Responsible for teaching courses and labs in the Horticulture Certificate program.
Description of Essential Functions:
1. In cooperation with other instructors concerned, prepare or revise guides for courses offered in their division and submit to the appropriate Administrator for review. 2. Teach classes assigned by the Associate Dean and approved by the Vice President following course outlines approved by the College. 3. In cooperation with other instructors concerned, prepare textbook recommendations and submit to the Associate Dean. 4. Submit purchase order requests for instructional materials, books, required commodities and supplies to Associate Dean for approval. 5. Report attendance and grades as prescribed by the Associate Dean. 6. Attend faculty meetings called by the administrative officers. 7. Be on work site for 37.5 hours per week (30 minute lunch). 8. Arrive at work site prior to beginning of established shift. 9. Arrive at the classroom prior to the scheduled class time. 10. Serve on such committees for the betterment of the College as may be established by the administration and faculty. 11. Assist in registration as needed. 12. Consider the general and special needs of the student. Assist students in meeting needs or solving problems when necessary, seek additional help from other college services. 13. Observe, support, and enforce the regulations, policies, and programs of the College and inform the President in writing of any problem that might have a detrimental effect on the College. 14. Conduct oneself in a professional manner. 15. Notify the appropriate Administrator well in advance of absences. 16. Maintain inventory and control of flammable and caustics. 17. Maintain accurate control of tools and keys on assignment. 18. Prepare EGGC forms, task lists and attendance reports as required. 19. Maintain hourly count check on students. 20. Assist institutional personnel during emergency situations. 21. Comply with Illinois Department of Corrections regulations and procedures. 22. Maintain equipment assigned to area.
Specific Functional Job Requirements
Education: Associate Degree Preferred Experience: Teaching Experience Desired. Experience in Horticulture Required. Knowledge: Operation of Computerized Green house. Skills: Must be able to perform landscaping, compute landscape material requirements, design landscapes, propagate and maintain green plants and shrubs. Must have good communication skills. Personal: Good Interpersonal Skills. Physical: Must be able to lift and transport 50 pounds. Ability to perform general classroom activities. Drug Testing Required.
Machines & Equipment Used: Tillers, Mowers, Sprayers, Automated Green Houses, Misters, Seeders, Pad Cooling Systems.
General Employment Statement: A. Length of Training and Probationary Period: 90 days B. Hours of Work Day: 37.5 hours per week C. Group Affiliation: Support D. Conditions of Employment: Contractual (Grant Funded) E. Position: Exempt