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Viticulture Instructor (Full-Time)

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Posting Details

Classification Information

FLSA Exempt

Position Information

Position Title Viticulture Instructor (Full-Time)
Position Number FT-CURR-FAC-VITI-0001
Leave Format Faculty
Shift Day/Evening
Supervisor Title Division Chair - Sciences
Location Main Campus (Dobson)
Job Description - Summary

Curriculum instructors will instruct within their area of expertise using college level measures to determine student success. Curriculum instructors will apply the tenants of critical thinking to subject matter and will demonstrate flexibility in teaching across educational mediums (online, information highway, etc.) as needed. Curriculum instructors will participate in academic advising, college service, and professional development activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

I. TEACHING
a. Conducting in a professional manner all class hours as assigned by the course schedule and academic calendar.
b. Creating correct, professional syllabi that meet Faculty Syllabus Checklist requirements.
c. Creating, administering, and accurately assessing substantive assignments and activities that require critical thinking.
d. Meeting classes on time and for the full duration of the published class time.
e. Posting office hours each semester, providing copies for the division chair and dean, and meeting all posted office hours.
f. Attending all mandatory divisional and college-wide meetings and graduation ceremonies.
g. Notifying the division chair as soon as possible in the event of illness.
h. Maintaining alternative educational activities which students may use in the event of faculty illness.
i. Supporting and following college policies and procedures.
j. Assuming reasonable responsibility for security, maintenance, and inventory of assigned equipment and supplies.
k. Preparing and submitting accurate and precise attendance rosters, student grades, book orders, leave reports, and other assigned documents when due.
l. Assisting in the selection of textbooks and maintaining updated text information.
m. Substituting for other faculty members as assigned by the division chair or dean.
n. Participating actively in institutional effectiveness planning by identifying expected student outcomes, assessment means, and improvement strategies based on assessment results.
o. Properly submitting assignments and the resulting student artifacts when selected for college-wide General Education Assessment.
p. Preparing supplemental teaching activities, such as developing supplemental Moodle course sites, referring weak students for tutoring, consulting with students, and facilitating help or review sessions outside of class time.
II. ACADEMIC ADVISING
a. Providing accurate academic advising to students whenever needed.
b. Participating in advisor in-service training.
III. COLLEGE SERVICE: Participating in activities that promote the welfare of the college, such as serving on committees, preparing accreditation reports, mentoring new and adjunct faculty, advising SGA-approved student organizations, recruiting for and marketing instructional programs, participating in faculty governance, revising curricula, or otherwise using the faculty member’s academic expertise and skills in the service of the college.
IV. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
a. Participating in mandatory on-campus professional development activities.
b. Participating in professional development activities in the faculty member’s formally recognized area of expertise, such as attending or presenting at professional conferences, participating in summer institutes or short courses, auditing or taking graduate-level courses, and maintaining membership in professional organizations.

General Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and must meet the requirements listed below that represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability necessary to be successful. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.LANGUAGE SKILLS:
• Ability to read, analyze, interpret, and write as applicable to subject area.
• Ability to respond to common inquiries and/or complaints from students, internal staff, or members of the college community.
• Ability to effectively present information to students, internal staff, or members of the college community.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
• Ability to apply mathematical operations required to tabulate student scores.

REASONING ABILITY:
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
• Ability to interpret an extensive variety of information.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS (or equivalent demonstrated experience/ability):
• Established for each curriculum program. Contact Division Chair or Dean for specifics.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
• Understanding of and commitment to the unique nature and role of the College and to the philosophy of the community college system.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Viticulture or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Viticulture or related field; teaching experience at the college or high school level.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

N/A

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
• The employee frequently is required to sit.
• The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10± pounds.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions.
• The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Position Budget Information

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number SFP168
Proposed Start Date 11/01/2017
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date 08/07/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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    • Mount Airy News
    • Employment Security Commission
    • NCCCS Website
    • Winston - Salem Journal
    • Job Board (Ex: Monster)
    • Personal Referral
    • Other
    • Indeed
  2. If 'other', please list where you learned of the position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other Document
  4. Writing Sample
  5. Unofficial Transcript 2
  6. Unofficial Transcript 3
  7. Unofficial Transcript 4