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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

Contact Person
Interested candidates may apply online or contact Department Chair, Christopher Clem, at 

Christopher Clem
Coordinator, Horticulture Department

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


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.

Contact Person
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.

Contact Person
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

College of Lake County  (District 2)  - Adjunct Instructor
College of Lake County is seeking an adjunct instructor to teach a variety of Horticulture, Agriculture, and Sustainability courses. Please view this link for more information or to apply.
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College of DuPage  (District 2)  - Full-Time (Temporary) Horticulture Instructor

Full Time Faculty - Horticulture (Temporary Two-Semester, Fall 2023)
The College of DuPage is a comprehensive community college located 27 miles west of downtown Chicago, vitally connected to our local area for over 50 years. We prepare students for a lifelong passion for learning on our 273-acre campus which is home to nine associate degrees and a wide variety of professional and technical certificates. Many of these credentials prepare students to seamlessly articulate into the baccalaureate programs of our higher education partner institutions.

College of DuPage is committed to student success and values an inclusive and welcoming community environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce. Our connection to the larger metropolitan area is essential to our success and provides a wealth of diverse cultural and recreational opportunities.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

College of DuPage seeks full-time, a Two-Semester Temporary faculty member to teach Horticulture courses starting in August 2023.

The Horticulture program at College of DuPage is accredited through the National Association of Landscape Professionals and the Engine and Equipment Training Council. The program offers three Associate in Applied Science degrees, ten specialized certificates and 64 plus classes.    

We are actively seeking innovative, collaborative colleagues who regularly examine their pedagogy and practices in order to foster more equitable, accessible, and inclusive student learning.

Faculty duties include classroom instruction, assessment, curriculum development, advising students, professional inquiry, committee work and engaging with instructional technology.

Teaching assignments may include various delivery modes, such as face-to-face, on-line, hybrid and/or blended formats during days, evenings and weekends.



  • Bachelor’s degree in the field and/or a combination of education, training and tested experience required.
  • Teaching experience required. Teaching experience in Higher Education preferred.


Competitive starting salaries are dependent on education and experience. College of DuPage also offers a generous benefits plan.

To apply please submit your electronic application, unofficial transcripts, current curriculum vita, a cover letter including a list of three references, and a Teaching Statement. Applications accepted until 11:59 p.m. CST, February 19, 2023. 

The Teaching Statement must include the candidate’s anticipated contributions to College of DuPage related to academic quality and student success and meet a 2-page limit.

A teaching demonstration will be required at interview.

This position requires a pre-employment background and drug screen.

College of DuPage is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to diversity and creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

College of DuPage does not discriminate against individuals in employment opportunities, programs and/or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, veterans' status, marital status, disability, military status, unfavorable discharge from military service, or on any other basis protected by law.

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Apply or get more information here.

Heartland College  (District 2)  - Tenure-Track Faculty: Agriculture
Due to significant growth in their new Agriculture program, Heartland College is excited to announce a full-time faculty position is now open for candidates to apply for the 2023-2024 academic year.

The successful candidate will bring ideas to enhance current offerings and explore opportunities to build new and innovative agricultural programs. The faculty member will participate in program development, industry networking, club advising, and student recruitment while developing curriculum to utilize the agricultural land lab, greenhouse, student test plots, and food forest. This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual who is passionate about agriculture and desires to lead positive change in agricultural education at the community college level.  

The hired individual may be expected to teach a variety of courses in the discipline as assigned, including evening and/or weekend classes, at off-campus locations, and in alternative delivery formats.




  • Master’s degree in agriculture or agriculture education OR master’s degree in a closely related field, with 18+ graduate level hours in agriculture
  • Willingness to teach a broad range of agriculture courses
  • Ability to work effectively and inclusively within a diverse campus community 


Desired Qualifications


  • Successful college-level teaching experience in agriculture, especially at a community college 
  • Successful academic program development experience, especially at a community college
  • Ability to teach courses in the areas of agriculture business, horticulture, cannabis, precision agriculture, plant, or soil science 
  • Knowledge of and/or demonstrated interest in curriculum development and assessment 
  • Experience recruiting high school and non-traditional students
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Applications submitted by March 1, 2023 will receive priority consideration, with review of applications continuing as needed.
The following documents are required and can be uploaded at the time of application.  
  • Cover letter 
  • Résumé or curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy with description of teaching and assessment practices
  • Transcript copies  
Learn more or apply here.

Illinois College  (District 3)  - Assistant Professor of Agribusiness
For the link to the job posting and to apply, please click here.
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Lincoln Land Community College  (District 3)  - Agriculture Program Specialist
Do you or someone you know have a passion for Agriculture and love working with the community? LLCC is searching for an Agriculture Program Specialist who will direct all recruitment activities for the college’s agriculture program, develop and maintain relationships with communities, and manage the program’s online presence.

As a staff member at LLCC, you can look forward to 22 paid holidays a year, including 2 weeks at the end of the calendar year and one week in March for mid-semester break; 12 Fridays off in the summer; and 2 personal days, 15 sick days, and starting with 15 vacation days per year. LLCC staff, their spouse and qualified dependent children are eligible to use the tuition waiver on credited courses. LLCC is a positive, team-oriented environment supportive of staff development. Experience success at LLCC!

Required Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, communication, marketing or other closely related field
  • At least three years of direct experience in an agriculture-related field
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully diverse groups of people
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing in a variety of settings, including small groups, large assemblies and through electronic media
  • Ability to manage work autonomously to meet deadlines.

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To learn more and apply, visit

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