Adjunct Agriculture Instructor in Sedalia, MO 65301

State Fair Community College

SFCC provides a high-quality, geographically, financially and emotionally accessible education to more than 4,000 students who range from traditional college-age students to adult learners.

The college offers associate of arts, associate of fine arts, associate of science and associate of applied science degrees, professional and skills certificates, and noncredit courses and programs, and workforce development training in a 14-county area in central Missouri with locations in Sedalia, Boonville, Clinton, Eldon, Lake of the Ozarks, Warsaw, at Whiteman Air Force Base, and online.

Position Purpose: Instruct various agriculture classes at the Sedalia campus for day classes starting in January 2024. Adjunct assignments may also include days, evenings or weekends. Format for delivery may include lecture, hybrid, online or other.

Instruct agriculture courses
Utilize technology (including Canvas)
Gradebook/feedback up-to-date within 1 week
Timely response to student emails within 24 hours
Meet attendance and final grade entry deadlines
ILO/data reporting to Lead Instructor/Division as requested
Maintain communication with Lead Instructor and Division Chair
Other duties as deemed necessary for the function of the college.

The preceding duties are examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification but are not all inclusive. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed.

Required Qualifications:

Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture especially Agronomy or higher preferred
Prior teaching experience at the college level and experience with computer related instruction preferred

Skills:

Possess a working knowledge of computers as a medium to manage and improve instruction.
Demonstrate evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrate student centeredness. Be able to interact with a broad range of people with diverse backgrounds both on and off campus, in a positive manner.
Demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy and mission of the community college.
A willingness to take on additional responsibility and work collaboratively
Other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements:

Ability to interact verbally in person, over the telephone, and via written and electronic media.
Ability to move about campus and other locations.
Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time.

Please apply electronically with resume, cover letter, copy of transcripts and contact information for three references including name, telephone and email address. Employment will require a criminal background check at College expense. Failure to submit these documents may result in disqualification from consideration.

AA Statement: SFCC is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of State Fair Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, ancestry, national origin, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities or employment as required by law in regard to admissions, awarding financial aid, access to courses and programs, and all student services as well as the recruitment, admission and retention of students.

As part of our enduring commitment to inclusive excellence on our campus, State Fair Community College, is a member of the
Greater Missouri Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
(HERC). HERC supports job seekers through the higher education job search process and it supports institutions in their efforts to create inclusive recruitment, hiring, and retention practices for staff and faculty.