Beekeeping Instructor - Adjunct (Part-time)

US-WI-Eau Claire
Posting #
Adjunct Faculty - Agriculture
Close Date
FLSA Status
Hourly Pay Rate/Salary
$35 per instructional hour (includes a built-in preparation time factor)
Hours per Week
Part-time hours are flexible and will be determined at the time of hire.
Work Schedule
Schedule and hours will vary and may include days, evenings, and/or weekends based on class delivery schedule, which is yet to be determined.
Anticipated Start Date
Early 2018

Overview and Responsibilities


Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) is seeking qualified candidates to be considered for an adjunct instructor position which will teach a newly developed Beekeeping course. This course is anticipated to run year-long with a varying schedule. This part-time teaching assignment will offer flexibility and may include trainings and/or seminars in addition to the designated Beekeeping course. Questions may be directed to the Dean of Agriculture, Energy & Transportation at 715-852-1394.

Adjunct instructors are hired on a per course basis. Courses are taught face-to-face in classroom or lab; online; or a combination of online and face-to-face.


CVTC adjunct instructors are dynamic partners for both students and the College. An adjunct instructor works with students beyond the classroom to ensure their success, models CVTC core abilities, and demonstrates commitment to excellence in program/course content and delivery. An adjunct instructor is able to work effectively in a collaborative environment; is willing to innovate and change to meet evolving program and industry needs; and demonstrates competency with use of technology that supports learning and teaching. Generally, an adjunct instructor will be hired to instruct specific open classes based upon the adjunct instructor’s qualifications and availability.


  • Plan for and instruct a Beekeeping course.
  • Implement relevant and progressive curriculum.
  • Deliver high-quality instruction through the planning and implementation of effective learning strategies and environments.
  • Create performance-based assessments aligned with competencies through formative and summative measures.
  • Promote student success through timely communication, growth-based feedback, and implementation of strategies that meet the needs of diverse learners.
  • Meet professional expectations by maintaining professional currency and contributing to a collaborative culture across the College.
  • Ability to model integrity through self-awareness, personal accountability, ethical behavior, quality standards, and sustainable practices.
  • Ability to think critically by applying problem solving practices, acquiring relevant information, using technology and other resources appropriately, and evaluating alternatives.
  • Ability to communicate effectively by speaking and writing clearly, concisely, and professionally; practicing active listening; reading critically and adapting communication for audience.
  • Ability to value diversity by recognizing personal biases, adapting to culturally diverse situations, and demonstrating a commitment to equity, inclusion, and respectful interactions with persons of diverse ethnic, cultural, social-economic, or educational backgrounds.
  • Please view the Adjunct Instructor Position Description for additional roles and responsibilities of adjunct instructors at CVTC.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field; associate's degree may be considered based on other qualifications.
  • Minimum of 5 years of current experience working with bees.
  • Prior teaching or training experience preferred.
  • Qualified per CVTC requirements at time of, and throughout, employment as an instructor. Must also meet and maintain Higher Learning Commission (HLC) requirements, Faculty Quality Assurance Standards (FQAS), and/or other job specific licensing standards.

In evaluating candidates for this position, the College may consider a combination of education, training, and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform duties of position.


As an equal opportunity/access employer and educator, CVTC is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive environment.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Benefits Summary

This position is not eligible for benefits.


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