Instructor, Nurse Aide and Related Health Programs

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges is looking to fill a position for an Instructor, Nurse Aide and Related Health Programs. This position will serve the students of the EICC district at Scott Community College.

Position Title:

Instructor, Nurse Aide and Related Health Programs

Reporting Relationship:

Dean of Health Programs and CNA Program Manager

Starting Salary:

$58,000 to $63,000/Year

Position Summary:

This person will teach Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) and short term health-related courses, including CNA clinical learning experiences. Will assist with and coordinate skills testing. Will assist with and oversee CNA course files for all CNA classes at EICC and assure their compliance with the Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA) regulations.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduate of an approved School of Nursing with licensure as a registered nurse in Iowa or a compact state or the ability to obtain one. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, or enrollment in a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or related field preferred. Minimum two years total of full-time clinical nursing experience with minimum of 1 year in long term care. CNA instructor status or ability to obtain CNA instructor status. Experience working in education preferred. Must relate well to people and display a high degree of competency within the field. Must be capable of creating a classroom environment which is conducive to student learning. Must demonstrate strong organizational and record keeping skills.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach Nurse Aide and related courses in accordance with objectives of the course outlines as set forth by the department and in compliance with the requirements of the DIA.
  • In conjunction with the CNA Program Manager, maintain course and testing records for all CNA courses and students.
  • Assist with preparation for and host DIA evaluators, providing necessary documentation and resources maintain program compliance.
  • Ensure and maintain documentation that students in the course meet all required course prerequisites, which may include physical examinations, immunization records, and/or background checks.
  • Develop and maintain current course syllabi/outlines for assigned courses as needed.
  • In conjunction with the CNA Program Manager, research and develop, or update, curriculum for short-term certificates as needed.
  • Teach using a variety of instructional methods and technologies that facilitates learning for all students.
  • Organize and present various concepts to a wide range of students with varying backgrounds and abilities, and adjust teaching techniques accordingly.
  • Inject relevant personal occupational experience into the instructional setting to assist in the preparation of each student for subsequent successful entry into employment.
  • Maintain cooperative relationships with professional personnel, local organizations, public officials and other interested people.
  • Assist in maintaining public relations with the local community and take part in community relations when possible.
  • Organize, assign and teach CNA clinical experiences for student learning at local long term care facilities.
  • Assist in program promotion and recruitment of students, provide academic advising as needed, and assist in the placement and follow up of students.
  • Be knowledgeable of and comply with state guidelines and regulations pertaining to the operation of the Nurse Aide and other related health programs
  • Attend and participate in all scheduled staff meetings unless excused.
  • Attend state sponsored Nurse Aide program meetings as needed.
  • Keep accurate inventories of equipment and supplies and submit requisitions for needed materials.
  • Promptly report repairs needed for the lab, classroom and equipment.
  • Stay up to date with trends in the field and update program curriculum and equipment as appropriate.
  • Meet all assigned classes and office commitments as scheduled.
  • Serve actively on any committee to which appointed.
  • Maintain regular and consistent attendance at work.
  • Maintain professional appearance of office and laboratory areas.
  • Must be willing to flex schedule, location, and modality when necessary.  
  • Other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements:

  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
  • This would require the ability to lift files, textbooks, and student work, open filing cabinets, and bend or stand as necessary.
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Requires the ability to sit or stand in a classroom during extended instructional periods. 

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.

Review of applications will begin Wednesday, April 19, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.

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: