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Instructor - Agriculture Mechanics

Fox Valley Technical College


Job Category
Regular Faculty
FVTC Worksite
Appleton Main Campus
Hours Per Week
40

Fox Valley Technical College celebrates diversity, supports equity and inclusiveness, and encourages individual expression in our workplace.

Job Description Summary
This individual will be required to instruct classes in Agriculture Power Equipment/Agriculture Service Equipment Technician/Farm Operations program areas. Flexibility in the work schedule is essential.

40 (38 weeks + 2 weeks for Cropland activities)

Job Description

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Facilitation of Learning. Plan, prepare and deliver instruction and facilitate the learning of students in associate degree, technical diploma, basic education, continuing education, and/or contract training programs. Assess the learning outcomes of students at the unit, course, and program level.
  • Curriculum Development. Develop, revise, and continually update curriculum and instructional materials which are competency-based, current, consistent with employer expectations, and aligned with the college policy on level of required documentation.
  • Classroom Management. Fulfill 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.
  • Interpersonal/Team Skills. Participate in activities of the instructional team, including planning, development, scheduling, and budgeting as a cooperative and professional team player.
  • Business/Industry/Community Linkages. 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.
  • Student Support and Guidance. Advise and support students as a mentor and role model in the achievement of their learning and career goals.
  • Professional Development. Participate in professional development activities which provide for continually updated knowledge and skills for the role of the contemporary instructor as directed by one's Individual Professional Development Plan.


SECONDARY JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Teach evening, off-campus/field classes as needed.
  • Teach or co-teach Farm Safety & Equipment Operations.
  • Work directly with Cropland coordinator and participate in Cropland activities as needed, which may be outside normal business hours.
  • Maintain and organize Agriculture Shop Classroom.
  • Monitor student graduation requirements.
  • Serve as an ambassador for agriculture in a variety of college and community activities.
  • Prepare and submit required reports.


QUALIFICATIONS, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's Degree in related and appropriate field, AND
  • Minimum of two years of occupational experience in the field of the program or programs being taught, of which at least one year shall be within the last five years. (One year of related occupational experience may be waived with at least two years of post−secondary teaching experience in the appropriate occupational field within the last five years), OR
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience from which comparable knowledge may be required.
  • Teaching or training experience is desirable.
  • Occupational experience in the farm equipment maintenance industry desired.
  • Ability to plan, organize, instruct, and facilitate quality education programs, including development of relevant curriculum.
  • Upon hire, must maintain Faculty Quality Assurance System requirements and licensure required by other agencies to maintain individual and program accreditation, if applicable.
  • Class A CDL is required. Candidates must have or be willing to obtain a Class A CDL license.


ESSENTIAL APTITUDES, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
  • Success and commitment as a team player, including the ability to engage in win-win thinking and to foster consensus.
  • Flexibility in schedule, including availability for evening and weekend assignments.
  • Flexibility, including the acceptance of and willingness to change.
  • Demonstrated ability for written and oral communication with students, staff, employers and other external entities.
  • Proficiency in computer use and applications which support teaching and learning.
  • Highly motivated with strong interest in contributing to the success of students and the college.
  • Ability to work with diverse student, staff, and community populations.
  • Understanding and successful use of learning technology, both on-line and as a tool for distance education.
  • A record of innovations which will facilitate student learning.
  • Demonstrated development of course materials and assessments of student learning.
  • An educational philosophy which places the primary emphasis on student learning in the design, delivery, and evaluation of courses.
  • Willingness to take risks and try new things.
  • Willingness to accept responsibility for professional and personal growth.
  • A commitment to the mission, purposes, and values of the college.


Additional Information

Pay: $60,800.00 - $82,900.00 per year.

Pay is based on a multitude of factors, including experience, qualifications, education, relevant certifications, internal equity, and market data.

To support the broader responsibilities of a regular faculty position, attainment of a Bachelor's Degree or higher (depending on position) is required. Based on experience and expertise, an individual with an Associate Degree or equivalent and willingness to obtain a Bachelor's Degree within specific timeframe may be considered.

It is the expectation that all employees comply and cooperate with the College's emergency action plan and any rapidly changing protocols, as well any applicable government orders affecting the College's operations. This includes adhering to safety protocols and using face coverings and personal protective equipment as applicable.

FVTC strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. FVTC does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, weight or any other protected class.


To apply, please visit: https://fvtc.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/FVTC/job/Appleton-WI/Instructor---Agriculture-Mechanics_JR2022-13

Fox Valley Technical College celebrates diversity, supports equity and inclusiveness, and encourages individual expression in our workplace.







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FVTC offers more than 200 associate degree, technical diploma and certificate programs, and instruction related to 15 apprenticeship trades, in addition to providing services to business and industry. The college serves about 50,000 people annually, more than any other technical college in Wisconsin. To learn more, visit www.fvtc.edu

 

 

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