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  Open Agriculture Faculty Position at Sauk Valley Community College in Dixon, IL  
  John Heiser  4/25/2023 7:06:00 AM  
     
 

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Position Title

Agriculture Faculty

Position Classification

Faculty

Job Posting

Sauk Valley Community College invites innovative individuals to apply for a tenure-track; nine-month faculty opening that is available for fall 2023. The position will teach precision agriculture, manage the new SVCC greenhouse, and expand the agriculture program through community outreach. Salary is based on education and experience and may be augmented by summer teaching and overload opportunities. The College offers a liberal fringe benefits package and does not deduct FICA from paychecks.


RESPONSIBILITIES


The faculty member will teach and recruit for courses on campus, off campus, and on the internet. This position will also provide input to program and course development, as well as other curriculum initiatives. The faculty member will serve on campus committees and have the option of serving in the role of faculty advisor to associated student clubs. The Agriculture Instructor will have access to a land laboratory and an Ag mechanics workshop to help facilitate instruction. Additionally, the College also receives tremendous community and industry support to achieve the goals of the program.


QUALIFICATIONS


The successful candidate for the position must possess a master’s degree in an agriculture related field and be proficient in precision agriculture topics.


Preference is given to individuals who have college or high school teaching experience, demonstrate a commitment to the community college philosophy, have experience with assessment of student learning outcomes, and have familiarity or experience with internet instruction.

Hiring Range


Position Type

Permanent

Time Status

Full Time

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies

1

Desired Start Date

08/11/2023

Position End Date (if temporary)


Posting Open Date

04/20/2023

Posting Close Date


Open Until Filled

Yes

Special Instructions Summary


Quick Link for Internal Postings

https://jobs.svcc.edu/postings/1680

Diversity/EEOC Statement

SVCC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is interested in receiving applications from individuals who would enhance the diversity of the College. Sauk Valley Community College is an institution of higher education that provides quality learning opportunities to meet the diverse needs of its students and communities.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter

  2. Resume

  3. Unofficial Transcript

Optional Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae

  2. Teaching Statement

  3. Online Portfolio - URL

  4. Other

Job Posting Link: https://jobs.svcc.edu/postings/1683


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John Heiser
Facilitating Coordination in Ag Education (FCAE)
Phone: 815-509-5404 Cell: 815-509-5404
Email: jheiser@ilaged.org
Address: 535 Elm Pl, Suite #4, Princeton, IL 61356
 
     
 
 
     
     
 
 
     
     
 
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