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Mercy College of Health Sciences not only offers students an exceptional education, but we also offer employees a challenging and rewarding work environment.  Our core values of knowledge, reverence, integrity, compassion and excellence are at the foundation of how we work and what we do.  We are committed to providing the best environment for students to learn and employees to work.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with the College, please contact Human Resources at 515.643.6640 or

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To be considered for the following positions, applicants will be asked to complete an Applicant Assessment Survey.

The final candidate must pass a drug and nicotine screen.


Administrative Assistant - Temporary- June, July 2015

This position will serve in a temporary position as assistant to the President of Mercy College.  Duties will include administrative support, answering phones, scheduling meetings and taking minutes.  The position will start in late May or early June and will continue to mid July.

Qualifications include 3 years experience providing office support, excellent attention to detail, strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability using Microsoft Office products.  Requisition number:  1500010194

Dean, School of Nursing

We are seeking candidates for the Dean position in our School of Nursing. Responsibilities include for providing leadership and oversight for the academic programs within the School, setting vision and a strategic plan, ensuring student learning outcomes are met and all accreditation and College policies and standards are met.

Qualifications include a Ph.D. or Ed.D in related field, Master of Science in Nursing degree, 7 years' experience in nursing administration of undergraduate and graduate programs, 3 to 5 years' experience teaching in nursing in undergraduate and graduate programs and a current and valid Iowa RN licensure.  Requisition number:  1500006978

Director, Financial Aid

The position will be responsible for planning, organizing, supervising, and adminisering financial aid activities.  This includes monitoring programs to ensure the compliance of all federal, state, and insitutional policies and regulations.

Qualifications include a Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business, financial management or related field, 5 years experience in managing college student financial aid programs, comprehensive knowledge of current financial aid regulations, policies, and processes and strong interpersonal skills. Requisition number:  1500005681

Director, Campus Ministry

The position will be responsible for providing spiritual support for the College community and administer campus ministry needs.  The position will also teach academic courses in the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences and supervise the onsite Living and Learning community.

Qualifications include a Master's degree in ministry, scripture, theology or religious studies, demonstrated ability to teach in higher education, an active Roman Catholic and three years experience with non traditional aged young adult ministry.  Requisition number:  1500005083

Director, Institutional Research and Effectiveness

The Director will provide direction and leadership for institutional research and effectiveness and program accreditation.  The position will oversee the assessment office activities.

Qualifications include a Master's degree in higher education. social sciences, statistics or related field; 3+ years experience in institutional research in an institution of higher learning or similar setting; demonstrated knowledge of research methods and advanced statistical analysis techniques and knowledge of regional and progam accreditation requirements and procedures. Requisition number:  1500004262

Assistant Professor-Math/Statistics

We are seeking candidates for a full-time Math/Statistics instructor in the School of Liberal Arts & Science.  The position is a 12 month contract.

Qualifications include a PhD or EdD in a related field, teaching experience, and excellent communication skills. Requisition number:  1500004260.

Adjunct Faculty Positions


Adjunct instructors are needed to teach in the clinical environments for the Associate of Nursing program.

Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor's degree in Nursing (Master's degree in Nursing preferred) and 2 years experience as a RN. Current and valid Iowa Registered Nursing license is required.  Requisition number: 1500004258


Adjunct instructors are needed to teach CPR, ACLS and PALS courses.

Qualifications include a BLS certification in CPR for the Health care Worker and experience in health care delivery. CPR, ACLS and PALS instructors must have a current Instructor Certification.  For ACLS and PALS a minimum of 1 year experience as an ACLS or PALS provider is required.  CPR Requisition number:  1500004268.  ACLS/PALS Requisition number:  1500004266

Skills Evaluators - EMS

Evaluators needed to assist with skills evaluations for students.

Qualifications include Evaluator endorsement from IDPH.  Requisition number:  1500004264.

Adjunct Faculty -EMS

Instructors needed to assist with skills instruction for students in the EMT and Paramedic programs.

Qualifications include high school diploma and National EMT Registry certification.  Requisition number:  1500004256

Quick Info

Anne Dennis, PHR, SHRM-CP
Human Resources Business Partner

(515) 643-6640
Fax (515) 643-6626

Mercy College of Health Sciences
928 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1239

Amber Urias
Secretary, Human Resources

(515) 643-6682
Fax (515) 643-6626