STEM Program Specialist-Food Science and Safety
Position duties include developing curriculum; piloting, evaluating, and revising courses; and teaching in Food Science and Safety. Will also develop practicum/internship agreements with area employers. This position will abide by the guidelines, conditions, policies and procedures set by the Title III, STEM grant and the College. Employment is based on 215 days per grant year. Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred.
This program is principally funded through a five-year (October 2011 – September 2016) U.S. Department of Education Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program. Upon the conclusion of grant funding for the full grant period, it is the intention of the college to retain the position.
Bachelor's degree required with 24 hours in Food Science or related field; Master's degree with 18 hours in discipline preferred. Evidence of thorough and accurate knowledge of discipline required. Requires a minimum of three (3) years for each of the following: professional work experience, university research, and/or a combination of research and related work experience; teaching experience, community college; and of curriculum development experience.
Competitive salary. Participation in college Flexible Benefits program which includes options for single and family health and dental coverage, optional insurances, and reimbursement accounts. Other benefits include: income protection insurance; matching annuity; SCCC tuition reimbursement for employee and dependents; annual and sick leave allowances and participation in social security (FICA) and state retirement programs (KPERS).
Salary commensurate with education and experience
August 1, 2012, applications reviewed until filled
August 6, 2012
Application documents for this position will not be considered for additional openings.
How to Apply
Application forms and job descriptions may be obtained through the College’s web site:
www.sccc.edu/go/jobs or send request to the address below or faxed to .
Job Description: http://www.sccc.edu/faculty_staff/hr/web_pdf/Job%20Descriptions/Dir%20STEM/STEM%20Program%20Specialist.pdf
To be considered, each candidate MUST SUBMIT:
- Completed and signed Seward County Community College Area Technical School Staff Application: http://www.sccc.edu/faculty_staff/hr/web_pdf/Application%20Forms/application%20exempt.pdf
- Cover letter, which states how the candidate specifically meets the qualifications.
- Job-related resume.
- Transcripts from all post-secondary institutions (copies are acceptable) and copies of any relevant certifications, if applicable. If selected, it is the responsibility of the candidate to provide official transcripts within 30 days. (Foreign transcripts must be translated to determine equivalency to U.S. standards. Any fee for such translation is paid by the applicant.)
If any of the required materials are not submitted with your application packet, your application will be deemed incomplete and will not be forwarded to the committee for screening. Please notify Human Resources if you require any special accommodation(s) in meeting these requirements.
Submit complete application packet to:
Department of Human Resources
STEM Program Specialist Search Committee
Seward County Community College/Area Technical School
PO Box 1137
Liberal KS 67901-1137
Applications may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to .
More information about Seward County Community College can be found at www.sccc.edu
Selection Process: The search committee will conduct all minimum qualification appraisals as set forth on the position announcement and job description and reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant an interview. Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of the time and place of the interview. Interviews are usually conducted on campus by the search committee. Additional interviews and/or teaching demonstrations may be required.
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