Beef Adjunct Instructor (Part-Time)

Beef Adjunct Instructor (Part-Time)


Wilkes Community College
1328 South Collegiate Drive
Wilkesboro, NC 28697
Phone: 336-838-6100


Commensurate with education and experience in accordance with the college salary plan.



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, February 15, 2021
Closes: Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, August 16, 2021

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Lead Instructor - Animal Science/Agribusiness

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

> Associates of Applied Science in Animal Science, and
> Extensive background in beef production.

Preferred Qualifications

> Bachelors in Animal Science or related field, and
> Extensive background in beef production.

Position Description

Teach ANS 120 Beef Production. Course Description: “This course provides an introduction to the beef cattle industry. Topics include reproduction, cattle management, marketing, anatomy and physiology, and pasture management (including sustainable practices). Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of beef cattle production practices and the economic and environmental impact of the beef cattle industry locally, regionally, state-wide, and internationally.” Additional courses relating to beef production may be available in the 2022-2023 academic year.

Note: Position contingent on the state budget and available funding.

Instructor’s duties include:

1. Planning, creating, and maintaining a classroom environment conducive to student learning.

2. Encouraging the development of critical thinking skills through appropriate classroom exercises and assignments.

3. Maintaining a high level of currency in the discipline, and incorporating innovative and creative instructional techniques in the classroom.

4. Collaborating with the lead instructor in the creation of syllabi; the establishment of objectives, competencies, and assessments; and the selection of textbooks, periodicals, and other resources.

5. Communicating with students and administration through the technological framework provided by WCC including posting syllabi for all sections of all courses to the campus web portal, and regularly checking and responding to e-mail sent to the instructor via the campus web portal and messages sent to the college e-mail/voice-mail/telephone service.

6. Referring students, as appropriate, to student support areas of WCC including Counseling and/or Student Support Services, the Academic Support Center, Learning Resources Center, Student Services, the Writing Center, etc.

7. Fulfilling other responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

How to Apply

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Job Post Contact

Sherry Cox