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. With environmentally
focused degrees, Unity College offers affordable and accessible
bachelors degrees, masters degrees, certificates, and non-degree
courses through a variety of modalities including hybrid,
in-person, hyflex, and online.
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 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 Technical Institute for Environmental Professions at Unity
College is seeking qualified, innovative, and enthusiastic
individuals to help develop as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) and/or
to teach in the following area(s):
- Urban Agriculture including courses in:
- Intro to Commercial Urban Agriculture
- Urban Agriculture Systems
- Intro to Soil Science
- Plant Nutrition
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
- 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 workforce courses, the minimum required is an Associate
degree with three years of relevant experience; a bachelors is
- For general education courses, a masters degree is
- Previous teaching/training experience is highly desirable.
- Must be comfortable with navigating technology.
- Must have the ability to comfortably use Zoom, Microsoft
Office, and Internet (technology support is available).
- Must have strong organizational and time management
The Location & Times:
- 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
- A commitment to learner success.
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