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  Vacancy Deadline- JJC Instructor Application Due Fri 4/22  
  Lucas Allen  4/21/2022 2:30:00 PM  

Posted to all contacts on behalf of Tammy Miller and Brad Angus at Joliet Jr. College

Reminder: Applications due tomorrow, Friday, April 22 for full consideration for the Joliet Junior College Agriculture Faculty position. Details below.

Joliet Junior College is seeking an agriculture faculty member to join our team!

Job Description:

STATUS: Full Time Tenure Track
DEPARTMENT: Agricultural, Horticultural, and Veterinary Sciences
PLACEMENT: Placement on salary schedule is dependent on qualifications.
MINIMUM PAY RATE: Qualifications include education and related work experience.



1. Teach courses in the Agricultural Programs.  Individual courses will be assigned by the Department Chair with significant consideration to the interests and qualifications of the candidate.

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 represent the department on college committees.

7. Assist students with academic advising.

8. Attend and assist with various departmental recruitment activities including high school visitation.

9. Demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and learning.

10. Demonstrate strong understanding and commitment to the community college mission.

11. Teach at other campus sites as needed.

12. Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College faculty contract.



1. Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture or related field.

2. Teaching and/or industry experience.

3. Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction.

4. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with other members of the college and community, displaying cultural competence as well as emotional intelligence.

5. Demonstrated commitment to the college’s core values of respect and inclusion, sustainability, integrity, collaboration, humor and well-being, innovation and quality.



1. Master of Science Degree in Agriculture or related field.

2. Practical agricultural industry experience.  

3. Teaching experience at the community college level.

4. Experience with traditional and non-traditional students from diverse backgrounds.

5. Experience in teaching using online and/or course management software.

6. English and Spanish verbal and written communication proficiency.

7. Demonstrated multicultural competence.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, however, for full consideration, please complete the application Friday, April 22nd 2022.


Link for full description and to Apply:  APPLY HERE

Lucas Allen
Facilitating Coordination in Ag Education (FCAE)
Phone: 815-530-2065 Cell: 815-530-2065
Address: 2015 Manchester Road, Wheaton, IL 60187
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