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Animal Science/Food Safety Instructor Garden City, KS

March 11, 2013

Garden City Community College, 801 Campus Drive, Garden City, KS 67846 620-276-7611

Job Description:

This is a full-time, 12 month position under the direction of the Vice President of Instruction and through the Vice-President to the college President. The GCCC animal science and food safety program provides students multiple options for post-secondary education and workforce preparation. The animal science and food safety program facilitates learning for students in the Technical Education Division by offering a variety of animal science, food safety and agriculture-related courses.


This assignment includes (but is not limited to) the following:

1.    Meet with industry leaders at least quarterly to facilitate innovation and training expansion.

2.    Develop deliverables that meet grant objectives, including lab manuals, enrollment projections and participant documentation including subsequent employment documentation.

3.    Attend all required grant trainings, meetings and activities.

4.    Schedule and facilitate short-term courses delivered via the mobile lab.

5.    Teach day and/or evening courses using lecture, lab, hands-on demonstration, cooperative learning, and other methods in on-line, on-campus or at off-campus outreach locations. Courses are offered in accordance with established standards and course syllabi.

6.    Provide individual and small group facilitation of learning, diagnostic assessment of students, and identification of appropriate learning materials.

7.    Participate in course and curriculum design, student advisement, program review and college committees as required to improve the learning process.

8.    Building local business and industry partnerships for student internships and to identify and provide customized training.

9.    Remain current in subject matter and in the techniques most effective to promote student learning.

10. Demonstrate initiative and actively recruiting students.

11. Perform other relevant tasks as assigned.

12. Assist with meat judging activities that support signature program.

13. Work with case manager to facilitate student success.

14. This position depends entirely on continued availability of funding from the Department of Labor TAACCCT Grant.. Reduction or elimination of these funds will result in reduction or elimination of this position. This is a 3-year grant, with funding expected through September 30, 2014.


A master's degree with an emphasis in animal science and/or food science or related field preferred.
A bachelor's degree with an emphasis in animal science and/or food science or related and evidence of intention to complete a master's degree in this field.

Application Process:

1.    Application letter expressing interest in position

2.    Complete an online application here

3.    Personal resume

4.    Copy of college transcripts and appropriate certificates

5.    Up to three current letters of recommendation submitted directly to the Director of Human Resources by the individual providing the reference



Human Resources Office
Garden City Community College
801 Campus Drive
Garden City, KS 67846
(620) 276-0362; FAX (620) 276-9573


Equal Opportunity


Garden City Community College does not discriminate against applicants, employees or students on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, or other non-merit reasons, or handicap, nor will sexual harassment be tolerated, in its employment practices and/or educational programs or activities. Those concerned about the above should contact Cricket Turley, Garden City Community College, 801 Campus Drive, Garden City, KS 67846, 620-276-9574.


ADA/Equal Access


Garden City Community College is complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act, and is committed to equal and reasonable access to facilities and programs for all employees, students and visitors. Those with ADA concerns, or who need special accommodations, should contact Kellee Munoz, Accommodations Coordinator, Garden City Community College, 801 Campus Drive, Garden City, KS 67846, 620-276-9638.



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