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 is seeking applications for a pool of part-time lecturers with positions available as determined by need during the 2023-2024 academic year. Responsibilities may include teaching undergraduate courses in management, marketing, sales, finance, accounting, and human resource management.
Initial rank and salary for lecturer faculty are based on professional experience and educational background and are determined by the hiring department. Most new lecturers are hired at the Lecturer A or B rank. As of July 2022, the classification salary ranges for the respective ranks are:
Lecturer A: $4,530-$6,056
Lecturer B: $5,405-$11,994
Lecturer C: $6,190-$13,172
Lecturer D: $7,794-$13,797
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.
Master's in Agribusiness, Business (MBA or MS) or related field, OR Bachelor's degree with minimum of 5 years relevant industry experience.
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.
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.
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo will not sponsor an H-1B for this position.
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.
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at CSU Vaccination Policy and questions may be sent to email@example.com.
In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU related work outside of California.
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 attach a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, a list of CSU courses previously taught and courses requesting consideration to teach, and a copy of transcripts. Applicants must submit a brief statement regarding diversity and inclusion. This statement should address the applicant's commitment to diversity and inclusion by describing expertise, experience and/or contributions to these types of efforts in a work, community, or educational setting. Please be prepared to provide three professional references with names and email addresses when completing your application.
Selected candidates will be required to submit sealed official transcripts of highest degree. Position open until filled. Review begin date: May 31, 2023.
For questions, please contact the Agribusiness Department by phone at (805) 756-5001 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.