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Director Continuing Education

Mercy College Des Moines, Iowa
Requisition ID 2022-216456 Employment Type Full Time Department Mercy College Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule 8:00 AM-4:30 PM Remote No Category Education / Training

Mercy College of Health Sciences is a Catholic institution of higher education, rooted in the heritage of the Sisters of Mercy, guided by our core values of knowledge, reverence, integrity, compassion, and excellence.

  • Develops the schedule for continuing education courses. Assigns instructors and ensures
    instructors are prepared to teach the courses.
  • Provides teaching lifesaving skills to the community and health care professionals and EMT
    program. Supervises and evaluates student learning experiences.
  • Reviews and analyzes course and instructor evaluations. Identifies areas of improvements and
    makes recommendations for enhancements.
  • Assists with the exploration and implementation of new courses and enhancement of current
  • Ensures regulatory compliance by auditing and reviewing processes and documentation on a
    regular basis.
  • Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent training and/or experience.
  • Certified in BLS, ACLS and PALS. Ability to obtain instructor credential within a specified period of
  • Certified as a Paramedic with instructor endorsement or ability to obtain instructor endorsement
    within a specific period of time.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent attention to detail, organizational and multi-tasking skills Ability to multi-task.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Experience in higher education preferred.

It is Mercy College of Health Sciences’ policy to conduct all academic programs and business activities in a manner that is free from unlawful discrimination and to provide equal opportunity for and equal treatment of students and employees regardless of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion/creed, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability or status as a U. S. veteran or any other factor protected by law.  Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies may be directed to the Vice President, Enrollment Management and Student Affairs or the Human Resources’ Business Partner at 515.643.3180, 928 6th Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50309,


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