Job ID: 233823

Agricultural Engineering Instructor

Butte-Glenn Community College District

  • Apr. 2, 2024
  • Agricultural Engineering Instructor
  • Industrial Technology Department
  • Butte-Glenn Community College District
    Oroville, CA
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Agricultural


This is a full-time, tenure track faculty position for the Agricultural Engineering (Heavy Equipment Operation) program. The Industrial Technology Department is committed to excellence in education toward certificates, Associate of Science Degrees, transfers, and job placement for our majors. The faculty work closely to support each other and our goal of student success. We seek an instructor with a strong background and experience in industry or teaching, with the ability to work closely with our industry partners and advisory committees. This includes experience operating and maintaining large, construction-related equipment including diagnosing and repairing common issues with diesel engines, power trains, hydraulic, and electrical systems of mobile equipment, including but not limited to: backhoes, dozers, front end and skid steer loaders, excavators, and motor graders. Candidates should also be familiar with common construction techniques, including plan reading, surveying and grade setting.
In addition to the responsibilities of the classification description, the specific position is also responsible for:

  1. Teach a full academic load in the Agriculture Engineering (Heavy Equipment Operation) program.
  2. Assist with maintaining all student records and evaluating student transcripts.
  3. Maintain positive relationships with people involved in the Agriculture/Construction industry and with professional organizations involved in the different aspects of the industry.
  4. Responsible for assisting with maintaining, reviewing, and updating the curricula and the preparation of course offerings.
  5. Participate in department activities such as Butte College farm governance, FFA field days, student recruitment, and outreach.
  6. Maintain a safe workplace and teach safe practices.
  7. Maintain a clean and organized shop and facilities.
  8. Participate in fleet maintenance, upgrading, and acquisition.
  9. Maintain currency in existing and developing technologies.

Butte-Glenn Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Butte-Glenn Community College District will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals. Butte-Glenn Community College District encourages both incumbents and individuals who have been offered employment to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  

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