Lecturer in Agricultural Technology
Michigan State University College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
United States

Specialist - Teacher-Fixed Term

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Agriculture And Nat Resources
Department: Agricultural Technology Institute 10002042
Salary: 45000.00-55000.00 Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: Montcalm
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Agriculture, Union

Working/Functional Title

Full-Time Academic Specialist Teacher

Position Summary

Responsibilities This position will provide leadership for the IAT programs located at Montcalm Community College. The current program offering is Agricultural Operations. Future programs may be identified.

Responsibilities include: (1) counseling and advising students; (2) student recruitment, and internship placement and monitoring; (3) teaching courses in career development, leadership, communications, internship and 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 the service district of Montcalm Community College; (5) evaluation of the programs and curriculum; (6) working closely with appropriate Departments for program delivery and development, and (7) assisting the with the exploration and development of new off-campus programs in partnership with Montcalm Community College.

Required Degree

Bachelors -Bachelor of Science in an agricultural-related field.

Desired Degree

Masters -Master's of Science in an agricultural-related field.

Minimum Requirements

Three years of industry or teaching experience in an agricultural-related field.

Experience in program management and evaluation.

Desired Qualifications

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

  1. Letter of Interest outlining how your background and experience align with the responsibilities for this position. 
  2. Statement on your teaching philosophy as it relates to hands-on teaching within this program.
  3. Summary of your experience supporting diversity, equity and inclusion in previous employment and a description of how you will contribute to our goals of inclusive excellence.  CANR’s statement on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion can be found here; (https://www.canr.msu.edu/diversity/dei-statement)
  4. Contact information for 2 references. 
  5. Resume’ /Curriculum Vita

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Department Statement

Founded in 1894, the Institute of Agricultural Technology delivers innovative, educational programs that develop career-ready graduates through intensive, practical learning and skill enhancement in agricultural, environmental, and applied technologies. 

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Jul 7, 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Jul 6, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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