Adjunct Instructor - Introduction to Cannabis

Location
Olive-Harvey College
Posted
Dec 17, 2019
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Community College
Duties and ResponsibilitiesADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR - INTRODUCTION TO CANNABISOLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE
Olive-Harvey College is looking for an adjunct instructor to teach “Introduction to Cannabis”.  Introduction to Cannabis will discuss the basic life cycle of the plant/plant properties, and the natural origins and evolution of cannabis. The course will also include topics related to how cannabis influenced commercial, medical, ritual and religious practices in culture.  The Cannabis Dispensary certificate prepares students to work in a licensed cannabis dispensary. This program is a 11-credit basic certificate program aligned to the Supply Chain Management/Transportation, Distribution program. Students will acquire skills to interact with and educate cannabis clients in a regulated environment and the foundational knowledge to pursue additional careers in the cannabis industry.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Plan, prepare and deliver instruction and facilitate the learning of students.Revise, and continually update curriculum and instructional materialsFulfill assigned schedule, maintain accurate student attendance and grade records, maintain instructional environment with emphasis on safety, housekeeping, and equipment security, and ensure opportunities for student/participant evaluation.Develop and deliver customized training for various clients as needed, and maintain involvement with business/industry/community through advisory committees, marketing and recruitment efforts, and professional associations and organizations.You must demonstrate excellence in teaching, commitment to integrating new technologies in the learning process and the ability to inspire, motivate and empower students to succeed.Maintain office hours for advising, mentoring and coaching students.Post syllabi and grades on Blackboard.


Qualifications
  • Associate's degree or higher is required
  • Familiarity with and understanding of Illinois cannabis laws and regulations 
  • At least 1 year of work experience in the cannabis industry
  • Awareness of dispensary operations and cultivation processing
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
All interested candidates, including City Colleges of Chicago employees, must submit the following documents for review:
  • A letter of interest
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • A statement of your teaching philosophy
  • A legible copy of your college transcripts (Unofficial transcripts initially accepted, official transcripts must be provided at the time of interview)
  • Two letters of recommendation
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.Thank you for your interest in City Colleges of Chicago!

Job: Adjunct
Primary Location: Olive-Harvey College
Job Posting: Sep 28, 2020, 3:58:00 PM

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