Full-Time Academic Specialist Teacher
Responsibilities This position will provide leadership for the IAT programs located at Wayne County Community College District. The current program offering are Fruit and Vegetable Crop Management; Food Processing, Technology and Safety and Landscape Management. Future programs may be identified.
Responsibilities include: (1) counseling and advising students; (2) student recruitment, and internship placement and monitoring; (3) teaching courses in career development, leadership, communications, internship and other courses in the candidate’s area of expertise and/or as needed by the program; (4) fostering a working relationship with the agricultural industry, high school counselors and teachers, and diverse communities in the service district of Wayne County Community College District; (5) evaluation of the programs and curriculum; (6) working closely with appropriate Departments for program delivery and development, and (7) assisting the with the exploration and development of new off-campus programs in partnership with Wayne County Community College District.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
Bachelors -Bachelor of Science in an agricultural, applied science or educational related discipline
Masters -Master of Science in an agricultural, applied science or educational related discipline
Three years of industry or teaching experience in an agricultural-related field.
Experience in program management and evaluation.
Experience in recruitment and retention of students.
Teaching experience at the secondary level.
Agricultural business experience.
Skills in career planning and placement.
Founded in 1894, the Institute of Agricultural Technology delivers innovative, educational programs that develop career-ready graduates through intensive, practical learning and skill enhancement in agricultural, environmental, and applied technologies.
Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.