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Illinois Central College  (District 1)  - Diesel Powered Equipment Technology (DPET) Faculty - Full-Time - Tenure Track
Summary

The tenure track faculty member is primarily responsible for providing lecture and laboratory instruction to students in the Diesel Powered Equipment Technology (DPET) Program. This position coordinates courses, maintains tools and lab equipment, and collaborates with full-time and part-time faculty and staff.

Essential Functions

This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Instruct lecture and lab courses related to the repair of agricultural equipment, construction equipment and heavy trucks. Topics include, but are not limited to: diesel engines, harvesting equipment, truck suspensions, brakes and chassis, transmissions and final drives, electrical/electronic systems, engine rebuilding, fuel systems, and hydraulics. 
  2. Develop, implement, and maintain instructional materials and assessments at the course and program levels to ensure students meet all outcomes and are well-prepared for a career in diesel repair.
  3. Ensure compliance of all college and industry safety rules, regulations, and standards for the safe set-up, operation, maintenance, storage, and repair of lab equipment and materials. 
  4. Actively recruit students via campus events, high school visits, and one-on-one meetings.
  5. Assist with the set up and maintenance of the lab for instructional purposes, including ordering supplies, materials, and equipment. 
  6. Supervise student internships, which may include some out-of-state, overnight travel.
  7. Assist with preparing for and conducting advisory council meetings.
  8. Seek professional development to remain current with industry trends, emerging technology, and the latest teaching tools.
  9. Mentor and assist adjunct faculty members.
  10. Work as a team with all faculty members in the program as well as various department and college personnel including faculty, advising, recruitment, marketing, etc.
  11. Seek and maintain relationships with various industry partners via corporate events, advisory council meetings, and other networking events.
  12. Perform other duties as required.

 

Minimum Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required to satisfactorily perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

  1. High school diploma or equivalent with 2000 hours of work experience as a repair technician in agricultural equipment, construction equipment, and/or heavy trucks.
  2. Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
  3. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  4. Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain cooperative and professional working relationships with others.
  5. Understanding of Microsoft Office Suite.

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

  1. Associate's degree in Heavy Equipment Technology or related field.
  2. 5 years of work experience as a repair technician in agricultural equipment, construction equipment, and/or heavy trucks.
  3. Demonstrated teaching and/or training experience.
  4. Valid CDL license with an acceptable driving record.

Illinois Central College offers a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • paid time off;
  • 10 paid holidays; 
  • medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance;
  • tuition waivers for employee, spouse and dependent children;
  • on-site child care center; 
  • 403(b) retirement plans; and
  • State University Retirement System pension plan

 
Contact Person
Use this link for more information and how to apply: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/illinoiscc/jobs/3259073/diesel-powered-equipment-technology-dpet-faculty-full-time-tenure-track
 


Illinois Valley Community College  (District 1)  - Vacancy-Agriculture Instructor Tenure Track

Category: Faculty Full-Time
Date Posted: 12/1/2021

Location: Illinois Valley Community College
Date of Availability: 01/07/2022
Date Closing: 12/15/2021
 

Description:   Instructor in Agriculture, Tenure Track

Salary Range:  Commensurate with education and experience; excellent benefits package included

Position Summary:  IVCC is seeking an enthusiastic, flexible and highly energetic person to teach and assess student learning in the discipline of agriculture and serve as the Co-Program Coordinator to promote the program to internal and external stakeholders, prospective and current students, and to represent IVCC within the agricultural community.  Beginning January  2022, this instructor will play a key leadership role in building a strong program, preparing students for transfer to four-year institutions and others for employment in related areas such as animal science, business and precision agriculture, agronomy and cannabis production.

Qualifications:  Master’s degree in Agriculture or a Master's degree in a related discipline with 18 graduate credit hours in Agriculture from an accredited college/university required; teaching experience at the college level in Agriculture preferred, including familiarity with on-line courses; computer knowledge and commitment to the use of new technologies in the classroom; experience with Smart classroom technology; and demonstrated commitment to the mission of the community college. 
 
Working Conditions:  Office and Classrooms at main campus, the Ottawa Center, and extension sites

Application Procedure:  Complete IVCC's online application by clicking on the “Apply” link shown above and include a cover letter specifically addressing how your qualifications meet the duties and responsibilities outlined in the job description, resume, and applicable (unofficial) transcripts.   A full job description is attached.  Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before Wednesday, December 15, 2021.  Employment is contingent upon criminal background check and a medical examination; official transcripts required upon hire; employment sponsorship is not available.   AA/EOE

 
 
 
Contact Person

Agriculture Instructor, Tenure Track      Apply Online

 
 


Momouth College  (District 1)  - Professor of Agribusiness Management

Monmouth College

Monmouth, Illinois

December 3, 2021

 

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. 

