Faculty, Agriculture

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Posting Number F/A140165 Position Title Faculty, Agriculture Department Agricultural, Horticultural, and Veterinary Sciences Division Academic Affairs Classification Faculty Union/Non Union Union Full Time / Part Time? Full Time Temporary? No Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 02/14/2019 Closing Date 03/08/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:

• Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment background check
• Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College
• Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

Advertising Summary

Would you like to work for one of the first choices of employment?

Do you want to be part of a strategic organization?

One that prides itself on educating our future workforce.

Tucked in the middle of a wildlife preserve, bridging the banks of a lake and surrounded by its own Arboretum, Joliet Junior College is an educational community that embraces diversity and promotes personal growth. Each year, more than 35,000 students find the diverse, comprehensive high quality educational experience they are looking for at JJC. We hope that you will take a few minutes to explore the job opportunities we have available and consider becoming a part of this experience.

The recruitment of qualified and diverse faculty and staff is the cornerstone of JJC’s commitment to an innovative, collaborative and inclusive educational community. At JJC, we respect the wealth of knowledge and experience each of our employees brings to the workplace. The college supports this commitment by providing full-time employees with a comprehensive benefits package for our full-time employees including:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (employee & family)

•Medical
•Dental
•Vision

Flexible Spending Account

403(b) and 457(b) option for pre-tax retirement savings

Joliet Junior College Tuition Assistance (employee & family)

Long Term Disability

Life Insurance & a comprehensive leave plan including:

•Federal holidays
•Vacation
•Personal
•Sick

Link to Human Resources website

http://www.jjc.edu/about-jjc/college-leadership/administration/human-resources

Job Description

POSITION:FACULTY, AGRICULTURE
STATUS: Full Time Tenure Track
DEPARTMENT:Agricultural, Horticultural, and Veterinary Sciences
DIVISION:Academic Affairs
CLASSIFICATION: Exempt
UNION:Faculty
REPORTS TO:Department Chair
PLACEMENT: Placement on salary schedule is dependent on qualifications.
MINIMUM PAY RATE:Qualifications include education and related work experience.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff.

POSITION SUMMARY
Adapt to new and changing situations and demonstrate a positive attitude. Demonstrate respect for students; understand learning styles and apply understanding to institution-related activities; demonstrate integrity and promote diversity and open communications. Fifteen credit hours a semester constitute a standard load. Course assignments may be late afternoon, evening, Saturday, and at branch campuses or satellite centers. Position is subject to all terms and provisions of the Joliet Junior College faculty contract.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Teach courses in the Agricultural Program primarily in the areas of Agriculture Business and Agriculture Mechanics as well as other courses as assigned by the Department Chairperson. Additional teaching opportunities may be available depending on candidate interest and qualifications.
2.Assist with and/or sponsor departmental student organizations and activities.
3.Work closely with other instructors and special programs and services within the college to determine placements, curriculum, and academic support.
4.Participate in course development, assessment, accreditation, and planning activities.
5.Be willing to teach online and/or hybrid courses.
6.Participate in appropriate departmental meetings and recruitment activities; serve on committees.
7.Assist students with academic advising.
8.Attend and assist with various departmental recruitment activities including high school visitation.
9.Work closely with other instructors and special programs and services within the college to determine placements, curriculum, and academic support.
10.Participate in course development, assessment, accreditation, and planning activities.
11.Demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and learning.
12.Demonstrate strong understanding and commitment to the community college mission.
13.Teach at other campus sites as needed.
14.Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College faculty contract.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
1.Master of Science Degree in Agriculture or related field.
2.Teaching and/or industry experience.
3.Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
1.Practical agricultural industry experience.
2.Teaching experience at the community college level.
3.Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.
4.Experience in teaching using online and/or course management software.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
1.Normal classroom physical demands.
2.Normal laboratory demands relating to basic repair and maintenance of farm-type machinery.

WORKING CONDITIONS
1.Classroom teaching environment.
2.Laboratory teaching and occasional outdoor laboratory activities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Apply on-line at http://employment.jjc.edu

Application Procedures: “Apply to this Job at employment.jjc.edu”

Application Deadline: March 8, 2019

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:
• Satisfactory results of a background check
• Post-offer, pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College
• Post-offer, pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

Joliet Junior College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action college supporting diversity.

ANNUAL CLERY SAFETY REPORT (ASR) NOTICE FIRE SAFETY REPORT (FSA) and MISSING PERSON POLICY (MPP) FOR STUDENTS RESIDING IN “ON CAMPUS” STUDENT HOUSING
Joliet Junior College is committed to assisting members of the JJC community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual CLERY security compliance document along with the Fire Safety Report (FSR) and the Missing Person Policy (MPP) for students residing in “on campus” student housing is available at the JJC Police Department website :
www.jjc.edu/cleryreport

If you would like to receive the ASR, FSR or MPP in booklet form, you may stop by the Campus Police Department located on Main Campus in G 1013 or call Campus Police at 815-280-2234. The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety such as crime prevention and reporting, police law enforcement authority, disciplinary procedures and other related security policies. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous years for all JJC campuses, property owned and controlled by JJC District 525 and on public property immediately adjacent to JJC campuses.
This information is required by law and is made available by the Joliet Junior College Police Department.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a Master of Science Degree (or higher) in Agriculture or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have any teaching and/or industry experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have any practical agricultural industry experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have experience teaching at the community college level?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have any experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have any experience in teaching online and/or using course management programs?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Certification or License

 

 

 

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