Sauk Valley Community College invites innovative individuals to apply for a faculty opening for the Agriculture Program at the College. Sauk is seeking an individual who is willing to do community outreach to successfully launch this program, in addition to teaching responsibilities. This is a tenure track, nine-month position that is available fall 2019. Salary is based on education and experience and may be augmented by summer teaching and overload opportunities. The College offers a liberal fringe benefits package and does not deduct FICA from paychecks. RESPONSIBILITIESThe faculty member may teach courses on campus, off campus, and on the internet. This position will also provide input to program and course development, as well as other curriculum initiatives. The faculty member will also serve on campus committees and have the option of serving in the role of faculty advisor to associated student clubs. The Agriculture Instructor will have access to a land laboratory and an Ag mechanics workshop to help facilitate instruction. The College also receives tremendous community and industry support to achieve the goals of the program. QUALIFICATIONSThe successful candidate for the position must possess a master’s degree in an agriculture related field. This position will focus in agronomy, business agriculture, soil science, and may teach Ag mechanics.Preference will be given to individuals who have college or high school teaching experience, demonstrate a commitment to the community college philosophy, have experience with assessment of student learning outcomes, and have familiarity or experience with internet instruction. Please attach resume, cover letter, unoffical transcripts, and background check to application.Apply for this job.