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Part-Time Faculty - Agricultural Sciences (AGRI)

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Posting Details

VEVRRA Federal Contractor - Priority referral protected veterans requested.

Position Information

Requisition Number 2017080F
Position Title Part-Time Faculty - Agricultural Sciences (AGRI)
Salary Range per faculty salary schedule
DBM Rating n/a
Job Type Part Time
Job Category Faculty
Anticipated Start Date 01/09/2018
Campus Multiple
Application Deadline
Extended Open Deadline
FLSA Status Exempt
Security Sensitive? Yes
Work Hours Teaches courses as assigned.

Position Summary Information

Objective

To assist the Blinn College Agricultural Science Division with the administration, teaching, lab preparation and safety procedures.

Essential Duties

Provides instruction for courses at a variety of times and locations.
Demonstrates a commitment to student engagement, student success, and instructional excellence.
Maintains access to students through posted office hours and electronic communication.
Prepares and utilizes a course syllabus and assessments for each course using guidelines established by the institution.
Maintains current knowledge of effective teaching methodologies and utilizes a variety of instructional delivery methods, classroom media, and educational resources.
Evaluates students’ performance through a variety of means to measure progress and keep them informed in a timely manner.
Assists in the development, distribution and collection of assessments for courses and program objectives.
Provides recommendations to the Academic Dean, Assistant Dean, Department Heads, and Curriculum Resource Team regarding curriculum.
Demonstrates a positive and professional relationship with students, colleagues, college administration, and the community.
Submits timely college reports and forms to the appropriate divisions/departments.
Exhibits a commitment to lifelong learning through participation in professional development activities.
Possesses a passion for teaching community college students.
Demonstrates effective communication skills, both written and orally.
Attends college orientation and required institutional meetings.
Responsible for other related duties as assigned.

Works outside classroom hours with departmental extracurricular activities as available hours exist.

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other instructors, staff, administration and students.

Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in the teaching field(s).

Preferred Experience and Training

Community college teaching experienced desirable as well as experience using online learning systems as a supplement to face-to-face classes.

Online Teaching Experience preferred.

Seeking qualified applicants with interest in teaching the following areas:
• Agricultural Marketing
• Agriculture Economics
• Animal Science
• Agricultural Mechanics
• Agronomy
• Horticulture
• Food Science
• Livestock Evaluation
• Wildlife Conservation and Management

Physical Requirements
Required Degree, License or Certifications

Masters Degree with 18 graduate hours in Agricultural Sciences or a related teaching field.

Special Notes To Applicants
Credentials

The College assigns appropriately credentialed faculty members in support of educational quality and the mission of the College, in keeping with Board policy DBA LOCAL-X (Employment Requirements and Restrictions – Credentials and Records: Credentials). College policy is consistent with sound educational practice and SACSCOC guidelines. Primary consideration is given to the highest degree earned in the discipline. Furthermore, Blinn College’s Faculty Credentialing Guidelines table specifies recommended credentials for each rubric within the college’s course inventory. http://www.blinn.edu/academic_affairs/Faculty_Credentialing_Guidelines.pdf

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's degree or higher with 18 graduate hours in Agricultural Sciences or related fields?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have any college teaching experience?
    • No
    • Yes, Less than 1 year
    • Yes, 1-2 years
    • Yes, 3-4 years
    • Yes, 5 or more years
  3. * Describe how your previous experience has prepared you for this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please describe your teaching experience including courses taught and modality (online-face-to-face, hybrid).

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Are you legally eligible for employment in the U.S.?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Please tell us when you are available to teach. Mornings, Afternoons or Evening.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * At which campus (Brenham, Bryan, Rellis, Sealy or Schulenberg) are you most interested in teaching? *Please note teaching assignments may be at one or more than one campus location.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * What is your area of interest and/or specialization in Agriculture?

    (Open Ended Question)

  9. * The criteria for accreditation adopted by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) require that all faculty have "at least 18 graduate hours in their teaching field(s) and hold a Masters degree or higher. Please list the graduate course title and course number that make up your 18 graduate hours in your teaching field. (Education courses do not satisfy this requirement.).

    (Open Ended Question)

  10. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Advertisement (specify in next question below)
    • Blinn employment site
    • Word of Mouth
    • Internet Site (specify in next question below)
    • Indeed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERC
    • TACC
    • Other (specify in next question below)
  11. * If in the previous question you selected "Advertisement", "Internet Site", or "Other", please specify how you heard about this employment opportunity.

    (Open Ended Question)

  12. * Are you an orphan of a veteran who was killed while on active duty? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD1300 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  13. * Are you a veteran’s surviving spouse who has not remarried? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD1300 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  14. * Are you a veteran? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD214 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  15. * Are you claiming Veteran's employment preference? (See website for definition: http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/GV/pdf/GV.657.pdf)
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Graduate Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Graduate Transcript 2
  2. Unofficial Undergraduate Transcript
  3. Other Document 1
  4. Other Document 2
  5. Unofficial Other Transcripts 1