Employment Opportunities

Horticulture Instructor- Hydroponics (ADJUNCT)


J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College is one of the largest community colleges in Virginia and offers a variety of academic programs and services to the residents of the City of Richmond and five nearby counties. Annually, our three campuses serve approximately 13,000 credit students and provide training for 7,400 students through the Community College Workforce Alliance. During our 48-year history Reynolds is proud to have educated more than 350,000 people in the greater Richmond area. Additional information is available at the College’s Website:
Reynolds is seeking applicants who share in its commitment to student success by striving to eliminate barriers to college access and achievement. The College champions a culture of inclusivity and diversity by recruiting and retaining a dynamic workforce who share in the value of respecting and celebrating a deeply diverse community of students, faculty, and staff. The focus of the applicant should be Hydroponics, with experience in growing Food Crops and/or hemp in a greenhouse environment, or in a conventional outdoor environment. Reynolds is seeking adjunct instructors to teach day, evening and Saturday classes in Horticulture primarily on the Goochland Campus, 1851 Dickinson Road Goochland, VA 23063.

TYPE OF APPOINTMENT:  Part-time adjunct teaching faculty-ranked appointment. Salary commensurate with the education and experience of the applicant. The positions are needed for the Fall 2020 semester.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:  Associate’s degree in Horticulture or related field, with concentration in Hydroponic production methods; a minimum of two (2) years of full-time related occupational experience in horticultural, hydroponic production of food crops and/or hemp. The selected candidate must be able to successfully pass the college’s pre-employment security screening.

QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED:  Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture or related field. Documented experience in Hydroponic production of food crops and/or hemp in the Horticulture/Agriculture industry. Previous teaching experience within the field is also preferred. Demonstrated ability to incorporate technology routinely into instructional and faculty responsibilities, including use of Canvas (LMS) Learning Management System.  Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with multi-cultural populations that support diversity, cultural understanding and inclusion. Demonstrated ability to use a personal computer and current Microsoft Office programs.

APPLICATION PROCESS: To apply for this or any other Reynolds vacant position, please visit the Virginia Jobs website For full consideration, the cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, and unofficial transcripts must be received with the online application submission.


CONTACT INFORMATION:  David Seward, Program Head, Email:, Phone: (804) 523-5946



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