We are seeking instructors dedicated to excellence in teaching who desire to make a difference in the lives of our students. Teaching assignments will be located at the Riverland campus of Austin, MN. The instructor may be assigned to teach in a traditional classroom and lab format as well as online, hybrid and interactive television formats. Classes meet during daytime hours.
The candidate must be able to work cooperatively with faculty, staff, and college laboratory assistants in lab settings, demonstrate knowledge of and experience in assessment of student learning outcomes, participate in department meetings, curriculum development, and college-wide committees, and maintain ongoing professional development activities.
Bachelor's degree in food science, agriculture, agriculture education, business, finance, economics, marketing, or other programs related to food science.
Occupational Experience Requirement
Four full-time years (or equivalent) of verified related paid work experience in this field.
One year of this work experience shall be within the five years immediately preceding the date of application for the credential field. The recency requirement shall be waived if the individual has two years of successful full-time (or equivalent) postsecondary teaching experience in the credential field within the last five years.
Ability to provide leadership in curriculum development and academic assessment activities;
Commitment to departmental participation, vision, and planning;
Ability to work with a diverse student body including multilingual or multicultural and underserved populations.
Riverland Community College, recognized as one of Southern Minnesota's 2021 Best Places to Work, provides a rewarding career that cultivates student growth through service, collaboration, innovation and respect.
You will thrive in a supportive and innovative culture that values individual and team contributions, open communication and a commitment to employee satisfaction and engagement.
All employees are responsible for promoting a culture that supports diversity and inclusion.
Riverland Community College takes pride in offering student-centered education with small class sizes, personal instruction and hands-on learning. Our college serves approximately 9,000 students annually through credit and non-credit courses.
With three campuses in Albert Lea, Austin and Owatonna, Riverland graduates support the economic region in Southern Minnesota which consists of a variety of small to large employers in key industries such as healthcare, food manufacturing, agri-businesses, transportation and distribution sectors. A campus is within an hour's drive to the Twin Cities, Rochester, and Mankato and has many recreational and lifestyle assets to offer.
With nearly 90 program options, students most often seek out Riverland for careers in healthcare, business, public safety, computer technology, manufacturing, construction, agriculture and transportation. In addition to the many technical and professional degrees offered, Riverland is a comprehensive college that awards certificates, diplomas, Associate of Science and Associate of Arts degrees and many Transfer Pathways that complete the first two years of a bachelor's degree that can seamlessly transfer to one of Minnesota State's seven universities.
Riverland has seen a growth in enrollment over the past five years due to:
a dedication to providing a high-quality affordable education.
equity-minded leadership and academic teams who welcome all learners from ages 16 to 70 and recognizes their needs for life/college balance.
flexible enrollment and delivery options for on campus, online, and blended/hybrid.
numerous K-12, workforce, university, and industry partnerships and support.
Our southern Minnesota region offers excellent public and parochial education systems, exciting and diverse recreational activities for all seasons and upscale communities to further enhance your qualify of life.
Riverland Community College, a proud member of the Minnesota State system, prides itself on student-centered education with small class sizes, personal instruction and hands-on learning. The College serves approximately 9,000 students annually through credit and non-credit courses. With campuses in Albert Lea, Austin and Owatonna, all located along the busy I-90 and I-35 corridors in southern Minnesota, our college offers associate degrees in more than 50 career programs, and liberal arts and sciences. Many of our career programs have received specialized accreditations to align curricula and outcomes of programs or specific fields with national industry standards. The College leads the state of Minnesota in the total number of Quality MattersTM certified online courses. Students enjoy a rich college experience through a wide array of student life activities. Opportunities in theatre, music, clubs, intercollegiate sports, and student government provide an easy way for students to meet new friends, share talents, and develop leadership skills.To learn more about Riverland or Minnesota State, visit www.riverland.edu or www.minnstate.edu.