Horticulture Instructor (LCI)

Horticulture Instructor (LCI)


Robeson Community College
5160 Fayetteville Road
Lumberton, NC 28360
Phone: 910-272-3700

Job Location

RCC Main Campus


Commensurate with experience


State of NC Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, June 6, 2024
Closes: Thursday, June 20, 2024

Target Start Date

Monday, July 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours

8a-5p M-F

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Diploma or Associates Degree in Horticulture or closely related field from an accredited institution OR a minimum of three years of Horticulture experience.

Qualified candidates must be knowledgeable of all the rules and regulations mandated by the NC Department of Public Safety.  Qualified candidates must have computer skills; have the knowledge to submit all required paperwork to the College.  Be willing to accept responsibility for professional and personal growth, demonstrate evidence of flexibility and willingness to change, and have an open-mind and fairness towards other faculty, staff, and students.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture with three or more years of experience in Horticulture.  Previous teaching experience in a prison setting is preferred.

Position Description

The incumbent will have the following duties & responsibilities:

  • Teach approved curriculum and all course work as outlined.
  • Maintain supportive relationships with prison staff and other academic programs at the prison and the College.
  • Assure the program meets standards established by the College and the Prison.
  • Instructor will be expected to teach schedule as assigned by the director.
  • Prepare and process course offerings and class schedules that meet program requiresments of the NC Department of Corrections and the needs of the students.
  • Supervise instructional functions and student activities assigned in the classroom and lab.
  • Register students and submit paperwork to the College appropriately.
  • Ensure instructional resources are being utilized efficiently and effectively.
  • Teach the curriculum with a focus on preparing students to enter the workforce.
  • Provide instruction through non-traditional methods that employ a variety of techniques and simulations.
  • Attend and participate in any professional development offerings as assigned by the College and/or the Departmenat of Public Safety.
  • Develop student learning outcomes to enhance student learning.
  • Incorporate the College's general education outcomes into courses.
  • Participate in program level assessment and planning.
  • Serve on college committees as requested.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the College and/or NC Department of Public Safety.

How to Apply

Candidates for the position should apply online at www.robeson.edu/hr  and submit a Professional Resume, a photocopy of Official Transcripts, and any other supporting documentation related to the qualification requirements. Robeson Community College reserves the right to perform consumer background checks on applicants who are considered for employment and the College may administer personality profile testing as

Job Post Contact

Robeson Community College

PO Box 1420

Lumberton, NC 28359