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Horticulture Adjunct Instructor

Contra Costa Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 3, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Other Business & Management
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Horticulture Adjunct Instructor

Posting Number: F00985
Location: Diablo Valley College

Description of Position:
The Horticulture Program at DVC is looking for an adjunct instructor to provide course instruction in Horticulture and Plant Science classes in accordance with course outlines at the DVC Pleasant Hill campus. Classes may include Nursery and Greenhouse Management; Plant Propagation; Plant Materials and their Uses and others listed in our certificates.

Bethallyn Black, Department Chair (, 925-969-4247

Position Status: Non-Tenure Track
EEO Job Category: Faculty & Other Instructional Staff
Employee Group: Part-Time Faculty
Department: D3530-Biological Sciences

Duties and Responsibilities:
Adjunct Faculty duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. providing instruction in accordance with established curriculum, course outlines and class schedules;
2. creating and maintaining an environment which emphasizes learning, encourages free discussion of ideas and critical thinking;
3. evaluating progress of students concerning educational matters and grades student work;
4. meeting with students outside of class;
5. maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;
6. maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter areas;
7. fulfilling professional responsibilities of a part-time/temporary faculty member;
8. maintaining accurate academic records;
9. performing other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience:
Understanding of and sensitivity to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff and faculty.

Any bachelor’s degree or higher and two years of professional experience


Any associate degree and six years of professional experience. (The professional experience required must be directly related to the faculty member’s teaching assignment).

Desirable Qualifications:
CLCA license, ISA license, IAA certification

Job Open Date: 05/02/2023
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Employment Begins: Fall 2023
# of Months: 5 months

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The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.


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