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Title:
Instructor, CC (Agriculture)
Position Number:
0083833
Hiring Unit:
UH Maui College
Location:
Ho`olehua, Moloka'i
Date Posted:
March 08, 2017
Closing Date:
April 03, 2017
Salary Information:
Salary commensurate with education and experience
Monthly Type:
9 Month
Tenure Track:
Tenure
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Temporary/Permanent:
Permanent
Funding:
General

Other Conditions:
  • Start approximately August 2017. Position may be converted from 9 to 11 months based on operational needs.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Manage the college’s Molokai farm program and facility, including the maintenance of the 28-acre site in Hoolehua and supervision of students and support staff.
  2. Teach credit and/or non-credit courses in Agriculture.
  3. Independently plan, organize and carry out instructional assignments and curriculum development maintaining flexibility and demonstrating an ability to make adjustments to respond to trends in the field of agriculture and local training needs.
  4. Collaborate with UHMC’s Agriculture Program Coordinator for the planning and implementation of instructional programs and farm projects.
  5. Responsible for maintaining enrollment in courses at the Molokai Farm. Initiatives to support this include marketing courses and programs, working with local employers, and conducting community outreach.
  6. Determine employment possibilities and academic transfer programs for program graduates and maintain contact with employers and students to assist with transition to future education and/or workforce.
  7. Engage in community development activities in the field of agriculture.
  8. Manage Molokai Farm budget and UH Foundation account and develop revenue generating activities to support basic operational and classroom costs.
  9. Maintain, facilitate and coordinate the joint use of equipment and facilities between UH Maui College and UH College or Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR).
  10. Evening and or summer courses may be assigned as part of regular workload.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. Master’s degree in Agriculture or a related field from an accredited institution OR Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or a related field and three years of progressively responsible work experience.
Desirable Qualifications
  1. Teaching experience with secondary age students up to adults, specifically with a background in facilitating applied learning.
  2. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse learners.
  3. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and to work cooperatively with faculty, staff, students and members of the community.
  4. Demonstrated success as an agricultural entrepreneur.
  5. Qualifications to teach in discipline(s) outside of Agriculture.
  6. Diverse background in Agriculture to include experience in aquaponics, aquaculture, farm to table concepts, solar farming, bee-keeping or other agriculture related fields.

To Apply:
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, UHCC Form 27 ( standard format ) ( large format ), UHCC Form 27 must be signed. Application packet must include resume, three (3) professional references with contact information (including email address), graduate and undergraduate transcript(s) showing degree and coursework appropriate to the position (copies are acceptable at time of application, however, official transcripts will be required at time of hire). Online academic record/grade summaries will NOT be accepted. Diplomas will NOT be accepted.) All materials submitted becomes the property of UH Maui College. Faxed, e-mailed, or incomplete applications will not be considered. All requested documents/information must be received or postmarked by the closing date. Employment eligibility verification must be submitted at the time of hire. (A list of acceptable documents can be obtained from Immigration and Naturalization Services). UH Maui College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, national origin, or disability in its programs and activities. For more information or inquiries regarding these policies, contact Section 504 Coordinator–Employees, (808) 984-3380; Title IX Coordinator, (808) 984-3515.
Address:
  1. UH Maui College - Human Resources
  2. 310 Kaahumanu Avenue
  3. Kahului, HI 96732
Inquiries:
  1. Kelley Dudoit; 808-553-4490; kelleyt@hawaii.edu

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Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks.

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