Join Our Team

Join our team in Des Moines where we help build future healthcare professionals. 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 are at the foundation of how we work and what we do.  We are committed to providing the best environment for students to learn and employees to work. A few work perks include chili cook-offs, benefits, a wellness program, Christmas door decorating contests, and more. Join the Mercy College team!

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  

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

Final candidates will be required to pass a drug screen and background checks.




How to apply:

To apply to the positions below, click the "APPLY" link at the end of a position listing, create an account or login with an existing account, and complete the application. If you want more infomation about the position, search for the position's requisition number.


Assists student on a one-to-one or small group basis to provide learning assistance, collaborate with instructors to assess the student’s needs and how to best address them and keep record and accurate records of tutoring sessions.

Qualfications include completion of a particular course in which tutoring is being done with earning at least a "B", good interpersonal communication skills and ease in relating to people from varying educational, cultural, and social backgrounds  Requisition number: 2019-R0214928 APPLY

 Director, Assessment and Accredition

Seeking candidates for the Director of Assessment and Accreditation.  In this position, you will be responsible for developing and implementing an institutional assessment plan for Mercy College and for support institutional and program accreditation.  

Qualifications include a master's degree in social science or education including working knowledge of educational assessment and 3 years' experience in K-12, higher education and/or adult education.  Requisition number:  2019-R0249348.  APPLY

 Nursing Instructor-Simulation for ASN and BSN 

We have a new opening for a full-time faculty working with lab coordination and simulation for our ASN and BSN programs.  You'll be responsible for assisting faculty, creating scenarios and assisting with the evaluation of students.

Qualifications include a master's degree in social science or education including working knowledge of educational assessment and 3 years' experience in K-12, higher education and/or adult education.  Requisition number:  2019-R0245116  APPLY

 Adjunct Faculty - Life Sciences

We are building our pool of adjuncts teaching life sciences such as biology, pathophysiology and anatomy.  

Qualified applicants must possess a minimum of a Master's degree in the discipline or a Master's degree with 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline or a Master's degree with equivalent tested experience.  Requisition number:  2019-R0241293  APPLY

 Associate Dean, Nursing

We are seeking candidates for Associate Dean for our Nursing programs.  The position will serve as the Nursing Administrator and will oversee all of the nursing programs.  

Qualifications include a doctorate degree, master's of science in nursing and 5 years' experience in nursing education and a current and valid Iowa RN license.  Requisition number:  2019-R0242711.  APPLY

 Manager, Nursing Clinical Coordination

Mercy College has an opening for a Manager, Nursing Clinical Coordination. Duties include coordinating the staffing of adjunct clinical instructors, based on student enrollment, each semester, ensuring instructors have the appropriate credentials and experience needed for optimal student learning, 

Qualifications include: Associate degree in nursing, two years of experience working in a clinical environment, current and valid Iowa RN licensure, and demonstrated ability in managing, leading, and training others. Requisition number: 2019-R0232567. | APPLY



Adjunct Faculty- Mathematics

Mercy College of Health Sciences has an opening for an adjunct position that will teach and oversee mathematics courses including Math for General Studies, College Algebra, Fundamentals of Statistics, and Biostatistics. This position is responsible for ensuring students receive the appropriate education by teaching, guiding and advising students, providing constructive feedback to students enabling them to improve their skills, and reviewing and grading assignments as needed.

Qualifications include: a Master’s degree in mathematics or related field, or a Master's degree with 18 graduate hours in mathematics or statistics, demonstrated ability in managing, leading or training others preferred, and teaching experience in higher education preferred.

Applicants must submit an unofficial copy of their academic transcripts upon applying. Requisition number: 2019-R0236196. | APPLY



Instructors are needed to teach CPR, ACLS and PALS courses. Duties include teaching and supervising students learning basic life support skills, evaluating student's skills learned, and ensures classroom is equipped with appropriate supplies and teaching tools.

Qualifications include a BLS certification in CPR for the Healthcare Worker and experience in healthcare 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. 

Requisition number for CPR position: 2018-R0184633 | APPLY

Requisition number for ACLS/PALS position:  2019-R0227649 APPLY 


Skills Evaluators - EMS

In this position, you will provide evaluation of skills testing for Paramedic and EMT students ensuring fair, reliable and objective evaluation. The position is considered an as needed position, therefore, days and hours will vary pending your availability and College needs.

Qualifications include National Registry certification as an EMT or Paramedic and an Evaluator endorsement from IDPH. Requisition number:  2019-R0218022 | APPLY

Skills Instructors - EMS

EMTs and/or Paramedics needed to teach and assist students learning the skill it takes to be an EMT and/or Paramedic.   The position is considered an as needed position, therefore, days and hours will vary pending your availability and College needs.

Qualifications include certifications in EMT and/or Paramedic and the Skills Evaluator endorsement.  Requisition number:  2019-R0239430  APPLY



Amanda Kearns
Human Resources Specialist
(515) 643-6678
Fax (515)643-6626

Anne Dennis, PHR, SHRM-CP
Vice President, Employee Engagement and Human Resources
(515) 643-6640
Fax (515) 643-6626

Mercy College of Health Sciences
928 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1239