Agriculture Transfer Program Faculty

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Linn Benton Community College
Albany, OR
Sep 13, 2021
Sep 22, 2021
Organization Type
This pool has been established to accept applications for possible openings for part-time instructors that may arise throughout the year. The Agriculture/Horticulture Department at LBCC offers a wide range of courses including Crop Science, Computers in Agriculture, Forage Crops, Marketing in Agricultue, Management in Agriculture, Soils (CSS) and Landscape Plant Materials. The faculty member develops, plans, and presents organized lectures, laboratory activities, and out of class assignments in accordance with approved course outlines.
Required Qualifications:
Completion of 27 graduate quarter hours in Agriculture, Horticulture or a field relevant to course(s) taught.

Must be able to work respectfully with individuals of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities.
Preferred Qualifications:
Prefer Master's degree in Agriculture, Horticulture or a related field. Teaching experience in a community collge or university setting.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Physical ability to stand for extended periods of time. Requires good hand, arm, and finger dexterity to operate computer keyboard and/or to maintain greenhouse laboratory. Requires normal hearing and speaking skills to communicate with staff and students. Requires visual acuity to read numbers, words and identify plants. Sixty percent or more of the time duties require standing, and 20 percent requires some kneeling, stooping, or crouching, plus lifting of light to medium weight (10 to 50 pounds).

Work may be performed indoors in a classroom, in a greenhouse lab or on occasional field trips. Substantial time is spent working at a computer.
Essential Duties:
Impart excitement and enthusiasm into the teaching of agriculture and horticulture.

Develop course schedules and syllabi.

Plan, develop, and deliver classroom lectures and activities as well as write tests and develop other methods to evaluate student progress and competence.

Develop or adapt laboratory exercises students will find engaging and relevant.

Assure lab equipment is properly used and verify all equipment is present at the end of each laboratory section.

Work effectively with students and staff of various cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds and ages and successfully interacts with supervisors, colleagues, and staff as part of an education team.

Communicate effectively in oral and written English.

Keep accurate grade and attendance records.

Establish and maintain opportunities for reasonable out-of-class contact with students.
Applicant Instructions:
In addition to completing the online application, applicants must attach an Academic Transcript showing qualifying degree.

Transcripts from a non-U.S. college or university must be accompanied by an international credential agency evaluation. Please see "Academic Transcript Information" on Employment Opportunities home page for more information and a list of agencies which perform this service.

Applications are reviewed for minimum qualifications. In order to be considered, your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

U.S. Veterans will need to attach proof of honorable discharge (Form DD-214) to their application to qualify for veteran's consideration.
Proposed Start Date: Full-time or Part-time Number of hours/week: varies Posting Date: 07/01/2020 Closing Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Special Notes to Applicants:
As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to be compensated via direct deposit.

LBCC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.
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