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Illinois Central College  (District 1)  - Diesel Powered Equipment Technology (DPET) Faculty - Full-Time - Tenure Track
Tyler Smith
 
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Monmouth College  (District 1)  - Professor of Agribusiness Management

Monmouth College
Monmouth, Illinois
Date Posted - December 3, 2021
Position will remain open until filled.

Agribusiness Management
The Monmouth College Business and Economics Department seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure track position to design, teach, shepherd and lead a new program in Agribusiness Management and to teach a few traditional business courses.  The successful candidate will have an appropriate Masters’ or Ph.D. in Agribusiness Management, Agricultural Economics or a traditional business discipline.  The candidate should have the ability to develop and teach new courses in agribusiness.  The candidate will have a leadership role in the new program including the freedom to design a program that embraces the spirit and values of a small liberal arts college.   

The candidate should have a broad understanding of modern Midwest agribusiness in variety of contexts including production, marketing, management, strategy and stewardship.  In addition to being a highly effective teacher and advisor, this faculty member must seek and supervise agribusiness internships. 

Monmouth College aspires to be the home of a diverse, inclusive community of students, teacher/scholars and staff working as a team for the benefit of our students.  As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome all candidates to join us in our shared mission and ask that all candidates indicate ways that they will support and contribute to the welcoming, diverse, and inclusive mission of Monmouth College. 

 
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Monmouth College EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

Monmouth College is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women, persons of color, and members of other underrepresented groups. 

Monmouth College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, military service, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or other factors as prohibited by law. 

Monmouth College admits students of any race, religion, color, sex, national or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to Monmouth students. 

Any inquiries regarding Title IX or the College’s Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator identified below. The Coordinator will be available to meet with or talk to students, staff, and faculty regarding issues relating to Title IX and this policy. 

Michelle Me

 


Triton College  (District 2)  - Adjunct Instructor

Triton Community College, located 10 minutes west of Chicago in suburban River Grove, Illinois, is seeking an adjunct (part time) instructor for these courses:
Entomology, Deciduous Plant ID, and Landscape Design

 
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Interested candidates may apply online or contact Department Chair, Christopher Clem, at christopherclem@triton.edu 

Christopher Clem
Coordinator, Horticulture Department

Triton College
2000 Fifth Ave. / River Grove, IL 60171 / Room B-218
P (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3625
christopherclem@triton.edu 

 


Oakton Community College  (District 2)  - Cannabis Cultivation Adjunct Faculty
Oakton Community College, located in Northwest suburban DesPlaines, is seeking an adjunct instructor to begin teaching a Cannabis Cultivation course for their new cultivation certificate program. They are building a cultivation lab to produce hemp right now.


More specific information and the link to apply are found here.
 
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For additional information, contact:
Ruth Williams
Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs,
Dean of Curriculum and Instruction
Oakton Community College
1600 East Golf Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016
847-635-1862
 


McHenry County College  (District 2)  - Adjunct Instructor: Plant Science & Landscape Design

McHenry County College, located in Northwest suburban Crystal Lake, is seeking two adjunct instructors to join their growing program. Courses to be taught in Fall 2022 Semester include Plant Science and Landscape Design.

Plant Science is scheduled to meet Tuesdays from 1-3:50 for lecture and Thursday from 1-3:50 for lab.

Landscape Design is scheduled to meet Tuesdays from 6-8pm for lecture and Thursday from 1-3:50 for lab.

 
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For more information, contact Garrett Beier

Apply online.
 
 


Oakton Community College  (District 2)  - Adjunct Instructor: Cannabis Cultivation

Located seventeen miles from downtown Chicago, Oakton serves northern Cook County with campuses in Des Plaines and Skokie, Illinois. This is a pool search; we are looking for qualified Cannabis Studies faculty to teach CNB 107: Botany and Cultivation of Cannabis.

Laboratory course focuses on the anatomical and biological aspects of the cannabis plant. Students will work with the cannabis plant or a substitute plant. Content includes seed to harvest cannabis growth cycle, plant health, agricultural cultivation techniques, state regulations of industry standards, and structural and physiological aspects of cannabis including terpenes, cannabinoids, and the pharmacokinetics of cannabis.

 
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View position announcement and apply online.

For details, contact: 
Ruth Williams, M.S., Ed.D.
Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs/Dean of Curriculum and Instruction
Oakton Community College
1600 E. Golf Rd.
Des Plaines, IL 60016
847-635-1862
rwilliam@oakton.edu
 


Illinois Valley Community College  (District 2)  - Agriculture Instructor, Co-Program Coordinator, Tenure Track
Illinois Valley Community College is seeking an enthusiastic, flexible and highly energetic person to teach and assess student learning and serve as the Co-Program Coordinator in the discipline of agriculture. This instructor will play a key leadership role in building a strong program, preparing students for transfer to four-year institutions and others for employment in related areas such as animal science, business and precision agriculture, agronomy, and cannabis production.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
Leadership: Serve as the Agriculture Co-Program Coordinator and Instructor. Promote the program to internal and external stakeholders, prospective and current students. Represent IVCC within the agriculture community. 

