Faculty, Agricultural Sciences:Texas

Austin Community College
Elgin, Texas
Job Category
Faculty Appointments
$55,028- $78,000
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Job Posting Title: Faculty, Agricultural Sciences Job Description Summary: Responsible to prepare and deliver Agricultural Sciences coursework in engaging, innovative, and discipline-appropriate ways that reflect a commitment to success equity, respect for diversity, an understanding of culturally responsive teaching, and knowledge of the teaching field. Meets professional standards for faculty in accordance with college policies and procedures. The Agricultural Sciences Department offers on campus, online, and dual credit courses across Central Texas. Principal Responsibilities and Duties: Prepare and teach courses in the field of Agricultural Sciences to a diverse and multicultural student population based on the department's approved course learning outcomes, utilizing a variety of instructional strategies appropriate to the needs of community college students and the standards of the discipline. Participate actively in departmental responsibilities and departmental governance, including curriculum review and revision, program review, assessment of student learning outcomes at the course and program level, and other departmental activities. Evaluate student progress and provide clear, timely feedback reflecting program learning outcomes and departmental expectations. Serve as a mentor to students in the Agricultural Sciences program. Provide teaching and mentoring services to students in a manner which does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, political affiliation, or other protected categories. Remain current in the field through a variety of professional development activities. Support division and department goals through active and collegial engagement in decision-making and unit-level planning. Serve on collegewide and departmental committees, councils, work groups, and task forces. Perform other related tasks as assigned by the department chair, dean, and/or associate vice chancellor, vice chancellor, executive vice chancellor. Additional Duties: Support the development and maintenance of the ACC Sustainable Student farm at the Elgin Campus.
Required Education: In accordance with Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requirements: Master's Degree in Agricultural Sciences or a closely related discipline. SACSCOC requirements may differ depending on the courses taught within the discipline. Required Work Experience (Workforce Programs) In accordance with Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requirements: Three years of non-teaching, industry-related work experience. Apply directly on website.
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Michelle A Costanzo
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