Job Details

Kern Community College District
  • Position Number: 1326732
  • Location: Bakersfield, CA
  • Position Type: Agriculture - Horticulture & Landscape Architecture


Environmental Horticulture Instructor - Part-time Adjunct Pool

Kern Community College District


Position Number: 02593

Posting Date: 10/26/2018

Initial Screening Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Position Type: Part-Time Academic

Rate: $60.00/hour; Hourly rate may vary based on type of assignment and the Lecture Hour Equivalent (LHE) formula. For more information, refer to the CCA collective bargaining agreement or your college HR office.

Work Week:

Minimum Salary:

Maximum Salary:

Benefits:
Sick Leave Only.

This position is eligible for employee paid health benefits.

College/Site: Bakersfield College

Location: BC-Main Campus

Basic Function:
The successful candidate will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of Ornamental Horticulture (ORNH) courses.

This assignment may include teaching at other campus sites, day, evening or weekend classes, large classes, distance learning, and multiple teaching methodologies.

Other duties include: participating in student recruitment and articulation of programs; maintaining subject matter currency; developing and revising curriculum; using computer and multimedia technology; assessing student learning and program level outcomes; collegially participating in department, college, and discipline-specific professional activities.

Education and Experience:
Minimum Qualifications:

Possession of a valid credential, with authorizes the full-time teaching as Horticulturist at the California community college level;
OR

  • - A Horticulture, Landscape Architect or related bachelors degree and two years of professional experience;
    OR
  • - Any associates degree and six years of professional experience;
    OR
    - The equivalent. Certain combinations of education, experience, and other accomplishments in the field may be judged as equal to the stated minimum qualifications for these positions. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications must request and submit an APPLICATION FOR EQUIVALENCE form. Supporting documents must be included with the completed form.

AND A demonstrated sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.

Note: Degrees and credits generally must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406).

Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge and Abilities:

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate that they are broadly prepared and have a depth of knowledge in the discipline. In addition, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following knowledge and abilities:

  • Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with colleagues in an environment that promotes innovation, teaching, learning and service to diverse student population;
  • Ability to effectively work with students with a wide range of skills, motivations, academic and vocational goals;
  • Ability to participate in the development of curriculum, including curriculum delivered via new modalities;
  • Ability to participate in recruitment and articulation activities with local school, colleges and universities;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain subject matter currency;
  • Ability to assess student learning outcomes;
  • Knowledge of computers and willingness to explore new technologies that would benefit program;
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the California community college mission.


Salary Grade:

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Completed application packet must include:
  • Completed Online Application for Employment form
  • Current resume
  • Copies of legible transcripts
  • List of six (6) professional references Listed on application form
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.

All applicants must apply online at https://careers.kccd.edu/postings/10843. Emails will not be accepted.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.





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