Sterling College offers a relaxed environment with supportive staff and dedicated students. Benefits for full-time employees include TIAA-CREF retirement plan, health insurance, and salary commensurate with experience.

Biology Adjunct Faculty

Sterling College invites applications for an instructor to teach one section of Biology and Lab in the fall 2014 semester. Sterling’s 4-credit Biology course is required by majors in Sustainable Agriculture and is strongly recommended for students in Ecology and related majors. A master’s or doctorate degree in the field or a closely related field from an accredited university is preferred. A minimum of two years college-level teaching experience is preferred.

Fall 2014 classes begin September 15th and end on December 6th. The Biology course is scheduled for 60 hours (or 6 hours per week) and meets weekly on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday mornings.

The successful candidate will coordinate with Sterling faculty to review course goals and outcomes and to maintain consistency of content.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach assigned course(es) in accordance with the established schedule

  • Create and implement required course content from course description

  • Prepare and/or maintain current course syllabi/course outlines/classroom expectations for each course taught

  • Maintain accurate academic records including attendance, final grades on assignments, midterm and final exam

  • Provide regular feedback to students and narrative feedback at midterm and at the end of the course

  • Maintain communication with the Registrar and the Dean of the College and Faculty

  • Adhere to the academic calendar and announced deadlines for reporting attendance, grades, assessment documentation and other requested information

To apply, please email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three references to Pavel Cenkl, Dean of the College and Faculty, pcenkl@sterlingcollege.edu.

Buildings and Grounds Assistant Manager

The Buildings and Grounds Assistant Manager (BGAM) works closely with the Buildings and Grounds Manager (BGM) to manage the maintenance, repair, and general upkeep of Sterling College’s buildings and grounds and helps to oversee the maintenance and management of a small fleet of vehicles and equipment.

The BGAM reports to the BGM.

The BGAM will:

  • Assist overseeing maintenance of all facilities and equipment including, but not limited to, boilers, plumbing & septic, furniture, vehicle fleet, and large farm equipment.
  • Assist overseeing all custodial services as part of the maintenance of buildings and grounds.
  • Assist overseeing grounds maintenance such as snow removal, water management, mowing, trimming, parking & parking lot management, roads maintenance, and trash & recycling management and disposal.
  • Be on call, or ensure on call coverage, for physical plant emergencies.
  • Help create and adhere to maintenance department policies and procedures.
  • Work with BGM to stay current with, practice, and help enforce best practices in regards tot he exposure to, and safe handling of, bodily fluids and hazardous materials.
  • Help create and adhere to maintenance department budgets.
  • Participate in the Work Program as a supervisor and mentor for students.
  • Participate in college events.
  • Perform other duties determined by the BGM to be beneficial to Sterling College.
  • Work cooperatively with all members of the campus community.

To apply, please email a cover letter and a résumé to Steve Smith, the Buildings and Grounds Manager, at smith@sterlingcollege.edu. We will be reviewing applications immediately.

Sterling College is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, national origin or sex in violation of Title VII. Sterling College prohibits discrimination against employees, applicants for employment and students on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status.