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Seed to Table Specialist

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Position, Department: Seed to Table Specialist, Student Success & Engagement

Type of Position: Part-time Temporary, Non-Exempt

Work Schedule, Hours per week: Varies depending on department needs, 15 hours per week

Pay Range: $15.00 - $18.75 and determined based on relevant years of work experience.

Benefits Category: Partial benefits

Position Summary: Maintain The Children’s Garden, serving as link to children’s classroom, Center kitchen, and families.

Required Qualifications: • Skilled in gardening
• Experience with word processing and general computer use
• Good interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications: • Coursework in horticultural science, sustainable agriculture, hospitality management, and/or early childhood education
• Experience with young children in group settings
• 30 college credit hours

To be considered for this position we will require an application and cover letter.

*Unofficial transcripts are required for all Adjunct faculty and Faculty positions.

Position Details: Job duties include but are not limited to:
  • MAINTAIN THE CHILDREN'S GARDEN Performance is acceptable when: a. Planting, watering, weeding, and harvesting is completed in a timely manner. b. Planting and use of produce is coordinated with the Kitchen Supervisor. c. Assistance is given to the kitchen in preparing the garden produce for snacks and meals. d. Assistance is given in purchasing supplies.
  • COLLABORATE WITH CLASSROOM TEACHERS AND THE KITCHEN SUPERVISOR TO INCORPORATE THE SEED-TO-TABLE EXPERIENCE INTO THE CURRICULUM Performance is acceptable when: a. Guidelines for state licensing, national accreditation, and the federal food program are met. b. Gardening experiences for the children are provided weekly. c. Assistance with cooking activities in the classroom is given. d. Resources for seed-to-table experiences, including nutrition education, are provided to the teachers. e. Sustainability efforts are promoted and supported.
  • PLAN AND IMPLEMENT A "SCHOOL TO HOME" CONNECTION Performance is acceptable when: a. Resources, e.g. recipes, gardening tips, are provided. b. Excess produce is provided for families.
*Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

About JCCC: Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture – not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

Equal Employment Opportunity: JCCC provides equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals and is an affirmative action employer. JCCC does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, religion, marital status, parental status, military status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors that cannot be lawfully considered in its programs and activities, which includes employment and admissions, in accordance with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Vietnam Era Veteran’s Readjustment Assistance Act, the Jobs for Veterans Act of 2002, the Kansas Acts Against Discrimination and all other applicable civil rights and nondiscrimination laws.

Inquiries concerning JCCC's compliance with its nondiscrimination policies (including Title IX, Title VI and Section 504 inquiries) may be referred to a Title IX Coordinator ( ), or Director of Human Resources, or the Dean of Students and Learner Engagement at Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS 66210, 913-469-8500; or to Office for Civil Rights, Kansas City Office, U.S. Department of Education, One Petticoat Lane, 1010 Walnut Street, Suite 320, Kansas City, MO 64106, Telephone: 816-268-0550,Facsimile: 816-268-0559, Email to: .

Disclosure: If you need any assistance throughout the search process, please reach out to the HR Generalist for this position. In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email .

Advertised: 11 Mar 2024 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 01 Jul 2024 Central Daylight Time


Johnson County Community College

Johnson County Community College is a public community college located in Overland Park, Kansas, a suburb of Kansas City, Missouri.

JCCC has a national reputation for educational excellence. We focus on student success. Small class sizes; experienced, caring faculty; affordable tuition rates and on-campus student resources ensure you receive the education and training you need to launch your career. Our thriving campus is full of culture and activities.

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