Agriculture Instructor

$50,000 - $60,000 yearly
  • Little Priest Tribal College
  • Winnebago, NE, USA
  • Nov 12, 2020
Full time Education

Job Description

Opening Date: January 2021 Closing Date: Until Filled Position Title: Agriculture Instructor FLSA Status: Salary, Full Time Department: Academics Schedule: Daytime and Evening Reports To: Director of Teaching & Learning Rate of pay:$50,000 -$60,000 DOE Organization and Location: The position is located at Little Priest Tribal College (LPTC) in Winnebago, Nebraska. This position will require some traveling. RESPONSIBILITIES: This faculty position will be responsible for leading Little Priest Tribal College Agriculture Science program as the founding director. This high visibility position will require active engagement in program review and development, student recruiting, and academic advising. In cooperation with the faculty and the College administration, this faculty position will set goals for the development, improvement, and expansion of the Agriculture Science program. The successful candidate will be able to teach at least 15 semester hours of the Agriculture Science program courses. This faculty position will cooperate with other divisions of the College in the development of a clear and compelling approach to recruiting, matriculating, and retaining students. They will foster relationships, collaborations, and partnerships with both internal and external constituencies in order to identify and develop new opportunities for the Agriculture program. Additionally, they will communicate with internal (students, faculty, staff) and external constituents on a regular basis. This faculty position will be aware of current trends in Agriculture Science in order to shape the future direction of the program. They will work with members of the Agriculture Advisory Board to enhance the Agriculture Science program. The successful candidate must teach the subject matter in a manner that is consistent with the college’s mission statement. Other duties include student advising/mentoring, curriculum and program development, and college committee work. Little Priest Tribal College faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, active in service to the college and the community. QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS: Education: Master’s degree required. Experience: Significant experience in Agriculture Science is required and a minimum of two years, full-time, college-level teaching experience, with superior teaching reviews. Candidate must be entrepreneurial and future-focused. He/she will be desirous and capable of maintaining academic excellence, faculty engagement, curricular assessment, and program standards. Effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to establish and maintain professional cooperative working relationship with administrators, faculty and staff, as well as external constituents is required. Strong organizational skills, including ability in budgeting and human resource management is required. Ability to think globally, to analyze data strategically, and to set goals and priorities.