Adjunct Faculty, Ag Business

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Job Title Adjunct Faculty, Ag BusinessDepartmentAcademics SCLocationSheridanPosting CategoryAdjunctDesired Start Date08/26/2019Hiring RangeFull Salary RangeBenefits Summary

This is a part-time, non-benefited position. The position does include 25% NWCCD tuition discount during semester teaching.

Months Worked AnnuallyNATypical Work Schedule

Daytime class schedule

Position Information

Posting Number 20150391PJob Posting Date05/24/2019Initial Review DateOpen Until FilledYesJob Summary

he Ag Business Instructor will be an adjunct faculty member in the Agriculture Department. Duties will include the following: developing and teaching agriculture business courses; identifying resource needs and opportunities with other faculty to help guide program outcomes, structure and connectedness; encouraging and utilizing community partnerships and collaborations that support the program. Faculty members are expected to engage with students inside and outside the classroom.

Reports ToDirector of AgricultureEducation/Qualifications

Master’s degree or higher in an academic discipline focused toward ag business or related area and/or a master’s degree with 18 graduate level credits in ag business or economics.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge:

Knowledge of economics, computers and agriculture.

Familiarity with experiential learning and learner-centered educational philosophies.

Commitment to the community college mission.

Abilities and Skills:

Ability to teach courses in ag business, economics with an ag focus.

Ability to use a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist student learning.

Ability to work with a broad spectrum of student abilities.

Ability to support and expand community outreach and collaborations.

Excellent communication skills.

Ability to work in a team with shared responsibilities and agreed upon objectives

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

Classroom and office setting

About Northern Wyoming Community College District

Sheridan College is located in historic Sheridan, WY at the foot of the beautiful Big Horn Mountains, minutes away from a variety of outdoor recreational activities. Sheridan is ranked “America’s Top Western Town” by True West magazine and is a vibrant community. Sheridan College is a vital component in the community.

Gillette College is located in Gillette, WY, the county seat of Campbell County. Located midway between the Big Horn Mountains to the West and the Black Hills of South Dakota to the east. Gillette is a growing, family-friendly community and enjoys a very strong economy due to energy-related industries located there.

NWCCD also includes a small campus site in Buffalo, WY.

Experience

Teaching experience, preferably at the undergraduate level.

Work, research, or outreach experience in ag business.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Transcripts will be required and may be attached to your online application documents under “Transcripts” and for additional space, under “Other Documents” or emailed to: [email protected]

Letters of recommendation are highly recommended and can be attached to your online application documents (up to three letters), or may be sent to Human Resources at [email protected]

Job Duties

These are the job duties for required of the position.

Percentage of time100Responsibility/Duty

Provide classroom instruction

Participate in curriculum development and implementation

Maintain relevancy of ag business program to industry needs

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?

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Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Other Documents
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. Letter of Recommendation 3

 

 

 

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Posted: 5/25/2019
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