This is a full-time, tenure track, faculty position at South Seattle College beginning Fall Quarter 2018. The primary instructional assignment will be to teach a diverse range of Wine courses at South Seattle College, focusing on Marketing and Sales, and tasting room related business functions.
Seattle Colleges are committed to recruiting dedicated faculty and staff who together create a welcoming academic climate that reflects the diverse backgrounds of our community, including ethnicity, national origin, religion, race, gender, gender identity, age, status as a veteran or disabled veteran, disability, political status, and sexual orientation.
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
This position is governed by a collective bargaining agreement with representation by AFT-Seattle and is subject to union shop provisions.
Develop and teach a diverse range of wine courses in marketing and sales, business and wine industry compliance.
May be assigned to teach additional wine courses depending upon the instructor's background experience.
Class assignments may include day, evening, online, and Saturday classes.
Collaborate with other faculty in planning and developing curriculum and schedules within the context of division goals.
Other duties include student conferences, course and curriculum development, participation in division activities and other professional responsibilities as specified in the current Seattle College Federation of Teachers Agreement.
Cultivate and maintain industry relationships through outreach and community involvement.
Required Education, Experience & Abilities:
Certifications in applicable field of study.
At least two years with hands on wine production experience in the commercial sector.
At least two years of successful experience teaching wine courses at the community college or university level.
Skill in using computer applications.
Experience teaching and working with diverse student populations including students of varied physical capabilities, socio-economic, educational, racial, ethnic, and language backgrounds..
Ability to communicate knowledge and skills effectively, both orally and in writing, to diverse audiences.
Bachelor's Degree in applicable field of study
Secondary training in enology and viticulture, or related disciplines.
Documented public or private sector work experience.
Experience working in collaborative learning situations with teams of other faculty.
Experience using instructional technology in the classroom.
Evidence of successfully assessing student learning outcomes.
Seattle Community College District