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Agriculture/Horticulture Faculty (Professional/Technical Program), Part-time

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

In addition to completing the online application, applicants must attach the following documents when applying: Resume and Academic Transcript Transcripts from a non-U.S. college or university must be accompanied by an international credential agency evaluation. Please see “Academic Transcript Information” on Employment Opportunities home page for more information and a list of agencies which perform this service. Applications are reviewed for minimum qualifications. In order to be considered, your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. U.S. Veterans will need to attach proof of honorable discharge (Form DD-214) to their application to qualify for veteran’s consideration.

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Position Information

Posting Number: 0600134-NC
Position Type: Faculty Pools
Position Title: Agriculture/Horticulture Faculty (Professional/Technical Program), Part-time
Division/Department: Agriculture/Horticulture
Job Summary:

This pool has been established to accept applications for possible openings for part-time instructors that may arise throughout the year. The Agriculture/Horticulture Department at LBCC offers a wide range of courses including Soils, Plant Science, Pest Management, Irrigation, Agricultural Chemicals, Seed Science & Technology, Landscape Maintenance, Turfgrass Management, Plant Propagation, Greenhouse Management, Career Exploration, Arboriculture, Tree Identification and Landscape. The faculty member develops, plans, and presents organized lectures, laboratory activites, and out of class assignments in accordance with approved course outlines.

Required Qualifications:

Associate’s degree in Agriculture, Horticulture or related field and 4 years of successful experience in a related industry; additional experience may substitute for education.

Must be able to work respectfully with individuals of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prefer Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Horticulture or a related field and teaching experience at a community college.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Physical ability to stand for extended periods of time. Requires good hand, arm, and finger dexterity to operate computer keyboard and/or to maintain greenhouse laboratory. Requires normal hearing and speaking skills to communicate with staff and students. Requires visual acuity to read numbers, words and identify plants. Sixty percent or more of the time duties require standing, and 20 percent requires some kneeling, stooping, or crouching, plus lifting of light to medium weight (10 to 50 pounds).

Work is performed indoors in a classroom, in a greenhouse lab or occasional field trips. Substantial time is spent working at a computer.

Essential Duties:

Impart excitement and enthusiasm into the teaching of agriculture and horticulture.

Develop course schedules and syllabi.

Plan, develop, and deliver classroom lectures and activities as well as write tests and develop other methods to evaluate student progress and competence.

Develop or adapt laboratory exercises students will find engaging and relevant.

Assure lab equipment is properly used and verify all equipment is present at the end of each laboratory section.

Work effectively with students and staff of various cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds and ages and successfully interact with supervisors, colleagues, and staff as part of an education team.

Communicate effectiively in oral and written English.

Keep accurate grade and attendance records.

Establish and maintain opportunities for reasonable out-of-class contact with students.

Applicant Instructions:

In addition to completing the online application, applicants must attach the following documents when applying: Resume and Academic Transcript

Transcripts from a non-U.S. college or university must be accompanied by an international credential agency evaluation. Please see “Academic Transcript Information” on Employment Opportunities home page for more information and a list of agencies which perform this service.

Applications are reviewed for minimum qualifications. In order to be considered, your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

U.S. Veterans will need to attach proof of honorable discharge (Form DD-214) to their application to qualify for veteran’s consideration.

Proposed Start Date:
Full-time or Part-time Part-time
Number of hours/week: 10-20
Posting Date: 07/01/2016
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Notes to Applicants:

As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to be compensated via direct deposit.

LBCC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.

Salary Grade Not Applicable
Salary/Rate

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this position? Please select one.
    • Mid-Valley Sunday Newspaper
    • Lebanon Express Newspaper
    • Oregonian Newspaper
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • HERC-Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • indeed.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education Online
    • State Employment Department
    • LBCC Employment Opportunities Website
    • Eugene Register Guard Newspaper
    • Other Online Website (specify below)
    • Other (specify below)
  2. If you selected other above, please specify the website or other resource from which you learned of the position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please describe any work experience and/or specialized training you have relevant to this Posting.

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Academic Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  3. Academic Transcript 2
  4. U. S. Veteran Proof of Honorable Discharge DD-214