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Adjunct Surgical Technology Instructor

Iowa Western Community College Council Bluffs, IA

Job Description

Adjunct Surgical Technology Instructor

Basic Function and Responsibility:

Adjunct Faculty is responsible for teaching classes as assigned by Dean. Must evaluate and report student performances and progress in courses in accordance with College and division policies and procedures. Must meet Adjunct Minimum Faculty Standards and adhere to college policies and procedures.


Typical Physical Demands:
Requires prolonged standing or sitting.  Requires frequent bending, stooping or stretching.  May require light lifting.  Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity.  Requires ability to distinguish letters or symbols.  Requires the use of office equipment such as computer terminals, calculator, telephone, faxes, and copiers. 


Typical Working Conditions:
Work is routinely performed in a laboratory and/or clinical environment.  Frequent contact with internal and external customers is required.


Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organize and supervise lab and clinical experiences using clinical objectives of the course.
  • Conduct lab/clinical meetings for the entire period scheduled and in a punctual manner.
  •  Maintain up-to-date syllabi, using core curriculum objectives established by the Dean, in all courses as assigned.
  • Exhibit a positive and professional demeanor and attitude, contributing to a productive and growth oriented work environment.
  • Be available to students for consultation before and/or after scheduled lab/clinical time.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding students and colleagues.
  • Complete assigned tasks in a timely manner, such as: uploading syllabi, maintaining an accurate and up-to-date electronic attendance manager and gradebook, complete and submit reports regarding student attendance and progress, record assessment of student learning,  submit final clinical evaluations.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding students and colleagues.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to organize and present various curriculum concepts to a wide range of students with varying backgrounds and abilities and adjust teaching techniques accordingly.
  • Assume responsibility; deal effectively with problems, and exercise independent judgment when making decisions.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with students, colleagues, staff, administrators and other contacts.
  • Possess strong human relations skills and the ability to effectively relate to diverse personalities.
  • Ability to role model appropriate professional behavior in the surgical suites and laboratory environments.

  Current BLS for the health care provider card; Certified Surgical Technologist

: Current surgical experience
Preferred:  Teaching experience

Job Duties:
Salary Range:

Application Deadline:
open until filled


Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination
It is the policy of Iowa Western Community College to provide equal educational opportunities and not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, AIDS/HIV status, citizenship, or medical condition, as those terms are defined under applicable laws, in its educational programs, activities, or employment practices. 


Questions or complaints? Contact Title IX and Equity Coordinator, Kim Henry, or ADA Coordinator, Keri Zimmer, equity@iwcc.edu, 712-325-3200, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, (312)-730-1560, OCR.Chicago@ed.gov. More information at https://www.iwcc.edu/about/statement.asp. 

Job Details

Date Posted December 7, 2018
Date Closes February 5, 2019
Address 2700 College Rd
Located In Council Bluffs, IA
Department Health and Sports Science
Job Type Part-time Employee
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
SOC Category 29-2055.00 Surgical Technologists
Zipcode 51503
Name Human Resources Director

This job requires the following skills

  • Community College Teacher
  • Medical - Surgical Nursing
  • Surgical Technologist
  • Other - Instructor

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