Part-Time: Faculty, Agriculture

Aims Local College District
Baltimore, MD
United States
Category
Job Description

Are you a current Aims Employee, Temp, or Student? If so, to help avoid future access issues, please apply through your Workday account. 

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  • If you have any questions about applying or ensuring you applied correctly please call 970-378-3720 or come by and see us in Cornerstone building Suite 111

Per Credit Minimum Salary for Academic Year 2023-2024:

C – Lecture – $1,272.00 per credit

D – Recitation: Discussion/Seminar – $1,272.00 per credit

E – Laboratory/Career and Technical – $1,387.00 per credit

F1 – Laboratory: Academic – $1,531.00 per credit

F2 – Laboratory: Academic – $1,734.00 per credit

G – Physical Education/Recreation Courses – $1,531.00 per credit

H – Studio: Art – $1,531.00 per credit

J – Studio: Music – $1,628.00 per credit

L2 – Clinical or Internship Instructor On-Site – $1,531.00 per credit

L3 – Clinical or Internship Rad Tech – $2,985.00 per credit

L4 – Clinical or Internship Nursing - $3,119.00 - $3,464.00 per credit based on employee’s highest applicable degree

M2 – Clinical or Internship Instructor On-Site - $1,531.00 per credit

M3 – Clinical or Internship Nursing and/or Nurse Aide (Health/Nurse Aide) - $2,079.00 - $2,309.00 per credit, based on employee’s highest applicable degree

In certain instances, due to low enrollment, instructors payment will be based on part-time per credit pay and pro-rated on a 10% per student basis.

Part-time employees also receive some benefits depending on the number of hours worked.

  • Tuition waiver for employee on Aims courses
  • Access to the PERC (Aims gym) for employee & one guest
  • Aims Discount program
  • Free parking on all campuses
  • PERA employer (see www.copera.org for comprehensive benefits) 
  • Additional supplemental benefits & retirement programs available

Job Description:

Conduct assignments and co-curricular college activities in a manner consistent with the philosophy and purposes of Aims Community College as stated in the school catalog. The primary purpose of the faculty member is to teach.

Job Duties:

1. Teach all levels of Horticulture, Soil Science and Crop Science courses. Be
able to interact with students to provide opportunities to learn, create conditions that facilitate learning, and using techniques and methods that create a high probability that learning will occur.

2. Instructional Design Skills provide instruction that is current, relevant, and utilizes Learn-by-doing instructional techniques and resources this includes technical skills in designing, sequencing, and presenting experiences which promote student learning, and designing, developing, and implementing tools and procedures and procedures for assessing student-learning.

3. Provide effective and high-quality Horticulture, Soil Science and Crop Science instruction using a variety of approaches.
4. Participate in institutional and departmental recruitment and retention activities.

5. Assist in program and curriculum review, revision, and development for the Agricultural Sciences and Technology department and be in compliance with the Common Course Numbering System.
6. Evidence of ability to maintain positive and professional interpersonal relationships with students, faculty, staff, and administration.

7. Evidence of ability to work as a team member with a genuine spirit of cooperation and flexibility.
8. A willingness to take classes in teaching methods, curriculum development, assessment, or other coursework deemed necessary by the department chair or academic dean.
9. Perform other duties as assigned by the Agricultural Sciences and Technology department chair or academic dean.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Master’s degree or higher in Horticulture, Soil Science, Crop Science, or a related discipline from a regionally accredited institution. 
2. Must have, or be eligible for, a Colorado Vocational Credential in Horticulture, at the post-secondary level issued by Aims Community
College, CTE director. 
3. This will require at least two years (4,000 hours) of approved experience in Horticulture, Soil Science and/or Crop Science. The preference is 8,000 – 10,000 hours of work experience or a combination of work and teaching experience. 
4. Ability to teach evening courses, weekend, online, and/or multiple campus sites.

5. Ability to coordinate curriculum presented in a distance learning format. Currently, the college utilizes Desire to Learn Course Management software. 
6. A commitment to the comprehensive community college philosophy including a sincere belief that each individual should be allowed an opportunity to succeed regardless of past experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Previous teaching experience in Horticulture, Soil Science and/or Crop Science.
2. Three+ years of teaching experience at the post-secondary level, including experience working with adult and non-traditional learners.

Required Documents:

Resume

Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

Teaching Philosophy

Copy of Transcripts

All Applicants:

  • Compare your previous work experience to the job duties listed on the job positing under job description. Enter the job duties you have preformed under the "Work Experience" section on your job application. We evaluate your experience based on this information.
  • Please make sure you state whether work experience (aka work history) is part time or full time employment by listing the average number of hours worked per week. This information is used to determine your new annual salary.
  • Be sure to upload all the required documents listed at the above in "Upload these required additional documents" section. This can be uploaded as part of your application materials in the "My Experience" section.  If there are missing documents, your incomplete application will not be considered.

Diversity Statement Instructions

Aims Community College recognizes and celebrates diversity within our students, faculty, and staff. We are committed to equity and inclusion to improve the learning experiences of all students and the working conditions of all employees.

  • In your diversity statement, please provide your interpretation of what it means to serve a diverse community and work in an inclusive environment.

  • Please include specific examples for how your background, education, and/or professional experience have prepared you to fulfill those responsibilities in this position.

  • As you consider what to put in your statement, please note Aims Community College is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, or any other protected class.

Faculty:  Upon hire, must submit academic transcripts from an accredited institution. Applicants who have degrees from outside of the United States must request a credential evaluation of their transcript. National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (www.naces.org) or Association of International Credential Evaluators (www.aice-eval.org) lists members who may be contacted for assistance in evaluating foreign credentials.

Aims Community College is an equal opportunity employer.  Selection will be based solely on merit and will be without discrimination based on age, ancestry, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, or veteran's status.  All application materials must be submitted by the closing date posted and become the property of Aims Community College. The screening committee will select finalists for interviews. The goal of Aims Community College is to enhance the diversity present in the district we serve. To comply with Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, if hired, you will be required to provide documents within 3 days of hire date to show your identity and your authorization to work. This law applies to all persons hired.

Screening/Selection:

In order to be considered please provide a thorough and complete application.
Initial screening will be conducted by a committee based on completed application materials.

Employees in these positions may be asked to participate in temporary assignments lasting less than 6 months (such as curriculum development, short term projects, meetings and substitute duties) which could amount to additional temporary pay.

Upon hire, all positions at Aims Community College require a criminal background check, and may require industry specific screenings such as an MVR, physical and/or drug screen. Keep in mind, a conviction does not automatically preclude candidates from being employed. The nature of a conviction will be considered relative to the duties of the position.

If you need assistance with this process please contact Human Resources at 970-378-3720.