Full-time, partially grant funded, 10-month position. Responsibilities include teaching 18 contact hours per semester, coordinating the Niagara County Community College Winery Operations program and its participation in the Viticulture and Enology Scientific Training Alliance (VESTA), student advisement, and participation in college and divisional activities. Must be able to travel to multiple off-campus locations throughout New York State. Current contractual annual salary is $41,822. Start date is August 30, 2012. Grant is funded through the 2014-2015 academic year. Continuation of winery program is anticipated upon conclusion of grant funding.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Viticulture and/or Enology, Food Science, Horticulture, or Biology and a Master’s degree; one (1) year full-time or equivalent part-time teaching experience at the post secondary level; one (1) year full-time or equivalent part-time experience in the grape and wine industry.
Desirable Qulaifications: Ph.D. in a related discipline; experience coordinating academic programs and internship placements; experience working in a community college environment; teaching experience utilizing state of the art technology; experience with academic program development, including knowledge of online teaching technologies and online course and program development; grant administration experience; demonstrated success in managing large scale projects and collaborative partnerships, including project promotion and recruitment; experience with or coursework in sustainable agriculture.
Application Instructions: Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should send cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications; curriculum vitae; copies of unofficial transcripts of all degrees; and the names and contact information for three (3) current, work related references to Human Resources, Niagara County Community College, Sanborn, NY 14132. E-mail: HR@niagaracc.suny.edu. Search will remain open until candidate is selected. Incomplete packets may be rejected for lack of information. The 3 letters of reference must be received by the time of an on campus interview. NCCC is an EOE/AA SUNY Institution, dedicated to work force diversity.