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Agribusiness Adjunct Faculty

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To be considered for a position at Cleveland State, you must create an on-line application. Your skills, abilities, qualifications, and years of experience will be evaluated using only what is recorded on your application. Please note: attaching a resume does not substitute for completion of the application form. Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% of full-time experience. Scan and attach required documents (diploma, GED, transcripts, certifications), and resume to the online application in Word or PDF format (less than 2 MB in size). Please note: to scan, upload, or attach documents, a computer and scanner are available at the Cleveland State Campus, if needed.

Posting Details

Posting Text

Title Agribusiness Adjunct Faculty
Position Title Agribusiness Adjunct Faculty
Department CLSCC-Business and Management
Position Summary

Candidate will teach on a semester by semester basis.

Part-time faculty pay rates are based upon educational qualifications. The rates per credit hour for each educational level are as follows:

Less than Bachelor’s degree $450
Bachelor’s degree $475
Master’s degree $500
Master’s plus 30 semester hours (ABD) $525
Doctorate $550

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

All adjunct faculty positions require excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, and the ability to work with students of varying abilities from diverse backgrounds.

The primary responsibility of adjunct faculty at CSCC is to provide quality instruction for the student by employing teaching/learning processes and strategies that promote student learning.
This goal is accomplished by working with the student in classrooms and laboratories, individual sessions, and other related activities directed toward student learning.
In general, minimum faculty responsibilities to the College include the following:
*To demonstrate an understanding of the College’s mission and purposes.
*To stay current in the field of study, subject matter, and skills as appropriate.
*To improve teaching skills by participating in on-going professional development activities.
*To submit current course syllabi, objectives, teaching strategies and assessments to the instructional supervisor.
*To keep accurate records of student attendance and performance and submit same at the end of the semester.

Required Qualifications

*Master’s degree in Ag Econ, Agribusiness, Ag Leadership or other agriculture or agribusiness-related major
OR
*Master’s degree with 18 hours in the aforementioned qualifying fields.
*An MBA and knowledge/experience in agriculture will also be considered.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Work Characteristics
Pay Rate
Posting Date 06/01/0016
Closing Date
Open until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered for a position at Cleveland State, you must create an on-line application. Your skills, abilities, qualifications, and years of experience will be evaluated using only what is recorded on your application. Please note: attaching a resume does not substitute for completion of the application form. Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% of full-time experience. Scan and attach required documents (diploma, GED, transcripts, certifications), and resume to the online application in Word or PDF format (less than 2 MB in size). Please note: to scan, upload, or attach documents, a computer and scanner are available at the Cleveland State Campus, if needed.

Type of Appointment Other
FLSA Status
Employment Category Faculty
Location Cleveland State Community College (Cleveland)
Location of Position Cleveland, TN
Posting Number 004713

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate which degree you have below:
    • Master's degree in Ag Econ, Agribusiness, Ag Leadership or other agriculture or agribusiness-related major
    • Master's degree with 18 hours in the aforementioned qualifying fields
    • MBA with knowledge/experience in agriculture
  2. * Please describe below your knowledge/experience in agriculture.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Agency Referral
    • CareerBuilder
    • Chattanooga Times
    • Commercial Appeal
    • Diverse Issues
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Knoxville News
    • Monster
    • Personal Referral
    • TBR Website/Campus Website
    • Tennessean
    • The Chronicle
    • Yahoo! Careers
    • Other -Print Ad Source
    • Other - Online Source

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Letter of Reference 1
  6. Letter of Reference 2
  7. Letter of Reference 3
  8. Unofficial Transcript
  9. Additional Document (s)
  10. License/Certification