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Part-time Instructors

Unity Environmental University
Maine, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Feb 2, 2023

About Unity College:

For more than fifty years, Unity College has been preparing the next generation of environmental professionals and leaders to successfully face real-world challenges. Unity College offers affordable and accessible degrees, certificates, and non-degree courses, through a variety of modalities including hybrid, in-person, hyflex, and online."

Our Mission:

Through the framework of sustainability science, Unity College provides a liberal arts education that emphasizes the environment and natural resources. Through experiential and collaborative learning, our graduates emerge as responsible citizens, environmental stewards, and visionary leaders.

The Institute

The Technical Institute for Environmental Professions, located on the Pineland Farms campus of Unity College in New Gloucester, Maine delivers a highly flexible (HyFlex) education leveraging our new campus. The institute is designed to provide an accessible and affordable option to upskill, retrain, or start a brand-new career. Our programs provide preparation for high-demand industries from urban agriculture to data analytics, veterinary technology, and more. Our programs are built on the principles of competency-based education allowing learners to attain Associate degrees, certificates, and micro-credentials.

The Position

The Technical Institute for Environmental Professions at Unity College is seeking qualified, innovative, and enthusiastic individuals to teach in the following areas:
  • Environmental Studies
    • Introduction to Environmental Studies
    • Our Blue Planet
    • World Cultures
  • Biology:
    • Foundations of Biological Science
    • Introduction to Biodiversity, Ecology, and Evolution
  • Math:
    • Foundational Algebra
    • Workplace Statistics
    • Communications courses:
    • Digital Fluency and Information Literacy
    • Career Pathways
    • 21st Century Communications Skills
    • Write Right!
    • Research Applications
    • Focus on Sustainability
  • Intro to GIS for Environmental Professions

Classes are held in New Gloucester, Maine at the Pineland Farms campus in our HyFlex classrooms and will use the Brightspace LMS. Classes are two credits each with a term length of two weeks. Classes during the spring will meet weekly at one of the following times:
  • Wednesdays 11 am - 2 pm

  • Thursdays 6 pm - 9 pm

  • Saturdays 9 am-12 pm

Class sessions will be recorded and made available to learners for review and reference.


  • For licensed professions, a current, valid license is required

  • For workforce courses, the minimum required is an Associate degree with three years of relevant experience; a bachelors is preferred

  • For general education courses, a masters degree is required.

  • Previous teaching/training experience is highly desirable

Required Skills:
  • Must be comfortable with navigating technology

  • Must have the ability to comfortably use Zoom, Microsoft Office, Internet (technology support is available)

  • Must have strong organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately, particularly in front of a camera and a classroom/audience

  • Personal commitment to the environmental focus and mission of the college

  • A commitment to learner success

The Location & Times:

The Technical Institute for Environmental Professions is located in New Gloucester, Maine, on the Pineland Farms campus. Classes are offered in the morning, afternoon, and evening.


These are temporary, part-time positions and are not eligible for benefits.

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