Adjunct Instructor, Pet Grooming

Kirkwood Community College

Cedar Rapids, IA Education & Training / Animal Care & Veterinary
Kirkwood Community College's Agricultural Sciences Department seeks a skilled enthusiastic individual to join our faculty to teach courses in our Pet Grooming Program. Primary duties will include teaching assigned class(es) and management and care of the Pet Grooming Laboratory.   High School Diploma with prior demonstrated work experience as a Pet Groomer required.
$1,204 per credit hour of instruction.

  • Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence.    
  • Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and account for our actions.    
  • Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment.    
  • Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success.    
  • Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence.
  • Provide instructor for course.    
  • Manage and care of Pet Grooming Lab.    
  • Communicate with staff, students and faculty on a regular basis.    
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Effectively instruct and communicate material for the course.    
  • Abide by and enforce safety rules when in a lab setting.
  • Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences. 

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.

  • Lifting up to 20 pounds.

  • 6000 hours with experience with pet grooming.

Kirkwood Community College declares and affirms that it values and respects diversity and inclusion in all College-sponsored events, all employment practices, and all educational programs and activities. The College will not tolerate unlawful discrimination or harassment of persons on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, religion, or disability.

Anyone who has questions or complaints should contact the Vice President of Human Resources at Kirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, or by phone to (319) 398-5572, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560, Fax: (312) 730-1576, Email:

Job ID: 68404

Posted 23 days ago

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