Adjunct Faculty - Agriculture

Job Posted 8/23/2023
Ivy Tech Community College
South Bend, MD
United States
Category Farming Jobs
Job Description

Adjunct Faculty - Agriculture

Job no: 505193

Work type: Adjunct Faculty

Location: South Bend/Elkhart, IN

Categories: Adjunct Faculty

General Description of Position:

Provides instruction in Agriculture. Maintains student records, attendance, grades, and other documentation as required. Maintains a safe, quality classroom.  Fully supports the College’s mission and strategic plan initiatives.

Major Responsibilities:PROGRAM OPERATION: Perform all instructional duties necessary to teach and facilitate student learning in assigned classes. Provide syllabus appropriate to course(s) being taught to students and follows syllabus content and requirements. Maintain student attendance and grading records according to College policy as outlined in the Adjunct Handbook. Submits requested information within established timelines. 

STUDENTS: Is available to students outside scheduled class time to answer questions/provide assistance. Deal with student concerns and, if necessary, consult with program coordinator to resolve issues. 

INSTRUCTION: Meet all scheduled classes of contracted course(s). Use technology such as Blackboard, PowerPoint, etc. as appropriate. In event of emergency absence, notifies program/department chair. Conduct all activities with an appreciation and respect for diversity of people, styles, and views. Promote same as an integral part of one's work.
Minimum Qualifications:A qualified faculty member in Agriculture meets the School of Technology criteria: 

1. Possesses an earned baccalaureate or higher degree, from a regionally accredited institution, in the fields of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Agriculture Education, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Systems Management, Agronomy, Animal Science, Botany, Horticulture, or Plant Science or

2. Possesses a current Workplace Specialist License granted by the Indiana Department of Education appropriate to course objectives and directly linked to credentials, certifications, and competencies listed in the Curriculum of Record (COR), or

3. Possesses an earned associate or higher degree, from a regionally accredited institution directly related to the program’s discipline, and has two years of directly related work experience
Preferred Qualifications:


Other Requirements:Selected candidate for employment will be subject to pre-employment background checks, including criminal history check, and any offer of employment will be contingent upon that outcome. 
Work Hours:

Day, evening, and/or Saturday classes

Hiring Range:


Team Ivy Referral:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Attach a cover letter, resume, and 3 references (names, address, phone number).

Copies of transcripts may be required at time of interview.  Original transcripts will be required at time of hire.



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