Chemeketa Community College welcomes applications for a full-time Wine Business and Marketing instructor.
Closing Date: Open until filled
Position Summary: The Wine Business and Marketing instructor reports to the Director of Agricultural Sciences. This position will have primary responsibility for leading and teaching the wine sales and marketing portion of the two-year degree program and for assisting with the Vineyard Management/Winemaking program, as needed; advise students; offer continuing education classes, workshops, and seminars related to wine sales and marketing; may be called upon to teach in a distance education mode and will be encouraged to develop web-enhanced and/or web-based instruction. In addition, will be expected to help develop, manage and maintain the college wine tasting room to reflect current industry trends. Close interaction and cooperation with the wine grape industry representatives is essential. Willingness and ability to work in collaborative multi-disciplinary teams and to complete tasks on time. Expected to work cooperatively with faculty and staff in the department and college. In addition, expected to expand the College wine sales program of our “brand”, including developing a web presence to sell wine, wine club and other creative ways to involve students in the “hands-on” process of selling and marketing wine that is made from the College vineyards and at the College winery.
Why Chemeketa? You would be challenged to find a college that matters more to its community than Chemeketa means to the residents of Oregon’s Mid-Willamette Valley. If you can affirm our vision to transform lives and communities through exceptional learning experiences, then Chemeketa will be a rewarding workplace to fulfill your potential and contribute your expertise.
The Community We Serve: Chemeketa Community College is the third largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, with approximately 50,000 students enrolled from a diversity of backgrounds. Chemeketa has seven locations, Salem campus, Yamhill Valley campus, Brooks Regional Training facility, Woodburn center, Dallas center, Center for Business & Industry and Viticulture at Eola. Chemeketa’s district encompasses nearly 2,700 square miles of the Mid-Willamette Valley and includes all of Marion, Polk, and most of Yamhill counties with a small portion of Linn county. About 465,000 citizens live in the district, with Salem, the capitol city of the state of Oregon, comprising the largest single concentration of citizens. Full-time enrollment increased by 35% in the last five years.
Mission: Chemeketa Community College values access and diversity which is affirmed by how we care, collaborate, and innovate with each other and the community. We promise to actively support student learning from precollege to transfer or to the workplace and lifelong learning by focusing on student success, quality, and sustainability in all of our practices and by being responsible stewards of our resources.
Diversity: We are a college community enriched by the diversity of our students, staff, and community members. Each individual and group has the potential to contribute in our learning environment. Each has dignity. To diminish the dignity of one is to diminish the dignity of us all.
What We Have to Offer: The college also provides an excellent benefits package, which includes medical, dental, and vision coverage (subject to employee and college collective bargaining agreements). Other benefits also include generous vacation/holidays as well as: life, and disability insurance and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) or Oregon Public Services Retirement Plan (OPSRP).
Salary: Salary placement is subject to current contract depending on education and experience. Initial salary placement would normally be at step 3; $48,892/yr.
Requirements: The successful candidate will have: Bachelor’s Degree or higher in wine business and marketing and/or related field from an accredited institution -OR- Five (5) years occupational experience in wine business and marketing or related field.
Application Process: To be considered for this position, a complete online application is required. For complete information on this and other job opportunities, please visit our web site at http://apptrkr.com/279490.
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