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Monmouth College  (District 1)  - Professor of Agribusiness Management

Monmouth College
Monmouth, Illinois
Date Posted - December 3, 2021
Position will remain open until filled.

Agribusiness Management
The Monmouth College Business and Economics Department seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure track position to design, teach, shepherd and lead a new program in Agribusiness Management and to teach a few traditional business courses.  The successful candidate will have an appropriate Masters’ or Ph.D. in Agribusiness Management, Agricultural Economics or a traditional business discipline.  The candidate should have the ability to develop and teach new courses in agribusiness.  The candidate will have a leadership role in the new program including the freedom to design a program that embraces the spirit and values of a small liberal arts college.   

The candidate should have a broad understanding of modern Midwest agribusiness in variety of contexts including production, marketing, management, strategy and stewardship.  In addition to being a highly effective teacher and advisor, this faculty member must seek and supervise agribusiness internships. 

Monmouth College aspires to be the home of a diverse, inclusive community of students, teacher/scholars and staff working as a team for the benefit of our students.  As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome all candidates to join us in our shared mission and ask that all candidates indicate ways that they will support and contribute to the welcoming, diverse, and inclusive mission of Monmouth College. 

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Monmouth College EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

Monmouth College is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women, persons of color, and members of other underrepresented groups. 

Monmouth College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, military service, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or other factors as prohibited by law. 

Monmouth College admits students of any race, religion, color, sex, national or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to Monmouth students. 

Any inquiries regarding Title IX or the College’s Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator identified below. The Coordinator will be available to meet with or talk to students, staff, and faculty regarding issues relating to Title IX and this policy. 

Michelle Me


Carl Sandburg College  (District 1)  - Adjunct Ag Instructor
Purpose / Classification / Level / Working Relationships

Salary for Adjunct Faculty is paid per equated credit hours and is commensurate with education and experience.

Exempt/Non-Bargaining Unit.

Provide academic instruction on a non-permanent basis in a manner consistent with division standards, expectations, and course objective.

Major Responsibilities / Assists With / Risk Management

Meet with assigned class(es) at all scheduled times/locations and provide instruction necessary for fulfilling course objectives. Notify Dean/Associate Dean in the event a class meeting is canceled or changed. Prepare and distribute to students course syllabi that are consistent with the official course brief for each class. The syllabi should be sufficiently detailed so as to inform each student about policies concerning attendance, evaluation and expected performance. Submit all required documents such as midterm lists and final grades in a timely manner. Maintain student attendance records and submit them to the Dean/Associate Dean at the end of each course. Employ a well-defined procedure for evaluating student progress. Enforce College regulations concerning student behavior and building regulations. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Necessary Skills, Experience, and Educational Background

Earned Bachelor's degree or A.A.S. degree in an Agricultural program required, Master's degree preferred. Minimum one year (2,000 hours) of tested/verified work experience (other than teaching) in major field of instruction, as defined by criteria of the State of Illinois Community College Board Department of Academic Affairs and Career and Technical Education. The ability to communicate successfully with clients of all ages, socio-economic status, sex, or race.

Physical Requirements to Perform Job Function

The specific motor skills and sensory perception necessary to effectively instruct and evaluate student is based on the content, instructional methods, and objectives of the course(s) taught.

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McHenry County College  (District 2)  - Adjunct Instructor: Plant Science & Landscape Design

McHenry County College, located in Northwest suburban Crystal Lake, is seeking two adjunct instructors to join their growing program. Courses to be taught in Fall 2022 Semester include Plant Science and Landscape Design.

Plant Science is scheduled to meet Tuesdays from 1-3:50 for lecture and Thursday from 1-3:50 for lab.

Landscape Design is scheduled to meet Tuesdays from 6-8pm for lecture and Thursday from 1-3:50 for lab.

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For more information, contact Garrett Beier

Apply online.

Oakton Community College  (District 2)  - Adjunct Instructor: Cannabis Cultivation

Located seventeen miles from downtown Chicago, Oakton serves northern Cook County with campuses in Des Plaines and Skokie, Illinois. This is a pool search; we are looking for qualified Cannabis Studies faculty to teach CNB 107: Botany and Cultivation of Cannabis.

Laboratory course focuses on the anatomical and biological aspects of the cannabis plant. Students will work with the cannabis plant or a substitute plant. Content includes seed to harvest cannabis growth cycle, plant health, agricultural cultivation techniques, state regulations of industry standards, and structural and physiological aspects of cannabis including terpenes, cannabinoids, and the pharmacokinetics of cannabis.

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View position announcement and apply online.

For details, contact: 
Ruth Williams, M.S., Ed.D.
Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs/Dean of Curriculum and Instruction
Oakton Community College
1600 E. Golf Rd.
Des Plaines, IL 60016

College of Lake County  (District 2)  - Adjunct Instructor
College of Lake County is seeking an adjunct instructor to teach a variety of Horticulture, Agriculture, and Sustainability courses. Please view this link for more information or to apply.
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Triton College  (District 2)  - Horticulture/Sustainable Agriculture Faculty
Triton College, located in the western suburb of River Grove, is seeking a Horticulture/Sustainable Agriculture faculty member to lead the Horticulture/Food Production program into its' next chapter. 

