Full-time Faculty: Agriculture (spring 2018)

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Full-time Faculty: Agriculture (spring 2018)

Type: Faculty

Requisition No: 17-128

Active Since: November 3, 2017

Starting Compensation:
Minimum starting salaries for fall 2017:
Instructor $52,200; Assistant Professor $57,500;  Associate Professor $63,215

Percentage FTE: 100%

Department: Business, Science, Education, Math & Computer Science

Location: SCC

Duties:

St. Charles Community College is seeking a full-time faculty member to develop and teach agriculture courses for spring 2018. Teaching and course development responsibilities include, but are not limited to, courses in Soil Science, Soil Science Lab, Plant Science, Plant Science Lab, Introductory Forestry, Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment, Precision Agriculture, and an Agricultural Industries course. In addition to teaching, develop community connections with industry as well as advise agriculture students, supervise internships, serve on college committees, and participate in curriculum revision as needed. 

Full-time faculty benefits:

https://www.stchas.edu/about-scc/employment/benefits/full-time-faculty

To apply, please submit one complete applicant packet containing all of the following: cover letter explaining teaching experience and/or philosophy of teaching, resume, three reference contacts, and a copy of transcripts to jobs@stchas.edu or you may send via mail to St. Charles Community College, Attn: Human Resources Job #17-128, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, Cottleville, MO 63376.

St. Charles Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualifications:

A Masters’ Degree in Agronomy, Soil Science, Forestry, Agricultural Science or closely related field is required. Ph.D. preferred.

Experience Required: 

  • Graduate Coursework demonstrating knowledge of agronomy and related areas (e.g., crop science, plant science, soil science). 
  • Evidence of teaching experience and course development with undergraduate courses in the agronomy area. 
  • Demonstration of clear written and oral communication skills.
  • Documented commitment to assessing and developing student learning outcomes and to the use of instructional technology in the learning process. 
  • Ability to work effectively with persons from diverse backgrounds. 
  • Coursework or experience demonstrating knowledge of global positioning system based applications in precision farming (i.e. field mapping, soil sampling, tractor guidance, crop scouting, variable rate application, etc) used in crop production. 
  • Desire to develop and teach agronomy courses for on-line instruction.
  • Experience using instructional multimedia in the classroom. 

Application for Employment

Applications for Employment* (PDF) may be completed, saved and emailed to jobs@stchas.edu. Applications are also available in the Human Resources Department and may be mailed, faxed or hand delivered to the following address.

Human Resources Department
St. Charles Community College
Administration Building – Room 1242
4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive
Cottleville, MO 63376
Phone: 636-922-8421 Fax: 636-922-8293
Email: jobs@stchas.edu

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General Information

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for a follow-up interview.

A position is posted for a minimum of five days after which applicant screening and selection begins. Positions are removed from posting once filled. These postings reflect general job duties and minimum qualifications rather than comprehensive descriptions of positions. Any unsolicited resume, related document or application that does not indicate application for a specific vacant position will not be accepted, acknowledged, retained or considered.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The College is committed to non-discrimination and equal opportunity regarding the treatment of students, faculty and staff. The College adheres to a strict non-discrimination policy in student admission, educational programs, activities and employment regardless of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information. The College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Complaint Procedures

The college maintains a complaint procedure for the purpose of investigating and providing prompt and equitable remedy.

Student inquiries concerning the complaint procedure or discrimination concerns may be made to the vice president for academic and student affairs, 636-922-8356, Room SSB 2110 or as an alternative, to the dean of student success, 636-922-8238, Room SSB 1104.

Employee and applicant inquiries concerning complaint procedures or discrimination concerns may be made to the vice president for human resources, 636-922-8300, Room ADM 1242. Reports may also be made to any administrative officer of the college.

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