Faculty - Agricultural Sciences (AGRI)

Blinn College

Brenham , Texas

To assist the Blinn College Agricultural Science Division with the administration, teaching, lab preparation and safety procedures.

Essential Duties

  • Provides instruction for courses at a variety of times and locations.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to student engagement, student success, and instructional excellence.
  • Maintains access to students through posted office hours and electronic communication.
  • Prepares and utilizes a course syllabus and assessments for each course using guidelines established by the institution.
  • Maintains current knowledge of effective teaching methodologies and utilizes a variety of instructional delivery methods, classroom media, and educational resources.
  • Evaluates students’ performance through a variety of means to measure progress and keep them informed in a timely manner.
  • Assists in the development, distribution and collection of assessments for courses and program objectives.
  • Provides recommendations to the Academic Dean, Assistant Dean, Department Heads, and Curriculum Resource Team regarding curriculum.
  • Demonstrates a positive and professional relationship with students, colleagues, college administration, and the community.
  • Submits timely college reports and forms to the appropriate divisions/departments.
  • Exhibits a commitment to lifelong learning through participation in professional development activities.
  • Possesses a passion for teaching community college students.
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills, both written and orally.
  • Attends college orientation and required institutional meetings.
  • Responsible for other related duties as assigned.
  • Works outside classroom hours with departmental extracurricular activities as available hours exist.

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other instructors, staff, administration and students.
  • Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in the teaching field(s).

Preferred Experience and Training
Community college teaching experienced desirable as well as experience using online learning systems as a supplement to face-to-face classes.

Online Teaching Experience preferred.

Seeking qualified applicants with interest in teaching the following areas:

• Agricultural Marketing
• Agriculture Economics
• Animal Science
• Agricultural Mechanics
• Agronomy
• Horticulture
• Food Science
• Livestock Evaluation
• Wildlife Conservation and Management

Required Degree, License or Certifications
Masters Degree with 18 graduate hours in Agricultural Sciences or a related teaching field.