Precision Agriculture Instructor, Two Positions

Highland Community College is seeking two full-time Precision Agriculture Instructors.  One will be located in Highland, Kansas, and the other in Wamego, Kansas.

Precision Agriculture is the practice of using remote sensing, soil sampling and information management tools to improve production. Precision agriculture is about whole farm management with the goal of optimizing returns on inputs while preserving resources. It relies on growing technologies like satellite imagery, information technology and geospatial tools.

The Precision Agriculture Instructor will teach all assigned courses and associated activities as related to the Precision Agriculture program. Visit http://highlandcc.edu/pages/precision-agriculture to learn more about Precision Ag and review courses that will be taught.

The instructor will prepare all instructional materials for the various learning activities associated with their major subject area to include lab set up and take down, maintain accurate student records, serve actively on college committees, and sponsor student and support activities. Related responsibilities include recruiting interested students, keeping current in the teaching field, recommending pertinent library materials for acquisition to the Library, attending faculty meetings, cooperating and assisting student services with regard to student needs, and attending commencement ceremonies.

Requirements: Relevant education/training. Related experience. Must have current driver`s license with clean driving record. Teaching experience helpful.

Request application packet from humanresources@highlandcc.edu for full description of duties and application instructions.

Highland Community College
Full-time w/benefits including single coverage health and dental insurance paid by the College. These are KPERS covered positions. Commensurate w/experience and education as per Master Contract.
Job Start Date: August-17-2018
Applications Due By: July-15-2018

Job Contact Information

Human Resources - humanresources@highlandcc.edu - 785-442-6144

Employer Information

Highland Community College www.highlandcc.edu

 

Highland Community College, chartered on February 9, 1858, making it the first institution of higher education in Kansas, is a fully accredited, comprehensive, public two-year college. The main campus is located in the small town of Highland in Doniphan County in the northeast corner of Kansas. The town, with a population of approximately 900 people, is in an area characterized by wooded hills, rolling pastures, agricultural abundance, and friendly communities. Although its taxing district includes only Doniphan County, the College has a state-designated service area of eight other adjoining counties. 

With a wide range of instructional programs, the College offers a solid transfer curriculum including several associate degree options, as well as certificate programs and job-specific training. On-campus enrollment is 650+. An additional 2,500+ students are served in the nine county service area that has six regional centers which coordinate 35 delivery sites. The regional program contributes a significant portion of the College’s credit hour generation and full-time equivalency. Finally, a full offering of online courses provides the opportunity for students to complete their learning completely online. 

Highland Community College has traditionally filled the role of providing higher education courses for students intending to transfer to a four-year institution and complete a bachelor’s degree. In addition to its traditional transfer opportunities, the College also provides innovative technical education opportunities as a result of a merger with Northeast Kansas Technical College (NEKTC). The Tech Center offers 13 certificate programs in 4 technical divisions: Construction Trades, Transportation, Business & Computers, and Health Services. The College also works with area businesses to provide custom training in technical areas and is excited to be a leader in technical education, being among the first technical institutions in the Midwest to offer expanded curriculum in instruction of waterborne automotive paints and hybrid-diesel electric training. 

Highland Community College offers ten varsity sports and is a member of the Kansas Jayhawk Conference, the National Junior College Athletic Association, and competes in Region VI.

Enviable campus apartment housing for 400 students, a new Stadium Center; newly renovated auditorium and dining facilities; a new Walters Wellness Center which sports a fitness area, six lane track, batting cages, and basketball/volleyball/tennis courts, all of which are available to the students and the general public new athletic weight roon; a caring student support services program; comfortable library; and, above all, excellent electronic classroom and instructional facilities make the Highland Community College campus an outstanding place for students to live and learn. 

Mission Statement

"Highland Community College, the first college in Kansas, provides lifelong learning opportunities and contributes to economic development to enhance the quality of life in the communities we serve."

Vision Statement

"Highland Community College is recognized as the college of choice in Northeast Kansas." 

EEO

Highland Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Employer Address: 606 W. Main

Highland, Kansas


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