 

 
Contact Person

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

 


Triton College  (District 2)  - Adjunct Instructor- Landscape Construction

Triton Community College, located 10 minutes west of Chicago in suburban River Grove, Illinois, is seeking an adjunct (part time) instructor for their Landscape Construction class for the Spring 2022 semester. Interested candidates may apply online or contact Department Chair, Christopher Clem, at christopherclem@triton.edu 

 
Contact Person
If you have questions, please contact: 

Christopher Clem

Coordinator, Horticulture Department

Faculty, Jerome J. Drosos School of Culinary Arts

Triton College

2000 Fifth Ave. / River Grove, IL 60171 / Room B-218

P (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3625
christopherclem@triton.edu

 


Oakton Community College  (District 2)  - Cannabis Cultivation Adjunct Faculty
Oakton Community College, located in Northwest suburban DesPlaines, is seeking an adjunct instructor to begin teaching a Cannabis Cultivation course for their new cultivation certificate program. They are building a cultivation lab to produce hemp right now.

This course would begin January 19, 2022.

More specific information and the link to apply are found here.
 
Contact Person
For additional information, contact:
Ruth Williams
Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs,
Dean of Curriculum and Instruction
Oakton Community College
1600 East Golf Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016
847-635-1862
 


Parkland College  (District 4)  - Tenure Track Faculty- Precision Agriculture

Tenure-Track Faculty

Precision Agriculture

Parkland Community College

The Precision Agriculture Tenure-Track Faculty develops, prepares, and delivers courses in both classroom and various lab settings. Tenure-Track Faculty teach a full-time load as per the Parkland Academic Employees (PAE) bargaining agreement, advise and mentor students, collaborate with industry partners, and participate in governance of their departments and the college. The Precision Agriculture Tenure-Track Faculty is responsible for providing leadership of the college’s Precision Agriculture program.

Essential Job Functions:

-Teach courses in precision agriculture technology and other related subjects areas.

-Provide instruction on applications of geospatial technology, including but not limited to Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), geographic information systems (GIS), automatic tractor guidance systems, unmanned aerial systems, variable rate applications, and precision mapping software.

-Make recommendations on precision agriculture software, hardware, and equipment to remain current with industry competencies through curriculum. 

-Maintain close relationship with the agriculture industry, maintain high visibility in district 505 and throughout Illinois, and stay current with emerging technologies to incorporate into curriculum.

-Be committed to managing and implementing goals and objectives for current and future National Science Foundation (NSF) grants.

-Lead the Midwest Precision Agriculture Center to provide professional and educational development opportunities for industry professionals and secondary teachers.

-Create and utilize adequate assessment techniques that permit the measurement of course competencies and learning objectives as outlined in Course Information Forms (CIF).

-Prepare and utilize a course syllabus and assessments for each course using guidelines established by the college and the department.

-Maintain current knowledge of effective teaching methodologies and utilize a variety of instructional delivery methods, classroom media, and educational resources.

-Provide timely feedback to students and follow college and department procedures and deadlines for posting of grades and required reporting.

-Demonstrate a positive and professional relationship with students, colleagues, college administration, and the community.

-Attend required college and departmental meetings and participate in professional development activities, including seeking to learn new knowledge and skills in the Precision Agriculture technology industry.

-Represent the Agriculture program at external recruiting events held on and off campus (such as FFA, recruiting in local high schools).

-Support the Agriculture program by advising student organizations and leading contest teams as needed.

-Advise and mentor students.

-Maintain regular office hours to ensure availability for student consultation and provides assistance to students in a timely manner.

-Perform other duties as assigned by the department chair.

Minimum Requirements:

-Bachelor’s Degree in Precision Agriculture OR Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture with (2) years related industry experience in Precision Agriculture

-Applicant must pass a criminal background check with finger printing.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Master’s degree in Agriculture with 18 hours coursework in Agronomy, Crops Sciences, and/or Soil Science

-Community college teaching experience

-Industry experience in Precision Agriculture

-Experience using online learning systems

-Experience with curriculum development

Interested candidates may apply at: https://www.parkland.edu/Main/About-Parkland/Department-Office-Directory/Human-Resources/Employment-Opportunities

Important Information

-Application Close Date: July 1, 2021

-Salary: Dependent on qualifications.

-All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and copy of an official transcript.

-Please monitor your email (including spam or junk mail) for testing and other correspondence from hr@parkland.edu

 
Contact Person
For further information regarding application procedures, please contact Human Resources at 217/351-2220.
 


 
 
     
     
 
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