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! Faculty FT: Forestry Instructor (2022)

Umpqua Community College
Job Location:
Roseburg, Oregon
Environmental Science, Ecology, and Forestry
Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Location: Roseburg, OR

Job Type: Full Time

Department: Faculty Employment

Job Number: 2022-00128

Closing: Continuous


Full-Time Faculty

Are you interested in pushing the boundaries of what education could be for a dynamic community college in a beautiful rural setting? If yes, then this is the position for you! Located in the "Timber Capital of the World" in Roseburg, Oregon, Umpqua Community College has an opening for a dynamic Forestry Instructor. The Forestry Instructor is expected to bring innovation and leadership in managing, coordinating and overseeing UCC's Forestry Program to help this program continue to grow and thrive. This program enjoys student transferability opportunities to Oregon State University's College of Forestry while also enjoying huge support from local Umpqua Valley business and industry. The Forestry Instructor will continue to deepen these connections to offer UCC students the best possible futures in the many fields of forestry.


Tuition Waiver

Fun, innovative atmosphere

Ability to transform lives and enrich communities

Professional Development Opportunities

PERS Retirement

Full Benefits including: Medical, Dental & Vision

This faculty position is primarily responsible for teaching forestry and natural resources courses for both college transfer and professional technical courses. Evening or offsite classes may be part of the assignment. The position will include an instructional schedule with lower division courses; student advising; course and program assessment; college committee work; recruitment and retention; and engagement with students, campus colleagues, and community/advisory committee members. Faculty members are expected to demonstrate and maintain competence in each of the following areas throughout their employment at the College.

If you have an interest in coming to work every day to invest in the vitality of our next generations opportunities for career, personal and economic success, we welcome your application. We have the very best students, and our team is looking for the very best colleague to help reach its goals. Bring your energy, diligence, commitment, and collaborative spirit for student success to UCC.

Please Review the Job Description Here:

The Douglas County community through UCC is building upon 50+ years of rich academic experiences and lives changed through higher education. We are a student-centered, positive working environment that thrives on innovation. We are committed to ensuring that everyone who interacts with our campus feels included, valued, and inspired to fulfill our mission to transform lives and enrich communities.

Umpqua Community College is located in beautiful Southern Oregon between the mountains of the Cascade Range to the east and the Coastal Range to the west. Hiking, biking, camping and skiing are a short car ride away and the town is surrounded on all sides by the amazing Umpqua River for fishing and water sports. The area is also home to over 40 wineries and many breweries with a bustling downtown. Roseburg has everything you'd want from a small town and has easy access to the bigger cities of Portland and Eugene by jumping on I-5. Roseburg has live-ability, a friendly feel and is ready to be home to your next career and family adventure. To learn more about our amazing community, click here:


Minimum Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Forestry, or closely related field required with a forestry emphasis from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Knowledge of forestry, natural resources management, and GIS.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact and effectively communicate with people
Preferred Qualifications
  • Community College classroom teaching experience
  • On-line instruction experience
  • Skill in curriculum development, course revision
  • Expertise and/or experience in instruction of surveying courses
Supplemental Information

For full consideration applicants must submit with their application all of the following:
  1. A cover letter which addresses your interest in and how you meet the minimum qualification requirements for the position;
  2. Current resume that includes educational and professional work experience;
  3. A list of 3 professional references listing contact information including email address;
  4. Transcripts - unofficial copies are acceptable
Veterans Preference
Umpqua Community College Honors Veterans Preference

Applicants are eligible to use Veterans' Preference when applying with Umpqua Community College in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230 and 408.235; and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Preference will be given only if the applicant meets the minimum criteria of the position and electronically attach the required documentation at the time of application.
Documents Required
  • Member Copy 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215)
or ...
  • Letter from the US Department of Veterans' Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension.
Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs. You can request copies of your military service record through the National Archives website.
For information regarding Veterans' Preference qualifications,
If you wish to self-identify under Section 503 as an individual with a disability, please provide this information by completing Department of Labor Form CC-305 available

Statement of Equal Opportunity
Umpqua Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This means that we will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard for race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, handicaps or veterans status. This policy affirms UCC's commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of all vestiges of discriminatory practices that might exist.

Employment with Umpqua Community College is contingent upon background check approval.


Umpqua Community College provides a comprehensive benefit package to all Full-Time, regular employees. This includes:
  • Medical Insurance(includes college contribution towards monthly premiums)
  • Dental Insurance(includes college contribution towards monthly premiums)
  • Vision Insurance(includes college contribution towards monthly premiums)
  • $30,000 Basic Life & AD&D Insurance (employer paid)
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off : includesvacation, personal, and sick leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Tuition waiver for employee, spouse and eligible dependents
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (PERS)
Optional Benefits including:
  • Oregon Savings Growth Plan 457(b)
  • Various 403(b) and Tax-Sheltered Annuity Plans
  • Section 125 plan (Flexible Spending)
  • Personal Short-Term Accident & Disability, additional Life Insurance and Cancer Insurance plans
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