Agriculture Instructor Agriculture Instructor

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Responsibilities

The instructor will engage in a variety of learning support and institutional practices, advising, and mentoring of students in agronomy and horticulture. The instructional focus is crop and food production and includes operating on campus greenhouses, growing tunnels, and outdoor growing areas. Responsibilities also include development and establishment of plant growth activities practicum/ internship programs. Faculty is expected to demonstrate and maintain competence throughout their employment at the college. 

Qualifications

Master's degree in Agronomy or related field with 18 graduate hours in Agriculture required. Bachelor's degree working towards a Master's degree with employment experience will be considered.

Previous teaching experience and Private Pesticide Applicators License a preferred.

Salary/Benefits

Competitive salary. Participation in college Flexible Benefits program which includes options for single and family health and dental coverage, optional insurances, and reimbursement accounts. Other benefits include: income protection insurance; matching annuity; SCCC tuition reimbursement for employee and dependents; annual and sick leave allowances and participation in social security (FICA) and state retirement programs (KPERS).

Salary Range:  Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Position Status:  Full-time, 12 month positions, 248 days

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

Start Date:  ASAP

  • Successful applicant will be required to pass a criminal background check prior to employment.
  • Separate application required for additional or future openings.

 

Applications may be emailed to jobs@sccc.edu, faxed to 620-417-1124 or mailed.  Direct inquiries to Human Resources at 620-417-1121.

How to Apply  

To be considered, all of the following materials must be submitted to the address below:

  1. Completed and signed Seward County Community College application. For the employment application click HERE
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Resume
  4. Copies of transcripts and relevant certifications. 

 

If employed, it is the responsibility of the candidate to provide official transcripts within 30 days.  (Foreign transcripts must be translated and evaluated to determine equivalency to U.S. standards.  Any fee for such services is paid by the applicant.)

If any of the required materials are not submitted with your application packet, your application will be deemed incomplete and will not be forwarded to the committee for screening.  Please notify Human Resources if you require any special accommodation(s) in meeting these requirements. 

Mailing Address:

Human Resources Office

Agriculture Instructor

Seward County Community College

PO Box 1137

Liberal KS 67901-1137

More information about Seward County Community College can be found at www.sccc.edu and SCCC Facts:  

 

Selection Process

The search committee will conduct all minimum qualification appraisals as set forth on the position announcement and job description and reserve the right to limit the number of interviews granted.  Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant an interview.  Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of the time and place of the interview.  Interviews are usually conducted on campus by the search committee.  Additional interviews and/or teaching demonstrations may be required.

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