Southwestern Community College is currently accepting applications for the following positions. You can find application information on the How to Apply page. Check back for future job listings and career opportunities at SWCC.
Published June 1, 2023
Published May 31, 2023
Individual will be responsible for recruiting, advising, and assisting middle and high school students to complete high school and to enroll in post-secondary schools. The advisor will also assist students in selecting and applying to post-secondary schools and obtaining financial aid. Requires travel in a two-county area of SW Iowa to visit three to four school districts.
Published May 22, 2023
This is a 167-day (nine-month) instructional contract for an individual to teach courses for SWCC’s music program beginning August 2023. Teaching responsibilities include music theory, instrumental and/or vocal jazz ensembles, vocal and/or instrumental arranging, and recording studio production. The ability to compose and arrange for a variety of ensembles; demonstrate competence with live sound and recording studio technology; and play jazz/pop piano, as well as either jazz/pop guitar, drum set, or bass is preferred. Individual will also participate in tours, program recruitment, jazz festival planning, recital performances, student advising, and administrative duties as assigned.
Published May 5, 2023
The college and career transition coach (CCTC) will work directly through Southwestern Community College and selected secondary schools to support college transition and career exploration. The CCTC will work closely with students in grades 11 and 12 in partner high schools and as part of the first-year support system for students coming out of this program and entering SWCC. The CCTC will provide additional targeted support to school counseling programs in the college and career domain and work with a variety of stakeholders. The CCTC may also have the opportunity to teach courses through SWCC.
Published May 2, 2023
Actively seeking an adjunct instructor beginning August 2023 to teach applied classical piano lessons. Must be able to teach students at various levels of experience (student experience will range from beginner to having several years of lessons). The ideal candidate will demonstrate students growth in sight-reading, agility, flexibility, and basic pianist skills.
Published May 2, 2023
Actively seeking an adjunct instructor beginning in August 2023 to teach applied classical voice lessons. Candidates should have a strong background in classical training and priority will be given to those candidates with training in contemporary styles which could include speech level singing, somatic voicework, and/or extensive knowledge in mixed voice instruction. Candidates who can accompany their own students in lessons, masterclasses and recitals on piano is preferred.
Published April 20, 2023
Actively seeking a health occupations adjunct instructor for Southwestern’s Nurse Assisting certificate program in Red Oak.
Published April 20, 2023
Actively seeking a highly responsible, customer service driven individual who has previous retail and/or customer service experience, and who thrives in a fast paced, challenging and ever-changing environment. This position is involved with not only campus operational needs but also vendors serving the collegiate retail market. The ideal candidate must be able to work flexible hours during peak seasons, be a self-starter, detail oriented, and must be able to lift heavy objects related to daily bookstore operations.
Published April 13, 2023
Southwestern is seeking applications for a full-time carpentry and building trades instructor for the Creston career academy program. The successful individual will be responsible for the overall supervision of the carpentry and building trades career academy program, which includes teaching a variety of courses and supervising the construction of a residential home. The candidate will also collaborate with the college carpentry and building trades program. The teaching assignment will involve training students through classroom instruction, hands-on demonstration, and lab experiences. The successful candidate will also possess strong organizational and leadership skills, demonstrate cooperative teamwork ability, and be attentive to detail.
Published April 12, 2023
Actively seeking full-time instructor for the nursing program at Southwestern Community College (SWCC), Creston, Iowa. A bachelor’s degree in nursing or applicable field, current RN license, and a minimum of two years recent nursing experience required. The desired candidate shall either have completed an MSN degree or shall immediately enroll in a program upon hire and demonstrate annual progress towards completion within the first three years of employment. Previous teaching experience is desired, but not required.
Published March 3, 2023
Individual will be responsible for the development and delivery of short term career preparatory and continuing education courses in the area of health occupations, allied health, and related health, and assist with the American Heart Association training programs as needed. The coordinator is expected to provide the day-to-day leadership which will ultimately produce quality programs in Area XIV and beyond.
Published February 28, 2023
The chief financial officer (CFO) is a key member of SWCC’s administrative team. Reporting directly to the college president, the CFO collaborates closely with the president and other cabinet members in both long-range planning and daily administration of the college. The successful candidate shall be a proven leader who demonstrates an appreciation of all constituencies and contributes to the positive working environment of the college; and serves as a representative of the college in a number of external settings.
Published February 9, 2023
Responsibilities include assisting the head coach with recruiting, skills development, practices, and all other facets of the program.
Qualifications include previous high school or collegiate level coaching experience and a minimum of an associate degree with a bachelor's degree preferred. Assistant coaching stipend is $4,500. Additional income opportunities for assistant coaches are possible through other jobs on campus. Applicants are encouraged to visit the website for more information about other job openings.
Published February 8, 2023
The housekeeping staff at SWCC are responsible for maintaining the safety, cleanliness, and appearance of classrooms, restrooms, hallways, offices, gyms, locker rooms, entries, auditoriums, dorms 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; professionalism, courtesy and a friendly demeanor is essential.
Published January 13, 2023
Southwestern Community College department of athletics is seeking graduate assistants for the 2023-24 academic year. The graduate assistant is responsible for duties as assigned by the head coach/athletic directors and will also have residential life responsibilities. This is a 10-month, two-year appointment, pending successful evaluation at the end of year one.
Published July 25, 2022
Responsibilities include assisting the head coach with recruiting, player development, practices, games and all other facets of the program.
Published December 16, 2022
Actively seeking nurse aide instructor for Southwestern’s Health Careers program in Red Oak.
Published August 5, 2022
Individual(s) will be responsible for operating a public transit bus to service and transport passengers for Southwestern’s off premises activities. The driver shall comply with all regulations and stipulations appropriate and specified by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
Published October 5, 2015
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