Admissions Recruiter

Individual will assist in the admissions office with student recruiting and will also assist with general student advising.

Qualifications include a minimum of an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree preferred. Individual must be highly energetic with strong leadership skills as well as excellent communication, human relations and computer skills. Must be willing to travel often as well as work occasional evening and weekend events.

This is a full-time position with benefits. Review of applications will begin Thursday, August 28, and will continue until the position is filled.


Adult Basic Education/High School Equivalency Instructor (Location: SWCC Red Oak Center)

Individual will be responsible for preparing and teaching basic skills, computer literacy, and High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) subject areas (reading, writing, mathematics, general science, and social studies) to students enrolled in the SWCC Adult Literacy program.

The instructor must evaluate and report adult student progress and level completion according to state and federal guidelines and must have good communication and computer skills.

Bachelor’s degree required, in education preferred. Individual will be scheduled up to 18 hours per week.  Pay will begin at $13 per hour.  Review of applications will begin August 28 and will continue until the position is filled.


Administrative Software Programmer

Individual will be responsible for the daily management of the POISE administrative software, the VMS operating system, and the coordination of other various computer activities. Will also be accountable for programming, preparing reports, trouble-shooting and other customer support for the administrative software.

Qualifications include a minimum of an associate’s degree in computer science. The successful candidate will also have prior knowledge and experience of the VMS operating system as well as demonstrated experience working with a POISE data management system or similar DMS system. Knowledge of Microsoft SQL server, HTML, CSS and JavaScript preferred. Individual must be able to work well under stressful situations, have basic accounting skills, and be able to work well with individuals at all levels of the organization. Individual will likely be required to work some nights and weekends. This is a full time position with full benefits.

Review of applications will begin Monday, August 18, and will continue until the position is filled.

Chief Financial Officer

Individual is responsible for managing and coordinating the financial affairs of Southwestern Community College including, but not limited to, establishing and maintaining systems to identify and control income and expenditures for the college, preparing and monitoring the college budget, preparing state and federal reports, and completion of other duties relating to insurance, purchasing and business operations. The position also currently oversees the following areas: Bookstore, Copy Center, Financial Aid, Human Resources & Payroll, Information Technology, and Food Services.  The Chief Financial Officer serves as a member of SWCC’s administrative cabinet and consults with and assists the Chief Executive Officer with the day-to-day administration of the college.

The successful candidate shall have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in accounting with a master’s degree or CPA certification preferred, plus at least five years of demonstrated management and/or leadership experience in a similar role.

This is a full time position with benefits. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Part-Time Housekeepers

Actively seeking applications for the Housekeeping department: two part-time positions, evening shift, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Monday-Friday).

Scheduling may vary on occasion at the discretion of the supervisor depending on staffing needs.

The housekeeping staff at SWCC are responsible for maintaining the safety, cleanliness and appearance of classrooms, restrooms, hallways, offices, gyms, locker rooms, entries, auditoriums and other areas inside and/or outside college properties. Position demands include a great deal of time walking, standing, bending, pushing, pulling and lifting. The individuals also have a high degree of contact with people including students, staff and the general public.

Review of applications will begin August 22, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. Interviews will begin immediately upon receipt of qualified candidates.

Success Coach

Individual will serve as the transition coordinator for students completing HSED training and transitioning them into credit programs and will work in collaboration with Adult Literacy staff to identify pathways. Individual will also serve as a career coach for student programs, linking them with appropriate college and partner resources. Other responsibilities will be to provide advising services to non-credit and credit students in need of assistance, serve as the college’s retention coordinator, provide general academic and personal assistance to Success Center students and other duties as assigned.

A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in counseling, education, or human services required. Prior experience developing academic/career plans for individuals whose goal is sustainable wage employment preferred. Experience in the development of industry career ladders and academic pathways desired.

This is a part-time position (up to 20 hours per week). Review of applications will begin Friday, August 8, and will continue until the position is filled.

ESL Instructors for Red Oak and Osceola

Individuals will be teaching English to second language learners. Bachelor’s degree required; education major desired. Spanish knowledge helpful, not required. Will be scheduled up to 10 hrs/wk (days); $13 per hour.

Review of applications will begin August 8 and will continue until the position is filled.

EMS Instructor (Emergency Medical Services) – Adult & Continuing Education

Individual will provide instruction, supervision and evaluation of student learning experiences in the EMS programs including EMR, EMT and AEMT classes. Primary responsibilities include: set-up and break down of classroom, proper use of equipment, current knowledge of National and Iowa EMS standards, and managing necessary student records. Classes may be located on and/or off SWCC’s main campus.

Qualifications include prior work experience as an EMS provider, Iowa EMS Certification at the Paramedic level and Iowa EMS Instructor endorsement required. Prior teaching experience appropriate to the teaching responsibility and demonstrated ability to utilize appropriate varied and innovative classroom and clinical teaching strategies desired. Iowa EMS Evaluator endorsement and AHA BLS Instructor preferred.

This is a part-time position, typically 8 hours per week. Class times will vary according to scheduling needs. Will work primarily evenings, any day of the week including occasional Saturdays and Sundays. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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