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Ag Instructor Vacancy - John A. Logan College(Carterville) - New Program

Thursday, February 15, 2018

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Great opportunity to start a college agriculture program!

Deadline
 March 23, 2018, at the close of business

Start Date TBD

Hours Varied

Description

Agriculture Instructor - Full-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty  click for more info

Faculty are covered under a 9-month contract period (August through May) and are required to teach a minimum of 15 credit hours and serve eight office hours per week for student consultation in fall and spring semesters. Additional teaching opportunities with compensation may be available in the summer semester. 

The candidate will be responsible for developing and gaining state approval for a new agriculture program within the career and technical education division. Following approval, the individual assumes primary responsibility for the agriculture program, including teaching courses and ensuring program success. Courses within the program include, but are not limited to, Introduction to Agriculture, Agriculture Economics, Crop Science, Animal Science, and Soil Science. Instructional responsibilities also include: continued course development to maintain program currency, participation in assessment of student outcomes, conducting program review, development of instructional resources, including those for online learning. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to post and maintain office hours, engage in professional development, recruit students, participate fully in departmental duties, institutional committees, and activities as assigned. The candidate is also expected to represent the College credibly with respect to any of its activities, and observe, support, and enforce the regulations, policies, and programs of the College.

Qualifications

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Science, Agriculture Education, or related field; three years of work experience within the agriculture industry; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.  Masters degree is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications: Post-secondary teaching experience, especially at a community college; experience in the use of instructional technology with online delivery and development; curriculum development; willingness to teach a variety of agriculture courses.

Salary

Starting salary is determined by educational level and teaching experience as per contract salary schedule, and opportunities exist for overload and summer teaching.

Benefits

The College provides an excellent fringe benefit package.

How to apply

If you are interested in this position, please submit a Faculty application (PDF), resume, copy of all transcripts, names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of four professional references. Once you have completed your application please hand deliver or mail it to the address listed below.

John A. Logan College
Office of Human Resources Room C116
700 Logan College Road
Carterville, IL 62918
Phone:  (618) 985-2828  x8272


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