Botany Adjunct- Applicant pool Fall 2021

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Employer
Greenfield Community College
Location
Greenfield, Massachusetts, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 16, 2021
Closes
Aug 06, 2021
Ref
2319547827
Discipline
Botany
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
About Greenfield Community College: INTERNAL CANDIDATES ARE URGED TO AVOID USING THEIR COLLEGE EMAIL ADDRESS WHEN APPLYING FOR OTHER GCC POSITIONS. Greenfield Community College is located in the beautiful and historic Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts, between the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains and the fertile farmland of the Connecticut River watershed. GCC is a public community college serving over 4,800 people annually in credit courses and credit-free workshops. Known for the caring and supportive attitude of the faculty and staff, and for the broad support it enjoys from the surrounding community, the college is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. In addition to a strong Liberal Arts focus, the College offers a wide variety of innovative and successful programs including Gender and Women's Studies, Fine Arts, Nursing, Renewable Energy, and Outdoor Leadership, as well as varied learning environments, from traditional classrooms, to distance learning, peer tutoring, one-on-one faculty-student advising, workforce development, and learning communities that cater to specific needs and interests. Close to fifty percent of Greenfield Community College students transfer to four-year colleges, and it is Smith College's largest source of community college transfer students. Much of the College has undergone a multi-million dollar renovation that incorporates universal design principles to meet the needs of all our students. Greenfield Community College actively encourages and provides opportunities for leadership and professional development. Job Description: GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES Teaches introductory botany for students majoring in related STEM fields and for students taking their required general education science lab course. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to: * Responsible for instructional preparation and assessment of students in a hybrid setting, with synchronous and asynchronous lectures and in-person labs on campus. * Responsible for working with science department staff to plan lab activities and prepare lab supplies/set-up, and for paperwork for off-campus field trips. * Provides support to students through virtual or in-person appointments, via email, or other virtual platform as needed. * Attends a limited number of virtual faculty meetings Requirements: * Master's degree in Plant Biology or related field * Experience teaching college-level botany or closely related course * Demonstrated ability to teach online utilizing Moodle course management system and video conferencing technology * Demonstrated ability to develop and facilitate hands-on student learning activities in a lab and outdoor setting DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: * Successful community college teaching experience * Previous experience teaching online * Commitment to the mission of the community college * A demonstrated commitment to promoting domestic diversity and/or global multiculturalism in the curriculum where appropriate WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS: This position is located in a classroom, lab and/or office, not subject to extreme variations of temperatures, odors etc. Moderate noise. Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time. Operates equipment i.e. Computer, calculator, copier/fax machines etc. The person in this position needs to move about inside a clinical setting, classroom, lab and/or office. Will also move about throughout the campus as needed. The person frequently communicates with students and colleagues. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations. Occasional travel to meetings etc. Additional Information: SALARY: $1,132 per credit. Course can run from one to four credits. EQUIVALENCY STATEMENT: Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position. CLOSE DATE: August 2, 2021 START DATE: FALL 2021 Application Instructions: TO APPLY: In order to be considered for this position, you must submit your credentials online. Create a Greenfield Community College account by clicking on the APPLY NOW tab below. You will be able to upload the following documents, which are required for consideration: * Resume * Cover letter * Contact information for 3 professional references Review of applications is ongoing as dictated by need. Successful completion of a CORI check WILL be required as a condition of employment. Official copies of all academic transcripts will be required at the time of hire. See the FAQs for using our online system. Please contact us if you need assistance applying through this website. Already have a Greenfield Community College Employment Account? Login to your account to add documents or update your account. AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT: Greenfield Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. ANNUAL SECURITY REPORT NOTICE Greenfield Community College's Annual Security Report is available online at https://www.gcc.mass.edu/safety/files/2019/09/2019-Annual-Security-Report.pdf . The report contains crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years for certain locations associated with the College as well as other campus security and personal safety topics such as: crime prevention; campus safety authority; crime reporting polices; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications)' programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. If you would like to receive a paper copy of the Annual Security Report, you can stop by the Public Safety Office or Human Resources at One College Drive, Greenfield, MA 01301 or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling 413-775-1212 (Public Safety) or 413-775-1314 (Human Resources) or by emailing PublicSafety@gcc.mass.edu. * Greenfield Community College is proud to value diversity in our community of faculty, staff and students and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.* ACCREDITED BY THE NEW ENGLAND COMMISSION OF HIGHER EDUCATION URL: www.gcc.mass.edu

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