) 643-3180

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Mercy College is a Catholic, accredited, nonprofit institution of higher learning.