This position will provide leadership for the IAT programs located at West Shore Community College in Michigan. Current programs are: Agricultural Operations and Fruit and Vegetable Crop Management. Future programs may include Community Foods and others as identified. The specialist in this position will be jointly appointed to the Department of Horticulture and the possibilities of others as new programs are developed.
Responsibilities include: (1) counseling and advising students; (2) student recruitment, and internship placement and monitoring; (3) teaching courses in horticulture, soil science, leadership, career development, communications, and possibly developing and teaching other courses in the candidate’s area of expertise and/or as needed by the program; (4) fostering a working relationship with the agricultural industry, high school counselors and teachers, and diverse communities in northwest Michigan; (5) evaluation of the programs and curriculum; (6) working closely with appropriate Departments for program delivery and development, and (7) assisting the Director and Associate Director with the exploration and development of new off-campus programs in partnership with WSCC.
Bachelors -Bachelor's Degree in an Agricutural-rela
Bachelor of Science in an agricultural-related discipline
Three years of industry or teaching experience in an agricultural-related field
Experience in program management and evaluation
Masters of Science in an agricultural-related discipline
Experience in recruitment and retention of students
Teaching experience at the secondary level
Agricultural business experience
Skills in career planning and placement
Required Application Materials
4 Letters of Reference
Review of applications will begin on July 9, 2018 and continue until postilion is filled.
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