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Part-time Lecturer Pool - Agribusiness

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Work type: Instructional Faculty - Temporary/Lecturer
Location: San Luis Obispo
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Faculty - Agriculture, Temporary, Part Time

APPOINTMENTS FROM THE PART-TIME POOL ARE TEMPORARY AND OFTEN MADE JUST PRIOR TO THE START OF THE ACADEMIC TERM, AND APPLICANTS MUST BE AVAILABLE ON VERY SHORT NOTICE. 


AGRIBUSINESS DEPARTMENT- PART-TIME LECTURER POOL. The Agribusiness Department, within the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, California, is seeking applications for a pool of part-time lecturers with positions available as determined by need during the 2020-2021 academic year. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate Agribusiness courses, including, but not limited to, courses in management, marketing, sales, finance, accounting, and human resource management.  

At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly’s values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Master's in Agribusiness, Business (MBA or MS) or related field is minimum degree requirement, professional certification in these fields may be considered.   

PREFERRED PREFERED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to those with experience in working with diverse populations and fostering a collaborative, supportive and inclusive environment.  Preference will also be given to those with relevant work experience and those who bring professional capabilities.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: Cal Poly cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to Cal Poly or individuals in the university community.

For health and well-being, Cal Poly is a smoke & tobacco-free campus. The university is committed to promoting a healthy environment for all members of our community.

Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo will not sponsor an H-1B for this position.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The Agribusiness Department at Cal Poly has approximately 650 undergraduate students and 16 faculty members who teach a wide variety of courses from agricultural economics, finance, risk management, rural appraisal, food and agricultural policy, marketing and sales, quantitative analysis, food and fiber supply chain management and human resource management. The Department is recognized for the excellence of its agribusiness education programs based on the success of its graduates, the expertise of its faculty, the excellence of its research and outreach programs and for the support it receives from agribusiness firms and alumni. The Agribusiness Department has graduated many top leaders in the Food and Fiber industry in the California agricultural sector and beyond. 

HOW TO APPLY

Please be prepared to provide three professional references with names and email addresses when completing application. Please attach a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a list of any CSU courses taught by course title, course number, term and year taught, name of the CSU campus and department, a list of any courses taught at any other college or university, and unofficial transcripts of highest degree earned. Official transcripts must be provided upon appointment. Review of complete application packets will begin August 10, 2020. 

For questions, please call Diane Pipoly at (805) 235-7057 or e-mail dpipoly@calpoly.edu. 

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