Agribusiness Instructor, Part-time

Agribusiness Instructor, Part-time


Mitchell Community College
500 West Broad Street
Statesville, NC 28677
Phone: 704-878-3200

Job Location

Statesville, Mooresville, Early College Campuses and Online.


$31.24 hourly



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, June 24, 2019
Closes: Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Target Start Date

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Division Dean

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

  • demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the subject(s) taught
  • demonstrated ability to plan and organize courses; use a variety of teaching and learning strategies
  • demonstrated ability to ensure student success; utilize effective classroom management skills; and employ effective and appropriate evaluations of student performance
  • demonstrated working knowledge of campus services for appropriate referral
  • ability to use instructional technology effectively
  • demonstrated understanding of and commitment to open-access community college philosophy, diversity and inclusion, and adult learning principles
  • ability to work with a diverse population
  • demonstrate an understanding of, and commitment to the unique nature and role of the College as a learning-centered institution
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration with agricultural experience or a master’s degree in agriculture-related program, with graduate hours in business or extensive knowledge and experience in business

Preferred Qualifications

  • demonstrated experience in teaching in a community college setting is preferred

Position Description

Job Summary:

Part-time Instructor responsibilities include teaching Agribusiness Systems program, specifically Agribusiness courses. Classes meet during the day and/or evening at multiple locations and online.


 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • develop appropriate course goals and objectives along with evaluation methods that accurately measure student learning
  • be thoroughly prepared for each instructional responsibility including lecture and lab
  • maintain an up-to-date syllabus for each course
  • conduct class and lab activities that are consistent with course objectives
  • work with Area Coordinator to order needed equipment and supplies
  • be available to students outside of class time through e-mail, telephone, and individual meetings as needed
  • accurately complete and submit all required reports and student records by stated deadlines and return all College materials and grade books at the end of each semester

Related Responsibilities:

  • attend any required faculty, division, or departmental meetings
  • work cooperatively with faculty, staff and students in a congenial and professional manner
  • comply with College policies and procedures
  • remain current in the field of study
  • communicate effectively

Job Post Contact

Christina Sharkey, Human Resources Assistant

Mitchell Community College

500 W. Broad Street, Statesville, NC 28677

(704)978-1371 office

(704)978-3117 fax