Faculty, HVAC (174-Day)

Kirkwood Community College


To advance the college's mission, vision, principles, values and strategic initiatives through continuous improvement decisions.
Kirkwood Community College seeks a skilled and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a HVAC Instructor.  The successful candidate will have a strong knowledge base in HVAC in both the residential and commercial industries. Successful candidate should be proficient in technical math, analyzing documents, and also have knowledge and experience in mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems. Teaching experience at the secondary and/or post-secondary level is desirable.  Primary duties will include instructing students, meeting with industry stakeholders and communicating with department staff, students, and other faculty. 
Teaching occurs mornings and afternoons, and is comprised of face-to-face lecture, online learning, and hands-on laboratory activities.  Related work includes being accessible to advise current and potential students, serving on college committees, developing curriculum, evaluating and reporting student performance in compliance with college policies and procedures, assisting in the development and implementation of college initiatives, and promoting industrial technology programs to business and industry. 

  • 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 including labs.
• 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.

  • Design industrial curriculum. 
• 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 an office setting. Occasional (10-33%) standing, pushing, pulling and grasping. Frequent (34-66%) reaching and viewing a computer and other types of close visual work.  Constant (67-100%) sitting, walking, repetitive motion, talking and hearing.

  • Associates Degree and 3-years relevant experience.
  • State of Iowa Journeyperson License.
  • Bachelor / Master's Degree preferred.
  • Teaching at a college level or experience in industrial training.
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: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.

Job ID: 70798

Posted 21 days ago

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