Adjunct Dance Instructor, Iowa Western Community College, Council Bluffs, IA

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Type: Adjunct/Part-Time
Posted: 05/10/2023
Application Due: 06/23/2023
Category: Dance

Campus Location: Council Bluffs

Diversity or Affirmative Action statement:
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, veteran status, citizenship, medical condition, and actual or potential parental, family or marital status as those terms are defined under applicable laws, in its educational programs, activities, or employment practices.

Questions or complaints? Contact Title IX, ADA, and Equal Opportunity Coordinator for Students, Reanna Heim, or Title IX and Equal Opportunity Coordinator for Employees, Robyn Porter at and 712-325-3200; or Director of the Office for Civil Rights at U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730-1576, TDD 800-877-8339 Email:

Job Description:
Effective Date: Fall 2023
Iowa Western Community College invites applications for an adjunct, Instructor of Musical Theatre Dance/Choreography beginning Fall 2023. Styles covered are the areas of musical theatre, tap, jazz, hip-hop, ballet, and others as applicable to choreography for musical theater.

This position is responsible for teaching classes as assigned by the Academic Dean. Must evaluate and report student performances and progress in courses in accordance with college and division policies and procedures. Must meet Minimum Faculty Standards for hire and adhere to college policies and procedures. The instructor will promote, develop, and deliver quality education programs with the intent to retain students to graduation and access student learning outcomes each term.

Open Until Filled: Yes

Online Application Form: 3154

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in dance or related field or 6,000 hours of work experience related to dance.
  • The hiring process includes the ability to pass a background check.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Master's degree in performing arts or a related field is preferred.
  • Teaching experience is preferred.


Physical Demands:
Ability to occasionally lift 10 pounds, ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time, and use hands to operate computer keyboard, telephone, and other basic office equipment.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, and use a phone. Reading, writing, calculating, social interaction skills, reasoning/analysis, and ability to work with minimal supervision, high degree of problem-solving, organizational skills with the teaching and learning process, and high level of inter-personal skills is preferred.
Work is routinely performed in a classroom environment and maintain a classroom and lab environment, which is conducive to student learning. Frequent contact with internal and external customers is required. Instructors are responsible for obtaining and maintaining reliable compatible computer hardware and software.

Benefits Summary:
Iowa Western offers free access to our brand new Wellness Center and fitness classes to all part-time employees and their spouses.

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