Faculty, Sustainable Agriculture

Faculty, Sustainable Agriculture


Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
Phone: 336-249-8186


Commensurate with experience


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, September 24, 2021
Closes: Friday, October 15, 2021

Target Start Date

Friday, October 29, 2021

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications Required:

Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture or related discipline from a regionally accredited institution

  • Ability to demonstrate skills needed for successful farm operations (including, but not limited to, the ability to set up a garden/grow space and operate machinery)
  • Ability to design, develop and implement a high quality innovative sustainable agriculture program
  • Strong computer skills and commitment to the use of technology in instruction
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively and collegially with others in a team environment
  • Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college
  • Effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies:
  • Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action
  • Collaborating and facilitating
  • Creating and innovating
  • Anticipating and responding to change
  • Providing vision and leadership
  • Assessment of student learning
  • Engagement and assessment of successful student retention models

Preferred Qualifications

           Master’s Degree in Agriculture or closely related field with 18 graduate credit hours in Agriculture. 

  • Teaching experience in a community college or related work experience. 
  • Experience teaching sustainable agriculture courses or familiarity with sustainable agriculture practices

Position Description

Be part of something big.

Davidson-Davie Community College (DDCC) is an award-winning institution known for a commitment to excellence and student success. The DDCC community is dedicated to providing a high-quality education designed to prepare students to live and work in an increasingly interconnected world. To this end, DDCC celebrates the value of a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. DDCC faculty and staff are passionate about equity and our responsibility to work with each unique student to support them in successfully attaining their goals.

DDCC's benefits and other resources make it possible to excel both professionally and personally. We are a dynamic community that supports and celebrates the success of all of its members. The future is here!

What you'll do on a typical day

A full-time faculty position at Davidson-Davie Community College is a nine-month position, with the faculty member's primary efforts focused on teaching and learning, academic excellence and student success.  In addition, a faculty member is responsible for engaging in professional development and promoting the College mission, vision, and values.  Davidson-Davie Community College is excited to offer an Associate in Applied Science degree in sustainable agriculture which will require the development of high quality courses and the establishment of relationships with agriculture partners in our community to foster an atmosphere of student success. 


Essential Job Functions:


  • Actively embracing and promoting the College mission, vision and values 


  • Fostering student success through:
    • Demonstrating the College's Guiding Teaching Principles of effective teaching that:
      • facilitates student learning to meet the requirements of a changing global economy;
      • is inspirational, providing clear expectations for students regarding learning goals, course policies and assignments;
      • encourages students to engage in critical thinking, reflective reasoning, problem-solving, collaboration and application;
      • helps students understand how course content is relevant to them and their community throughout their lives, preparing students for enhanced career and educational opportunities;
      • fosters a collegial and dynamic process in which faculty share and learn strategies and approaches focused on improving student learning; and
      • infuse a culture of assessment of student learning into the instructional environment to inform improvements in curriculum, pedagogy, resources and student success.
    • Ensuring timely, consistent, and feedback and accurate record keeping in support of student success.
    • Fostering equity and respect for diversity among students with a focus on student learning.
    • Integrating appropriate instructional technology and instructional materials to enhance student learning outcomes and promote student success.
    • Engaging collaboratively with colleagues by using data-informed decision-making to continually improve courses and programs.
    • Collaborating with colleagues across the College to identify and provide appropriate resources that promote student learning and completion.
    • Maintaining currency in one's teaching discipline and in the issues of higher education.
    • Teach at various instructional sites and in multiple delivery formats as needed to meet the scheduling needs of students and programs.
  • Maintains high level of sensitivity, understanding, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural,ideological, and ethnic backgrounds
  • Performs other duties as assigned that achieve the mission and initiatives of the college
  • Supports the mission, vision, and values of the College and attends College events and meetings

Job Post Contact

Davidson-Davie Community College


Fax:  336-249-1933