Adjunct Pool - Equestrian Science
Adjunct Pool - Equestrian Science
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East Campus - Galva, IL
Adjunct / Part-Time Faculty
General Information & Responsibilities
The instructor will provide appropriate classroom and lab
Equestrian Sciences instruction in assigned courses at East Campus,
located in Galva, IL.
Description of Duties
Faculty member is expected to encourage learning by preparing
appropriate syllabi; by developing lectures, discussions, and other
presentations or activities to enhance the students educational
experience; develops, and executes appropriate methods of
evaluating students' performance; develops, secures, and maintains
the equipment and other instructional materials essential to the
presentation of the classroom material.
Education & Experience
Bachelor of Science in Equine Science or Bachelor of Science in
Agriculture with specialization in Equine Science or an equivalent
degree is required. Master's degree preferred.
Course work emphasis should be in the equestrian science
One to three years of experience in equitation instruction
and/or training required.
Two thousand (2,000) hours of documented work experience in
Agriculture or an Agriculture related industry required.
Must possess demonstrated oral English proficiency for classroom
Applications accepted online through the Black Hawk College
website or through www.governmentjobs.com.
Candidates are encouraged to upload/attach a cover letter and
resume/CV with the online application. Candidates needing
assistance with the online application process should refer to the
online help guide available at www.bhc.edu/employment.
Any instructor hired at Black Hawk College will be required to
submit official transcripts at his/her own expense. Transcripts,
once submitted, become property of Black Hawk College.
Hours per week vary by course load, semester, and schedule
(please refer to General Information section).
Black Hawk College does not sponsor employment visas.
Pay is commensurate with education and experience. Minimum
starting pay for adjunct faculty is as follows:
Equated hour courses: Bachelor's Degree $576 per equated
Contact hour courses: Bachelor's Degree $16.01 per contact
Adult Education courses: $21.60 per hour
Review of applications will begin immediately. Positions
posted/advertised on an on-going basis regardless of actual
While you contribute your talent and enthusiasm to BHC, as an
eligible employee you will have access to outstanding health
benefits, ample time off, a pension plan, educational
opportunities, and much more. In this section, you will find an
overview of our comprehensive and generous benefit programs. Be
sure to check out the Compensation section as well.
Core Benefits for Qualifying Adjunct Faculty (To qualify for
benefits, an adjunct faculty member must qualify for membership in
the Adjunct Faculty Bargaining Unit at the beginning of the second
consecutive semester of teaching six (6) equated credit hours or
more per semester (fall/spring or spring/fall) or have 160 contact
hours per semester (fall/spring or spring/fall.)
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Spending Account / Dependent Care Account
Free use of fitness center
Retirement Pension Plans
State University Retirement System of Illinois (SURS): Employees
working in a regular and continuous position or one in which
services are expected to be rendered on a continuous basis for at
least four months or one academic term, whichever is less, may be
eligible to enroll in SURS. To learn more about SURS, visit
Optional 403b Tax-Deferred Investment Program: Employees may set
up a 403b plan through Edward Jones Investments / Mass Mutual.
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