This is a new position- Triton has used adjunct faculty for many years and this will be their first full-time instructor. The near west suburbs have a very strong interest in sustainable food production and has made significant investments in facilities recently to allow this program to grow. The school offers a nice teaching greenhouse, an orchard, landscape instruction space, and is open to a candidate's ideas for the future!

View job posting to apply.
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Kishwaukee College  (District 2)  - Adjunct Instructor: Animal Science
Instructor needed to teach Intro to Animal Science, a 12-week courses starting the week of August 21st.
Start dates may be able to be postponed, depending upon the availability of instructors.

The course is planned to be taught Tuesday/Thursday from 8:30am-10:45am. 
Begins 8/22/23 and ends 12/15/23.
o  Required Credentials: Master's in Agriculture with an Animal Science background
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Illinois College  (District 3)  - Assistant Professor of Agribusiness
For the link to the job posting and to apply, please click here.
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Illinois College  (District 3)  - Assistant Professor of Agribusiness

The Department of Business at Illinois College invites applications for a full-time position in Agribusiness to begin in Fall 2024.  Candidates should have the ability to teach a variety of courses within Agribusiness in face-to-face and online formats while providing support for other majors in the Business department. Teaching load will include introductory courses, Agricultural Marketing, capstone/senior seminar, and other courses in the successful candidate’s area(s) of expertise.  Additional duties will include student recruitment and contribution to the ongoing development of the Agribusiness program and to the ongoing development of the business programs at the College, including online teaching; student advising and mentoring; scholarly engagement; and community involvement. 


The successful candidate will have a commitment to undergraduate teaching, interest in faculty-student research, and demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Professional marketing experience preferred. A terminal degree is preferred, but highly qualified master’s-prepared candidates with relevant teaching and professional experience considered. 


Illinois College seeks candidates who have a commitment to working closely with a wide range of students.  Currently our population is approximately one-third students of color and 40% first-generation college students.  Commitment to supporting the success of all students and to teaching excellence are essential. 


Since 1829, Illinois College has transformed the lives of undergraduate students.  The College is focused on student success and provides many opportunities for faculty-study interaction beyond the classroom, including collaborative research projects, international study-travel, and mentoring/advising.  The College is committed to ensuring access and equity.  The College develops in its students qualities of mind and character needed for fulfilling lives of leadership and service.  The College is located in historic Jacksonville, Illinois 30 minutes west of the capital city of Springfield and 90 minutes north of St. Louis, Missouri.  

Applicants should submit the following materials in PDF format.

  • Letter of Application

  • C.V.

  • A statement of teaching philosophy that includes discussion of teaching to a diverse student body

  • Contact information for three references and/or three letters of reference

For optimal consideration, please submit materials by December 1, 2023.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Illinois College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and women.

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Southwestern Illinois College  (District 5)  - Agriculture Business Management Program Coordinator
Southwestern Illinois College is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure track position of Coordinator/Instructor for the Agriculture Business Management Program. This program is new and under development.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: In accordance with the Mission and Values of Southwestern Illinois College, the successful applicant will serve as an instructor and program coordinator for the new Agriculture Business Management program. As coordinator, the incumbent will be responsible for the organization, administration, review, development, and overall effectiveness of the program to include staffing, quality assessment, accreditation, budget, admission policies and more. As an instructor, the incumbent will develop, teach and maintain courses in the program, in both traditional and
online environments.

1. Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture area; Master’s degree in related field preferred.
2. Minimum of three (3) years agriculture professional experience.
3. Knowledge of and ability to use personal computers, applicable software, and Internet required.
4. Prior teaching, technical training and curriculum development experience highly desirable.

SALARY: This is a nine-month coordinator/teaching position with the salary determined by placement on the salary schedule. For example, the starting salary at Step 3 for the 2023-2024 Academic Year is $50,441 for Bachelor’s Degree / $53,531 with a Master’s Degree. Additional compensation will be provided for required summer coordination and teaching duties. Overload teaching assignments may also be available, which may increase the annual compensation. The College offers a comprehensive flexible benefit program.

Benefit availability and eligibility may vary from the summary listed below.  Please visit for more information.
-Eligibility for comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance plans beginning date of hire
-Retirement savings plan through State Universities Retirement System of Illinois and voluntary 403(b) and 457(b)
savings plan
-Eligibility for paid leave including holidays, sick, and vacation
-Educational incentives including Reduced Tuition at Southwestern Illinois College and Tuition Reimbursement
-Employee Assistance Program, employee discounts, gym access, additional voluntary benefits and more!

Belleville Campus with district-wide responsibilities. Driving may be required to other campus locations and sites throughout the metropolitan area.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately.

You must submit a cover letter, resume, list of three references, and college transcripts.
Required application materials, such as resume, cover letter and references, should be attached to your application. Other required application materials i.e., transcripts, etc., should be attached after your application has been submitted. Go to your My Job Applications page from the careers home page of your account.
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