Horticulture Instructor Part-Time Faculty Pool Clackamas Community College
Description This is a part-time faculty pool for available assignments during the academic year. Applications are considered throughout the academic year and reviewed based on department need. Should a review of your application result in the intent to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email for an interview.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Requires flexible work schedule to meet program needs, which may include evenings and/or weekends. Clackamas Community College Horticulture Department offers a variety of courses including, but not limited to: Landscape Construction, Turf Management, Irrigation, Hardscape, Computer-Aided Landscape Design, Propagation, Pest Management, Landscape Design, Maintenance and Installation, Vegetable Production and Organic Gardening.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Instructs students in a classroom, land lab, or other settings as appropriate. Provides students contact before or after class or through telephone or email exchanges or office hours.
Prepares, distributes and utilizes instructional support materials, include course syllabi, supplementary materials, instructional media and other devices as appropriate; incorporates the latest classroom technology when available and appropriate to instructional activities.
Structures classes and curriculum to correspond with the overall program objectives; prepares clear objectives for students for each course.
Understands, develops and provides a learning environment that supports diversity and incorporates sensitivity to diversity within the college community.
Responsible for classroom, laboratory and departmental equipment and provides for the security of facilities and instructional materials as appropriate.
Understands and abides by college policies and regulations and other policies, procedures and materials as required by the college, departments or divisions.
Convenes classes on time and as scheduled.
Maintains evaluation and grading records for assigned students; enters grades and provides all necessary documentation for incompletes within established college timelines and guidelines.
Ensures and emphasizes safe working and classroom conditions and practices.
May direct aides and work study students as assigned.
Understands and uses the college's computer system.
AUXILIARY JOB FUNCTIONS: May provide assistance to other department personnel as workload and staffing levels dictate. Maintain work areas in a clean and orderly manner.
The education and/or work experience sections of your online application form must demonstrate that you meet all of the following Minimum Qualifications. The information on the cover letter/resume will not substitute for the completed application. MINIMUM/MANDATORY EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Associate's Degree in Horticulture or related field, or equivalent industry experience.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Master's or Bachelor's Degree in Horticulture or related field
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/LICENSES: Valid Driver's License
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Evidence of successful classroom experience. Evidence of ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with colleagues and students from a variety of backgrounds.
Other Job Elements
The physical demands listed below represent those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions. PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF POSITION: While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, bend, kneel, stoop, communicate, reach and manipulate objects. The position requires mobility. Duties involve moving materials weighing up to 25 pounds on a regular basis such as tools, machinery, equipment, etc., and may infrequently require moving materials weighing up to 50 pounds. Manual dexterity and coordination are required over 50% of the work period while operating equipment such as computer keyboard, calculator, and standard office equipment. The work environment characteristics described below 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.
WORKING CONDITIONS:Work environment includes classroom, lab, or other setting as appropriate. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervision of other personnel is not a typical function assigned to this position. May provide training and orientation to newly assigned personnel, and may assign work to student workers.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general direction of the Department Chair.
Clackamas Community College is a diverse community that provides equal opportunity in employment, activities, and its programs.It is the policy of the Clackamas Community College and its Board that there will be no discrimination or harassment in any educations programs, activities or employment on the grounds of race, color, religion, ethnicity, use of native language, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, age, genetic information or any other status protected under applicable federal, state or local laws. The College also prohibits retaliation against an individual for engaging in activity protected under this policy, and interfering with rights or privileges granted under anti-discrimination laws. Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the dean of Human Resources for Clackamas Community College in Barlow Hall at the Oregon City campus, 503-594-3300. Please note the following areas of responsibility, should you need relevant resources or information: Section 504 Coordinator, Disability Coordinator, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3181; Title II Coordinator, Associate Dean, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3392; Title IX Coordinator, Dean, Human Resources, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3300.
ADDITIONAL POSTING INSTRUCTIONS: To apply for this position, you must submit:
Completed online application
Cover Letter explaining your interest in the position and describing how you meet the minimum and special qualifications and requirements of the position
Current Curriculum Vitae
Completed responses to the Supplemental Questions
Upon hire, candidate will be required to provide official transcripts for degrees earned, if applicable.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: CCC only accepts applications through this online application system. We want you to be successful in applying with us. We highly encourage you to complete and submit your application in advance of the deadline.
For assistance with this, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. For technical assistance with your application, please call (855) 524-5627.
Please note: This is initially a self-screening system. We recognize that our application process can be lengthy, so before you begin, please read all of the stated requirements to determine if you meet them. Applicants must meet all of the stated minimum/special qualifications and additional requirements to be considered for this position. Based on your responses to the qualifying questions, the system may automatically screen you out from further consideration.
Required documents must be provided at the time of application. Please remove any personal information such as photographs, date of birth, gender, social security number, and other protected information from your documents. Documents containing protected information will be considered incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Positions are subject to budget consideration and approval. For the candidate who is hired into this position, salary placement will be based on guidelines in the handbook or association agreement (as applicable) to assess education and experience. For this reason, please be sure to include everything in your application that you want the college to consider towards placement.
Clackamas Community College participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. This information is kept completely confidential, is obtained only after a candidate is hired, and will not be used to pre-screen any job applicant.
The college does not sponsor employees in the visa application process if they intend to use this as their means to work in the United States. This means that all required work visas must be in place and supported by appropriate evidence to be employed by Clackamas.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION STATEMENT: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract nor is it intended to describe all responsibilities, skills, effort, or work conditions associated with the job someone in this position would perform. All employees of Clackamas Community College are expected to perform tasks as assigned by Clackamas Community College supervisory/management personnel regardless of job title or routine job duties.
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE STATEMENT: Applicants are eligible to use Veteran's Preference when applying with Clackamas Community College in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230 and 408.235; and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Preference will only be given if the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and any special qualifications for the position and electronically attach the required documentation at the time of application.
MEMBER COPY 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) OR Letter from the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs indicating a non-service connected pension.
Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Clackamas Community College is a values-driven organization serving over 35,000 students (over 8000 FTE). Recognized for its committed, supportive faculty and staff, CCC offers classes and services at three active campuses – the Oregon City campus, the Harmony Community Campus in North Clackamas, and the Wilsonville campus. Our district also includes extension sites located in the towns of Canby and Molalla, where CCC offers English as a Second Language, GED in Spanish, computer science and a variety of community education classes.