Why Work at Kirkwood?

Kirkwood employees set the standard for innovation, vision, and career excellence. Commit to every student's success, every day.

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Working at Kirkwood affords you unique opportunities, including many based on our Cedar Rapids campus: 

As one of Cedar Rapids' top employers, Kirkwood rewards employees with competitive compensation, benefits packages, and more, including: 

  • Professional development opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement 
  • Generous leave policies
  • Choice of retirement programs
  • Competitive total rewards packages 

More than 160,000 people call the Cedar Rapids-Iowa City Corridor home.  

Enjoy our vibrant theatre and music scene. Join a rec league or curling team. Attend hockey, football, baseball, or roller derby events. Taste the local flavor at area restaurants.

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Work at The Hotel at Kirkwood Center

The Hotel at Kirkwood Center is the only teaching hotel at a community college in the United States. Kirkwood students assist a professional management team in a working and teaching lab environment, and YOU can be part of it!

Kirkwood welcomes and values people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences.

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See Kirkwood Community College's EEO/AA Statement here.

Kirkwood Campus Security is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Security officers patrol the campus, check buildings, and respond to emergencies and other calls for service. They also regularly conduct traffic checks on campus, staff special events, and facilitate a variety of safety and security presentations.

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Kirkwood’s Human Resources department is available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. We’re located at 313 Kirkwood Hall.


Human Resources
313 Kirkwood Hall
6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

319-398-5572 phone
319-398-5502 fax