Nursing Instructor

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges is seeking a full-time Nursing Instructor.


Position Title:

Nursing Instructor

Salary Range:

$63,055 - $64,909

Reporting Relationship:

Dean of Health Programs

Position Summary:

Teach courses, lab, simulation, and/or clinical in accordance with outcomes identified in the established course development model.  Instructional assignments may include alternative delivery methods, day or evening courses, and/or multiple campus locations. Must demonstrate excellence in organization, planning, teaching and service. Must demonstrate a commitment to the mission and values of the community college. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Unencumbered current licensure as a registered nurse in Iowa prior to teaching.
  • Master’s Degree with a major in nursing or applicable field required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing will be considered.
  • Two years’ experience in clinical nursing required.
  • Maintains competence in clinical nursing.
  • Community College teaching or training experience is preferred.
  • Excellence in organization and communication required.


Typical Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Teaches courses in accordance with outcomes identified in the established course development model. Uses effective and appropriate instructional delivery systems.
  • Participates in the design of appropriate courses and programs of instruction. Utilizes appropriate process to maintain currency of curriculum and collaborates in the development and revision of curriculum as needed.
  • Demonstrates satisfactory preparation and meets with classes/clinical as scheduled.
  • Demonstrates rapport with students.
  • Establishes a clear and accurate syllabus for each class. Posts syllabus in CANVAS. Communicates course objectives, instructional processes, evaluation policies and methods, and attendance policies to students. 
  • Evaluates and records student performance and achievement on a regular basis and provide feedback to students.
  • Establishes and maintains appropriate office hours to assist students and provide feedback.
  • Collaborates with support services to assist student success in the classroom and/or clinical to meet recommended student/instructional accommodations as required.
  • Monitors and communicates with students about academic progress. Collaborate with advising by monitoring student progress and referring at risk students using early alert tools and/or other mechanisms. Maintain accurate attendance reports and deliver timely 4-week progress grades, midterm grades, and final grades.
  • Participates in outcomes assessment measurements adopted by EICC. Plans and implements learning strategies appropriate for meeting student outcomes. Analyze results of planning and teaching and make appropriate revisions.

Involvement with the College and EICC District

  • Serves on college and district committees, work groups, and task forces.
  • Attends and participates in all scheduled faculty, college, district, and advisory meetings as appropriate.
  • Assists college in the recruitment and retention of students
  • Serves as an active department team member.
  • Demonstrates professionalism at all times.
  • Supports the EICC mission, values and belief in high expectations and high aspirations.
  • Commits to quality service that meet or exceed the expectations of students and internal/external stakeholders.

Professional Development

  • Retains professional qualifications (including academic degrees and specialized certifications and licensures) that meet or exceed those required for the position.
  • Actively maintains professional development activity and records in accordance with the guidelines of the Quality Faculty Plan.
  • Participates in professional meetings and workshops.
  • Participates in college/district professional development activities.
  • Remains active and current in one’s professional field/discipline.
  • Remains current in pedagogical best practices.

Other duties as assigned


For consideration please complete online application and submit your resume and cover letter to: e-mail or Human Resources Dept., Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, 101 West Third St., Davenport IA 52801-1221. Send unofficial transcript(s) with your resume and cover letter. Official college transcript(s) will be required at the time of hire.

It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community College District not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status, as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact EICC’s Equal Employment Opportunity Officer/Equity Coordinator, Eastern Iowa Community College District, 101 West Third Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563-336-5222, 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: