Agriculture Teacher – St. Paul

*Mr. Spielbusch is going into industry

The program is currently focused on ag structures/ag mechanics but could morph into something different through the course of the years.  It has enjoyed tremendous community support and has strong participation in this small rural community in SEK.

Chetopa – St. Paul USD 505
Excellent BC/BS health insurance with low single premium and low deductible (district pays minimum of 95% of single premium) Competitive

Job Contact Information
– Bobbi Williams – bwilliams@usd505.org

USD 505 is comprised of the southeast Kansas cities of Chetopa and St. Paul which lie 42 miles apart thus making our district unique in the state. We have an excellent staff, supportive administration, supportive communities, and a board of education dedicated to providing a strong education for our students. All of our schools have met AYP and are fully accredited. District technology is cutting edge: Smart boards and wireless slate boards in every room and media center, LCD projectors, teacher laptops; all high school students have IPads.

St. Paul: We are a mid-size 1A school located in Neosho County in southeast Kansas 15 miles north of Parsons and 20 miles west of Girard. St. Paul has a 9 hole golf course and a wildlife refuge that is great for hunting and fishing.

At St. Paul, we boast excellent attendance, graduation, and post-secondary placement rates. St. Paul Elementary earned the Challenge Award in reading. St. Paul and its community is well-known for being a supportive educational environment. The community and patrons fully back the school, its academics, activities, staff, and students.

Technology:  iPads are currently provided to each student in grades 9-12; an iPad cart is shared among middle school classrooms; 4 iPads are provided in each of our K-5 classrooms.

Program/Project Coordinator

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Department: 3670035070 4-H Youth Development
Job no: 504000
Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Communications / Public Relations / Marketing, Office / Clerical, 4-H Youth Development, Community Development

Visit here for full position description:

http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/504000/programproject-coordinator

K-State Research and Extension is recruiting for the position of Program Coordinator for the Department of 4-H Youth Development in Manhattan, Kansas.  The Department of 4-H Youth Development seeks a dynamic and innovative professional to provide leadership to the coordination of and Statewide programmatic volunteer screening & development plans, logistics for 4-H Events, and Program Capacity Building STEM and Ag Science and Military Outreach.

Programmatic priorities will focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and Natural Resources areas.  The prospective hire would work extensively with other 4-H faculty and office professionals to build capacity for 4-H Shooting Sports, Agricultural Sciences, and 4-H Military outreach.

Instructor – 4-H Youth Development

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Department: 3670035070 4-H Youth Development
Job no: 503903
Work type: Academic / Faculty – 12 month
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Agriculture, Education / Instructional, 4-H Youth Development, Community Development

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http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/503903/instructor-4h-youth-development

Kansas State University and the Department of 4-H Youth Development  is seeking an Instructor to provide statewide leadership and programmatic direction for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and Natural Resources areas. Programmatic focus for the position will include guidance for 4-H Shooting Sports Education, 4-H Military Partnerships, Agricultural Science with emphasis on development of after-school and school enrichment formats.

Other Duties as needed.This position requires working extensively with partners, and with volunteers in both supervisory (program management) and collaborative roles. The incumbent must have excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to build and maintain positive community, industry, and collegiate partnerships. The prospective hire must be attentive to detail, able to teach to both youth and adults, adept at promoting and marketing to both youth and adult audiences, and comfortable with a flexible schedule that involves activities on evenings and weekends.

The potential start date for this position is August 2018.

Agriculture Teacher – Riverside (Wathena)

Job Title: Agricultural Educator & FFA Advisor

Job Description:Riverside USD 114 is accepting applications for an Agricultural Educator & FFA Adviser certified to teach high school classes for the 2018-2019 school year.If interested please fill out this application and also include the certified application on the Riverside website at http://www.usd114.org. Once on the site go to the District Office Tab, Employment, print off a certified staff application and return it to the Riverside USD 114 District Office, PO Box 49, Elwood, KS 66024.  Also include a copy of your cover letter, resume, official college transcripts, current Teaching License, and 4 letters of reference.Riverside USD 114

Job Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Base salary for the 2017-2018 school year is $34,579.00 and supplemental pay for FFA Adviser.

Job Benefits: Currently offered employer paid Health Insurance Plan, Life Insurance, Vision, and Wellness Program. Also available Dental, 403(b) plan, additional life and disability.

Job Start Date: August-17-2018
Applications Due By: June-1-2018

Job Contact Information
Vicki Wyatt; vwyatt@usd114.org; 913-365-5632

Ag Instructor & Judging Coach – Cloud County Community College (Concordia)

Job Title: Agriculture Instructor

Job Description:
Cloud County Community College seeks an Agriculture Instructor and Judging Coach to begin in the Fall 2018 semester.  Judging coach opportunities include Livestock and Meats.  The Instructor/Coach will be responsible for teaching courses both on and off campus and via various instructional modalities. This position will require the use of instructional technology within the curriculum and supervision and evaluation of students in field placements. In addition, this position requires the candidate to recruit and coach for the Livestock Judging teams. A Master’s degree in a field of Agriculture is required. Consideration will be given to a candidate who is progressing toward a master’s degree, bachelor’s degree required.  Experience in Ag instruction and livestock judging will be heavily considered. The college prepares students to lead successful lives and enhances the vitality of the communities it serves.  Faculty and staff are dedicated to student success.  This is a full-time, ten-month position with a benefit package. Email a letter of application, resume, the names and phone numbers of five current references, and copies of transcripts to cwilson@cloud.edu or send to the Office of Human Resources, Cloud County Community College, P.O. Box 1002, Concordia, Kansas 66901. EOE.

Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

·         Teach face-to-face and online courses within the Agriculture curriculum. Some classes may be taught through a web conferencing service; teach classes as needed on the Concordia Campus, online, and shortened or flexible formats;

·         Participate in program and course review, development, and assessment;

·         Serve on committees to hire, mentor, and evaluate adjunct teaching faculty;

·         Work with the division and department on follow-up of graduates;

·         Attend all relevant college, division, and department meetings and faculty activities including working with advisory committees for AAS programs;

·         Promote/assist in the development of promotional materials for the Agriculture Department and the division, and assist in the recruitment of students;

·         Incorporate technology into the curriculum and keep abreast of current technology in the field of Agriculture;

·         Collaborate with business and industry to develop relationships and support for Agriculture Programs including participation in Ag. Night at the college;

·         Develop and maintain relationships with local FFA chapters and Ag Programs which includes helping with student events;

·         Instruct and coach the Livestock Judging teams as well as drive the transportation to competitions and recruit students, and potentially develop a meats judging team; and

·         Perform duties assigned by Department Chair or Division Dean.

Job Start Date: August-13-2018
Applications Due By: June-8-2018

Job Contact Information

Christine Wilson; cwilson@cloud.edu; 785-243-1435

Livestock Judging Coach/Ag Careers Specialist – Allen Co. Community College (Iola, KS)

Job Title: Livestock Judging Coach/AG Careers Specialist
Job Description:

The Livestock Judging Coach/Agriculture Careers Specialist will coach the Livestock Judging team and serve as an Agriculture Careers Specialist by attracting students to Agriculture programs and careers.  Assignment may include teaching Livestock Judging and Agriculture Orientation courses. Position is responsible for student team and program recruitment, advising, academic program development and participation, student field studies and internships, committee and task force service and individual professional development.  (Please review the complete position description posted on the college website  http://www.allencc.edu)

Job Salary (if available): MS/MA $40,000-$43,000 based on education and experience BS/BA $36,000-$38,000 based on education and experience

Job Benefits (if available): Excellent benefits package including health/dental insurance, KPERS, 403(b), sick leave, vacation, personal day, tuition benefits, Section 125 benefits.

Job Bonus (if available):

Job Start Date: August-1-2018
Applications Due By: July-1-2018

Contact First Name: Shellie
Contact Last Name: Regehr
Contact Email: sregehr@allencc.edu
Contact Phone: 620.901.6299

Precision Ag Instructor – Highland Community College (Wamego campus)

Job Title: Precision Agriculture Instructor
Job Description:Precision Agriculture is the practice of using remote sensing, soil sampling and information management tools to improve production. Precision agriculture is about whole farm management with the goal of optimizing returns on inputs while preserving resources. It relies on growing technologies like satellite imagery, information technology and geospatial tools. Visit http://highlandcc.edu/pages/precision-agriculture to learn more about Precision Ag and review courses offered.

This position will teach at the HCC Center in Wamego, Kansas. Full-time w/benefits including single coverage health and dental insurance paid by the College. This is a KPERS covered position.

The Precision Agriculture Instructor will teach all assigned courses and associated activities as related to the Precision Agriculture program.

The instructor will prepare all instructional materials for the various learning activities associated with their major subject area to include lab set up and take down, maintain accurate student records, serve actively on college committees, and sponsor student and support activities. Related responsibilities include recruiting interested students, keeping current in the teaching field, recommending pertinent library materials for acquisition to the Library, attending faculty meetings, cooperating and assisting student services with regard to student needs, and attending commencement ceremonies.

Requirements: Relevant education/training. Related experience. Must have current driver’s license with clean driving record. Teaching experience helpful.

Request application packet from humanresources@highlandcc.edu for full description of duties.

Job Salary: Commensurate w/experience and education as per Master Contract.

Job Benefits: Full-time w/benefits including single coverage health and dental insurance paid by the College. This is a KPERS covered position.

Job Start Date: August-17-2018
Applications Due By: June-30-2018

Job Contact Information
Human Resources- humanresources@highlandcc.edu; 785-442-6144