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Enology Instructor (Adjunct)

Walla Walla Community College
Washington, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jan 29, 2024

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Enology Instructor (Adjunct)

Walla Walla Community College

Salary: See Position Description

Job Type: Part Time

Job Number: 2023-001025 EN

Location: Walla Walla, WA


Closing: Continuous

Join our team to help inspire all students to discover their potential and achieve their goals by providing relevant, equitable, and innovative learning opportunities and services.


Walla Walla Community College is accepting applications to fill the part-time role of Enology Instructor on the Walla Walla Campus.

At Walla Walla Community College, we inspire all students to discover their potential and achieve their goals by providing relevant, equitable, and innovative learning opportunities and services. We have identified three core themes that describe the fundamental aspects of the College's mission by translating it into practice: Student Success, Strong Communities, and Resource Stewardship. As an organization, we value learning opportunities, a sense of community, diversity, health and humor, excellence, integrity, teamwork, innovation, personal and professional growth, and sustainability.

General Responsibilities:

The Enology Instructor will teach annual winery-based Enology classes in the Associate of Applied Science degree sequence.

Faculty members at WWCC are professional educators committed to providing students with access to relevant, equitable, and innovative learning opportunities. General responsibilities include facilitation student learning through the preparation and delivery of course materials, providing timely and meaningful feedback on assignments and exams, assigning final grades, and connecting students to campus resources and support services.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Teach assigned classes at scheduled time and place
  • Demonstrate professional skills appropriate to the teaching assignment
  • Provide each student with a comprehensive syllabus at the beginning of the quarter
  • Provide clear explanations, assignments, and directions
  • Conduct appropriate and frequent evaluations of student performance and provide feedback so students are aware of their performance throughout the quarter
  • Assign and submit grades based upon results of evaluations and college grading policy
  • Maintain student records and grades in the College's LMS
  • Post and be available during office hours that are reasonable for student access
  • Review and recommend program textbooks, materials, and technology
  • Utilize available technology appropriate to assignment

  • Teaching and Related Responsibilities

    Teaching responsibility will be for one or more classes quarterly per the program schedule, as assigned by the Director, subject to instructor availability, from the following list:

    Introduction to Chemistry for Wine Studies
    Science of Winemaking 1
    Winemaking Practicum 1
    Science of Winemaking 2
    Science of Winemaking 3
    Winery Operations
    Sensory Evaluation

    Course levels will be in the 100 introductory level to 200 level AAS courses, as the year progresses through the program. A minimum of one course taught per quarter is required.


    Instructional Competencies

    Ability to create learning environments that contribute to students' academic growth require that the instructor develop these essential instructional competencies.

  • Student success teaching strategies
  • Outcomes-based learning
  • Assessment
  • Equity, inclusion, and diversity
  • Digital and information literacy
  • Commitment to continuing education, learning and improvement in the discipline or program of expertise

  • Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Enology; closely related credentialing may substitute at the discretion of the College
  • Demonstrated proficiency teaching at the college-level (two years minimum); teaching experience as a teaching assistant or adjunct instructor may count towards the requirement.

  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in Enology
  • Experience teaching at a Community College
  • Experience using technology and teaching in a variety of modalities: Face-to-face, web-or technology-based, hybrid, HyFlex or online
  • Bilingual, especially English/Spanish

  • Conditions/Terms of Employment

    This is a part-time instruction assignment contingent on enrollment and located at the Walla Walla Campus. Persons hired must be able to provide acceptable documentation of lawful employment to work in the United States within three (3) days of employment and provide transcripts. WWCC participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. Candidate may be subject to a criminal history background check as a condition for consideration of employment. The college is a tobacco free institution. Walla Walla Community College requires all employees to participate in direct deposit for payment of salary.


    Compensation for adjunct instruction is contingent on enrollment and paid in accordance with the contract between the WWCC Board of Trustees and the WWCC Association for Higher Education. Placement on the faculty salary schedule will commensurate with the educational background and experience per the Faculty Negotiated Agreement (Download PDF reader). Refer to Appendix D for the part-time salary schedule.

    Required Application Materials

    This position is posted as open until filled and applications will be screened as received. To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet required qualifications and submit a complete application packet that includes the following:

  • Online NEOGOV application
  • A letter of interest detailing how you meet the qualifications and competencies for this position.
  • Curriculum vitae or comprehensive resume
  • Contact information for three professional references.
  • Unofficial transcripts for application purposes; official transcripts are required prior to an official start date.

  • Please ensure you have attached all required application materials as you will not be able to attach any documents after you have submitted your application. If you have difficulty logging into your account, attaching documents, submitting your application, etc., please call NEOGOV Applicant Support at 1-855-524-5627 or email them directly at

    WWCC reserves the right to not fill this position, reject all applicants, or reopen the position. Applications received during this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies at the College's discretion.

    Walla Walla Community College is committed to provide equal opportunity and nondiscrimination for all educational and employment applicants as well as for its students and employed staff, without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, including gender expression/identity, marital status, age (over 40), the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, the use of trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, or status as a Vietnam and/or disabled veteran, National Guard member or reservist in accordance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Federal Rehabilitation of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and any other applicable Federal and Washington State laws against discrimination. The Human Resources Office is accessible to persons with disabilities. If you need accommodations in the application/employment process, please contact Brooke Marshall, JD/Vice President of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator/Section 504 Compliance (509) 527-4300 - TDD (509) 527-4412, email, address: 500 Tausick Way, Walla Walla WA, 99362.

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