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IVY Tech / Agriculture Instructor


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Job Title Instructor
Posting Title: Faculty ‐ Agriculture
Position Class FAFT
Hiring Range: $36,900 Minimum Annual Salary
Position Number: D19678
Percent Employee (FTE): 100%
Job Type: F: Full‐Time Faculty
Campus: Lafayette
Department: 141 Agriculture Conversion
Hiring Managers with Access:
Hurst, Carmen
Palacios, Jamille
Rivera, Isaac
Contact Phone/Extension:
Job Summary/Basic Function Provide instruction (classes, labs, & clinicals) within specific programs;
assist academic administrators with curriculum development, student
advising, program enrollment; provide institutional support and
community service. Fully supports the College's mission and strategic plan
Deliver assigned classes in accordance with college loading policy and
course objectives. Develop and maintain course outlines, syllabi, lesson
plans, assignments, tests, and other course materials. Maintain student
records, attendance, grades, and other documentation as required.
Maintain a safe, quality classroom/ lab, including equipment, supplies,
inventory and maintenance.
Professional Development:
Participates in professional development or other activities that may
include in‐services, courses, or seminars to advance instructional and
technical skills as well as knowledge within the field of study.
Community Service:
Participate in community service activities on behalf of the college to
advance the college's relationships within its service area as appropriate
for department/school.
Institutional Support:
Provide institutional support as expected by college administration that
may include curriculum development, classroom management,
accreditation efforts, committee and task force assignments, attendance
at commencement or other activities that are college‐wide or specific to
the school/department of the faculty member.
Provide student advising support as expected by college administration
that may include assistance during pre‐and regular registration periods
and during posted office hours.
Program Management:
Maintain office hours in accordance with the faculty loading guidelines in
the Academic Support Operations Manual (ASOM). Support Program
Chair in program management activities.
Farm Management:
Make planting, operating, and harvesting decisions. Order inputs, apply
chemicals, irrigate farm soil as needed, and operate/maintain equipment
to plant and harvest. Coordinate crop marketing (sell crop), research and
farm labs. May require supervision of Farm Lab Technician.
Other Functions:
Assist in the recruitment of students. Develop community/industry
Conduct all activities with an appreciation and respect for diversity of
people, styles, and views. Promote same as an integral part of one's work.
The above list of duties is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other
duties logically associated with the position may be assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
A qualified faculty member in Agriculture meets both of the following
1. Possesses an earned baccalaureate or higher degree, from a regionally
accredited institution, in the fields of Agricultural and Biological
Engineering, Agriculture Education, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural
Systems Management, Agronomy, Animal Science, Botany, Horticulture,
or Plant Science; and
2. Has two years of directly related work experience.
Must have strong working knowledge of current technologies appropriate
to area of instruction.
Preferred Qualifications:
Strong working knowledge of Precision Ag tools and principles.
Commercial pesticide application license.
Other Requirements:
Work Hours:
Posting Date: 02‐20‐2014
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Required Applicant Documents:
Cover Letter
Teaching Philosophy
Optional Applicant Documents:
Professional References
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Copies of transcripts may be required at time of interview. Original hard
copies of transcripts will be required at time of hire. Selected candidate
for employment will be subject to pre‐employment background checks,
including criminal history check, and any offer of employment will be
contingent upon that outcome.
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Created at 3/11/2014 9:43 AM by Pava, Penny J.
Last modified at 3/11/2014 9:43 AM by Pava, Penny J.