REQUIREMENTS: 
-Master’s degree in Agriculture or a Master’s degree in a related discipline with 18 graduate credit hours in Agriculture from an accredited college/university required.
-Teaching experience at the college level in Agriculture preferred, including familiarity with on-line courses.
-Computer knowledge and commitment to the use of new technologies in the classroom.
-Experience with Smart classroom technology.
-Demonstrated commitment to the mission of the community college.

Applications are accepted until the position is filled. 

Additional details found here.

Apply online here.
 
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Joliet Jr. College (accepted, Corinne Batterman)  (District 2)  - Agriculture Instructor, Tenure Track

 
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Joliet Jr. College  (District 2)  - Livestock Judging Coach

Position Title: Coach, Livestock Judging

STATUS: Full time

DEPARTMENT: Agricultural, Horticultural and Veterinary Sciences
 

POSITION SUMMARY

Oversees the livestock judging program, including recruiting, instructing, and coaching of students.  Assists faculty in increasing the use of the Animal Sciences Lab (ASL) at the Weitendorf Agriculture Education Center for additional industry activities and events. Collaborates with faculty to increase and implement greater opportunities for experiential-based learning through the ASL. Solicits animal science inputs to ensure the economic sustainability of the ASL. Supervises and assists with daily care and maintenance of the animals housed in the ASL. Organizes all tours and events at the ASL that generate positive support of JJC from the agricultural community.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Oversee and coach the livestock judging program.

2. Develop and implement a recruitment program designed specifically for students interested in animal science, swine management and livestock judging including visiting high schools, career fairs, 4-H and FFA activities, and other youth activities.  

3. Oversee and maintain budgets related to the livestock judging program.

4. Lead efforts to acquire supplemental funding to support the livestock judging program.

5. Properly train and supervise student workers working with animal related programs.

6. Assist agriculture faculty with planning, facilitating, and teaching laboratory activities related to the animal science and swine management curriculum.

7. Assist agriculture faculty to increase the use of the Weitendorf Center for demonstration and research emphasis on animal science and swine management.

8. Develop a plan for greater use of the Weitendorf facility for animal activities including shows, sales, and animal related educational programs.

9. Increase visibility of the Agriculture Programs by providing tours and disseminating information updates concerning activities with the livestock judging program and the Weitendorf Center. 

10. Represent the department at Animal Science Industry/Affiliated Organization meetings.

11. Maintain the Livestock Judging portion of JJC website and provide content for program social media pages. 

12. Foster use of the Weitendorf Center as an outreach and teaching tool for dual-credit programs and other area high schools. Perform related duties as assigned.

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

1. Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Animal Science, or allied field.

2. Livestock judging team experience.

3. Experience in food animal production.

4. Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays.

5. Ability to handle a variety of tasks and responsibilities simultaneously and effectively; work independently and establish priorities

6. Good oral/written communication, organization and time management skills.

7. 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.

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

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

1. Master’s degree in Agriculture, Animal Science, or allied field.

2. Experience coaching a collegiate livestock judging team.

3. Experience in planning and managing livestock events.

4. English and Spanish verbal and written communication proficiency.

5. Demonstrated multicultural competence.

 
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Full details can be found at https://jjc.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/JJCHR/jobs/details/Coach--Livestock-Judging_REQ-699

 

For Additional Information Contact Brad Angus (815) 735-3993 or Patrick Kelly (815) 343-4274

 


Southwestern Illinois College  (District 5)  - Agriculture Business Management Program Coordinator/Instructor

Southwestern Illinois College is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure track position of Coordinator/Instructor for the Agriculture Business Management Program. This program is new and under development.  

POSITION DESCRIPTION

In accordance with the Mission and Values of Southwestern Illinois College, the successful applicant will serve as an instructor and program coordinator for the new Agriculture Business Management program. As coordinator, the incumbent will be responsible for the organization, administration, review, development, and overall effectiveness of the program to include staffing, quality assessment, accreditation, budget, admission policies and more. As an instructor, the incumbent will develop, teach and maintain courses in the program, in both traditional and online environments.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture area; Master’s degree in related field preferred.
  2. Minimum of three (3) years agriculture professional experience.
  3. Knowledge of and ability to use personal computers, applicable software, and Internet required.
  4. Prior teaching, technical training and curriculum development experience highly desirable.

 

STARTING PAY AND HOURS

This is a nine-month coordinator/teaching position with the salary determined by placement on the salary schedule. For example, the starting salary at Step 3 on the Degree column for the 2022-2023 Academic Year is $49,699 for Bachelor’s Degree / $52,742 with a Master’s Degree. Additional compensation will be provided for required summer coordination and teaching duties. Overload teaching assignments may also be available, which may increase the annual compensation. The College offers a comprehensive flexible benefit program.

This position will remain open until filled.

 
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APPLICATION PROCEDURE

You must submit a cover letter, resume, list of three references and college transcripts.

Required application materials, such as resume, cover letter and references, should be attached to your application. Other required application materials i.e., transcripts, etc., should be attached after your application has been submitted. Go to your My Job Applications page from the careers home page of your account by going to Employment at SWIC - Southwestern Illinois College

 


 
 
     
     
 
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