Math and Sciences
Leeward Community College
April 27, 2018
May 21, 2018
C2; minimum $4,507/month
Full Time/Part Time:
Temporary - Not to Exceed: July 31, 2019
General funds, beginning Fall 2018 pending availability of funds and actual staffing requirements. May be for Leeward CC day, evening, or weekend offering on- and off-campus.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under general supervision, teach college level courses in courses in the Plant Biology and Tropical Agriculture Program such as Horticulture, Soil Science, Integrated Pest Management, Plant Propagation, Landscaping, Ornamental plants, Crop Improvement and Sustainable Crop Production.
Identify and develop new courses in the Plant Biology and Tropical Agriculture Program.
Perform related work including, but not limited to, developing teaching strategies, instructional materials and methods which: a) use current technology in instruction where appropriate; b) integrate instruction of appropriate quantitative/logical thinking skills into course content; c) address the competencies and skills for the course student learning outcomes; and d) address the needs of community college students. Prepare and revise course outlines, develop credit and non-credit curriculum, develop, update and assess Student Learning Outcomes (SLO), develop appropriate assessment instruments, and develop alternate delivery systems for courses where appropriate. Co-coordinate the Plant Biology and Tropical Agriculture Program in consultation with senior faculty in the discipline. Participate in all elements and essential processes of the program, including assisting in student recruitment, orientation, long-term tracking of students and promoting the program on/off campus; participating in grant writing/reporting; conduct program and course-level assessment, writing program reports including the program self-study, budget requests, and annual reports; manage program budget, equipment and supplies; organize and host site visits of various regulatory agencies, K-12 students, and community members. Participate and contribute to faculty and administrative committees, departmental budgeting efforts, community service, in-service training. Plan, organize and carry out instructional and non-instructional assignments independently. Maintain a minimum of one office hour per week per week for each course taught. Perform other related duties as assigned.
Duties and responsibilities may include work with multi-media presentations and distance/online education.
Master’s degree in in Agriculture; or Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture and 3 years of related work experience.
Minimum qualifications must be from a regionally accredited institution and met by the effective date of appointment.
Ph.D. in Agriculture or related field (Plant biology and Soil Sciences, Horticulture, Plant and Environmental Protection, Organic and Sustainable Crop Production and Plant Breeding and Genetics).
Experience in teaching and/or development of plant biology and tropical agriculture courses.
Experience in research in the areas of sustainable and organic crop.
Experience with teaching at community college level.
Experience in the development of or familiarity with Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) and the assessment of these SLOs.
Experience with application of plant propagation or crop improvement.
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