Adjunct Instructor - Agribusiness Technology

Adjunct Instructor - Agribusiness Technology


Edgecombe Community College
2009 West Wilson Street
Tarboro, NC 27886
Phone: 252-823-5166

Job Location

Tarboro Campus





Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, May 22, 2023
Closes: Friday, June 30, 2023

Target Start Date

Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Expected Work Hours

M-F, 25 hours per week

Reports to

Program or Department Chair

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Business Management or related fields such as Agriculture, Ag Education, Ag Extension, Animal Science, Horticulture, etc. This teaching position requires an equal balance of teaching theory and "hands-on" knowledge in agriculture, ag production, and animal science. Work will be performed in classrooms, labs and field trips. Physically able to stand, kneel, and stoop for extended periods of time and the ability to lift light to medium weight (10lbs. - 50 lbs.).

Preferred Qualifications

Master in Agriculture Business Management or related field with one of year teaching experience in a community college setting and one year of agriculture experience.

Position Description

Responsible for teaching students in the associate degree program. Classes are face to face. Based on Tarboro campus. Start Date August 2023.

Essential Duties

Maintain order of classrooms and labs.
Ensure proper storage of materials and equipment at the end of each lab session.
Prepare, distribute, and review with the student the first week of class a course syllabus that outlines clear and reasonable learning outcomes and expectations.
Implement active learning techniques and use a variety of learner- centered instructional strategies designed to assist the learner in meeting the objectives of the course.  Such activities can include, but are not limited to:
                  Cooperative learning
                  Experiential learning
                  Writing for learning
                  Critical thinking initiatives
Faculty development support will be available to enhance skills in these areas.
Focus on student learning outcomes taking into account the needs and abilities of the students and the mission of the college.
Be familiar with academic and social supports that benefit diverse groups.
Be supportive of students’ educational goals and make reasonable provisions to accommodate their individual differences while maintaining the academic integrity of the college.
Work with students, peers, and administrative and support staff in a professional manner that models constructive problem-solving (flexibility, preparation for required tasks); ethical conduct (respect and courtesy, consistency, fairness); organization (proper attire, attendance, decorum); and adherence to college policies and procedures...
Be available for student appointments for  assisting students  in achieving their educational and vocational goals.
Be prompt and accurate in the recording and reporting of student data information to include enrollment reports, final grade reports, and book orders.

Job Post Contact

Jessica Balazsi, Director of Human Resources

Edgecombe Community College

2009 West Wilson St. Tarboro, NC 27886