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Communications Instructor- Calmar Campus

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Application review will begin March 16 and continue until position is filled.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Communications Instructor- Calmar Campus
Posting Number F00110
Full-Time/Part-Time Full Time
Work Schedule
Posted At
Campus/Center Calmar

Position Summary Information

Job Goal

To fully support the mission of Northeast Iowa Community College through the functions of teaching, service and scholarship. To provide effective instruction to ensure academic programming attains student learning outcomes and prepares students for successful transition into the workforce or transfer to a post-secondary institution. To carry out assigned responsibilities to ensure academic programs are sustainable and aligned with accreditation standards.


The successful candidate will have a master’s degree in Speech or Communication, or a master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in a combination of the following qualifying fields that specifically include a minimum of six graduate hours in Speech and/or Communication; Mass Media, Fine Arts, Literature, English, Drama/Theatre, Speech Pathology, or Linguistics.

Primary courses taught may include: Public Speaking, Composition I and II, Introduction to Literature, Diversity and the Media, Workplace Communications, Foundations of Writing, or other transfer-level Arts and Sciences or Developmental courses as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities

Teaching is a core activity of the College and all faculty members are expected to achieve excellence in this role. Teaching includes not only traditional classroom, laboratory and studio instruction, but may also include service-learning courses, evolving forms of technology-enhanced instruction such as hybrid, online, distance learning courses, competency based learning, and other non-classroom instruction such as the supervision of interns/co-op students and clinical students.

Essential Functions

Remain current with methods and developments in the content area. Complete delegated teaching assignment in accordance with guidelines for teaching format. Meet all class, office and college commitments.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 02/26/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Application review will begin March 16 and continue until position is filled.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * In 1-2 paragraphs, please explain your teaching philosophy. As you prepare to write your statement, reflect on your goals for teaching in your discipline or area. Consider how you will apply your practical experience to the classroom. Share how you will engage your students and help them understand challenging concepts.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Do you have a Master's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • NICC Website
    • Posting at NICC
    • IowaWorks
    • AccessDubuqueJobs
    • Local Newspaper
    • Other
  4. If you answered the referral question with "Other", please provide. Enter N/A if not applicable.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. If newspaper, please provide name/town of newspaper. Enter N/A if not applicable.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation
  2. Other Document
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2