Science | Biology, Full-Time Faculty- Tenure Track Mt. Hood Community College is seeking a full-time Natural Resources Technology Instructor. The qualified applicant will have the proficiency to teach a wide-range of applied field courses in the Natural Resources Technology Program (a two-year career technical program). Both work experience in natural resources and teaching experience are expected. In addition to teaching, faculty responsibilities include curriculum development, educational assessment, lab infrastructure and equipment maintenance, college service and student advising. Start date for the position is September 2018.
Located in Gresham, Oregon, the college is located 30 minutes from downtown Portland. Mt. Hood Community College has a strong commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and encourages candidates to apply who will enrich our academic and culturally inclusive environment.
Job Summary: The Natural Resources Technology position provides quality instruction and academic oversight to maintain, develop and support the Natural Resources Technology (Forestry and Wildlife) program. Possible courses of instruction may include: Introduction to Natural Resources, Tree and Shrub Identification, Wildland Fire, Forest Measurements, Career Development in Natural Resources, Aerial Photo Interpretation and GPS, Introduction to Forest Soils, Forest Insects and Diseases, Forest Botany, Introduction to Forest Surveying, Natural Resources Ecology, Introduction to Geographic Information Systems, Current Issues in Forest Resources, Watershed Processes, Applied Silviculture, Outdoor Recreation, Aquatic Wildlife: Biology and Techniques, Timber Harvesting and Products, Field Ornithology, Mammals: Biology and Techniques, General Biology III: Animal Behavior, Cooperative Work Experience, and Field Projects. The instructor should expect to teach 6-11 of the above-listed courses per academic year.
In addition to the quarterly course load, faculty are responsible for student advising, program budgeting, reporting maintenance and lab equipment and infrastructure needs and maintaining classroom/lab safety requirements. Faculty work collaboratively with the Dean and department colleagues on college strategies and initiatives.
Teach courses in accordance with college catalog,
Schedule classes, course outlines, course syllabi, and any departmental guidelines;
Provide quality teaching and appropriate documentation related to courses assigned
Provide high-quality instruction
Serve as NRT student advisor
Mentor incoming part-time instructors in the NRT program
Maintain scheduled office hours
Participate collaboratively in department/division meetings, college committees
Perform other duties as required or assigned by the Dean
Comply with all Board policies and administrative regulations
Internal Number: 1996309
About Mount Hood Community College
Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) is one of the premiere institutions of higher education in Oregon and is the choice for students from throughout the Pacific Northwest. Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC), located in the shadow of majestic Mount Hood, opened in 1966 and now serves approximately 33,000 students annually. MHCC offers 120 associate degrees, certificate programs, and transfer options offered at the Gresham Campus, Maywood Park Campus, Bruning Center for Allied Health Education, and public schools within the district. The College is committed to remaining accessible to an ever-increasing population with diverse needs. The Mt. Hood Community College district encompasses an area of about 950 square miles with a population of more than 300,000. Whether students are interested in pursuing a professional-technical degree, transferring to a four-year college or taking a few personal enrichment courses, MHCC is the place for community members to accomplish their goals. For more information visit http://www.mhcc.edu/About.aspx