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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Nondiscrimination in Employment Practices:

Kirkwood Community College declares and affirms that it values and respects diversity and inclusion in all College-sponsored events, all employment practices, and all educational programs and activities. The College will not tolerate unlawful discrimination or harassment of persons on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, religion, or disability.

Anyone with questions or complaints should contact:

Kirkwood Community College
Vice President of Human Resources
313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Phone at 319-398-5572


U.S. Department of Education
Director of the Office for Civil Rights
Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison St., Suite 1475
Chicago, IL 60661-7204
Phone: 312-730-1560
Fax: 312-730-1576
Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov. 

Campus Security 
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.


Phone: 319-398-5572
Fax: 319-398-5502

313 Kirkwood Hall
8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday