Farm Business Management Instructor in Staples, MN

Central Lakes College

Position Details

Position Information

Classification Title

Unlimited Full Time Faculty

Working Title

Farm Business Management Instructor

Hire Types



Student Affairs


Dean Ag Studies, Ag Energy


Dean Ag Studies, Ag Energy





Full/Part Time

Full Time



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Monday-Friday based on enrollment options

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210, MSCF

Job Description

To provide management instruction to students enrolled in the Farm Business Management program. Instruction is primarily delivered in a one-on-one setting with the student, but also includes web-based video conferencing. Additional classroom instruction is provided as needed, with a potential for on-line delivery. The primary curriculum emphasis for this program includes: Accounting, Financial Management, Business Analysis and Planning, Enterprise Evaluation, and Goal Setting. Additional curriculum areas may include: small scale/specialty crop production and valued-added enterprising.

Required Qualifications

Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree in agriculture, agriculture education, business, finance, economics, or accounting.
Occupational Experience Requirement: Four Full Time (or equivalent) years of verified related paid work experience in agricultural operations, agricultural finance, or agribusiness.
Recency Requirement: One year of this work experience shall be within the five years immediately preceding the date of application for the credential field. The recency requirement shall be waived if the individual has two years of successful Full Time (or equivalent) postsecondary teaching experience in the credential field within the last five years.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of accounting principles.
Excellent computer skills with experience working with computerized accounting programs.
Experience using teaching techniques that support diverse learning styles.
Excellent interpersonal and team building skills.
Knowledge of basic practices for diverse farm operations
Demonstrate familiarity with and commitment to the mission and constituencies of a comprehensive community and technical college.
Dedication to teaching and student learning providing quality education emphasizing college level standards.

Other Requirements

Travel requirements as needed.


We are a comprehensive community and technical college serving about 5,500 students per year. With a knowledgeable, caring faculty and modern, results-oriented programs in comfortable facilities, CLC is the college of choice for seekers of success.

Benefits Info

Our benefits aim to balance four key elements that make life and work meaningful: health and wellness, financial well-being, professional development, and work/life harmony. As an employee, your benefits may include:

Public pension plan
Training and professional development
Paid vacation and sick leave
11 paid holidays each year
Paid parental leave
Low-cost medical and dental coverage
Prescription drug coverage
Vision coverage
Wellness programs and resources
Employer paid life insurance
Short-term and long-term disability
Health care spending and savings accounts
Dependent care spending account
Tax-deferred compensation
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Tuition reimbursement
Federal Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Programs, resources and benefits eligibility varies based on type of employment, agency, funding availability, union/collective bargaining agreement, location, and length of service with the State of Minnesota.

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