Adjunct Instructor, General (Part-time)

Kirkwood Community College


Kirkwood Community College welcomes applicants for the position of adjunct instructor to teach in various disciplines at the college throughout the year. Please complete this application to share your educational certification and professional experiences. You will be contacted if your credentials match the criteria for an opening at our institution. Your application will be considered each semester we have an opening in the subject areas listed on the application. Previous successful college-level teaching preferred. Employment offer contingent upon satisfactory results on criminal background check. Kirkwood welcomes, values, and nurtures people of all backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. AA/EEO Employer.

$1,284 per credit hour of instruction.

Note: Please attach the unofficial transcript and submit the originals during the interview.


  • 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 instruction in discipline.
  • Work with other faculty members to develop a course syllabus and consistent assessments.
  • Communicate with department staff, students, and faculty on a regular basis.
  • Perform other related work 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.


Position involves working in a classroom setting. Occasional (10-33%) sitting, pushing, pulling and grasping. Frequent (34-66%) reaching and viewing a computer and other types of close visual work.  Constant (67-100%) standing, walking, repetitive motion, talking and hearing. 


  • Completion of a master's degree with 18 Graduate hours in applicable discipline. 
  • Experience teaching at the college level.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission of a comprehensive community college.
  • Demonstrated success in working collaboratively.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Doctorate. 

 Kirkwood Community College shall not engage in nor allow unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment. This includes all employment practices, hiring practices, and unwelcome harassment of applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information or actual or potential parental, family, marital status or veteran status. If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with the policy please contact the Vice President of Human Resources at Kirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Telephone: 319-398-5572,  Email: or the director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730-1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email:


Job Benefits:

Kirkwood offers a wide range of employee benefits.  Read more about them here

Job ID: 82975

Posted 21 days ago

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