Associate Professor of Agricultural Production/Animal Science

$53,729 - $110,724 yearly
  • San Joaquin Delta Community College District
  • Stockton, CA, USA
  • Mar 19, 2020
Full time   Agriculture, Horticulture & Aquaculture Sciences and Technology: other Veterinary Medicine & Sciences

Job Description

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Associate Professor of Agricultural Production/Animal Science

San Joaquin Delta Community College District

Job Number: 2000000F

San Joaquin Delta Community College District is seeking a full-time tenure track faculty member in Agriculture Production/Animal Science. The ideal candidate will share in the college's commitment to educating a racially and socioeconomically diverse student population.

COLLEGE DESCRIPTION:

San Joaquin Delta Community College District, as part of our Vision, “promotes a climate of respect and authentic engagement. We are culturally responsive to the needs of our diverse student body. We strive to increase and sustain equitable outcomes for all students. We recruit and retain quality employees who are reflective of our students and the community we serve, in addition to providing all personnel with equity and diversity training.”

San Joaquin Delta College is a proud Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and Minority Serving Institution (MSI) servicing over 20,000 students in the California Central Valley. The student population is as follows: by ethnicity, 47% Latinx, 18.5% White, 18.4% Asian/Filipino/Pacific Islander, 8.8% Black/African American, 0.4% American Indian, 5.7% two or more races and 1.2% unknown; 54.6% female, 43.6% male, 1.8% unspecified; and by age, 28.9% ages 17 or younger, 49.7% ages 18-21, 19.6% ages 22-34, and 7.2% ages 35 and older.

San Joaquin Delta College works to create an inclusive environment that provides a safe-haven for international students, veterans, re-entry students, LGBTQIA+ students, and students of various learning styles regardless of citizenship status.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Under the general supervision of the assigned Dean, the Associate Professor will teach classes in Agriculture Production/Animal Science. The successful candidate will provide evidence of knowledge and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, and academic diversity within community college populations, and how these factors relate to the need for equity-minded and culturally-responsive practices in the community college setting.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Participate in the evaluation and procurement of livestock for the animal science program. Support and promote student participation in livestock events.
  2. Attend industry-related meetings, workshops and job sites to remain current with new developments in the agricultural technology field. Support and participate with local high school agriculture and FFA programs.
  3. Support and participate in the Delta Agriculture and National Resources Foundation.
  4. Support, utilize and integrate the college farm and land labs into courses taught in the agriculture department.
  5. Conduct organized classes at the instructional level to meet the educational requirements stated in the course description and the course information outlines.
  6. Advise and assist students in achieving stated course objectives.
  7. Evaluate the progress of each student; connect students to appropriate campus-support services.
  8. Participate in the evaluation of course offerings, including the revision of course descriptions and course outlines that reflect a culturally-responsive pedagogy.
  9. Coordinate with other faculty in the selection of textbooks, audiovisual and other instructional materials that advance the college's mission of developing an equity-minded education.
  10. Keep current with new developments and maintain fields of competency within the framework of support provided by the San Joaquin Community College District.
  11. Maintain necessary records of student enrollment, attendance, progress and grades; prepare and submit required reports to the administration.
  12. Report to management any condition that might jeopardize the health or safety of students or the public.
  13. Assist in the marketing and promotion of the program by participating in college-sponsored events and by visiting local businesses and schools.
  14. Be familiar with and act in accordance with the Education Code and San Joaquin Community College District policies and procedures.
  15. Participate in departmental, divisional, advisory, campus-wide and community committees as part of the shared-governance process and service area needs of the District.
  16. Maintain office hours for students and participate in additional service hours/activities that benefit the student, college or community.
  17. Plan and complete approved professional development flex activities each semester/year.
  18. Participate in the departmental process of curriculum review, modification and the assessment of student learning outcomes.
  19. Work collaboratively with Success Teams to monitor, advise and ensure student equity and success through completion and post-graduation outcomes.
  20. Provide guidance and direction to readers and/or Instructional Support Assistant (ISA) as appropriate.
  21. Perform other necessary duties which assure the smooth functioning of the Division and Programs as assigned by the Division Dean and as outlined in Board Policy.

 

 

Preferred and Required Qualifications


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Applicant must be able to meet the minimum educational qualifications set forth by the District and the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office.

  • Bachelor's degree in agriculture, agriculture science, education, or other agriculture areas, and two years of professional experience.


DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt teaching strategies and techniques to different student's abilities, learning styles, culture and ethnic groups.
  • Demonstrated experience teaching in a variety of settings including but not limited to online, dual enrollment and large lecture. A willingness to develop and utilize instructional materials including lectures and labs for multi-modalities.
  • Ability to use innovative and creative teaching techniques (lecture and labs) and equipment, including the use of multimedia hardware, current applications, and online instructional strategies. Working knowledge of Canvas is particularly desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience in the livestock industry.
  • Demonstrated experience in the exhibition of major species of livestock, meat production, and in training livestock judging teams.
  • Possess a Class B license or be able to secure a Class B license.
  • Maintain active membership in the California Agriculture Teachers Association.

Application Details

Additional Information

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 53,729
  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 110,110
  • External Closing Date: Apr 20, 2020
  • External Opening Date: Mar 13, 2020



Location: Stockton, California, United States
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: https://deltacollege.referrals.selectminds.com


The San Joaquin Delta Community College District provides access to its education programs and activities and makes all employment decisions without regard to national origin, religion, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, military and veteran status, or any other legally protected category. The District’s prohibition against sex and gender discrimination includes sexual harassment and sexual violence.

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